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# lgbtq - Sunday 21 August, 2022

Singapore to repeal colonial-era law against gay sex
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Singapore to repeal colonial-era law against gay sex

Aug 21st 2022, 4:00 PM 16,803 Views 9 Comments

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong maintained that the government will continue to “uphold” marriage as being between a man and a woman.

# lgbtq - Friday 19 August, 2022

Varadkar: 'There's a feeling in the gay community that homophobic attacks are on the rise'
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Varadkar: 'There's a feeling in the gay community that homophobic attacks are on the rise'

Aug 19th 2022, 12:05 AM 38,437 Views 80 Comments

Speaking to The Journal in a wide-ranging interview, Varadkar said the situation is ‘extremely worrying’.

# lgbtq - Thursday 11 August, 2022

'We’re not freaks' – Transgender activists protest against ‘disgraceful’ rugby ban
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'We’re not freaks' – Transgender activists protest against ‘disgraceful’ rugby ban

Aug 11th 2022, 5:00 PM 43,304 Views 0 Comments

Emily Hamilton, founding co-chair of LGBTQ+ supporters association ‘Quins Pride’, was among a group staging a peaceful protest at Twickenham.

# lgbtq - Saturday 30 July, 2022

Thousands line streets of Belfast as Pride parade returns
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Thousands line streets of Belfast as Pride parade returns

Updated Jul 30th 2022, 5:36 PM 21,618 Views 28 Comments

There was a carnival atmosphere in the city centre as the rain stayed away until the end of the parade.

# lgbtq - Friday 15 July, 2022

European Commission takes Hungary to court over LGBTQ law
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European Commission takes Hungary to court over LGBTQ law

Jul 15th 2022, 11:54 AM 10,447 Views 12 Comments

Hungary’s so-called ‘anti-paedophilia’ law bans the “promotion” of homosexuality and gender reassignment to under-18s.

# lgbtq - Thursday 23 June, 2022

'Unacceptable harassment' on LGBTQ+ community persisting, Dáil hears ahead of Dublin Pride
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'Unacceptable harassment' on LGBTQ+ community persisting, Dáil hears ahead of Dublin Pride

Updated Jun 23rd 2022, 4:36 PM 11,070 Views 0 Comments

In a statement ahead of Dublin Pride, the Minister for Equality said trans people in particular continue to experience discrimination and abuse.

# lgbtq - Friday 17 June, 2022

Malaysia says Disney refused to cut same-sex kiss from Lightyear movie
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Malaysia says Disney refused to cut same-sex kiss from Lightyear movie

Jun 17th 2022, 2:12 PM 16,706 Views 20 Comments

Films censors said scenes and dialogue were ‘found to contain elements promoting the LGBT lifestyle’.

# lgbtq - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

Dublin Pride terminates media partnership with RTÉ over Liveline coverage
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Dublin Pride terminates media partnership with RTÉ over Liveline coverage

Jun 14th 2022, 9:20 PM 63,289 Views 0 Comments

Dublin Pride said the discussions on Liveline about transgender people were “unacceptable”.

# lgbtq - Monday 13 June, 2022

Trinity apologises for suggestion that pride flags on campus could cause offence
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Trinity apologises for suggestion that pride flags on campus could cause offence

Jun 13th 2022, 7:26 PM 17,592 Views 0 Comments

An email sent to Trinity staff last week said that pride flags on the campus could offend some people.

Australian newspaper apologises over Rebel Wilson 'outing' controversy
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Australian newspaper apologises over Rebel Wilson 'outing' controversy

Jun 13th 2022, 1:30 PM 37,689 Views 18 Comments

The Sydney Morning Herald has taken down an article following accusations that it had pressured Wilson to reveal she was dating a woman.

# lgbtq - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

'I think it's an incredibly brave step from him. You hope others will follow his lead'
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'I think it's an incredibly brave step from him. You hope others will follow his lead'

May 17th 2022, 1:39 PM 12,336 Views 4 Comments

David Meyler has praised Jake Daniels following his decision to publicly come out.

# lgbtq - Thursday 31 March, 2022

LGBTQ group sues Florida Governor over so-called Don’t Say Gay law
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LGBTQ group sues Florida Governor over so-called Don’t Say Gay law

Mar 31st 2022, 3:48 PM 10,818 Views 35 Comments

The law has catapulted Florida and Ron DeSantis, a potential 2024 Republican presidential candidate, to the forefront of the US’s culture wars.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

'It is fantastic seeing a little rainbow flag, no matter how small it is'
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'It is fantastic seeing a little rainbow flag, no matter how small it is'

Feb 16th 2022, 12:19 PM 11,896 Views 4 Comments

UL, Galway Camogie and Na Gaeil Aeracha are among those with LGBTQ+ colours on their jerseys.

