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US World Cup star Rapinoe blasts Trump, doesn't rule out run for office
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US World Cup star Rapinoe blasts Trump, doesn't rule out run for office

May 20th 2020, 12:30 PM 8,086 Views 16 Comments

The footballer also branded the president a ‘white nationalist’.

Dublin's Pride Parade postponed until 12 September
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Dublin's Pride Parade postponed until 12 September

Mar 26th 2020, 12:27 PM 19,856 Views 130 Comments

“Who would have thought that after decades of asking you to come out, we’d be asking you to stay inside?” organisers said.

Half of LGBT+ students have heard homophobic or transphobic comments from staff members at school
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Half of LGBT+ students have heard homophobic or transphobic comments from staff members at school

Nov 12th 2019, 6:45 AM 19,826 Views 125 Comments

73% of LGBT+ students surveyed said they feel unsafe at school.

Column: 'We're worried our son will become an orphan due to our lack of rights'
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Column: 'We're worried our son will become an orphan due to our lack of rights'

Nov 6th 2019, 8:30 PM 22,928 Views 83 Comments

LGBT couple, Gabriela and Kelly Socol, are fighting for parental rights and equality for their family.

'What we have in Ireland is not equal': Same-sex parents call for more legal rights to their children
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'What we have in Ireland is not equal': Same-sex parents call for more legal rights to their children

Oct 21st 2019, 2:32 PM 19,892 Views 68 Comments

The protest was held this afternoon outside the Department of Health building in Dublin.

Opinion: 'Children need to learn about LGBT issues in school - it will reassure them and combat fear'
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Opinion: 'Children need to learn about LGBT issues in school - it will reassure them and combat fear'

May 14th 2019, 7:00 AM 17,174 Views 143 Comments

Robin Stevens grew up in a generation were ‘gayness was erased’. Her books have shown her that young readers want to read about LGBTQ+ lives – and she wants to see more of this explored in schools.

Little Mix sang in front of a rainbow flag in Dubai where homosexuality is still illegal
# LGBTQ
# LGBTQ

Little Mix sang in front of a rainbow flag in Dubai where homosexuality is still illegal

Mar 25th 2019, 5:50 PM 8,758 Views 1 Comment

“I’m so incredibly emotional.”

Everything we know about Ireland's new LGBTQ+ music festival Love Sensation
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# Love Sensation

Everything we know about Ireland's new LGBTQ+ music festival Love Sensation

Mar 25th 2019, 1:19 PM 9,144 Views 0 Comments

Who’s excited?

The horrific attack on Jussie Smollett has reignited the discussion on race and sexuality
# Justice For Jussie
# Justice For Jussie

The horrific attack on Jussie Smollett has reignited the discussion on race and sexuality

Jan 30th 2019, 3:19 PM 4,964 Views 4 Comments

The actor was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack this week.

20 LGBTQ movies and TV shows to look out for in the first half of 2019
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# LGBTQ

20 LGBTQ movies and TV shows to look out for in the first half of 2019

Jan 13th 2019, 3:00 PM 9,554 Views 1 Comment

Two appearances from Saoirse Ronan here, but the main highlights here are Rafiki and Russian Doll.

Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after criticism for past homophobic tweets
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Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after criticism for past homophobic tweets

Dec 7th 2018, 7:47 AM 27,786 Views 90 Comments

When given the ultimatum between apologising for the tweets or withdrawing as Oscars host, the comedian chose the latter.

Here's why people are talking about the Gender Recognition Act, and how important it is to trans people
# Gender Reformation Act
# Gender Reformation Act

Here's why people are talking about the Gender Recognition Act, and how important it is to trans people

Oct 22nd 2018, 12:11 PM 3,447 Views 8 Comments

What it is and why it matters.

