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Opinion: It's Pride 2021, let's consider giving greater support to LGBTI+ youth in school
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Opinion: It's Pride 2021, let's consider giving greater support to LGBTI+ youth in school

Jun 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 16,481 Views 91 Comments

Nerilee Ceatha of UCD says her research shows young people no longer assume rigid sexual orientation labels and binary gender identities.

97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression
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97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression

Updated Jun 15th 2021, 12:29 PM 21,823 Views 15 Comments

Six in 10 people are struggling with suicide ideation and half are struggling with self-harm, according to a new survey.

Covid-19 and restrictions have had 'devastating impact' on mental health of LGBTI+ young people in Ireland From TheJournal.ie

Covid-19 and restrictions have had 'devastating impact' on mental health of LGBTI+ young people in Ireland

May 20th 2021, 6:30 AM 10,005 Views 0 Comments

A new report provides insight into what life is like for LGBTI+ young people.

'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public
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'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public

May 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 26,853 Views 31 Comments

Three in 10 people avoid certain locations for fear of being assaulted, according to a new survey.

'Devastating': Trans people on wrong waiting list for years after referrals were 'misplaced'
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'Devastating': Trans people on wrong waiting list for years after referrals were 'misplaced'

Nov 6th 2019, 5:58 PM 15,175 Views 23 Comments

Over 100 people were affected by the HSE’s error.

Hiding the fact they're gay and being harassed by other residents: People talk about life in Direct Provision
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Hiding the fact they're gay and being harassed by other residents: People talk about life in Direct Provision

Mar 10th 2019, 6:59 AM 23,022 Views 0 Comments

“One of the guys was very annoying and used to harass me, he always tried to touch me.”

Katherine Zappone warned Tánaiste that using State funds for Pope visit 'undermined' work for LGTBI+ rights
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Katherine Zappone warned Tánaiste that using State funds for Pope visit 'undermined' work for LGTBI+ rights

Nov 2nd 2018, 12:05 AM 30,008 Views 84 Comments

An email released under the Freedom of Information Act shows how Zappone had ‘very serious’ concerns ahead of the visit.

‘You’ve got everything now, you should be fine’: How youth workers are helping LGBTI+ people post-marriage referendum
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‘You’ve got everything now, you should be fine’: How youth workers are helping LGBTI+ people post-marriage referendum

Oct 20th 2018, 8:30 PM 17,884 Views 44 Comments

Marriage equality and the Gender Recognition Act were two significant milestones in recent years, but there’s still a lot of work to be done.

'I find them terrifying': Mary McAleese wary of gay priests and nuns who preach anti-LGBTI message
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'I find them terrifying': Mary McAleese wary of gay priests and nuns who preach anti-LGBTI message

Aug 20th 2018, 7:54 PM 61,963 Views 196 Comments

The former President expressed her concerns at ‘fake hetero homophobes’ within the Church.

Calls for marriage equality as huge crowds gather in Belfast for this year's Pride event
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Calls for marriage equality as huge crowds gather in Belfast for this year's Pride event

Aug 4th 2018, 6:43 PM 9,066 Views 49 Comments

Campaigners used the parade as an opportunity to call for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.

Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men
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Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men

Jun 19th 2018, 9:02 AM 12,496 Views 50 Comments

A motion before the Dáil this evening will acknowledge the harm caused by historical criminal laws.

Transgender player blocked from lining out in women's Aussie Rules league
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Transgender player blocked from lining out in women's Aussie Rules league

Oct 17th 2017, 5:05 PM 28,956 Views 100 Comments

Hannah Mouncey says she is ‘extremely disappointed’ with the AFL’s decision.

Ireland drops to 22nd in Europe for legal equality for LGBTI people
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Ireland drops to 22nd in Europe for legal equality for LGBTI people

May 14th 2014, 5:46 PM 14,404 Views 254 Comments

Today is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

Opinion: We fought the law but the law won – labelled 'foreign agents' in our own country
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Opinion: We fought the law but the law won – labelled 'foreign agents' in our own country

May 2nd 2014, 1:00 PM 43 Views 31 Comments

Our group uncovered ethnic profiling by police and discrimination against minority groups in Russia. So Putin’s “foreign agent” law was applied to take us down.

White says gay laws will ‘stigmatise and criminalise’… but won’t say that to Russian counterpart
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White says gay laws will ‘stigmatise and criminalise’… but won’t say that to Russian counterpart

Mar 18th 2014, 1:00 PM 7,864 Views 50 Comments

Junior health minister Alex White told the Russian LGBT Sport Federation that Ireland disagrees with last year’s anti-gay propaganda law.

Alex White to discuss LGBTI concerns with civil rights groups in Moscow
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Alex White to discuss LGBTI concerns with civil rights groups in Moscow

Mar 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,666 Views 40 Comments

The Junior Health Minister will be visiting the Russian capital as part of the government’s St Patrick’s Day “Promote Ireland” programme.

Column: It's unrealistic to expect oppression to disappear overnight, but we now have hope
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Column: It's unrealistic to expect oppression to disappear overnight, but we now have hope

Mar 10th 2014, 8:00 AM 72 Views 42 Comments

Important debates about gay rights have taken place in Ireland and the world in the past few months, leading young people to feel more valued, more included and more heard, writes David Carroll.

Column: Living for love, dying because of hate – the rising tide of homophobia in Africa
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Column: Living for love, dying because of hate – the rising tide of homophobia in Africa

Jan 18th 2014, 12:00 PM 76 Views 63 Comments

Jean-Claude Roger Mbebe died an untimely death last week, after his family allegedly prevented him from receiving necessary medical treatment. He had been previously been convicted of “homosexuality and attempted homosexuality” and imprisoned.

Ugandan LGBT activist in Dublin to speak out for those who can't
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Ugandan LGBT activist in Dublin to speak out for those who can't

Apr 13th 2013, 7:00 AM 5,042 Views 48 Comments

Despite constant danger, activist Kasha Nabagesera said that she still loves her country and remains hopeful that the country will reverse its stance on homosexuality.