# lgbtq - Saturday 5 February, 2022

HSE 'very closely' monitoring infectious disease mainly affecting gay and bisexual men
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HSE 'very closely' monitoring infectious disease mainly affecting gay and bisexual men

Feb 5th 2022, 8:00 AM 62,004 Views 28 Comments

UK health officials issued a warning over Shigella last week.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

'There is nothing to cure': France bans conversion therapy
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'There is nothing to cure': France bans conversion therapy

Jan 26th 2022, 1:31 PM 14,353 Views 29 Comments

New legislation includes criminal penalties for people who are convicted of trying to ‘convert’ LGBTQ people to heterosexuality.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

EU to launch action against Hungary over law discriminating against LGBTQ citizens
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EU to launch action against Hungary over law discriminating against LGBTQ citizens

Jul 14th 2021, 2:20 PM 13,330 Views 116 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen has warned that the EU would use “all powers available” to force Hungary to repeal or modify the law.

# lgbtq - Thursday 1 July, 2021

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Aoife Martin: Pride isn't just about rainbows and flags - it's about being seen

Jul 1st 2021, 7:00 AM 11,169 Views 0 Comments

This week, our columnist looks back at Pride 2021 and says there’s more to it than just a celebration once a year.

# lgbtq - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Munich to deck city in rainbow colours after 'shameful' Uefa decision
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Munich to deck city in rainbow colours after 'shameful' Uefa decision

Jun 22nd 2021, 3:00 PM 39,662 Views 63 Comments

The European football governing body say it is a ‘politically and religiously neutral organisation.’

# lgbtq - Saturday 19 June, 2021

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 16,832 Views 91 Comments

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

# lgbtq - Friday 18 June, 2021

'It sends a clear message': Government minister to visit Waterford after Pride flags burned in city
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'It sends a clear message': Government minister to visit Waterford after Pride flags burned in city

Jun 18th 2021, 6:30 AM 16,791 Views 0 Comments

There has been a recent string of anti-LGBTQ+ incidents in the city.

# lgbtq - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Amsterdam celebrates 20th anniversary of legalising same-sex marriages
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Amsterdam celebrates 20th anniversary of legalising same-sex marriages

Apr 1st 2021, 1:51 PM 10,502 Views 39 Comments

The Netherlands was home to the world’s first legal same-sex marriages two decades ago.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Japan’s ban on same-sex marriage ruled unconstitutional by court
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Japan’s ban on same-sex marriage ruled unconstitutional by court

Mar 17th 2021, 7:46 AM 13,357 Views 11 Comments

The country’s refusal to issue spouse visas to partners of same-sex couples legally married overseas has been a growing problem.

# lgbtq - Thursday 4 March, 2021

'If we were stopped by the authorities, we feared we could have been jailed or fined'
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'If we were stopped by the authorities, we feared we could have been jailed or fined'

Mar 4th 2021, 10:30 AM 14,311 Views 5 Comments

A new Irish documentary looks at the crackdown on LGBT+ rights in Russia. We spoke to its director.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

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 8,157 Views 16 Comments

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

# lgbtq - Thursday 26 March, 2020

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 20,007 Views 128 Comments

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

# lgbtq - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

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 20,572 Views 123 Comments

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

# lgbtq - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

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 23,111 Views 83 Comments

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

# lgbtq - Monday 21 October, 2019

'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 21,278 Views 68 Comments

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

# lgbtq - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

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 17,449 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.

# lgbtq - Monday 25 March, 2019

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

Mar 25th 2019, 5:50 PM 10,878 Views 1 Comment

“I’m so incredibly emotional.”

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

Mar 25th 2019, 1:19 PM 18,041 Views 0 Comments

Who’s excited?

# lgbtq - Sunday 13 January, 2019

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

Jan 13th 2019, 3:00 PM 9,669 Views 1 Comment

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

# lgbtq - Friday 7 December, 2018

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 27,821 Views 90 Comments

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

# lgbtq - Monday 22 October, 2018

Here's why people are talking about the Gender Recognition Act, and how important it is to trans people
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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 3,654 Views 8 Comments

What it is and why it matters.

# lgbtq - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

'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 32,111 Views 39 Comments

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

# lgbtq - Sunday 9 September, 2018

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 22,523 Views 41 Comments

A look at LGBT rights across the world.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

'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 13,545 Views 73 Comments

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

# lgbtq - Saturday 9 June, 2018

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 15,819 Views 50 Comments

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

# lgbtq - Saturday 19 May, 2018

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

May 19th 2018, 10:08 AM 7,171 Views 1 Comment

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

# lgbtq - Thursday 17 May, 2018

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 42,140 Views 19 Comments

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

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