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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.

From TheJournal.ie Former US senator (90) set to marry his same-sex partner Second Chance At Love

Former US senator (90) set to marry his same-sex partner

Harris Wofford had previously been married to a woman for almost 50 years.

From TheJournal.ie Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi gig over anti-LGBT law When You're Gone

Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi gig over anti-LGBT law

“I find it incomprehensible that LGBT citizens are being discriminated against in the state of Mississippi.”

From TheJournal.ie A French hairdresser was called 'a dirty f****t' by his boss but it 'wasn't homophobic' LGBT

A French hairdresser was called 'a dirty f****t' by his boss but it 'wasn't homophobic'

A labour tribunal found that it was acceptable because the industry employs many gay people.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do LGBT students need to be better protected in schools? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do LGBT students need to be better protected in schools?

A new survey has shown that a majority of young LGBT people have self-harmed.

From TheJournal.ie LGBT teenagers are three times more likely to attempt suicide Mental Health

LGBT teenagers are three times more likely to attempt suicide

A new survey shows that LGBT teenagers have higher levels of anxiety and depression.

From TheJournal.ie 'They think you are a poof and they prey on you' Lgbt In Prison

'They think you are a poof and they prey on you'

A new report documents the experiences of LGBT people in prison, an “invisible population”.

From TheJournal.ie Schools advised to have gender neutral toilets and uniforms to support transgender pupils Anti-bullying

Schools advised to have gender neutral toilets and uniforms to support transgender pupils

New guidelines have been launched to help schools support LGBT students.

From TheJournal.ie British politician announces he uses poppers during debate on "legal highs" ban Blunt Talk

British politician announces he uses poppers during debate on "legal highs" ban

Crispin Blunt was speaking against a proposed ban on the recreational drug, which is popular among gay men.

From TheJournal.ie Teacher to be compensated after principal insulted gay son Equality Tribunal

Teacher to be compensated after principal insulted gay son

She said her boss made derogatory comments about her son’s clothes, and members of the Catholic Church.

From TheJournal.ie 'As a gay teacher I felt I had to switch my partner from a 'he' to a 'she', I felt ashamed' Opinion

'As a gay teacher I felt I had to switch my partner from a 'he' to a 'she', I felt ashamed'

The posters on the wall said “It’s ok to be different” but LGBT teachers working in denominational schools felt the opposite, writes Niall Callan.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil passes Bill to make it illegal to discriminate against LGBT teachers Section 37

Dáil passes Bill to make it illegal to discriminate against LGBT teachers

The move was welcomed by LGBT groups.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli transgender activist wins right for cremations against the wish of her religious parents Orthodox Jewish

Israeli transgender activist wins right for cremations against the wish of her religious parents

This follows a ruling by the country’s Supreme Court.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why people are accusing Zoolander 2 of being transphobic All Is All

Here's why people are accusing Zoolander 2 of being transphobic

People are threatening to boycott the film on account of Benedict Cumberbatch’s character.

Here's why people are accusing Zoolander 2 of being 'transphobic'

People are threatening to boycott the film on account of Benedict Cumberbatch’s character.

This is the most clever road sign you'll see today

Well played, guys.

This gay man had the sassiest response to a mother who didn't want him teaching her kids

“A theatre without gays is like cooking without spices”.

From TheJournal.ie Mormonism is taking a lot of heat for its attitude towards gay rights Utah

Mormonism is taking a lot of heat for its attitude towards gay rights

The church declared that the children of gay couples cannot be blessed or baptised until they turn 18.

From TheJournal.ie If you're going to use a fake letter, make sure you can at least speak the language properly Red Pen In Red Square

If you're going to use a fake letter, make sure you can at least speak the language properly

A Russian newspaper found this out the hard way.

From TheJournal.ie Gay priest says hiding his sexuality is 'tearing him apart' Secret Life

Gay priest says hiding his sexuality is 'tearing him apart'

“I’m not unnatural, I’m not sub-human, I’m not any different to anyone else in society and I am an equal, but that’s not the reality.”

From TheJournal.ie Dublin's planned new 'Rainbow Walks' could be in place by next summer Like Castro This post contains a poll

Dublin's planned new 'Rainbow Walks' could be in place by next summer

The walkways would mark spots of significance to the LGBT community and could help boost tourism.

From TheJournal.ie The 'world's first transgender beer' has been specially made with hops that change sex Brewdog

The 'world's first transgender beer' has been specially made with hops that change sex

The beer is also ‘non-binary’ because it treads the line between ale and lager.

From TheJournal.ie Russian politicians plan to outlaw coming out - but not for "more reasonable" lesbians USSRYou Serious?

Russian politicians plan to outlaw coming out - but not for "more reasonable" lesbians

“We think women are…more able to manage their emotions. So far, we’re not touching women.”

From TheJournal.ie Panti's story of activism and giving laughs to the usual queer crowd will make you proud The Queen Of Ireland This post contains videos

Panti's story of activism and giving laughs to the usual queer crowd will make you proud

A new documentary looks at Panti Bliss and the story of marriage equality in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin flooring company says Caitlyn Jenner ad is a 'celebration' of trans people A Different Ireland

Dublin flooring company says Caitlyn Jenner ad is a 'celebration' of trans people

Not everyone agrees, with TENI saying the billboard has “upset and disappointed” many people.