'Growing up, my gay pals and I were groped, harassed, screamed at and bothered at every second turn'
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'Growing up, my gay pals and I were groped, harassed, screamed at and bothered at every second turn'

Sep 18th 2018, 8:30 PM 32,003 Views 39 Comments

Karen Cogan has written a play about a fictional young lesbian in Cork for this year’s Dublin Fringe Festival.

Homosexuality can still mean the death penalty in many countries
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Homosexuality can still mean the death penalty in many countries

Sep 9th 2018, 10:30 AM 21,790 Views 41 Comments

A look at LGBT rights across the world.

'The sex ed that we have at the minute is clearly not working'
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'The sex ed that we have at the minute is clearly not working'

Jun 27th 2018, 4:21 PM 13,496 Views 73 Comments

LGBTQ+ groups have called on Varadkar to commit to funding the Sex Education Bill before Pride.

Lydia Foy: The woman at the heart of securing transgender rights in Ireland
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Lydia Foy: The woman at the heart of securing transgender rights in Ireland

Jun 9th 2018, 10:00 AM 15,154 Views 52 Comments

Flac (Free Legal Advice Centres) has produced a comprehensive history of Foy’s right for justice in a report.

Viewers admired the courage of the two transgender men who appeared on The Late Late Show
# My Trans Life
# My Trans Life

Viewers admired the courage of the two transgender men who appeared on The Late Late Show

May 19th 2018, 10:08 AM 6,997 Views 1 Comment

Luke and Nicky featured in the new two-part documentary My Trans Life.

Maria Walsh: 'It might be a questioning glance or a curt refusal to shake my hand'
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Maria Walsh: 'It might be a questioning glance or a curt refusal to shake my hand'

May 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 42,113 Views 19 Comments

On International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, we must stand in solidarity, writes Maria Walsh.

'A deceptive practice': Bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapies passes second stage of Seanad
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'A deceptive practice': Bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapies passes second stage of Seanad

May 2nd 2018, 10:10 PM 24,379 Views 110 Comments

The Prohibition of Conversion Therapies Bill 2018 has passed through its second stage in the Seanad and has further stages to go through.

Jay-Z spoke to David Letterman about how he cried when his mother came out as gay
# Jay Z
# Jay Z

Jay-Z spoke to David Letterman about how he cried when his mother came out as gay

Apr 4th 2018, 9:43 AM 6,028 Views 0 Comments

“For her to sit in front of me and tell me “I think I love someone”, I really cried.”

Finally! Call Me By Your Name is an Oscar-nominated movie that normalises LGBTQ love
# LGBTQ
# LGBTQ

Finally! Call Me By Your Name is an Oscar-nominated movie that normalises LGBTQ love

Feb 27th 2018, 6:46 PM 6,273 Views 3 Comments

Spoilers inside.

'Diversity equals innovation': Why these Irish workplaces are blazing a trail for inclusiveness
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'Diversity equals innovation': Why these Irish workplaces are blazing a trail for inclusiveness

Nov 3rd 2017, 5:10 PM 5,953 Views 5 Comments

We spoke to industry professionals leading the way on diversity and inclusion in Irish workplaces.

Man who listed 'standing up against homosexuality' as achievement loses discrimination case
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Man who listed 'standing up against homosexuality' as achievement loses discrimination case

Sep 14th 2017, 4:34 PM 26,203 Views 0 Comments

Mark Savage claimed he was told to remove the line from his CV.

What Australia can learn from Ireland's successful marriage equality campaign
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What Australia can learn from Ireland's successful marriage equality campaign

Sep 8th 2017, 6:30 AM 6,428 Views 77 Comments

The campaign needs to be a positive one which addresses people’s concerns, Mark Govern writes.

Varadkar says transgender people will never be banned from serving in Irish Defence Forces
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Varadkar says transgender people will never be banned from serving in Irish Defence Forces

Jul 29th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,109 Views 73 Comments

Donald Trump this week said that transgender people would not be able to serve in the US military.

