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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.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar named Tatler's Man of the Year Marriage Referendum

Leo Varadkar named Tatler's Man of the Year

Bressie, Brian Cody and Mícháel Ó Muircheartaigh also received awards.

This trans guy documented his transition with an amazing selfie time-lapse video

He took 1,400 photos documenting the changes.

From TheJournal.ie Italian priest suspended after saying he "understands" paedophilia Gino Flaim

Italian priest suspended after saying he "understands" paedophilia

Fr Gino Flaim added that homosexuality was an “illness.”

From TheJournal.ie Bishop apologises for priest who suggested the marriage referendum was the devil's work Longford

Bishop apologises for priest who suggested the marriage referendum was the devil's work

Fr Joseph Okere made his comments in a recent homily reflecting on marriage.

From TheJournal.ie So how did Kellie Maloney get on at the LGBT matchmaking festival? Transgender

So how did Kellie Maloney get on at the LGBT matchmaking festival?

She got on very, very well indeed. Kellie, formerly boxing promoter Frank, fully transitioned to being a woman last year.

From TheJournal.ie A breakthrough... Irish gay rights group to march in New York Paddy's Day parade Lavender And Green

A breakthrough... Irish gay rights group to march in New York Paddy's Day parade

“This is a stunning announcement, a marvellous moment.”

From TheJournal.ie Leo on coming out: My mum thought I'd get beaten up and my dad was 'really sound' First Gay Taoiseach

Leo on coming out: My mum thought I'd get beaten up and my dad was 'really sound'

The health minister also discussed his Fine Gael leadership ambitions.

This rapper has annoyed a lot of people with his comments about transgender people

He claimed transgender people were ‘rebuking God’.

From TheJournal.ie Listen: Elton John agrees to go to Moscow Pride parade in hoax call Putin On A Show

Listen: Elton John agrees to go to Moscow Pride parade in hoax call

Audio of the hoax call has been published. The singer says it’s an honour to speak to “one of the most influential people” in the world.

From TheJournal.ie What does it mean to be gender fluid? In short, you shouldn't presume to know Explainer

What does it mean to be gender fluid? In short, you shouldn't presume to know

It’s about owning your own identity.

From TheJournal.ie The University of Limerick has launched gender-neutral bathrooms Gender Identity

The University of Limerick has launched gender-neutral bathrooms

“This is one small step, but it’s a big change”.

From TheJournal.ie Joyous scenes - and insults - as gay couples get marriage licences Kentucky

Joyous scenes - and insults - as gay couples get marriage licences

One man harassed a couple, saying: “More sodomites getting married?” He was asked to leave the building.

From TheJournal.ie The LGBT tourist in Ireland is now worth €2.3 million per DAY Booming

The LGBT tourist in Ireland is now worth €2.3 million per DAY

Ireland’s tourist figures are on the rise with the positive waves from the marriage referendum lifting all boats.

From TheJournal.ie Church paints rainbow over 'Fags Are Pedos' graffiti We Forgive You This post contains images

Church paints rainbow over 'Fags Are Pedos' graffiti

“My heart goes out to my LGBT friends … This is just one day in a long journey.”

From TheJournal.ie The LGBT community's quest for respectability in Ireland is leaving so many trans activists behind Opinion

The LGBT community's quest for respectability in Ireland is leaving so many trans activists behind

Pride and LGBTQ movements are being ruined by a descent into conformity and a fear of all things political, argues Leighanna Rose Walsh.

Emma Watson had a powerful message of support for this gay rugby player

Watson reached out to Hirst this evening and now it’s going viral.

From TheJournal.ie Eastenders' funeral home gay sex scene gets the all clear from watchdog Cushty

Eastenders' funeral home gay sex scene gets the all clear from watchdog

Two characters were half naked in a funeral parlour.

From TheJournal.ie 'Deciding when or on which street I can hold my girlfriend's hand - it's a struggle' Israel

'Deciding when or on which street I can hold my girlfriend's hand - it's a struggle'

The recent stabbing of six people at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem shows the dangerous risks faced by the city’s LBGT community.

From TheJournal.ie An evangelical Christian ministry which says gay people have "special needs" is in Dublin European Invasion This post contains videos

An evangelical Christian ministry which says gay people have "special needs" is in Dublin

Victory Outreach International are due to perform ‘Straight From The Hood’ in the Liberty Hall Theatre.

From TheJournal.ie READ: Letters sent to the Taoiseach about same-sex marriage Dear Enda

READ: Letters sent to the Taoiseach about same-sex marriage

Bible verses, high praise, ‘gay fever’, and ‘Enda Kelly.’

From TheJournal.ie Priest described gay people as "intrinsically disordered" in homily Dominican Order

Priest described gay people as "intrinsically disordered" in homily

The remarks came over the weekend of Dublin Pride.

Everyone is talking about Caitlyn Jenner's emotional speech at last night's ESPN awards

Jenner was accepting the Arthur Ashe courage award.

From TheJournal.ie "A historic moment" - Oireachtas signs off on gender recognition bill Trans Rights

"A historic moment" - Oireachtas signs off on gender recognition bill

Ireland today became the fourth country to pass a law of this kind.

From TheJournal.ie Russian 'anti-gay fever' flag shares its inspiration with Irish No campaign Spot The Difference

Russian 'anti-gay fever' flag shares its inspiration with Irish No campaign

A Mammy, Daddy and their kids have been causing an awful stir this week.

From TheJournal.ie Putin's party launches a 'flag for straights’ to combat 'gay fever' Real Family
From TheJournal.ie What age did I know I was transgender? That depends what you mean by 'know' Opinion

What age did I know I was transgender? That depends what you mean by 'know'

I spent my teenage years and young adulthood feeling different in a way I couldn’t put my finger on. I was constantly at war with myself.