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From TheJournal.ie Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough?

It’s an important subject, but one that isn’t always well delivered.

From TheJournal.ie Line saying this will be Enda Kenny's last St Patrick's Day as Taoiseach removed from speech White House This post contains videos

Line saying this will be Enda Kenny's last St Patrick's Day as Taoiseach removed from speech

Meanwhile, Kenny has said he will raise marriage equality with Mike Pence if he gets the chance.

From TheJournal.ie Disney airs its first same-sex kiss Breaking New Ground This post contains videos

Disney airs its first same-sex kiss

An episode of Star vs the Forces of Evil features same-sex couples kissing at a concert.

From TheJournal.ie Caitlyn Jenner's message to Donald Trump over LGBTQ rights: 'Call me' Transgender Bathrooms This post contains videos

Caitlyn Jenner's message to Donald Trump over LGBTQ rights: 'Call me'

Jenner says moves by the White House have been ‘a disaster’.

From TheJournal.ie Gay priest marries long-term partner in 'beautiful' ceremony in Clare Marriage Equality

Gay priest marries long-term partner in 'beautiful' ceremony in Clare

Fr Bernard Lynch – who grew up in Ennis in the 1950s – became the first Catholic priest in the world to have a civil partnership in 2006.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish Girl Guides is to start allowing transgender children into their ranks Growing Up

The Irish Girl Guides is to start allowing transgender children into their ranks

Children who are male on their birth cert but who self-identify as female will be allowed to join.

From TheJournal.ie Lifetime ban on gay men donating blood lifted New Rules

Lifetime ban on gay men donating blood lifted

From today, a man who last had sex with another man more than 12 months ago will now be able to donate blood if he meets the other blood donor selection criteria.

From TheJournal.ie Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence' Clemency

Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence'

She has served seven years of a 35-year sentence for leaking classified material.

From TheJournal.ie This is why people are talking about North Carolina's 'bathroom law' Transgender

This is why people are talking about North Carolina's 'bathroom law'

Lawmakers in the state have failed to repeal the controversial law, despite Democrats and Republicans earlier reaching an agreement on it.

From TheJournal.ie Journalist Una Mullally is the government's new youth LGBT czar Equality

Journalist Una Mullally is the government's new youth LGBT czar

The activist will lead a group to develop a strategy for young LGBT people.

From TheJournal.ie HPV vaccine will soon be available to gay men Safe Sex

HPV vaccine will soon be available to gay men

The HSE vaccinates thousands of schoolgirls against the virus each year.

From TheJournal.ie Controversial LED Pantibar sign will stay up after being classed as 'exceptional' case Capel Street

Controversial LED Pantibar sign will stay up after being classed as 'exceptional' case

An Bord Pleanála has granted permission for the sign citing “cultural significance”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Gay conversion' in China: Kidnapped, taken to hospital and fed with medication Gay Pride

'Gay conversion' in China: Kidnapped, taken to hospital and fed with medication

One man, who is suing people for taking him to an institution, spoke about his experience.

From TheJournal.ie Gay married couple to return to church choir in Kildare after 'overwhelming' public support Mass Protests

Gay married couple to return to church choir in Kildare after 'overwhelming' public support

A local Catholic activist had objected to their presence.

From TheJournal.ie A pastor who wants to 'cure' gay people is visiting Kilkenny - and the mayor isn't a bit happy Patrick O'neill

A pastor who wants to 'cure' gay people is visiting Kilkenny - and the mayor isn't a bit happy

A local LGBT group are to protest against the visit of ‘Uncle’ Angus Buchan, who was previously prevented from speaking at an event in Scotland.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I’m still Ivan but I’m wearing high-heels.' - Meet Ivan Fahy, an androgynous model from Galway Interview

‘I’m still Ivan but I’m wearing high-heels.' - Meet Ivan Fahy, an androgynous model from Galway

The Irish model who’s breaking assumptions about gender.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for new hate crime laws as people report assaults and violence because of sexuality LGBT

Calls for new hate crime laws as people report assaults and violence because of sexuality

The RCNI’s new report launched today looks at LGBT survivors of sexual violence.