Dublin bakery's refusal to make anti-gay marriage cake 'was not discrimination'
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Dublin bakery's refusal to make anti-gay marriage cake 'was not discrimination'

Jul 24th 2017, 12:13 PM 96,828 Views 157 Comments

“BY THE GRACE OF THE GOOD LORD.”

LGBTQ fans and celebrities are sharing their excitement about The L Word's upcoming reboot
# 2004
# 2004

LGBTQ fans and celebrities are sharing their excitement about The L Word's upcoming reboot

Jul 12th 2017, 3:46 PM 2,985 Views 0 Comments

Tegan and Sara said that their prayers were answered.

Backpacks banned from Dublin Pride events for security reasons
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Backpacks banned from Dublin Pride events for security reasons

Jun 20th 2017, 2:14 PM 16,111 Views 130 Comments

Organisers of the LGBT festival said they are working with gardaí to ensure “the safety and enjoyment of all attending”.

Gay army veterans denied right to march in Boston's St Patrick's Day parade
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Gay army veterans denied right to march in Boston's St Patrick's Day parade

Mar 8th 2017, 10:50 PM 21,362 Views 133 Comments

“This is a black eye on South Boston,” said Air Corps veteran Bryan Bishop

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

Feb 24th 2017, 10:00 AM 22,550 Views 103 Comments

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

Study calls for transgender identification to be taken out of mental illness classification
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Study calls for transgender identification to be taken out of mental illness classification

Jul 27th 2016, 6:03 AM 8,527 Views 86 Comments

The study is the first of several field trials and is currently being replicated in Brazil, France, India, Lebanon and South Africa.

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

Jul 24th 2016, 7:45 AM 42,197 Views 92 Comments

The Irish model who’s breaking assumptions about gender.

"I am proud to be gay": PayPal founder tells fellow Republicans to let people use whatever bathroom they want
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# Peter Thiel

"I am proud to be gay": PayPal founder tells fellow Republicans to let people use whatever bathroom they want

Jul 22nd 2016, 8:41 AM 26,877 Views 99 Comments

Peter Thiel says cultural issues are distracting America from its “real problems”.

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

Jun 22nd 2016, 6:06 AM 16,754 Views 127 Comments

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

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

Sep 14th 2015, 7:30 PM 33,825 Views 104 Comments

It’s about owning your own identity.

The story of us: "I have never felt luckier or like I was on a bigger adventure"
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The story of us: "I have never felt luckier or like I was on a bigger adventure"

May 20th 2015, 8:00 AM 65 Views 135 Comments

Long-term couples talk about their lives together – and their hopes for the future – ahead of Friday’s vote on same-sex marriage.

Opinion: Marriage equality isn't a foregone conclusion – there's no room for complacency
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Opinion: Marriage equality isn't a foregone conclusion – there's no room for complacency

Sep 5th 2014, 1:00 PM 147 Views 236 Comments

Opinion polls may show increasing support for marriage equality, but I still regularly observe open, brutal and honest homophobia.

Opinion: When is the right time to tell a child that you're gay?
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Opinion: When is the right time to tell a child that you're gay?

Aug 31st 2014, 7:30 PM 2,562 Views 74 Comments

Should adults be open with children, as much as is age appropriate, or should they try to avoid questions about sexuality?

Opinion: Having an openly gay Rose of Tralee sends a powerful message to middle Ireland
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Opinion: Having an openly gay Rose of Tralee sends a powerful message to middle Ireland

Aug 28th 2014, 8:00 AM 243 Views 202 Comments

Maria Walsh is a beautiful, smart, confident and normal young woman. She may change the hearts and minds of those who are wary of gay people.

Opinion: Gay people have been given a chilling message about discussing their lives on air
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Opinion: Gay people have been given a chilling message about discussing their lives on air

Aug 15th 2014, 5:00 PM 149 Views 203 Comments

The BAI has ruled that discussions by gay people about their status and aspirations as Irish citizens must be directly challenged on the same programme at the same time.

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