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands expected in Dublin for annual Pride parade Pride

Tens of thousands expected in Dublin for annual Pride parade

As well as the parade, there’ll be champagne breakfasts and pop parties for the crowds to enjoy.

From TheJournal.ie Investigators have found 'no concrete evidence' that Orlando LGBT nightclub shooter was gay Omar Mateen

Investigators have found 'no concrete evidence' that Orlando LGBT nightclub shooter was gay

Law enforcement officials have said they believe Mateen was radicalised at some point before the Pulse nightclub attack.

From TheJournal.ie "There's a wider story beyond the marriage equality referendum": The new exhibition that's showcasing 40 years of LGBT activism Road To Equality

"There's a wider story beyond the marriage equality referendum": The new exhibition that's showcasing 40 years of LGBT activism

From civil partnerships to rights for transgender people, this roadshow is looking at the bigger picture in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie As Dublin Pride kicks off, we look back at some LGBT landmark moments in Ireland Love Is Love

As Dublin Pride kicks off, we look back at some LGBT landmark moments in Ireland

Tonie Walsh, curator of the Irish Queer Archive, reflects on some of the defining moments of the LGBT movement.

From TheJournal.ie London changes its traffic lights in time for Pride In The Name Of Love

London changes its traffic lights in time for Pride

The little green man is now the little green men.

From TheJournal.ie 'LGBT people have been terrorised for a very long time' Pride Week

'LGBT people have been terrorised for a very long time'

Outhouse Director George Robotham argues Ireland still has a long way to go before LGBT people achieve full equality.

From TheJournal.ie Prince William appears on cover of Attitude magazine LGBT

Prince William appears on cover of Attitude magazine

The Duke of Cambridge spoke out against homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying.

From TheJournal.ie Flags flown at half mast to remember Orlando shooting victims Leinster House

Flags flown at half mast to remember Orlando shooting victims

The Taoiseach confirmed the Irish flag will be flown at half mast at Government Buildings and Leinster House as a mark of respect.

From TheJournal.ie Gay clubs are a sanctuary when being LGBT could get you killed Opinion

Gay clubs are a sanctuary when being LGBT could get you killed

Conor Behan DJs at gay club The George, and says that it’s important we recognise the Orlando attack was an attack on the LGBT community.

From TheJournal.ie Guardian journalist walks off Sky News 'in disgust' over Orlando killing comments LGBT Rights

Guardian journalist walks off Sky News 'in disgust' over Orlando killing comments

Owen Jones insists the host was trying to ‘deflect’ attention from the fact that Orlando shooter Omar Mateen deliberately targeted gay people

From TheJournal.ie "I should not have said that, absolutely. I should not have said it" - O'Neill expands on apology Tracking Back

"I should not have said that, absolutely. I should not have said it" - O'Neill expands on apology

The Irish football manager has described his own comments as “crass”.

From TheJournal.ie Gays say Israel 'pinkwashing' to distract from Palestinian occupation Gay Pride

Gays say Israel 'pinkwashing' to distract from Palestinian occupation

Tel-Aviv’s Gay Pride Parade was taking place today.

People's wonderful marriage referendum memories will make you proud to be Irish

It’s one year since Ireland since voted Yes.

A gay man says he was kicked out of an event at his old school for dressing 'inappropriately'

Angus McCormack’s open letter about the incident is going viral on Facebook.

From TheJournal.ie 'Young trans people don't turn trans when they're 18, they deserve so much better' Gender Recognition This post contains videos

'Young trans people don't turn trans when they're 18, they deserve so much better'

Newly-elected Sinn Féin senator Fintan Warfield thinks a lot still needs to be done to help young trans people living in Ireland.