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From TheJournal.ie Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after criticism for past homophobic tweets Academy Awards

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Growing up, my gay pals and I were groped, harassed, screamed at and bothered at every second turn' Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Homosexuality can still mean the death penalty in many countries LGBT Rights

Homosexuality can still mean the death penalty in many countries

A look at LGBT rights across the world.

From TheJournal.ie 'The sex ed that we have at the minute is clearly not working' LGBTQ

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Lydia Foy: The woman at the heart of securing transgender rights in Ireland Human Rights

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Maria Walsh: 'It might be a questioning glance or a curt refusal to shake my hand' Homophobia

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'A deceptive practice': Bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapies passes second stage of Seanad Lgbtq Rights

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Diversity equals innovation': Why these Irish workplaces are blazing a trail for inclusiveness Diversity

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man who listed 'standing up against homosexuality' as achievement loses discrimination case Job Application

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

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

From TheJournal.ie What Australia can learn from Ireland's successful marriage equality campaign Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says transgender people will never be banned from serving in Irish Defence Forces Equality

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin bakery's refusal to make anti-gay marriage cake 'was not discrimination' Workplace Relations

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

“BY THE GRACE OF THE GOOD LORD.”

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

Tegan and Sara said that their prayers were answered.

From TheJournal.ie Backpacks banned from Dublin Pride events for security reasons Safety

Backpacks banned from Dublin Pride events for security reasons

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

From TheJournal.ie Gay army veterans denied right to march in Boston's St Patrick's Day parade Outrage

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Caitlyn Jenner's message to Donald Trump over LGBTQ rights: 'Call me' Transgender Bathrooms This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Study calls for transgender identification to be taken out of mental illness classification Trans Rights

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

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

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

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

The Irish model who’s breaking assumptions about gender.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie As Dublin Pride kicks off, we look back at some LGBT landmark moments in Ireland Love Is Love

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Marriage equality isn't a foregone conclusion – there's no room for complacency Equality

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: When is the right time to tell a child that you're gay? Coming Out

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Having an openly gay Rose of Tralee sends a powerful message to middle Ireland Equality

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Gay people have been given a chilling message about discussing their lives on air Public Discourse

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I’m not a freak. I’m just an ordinary, decent transvestite. Gender Identity

Opinion: I’m not a freak. I’m just an ordinary, decent transvestite.

Paranoia prevents me from sticking my head above the parapet – but my silence is not an excuse to dehumanise me.

Finland is getting official gay erotica postage stamps

The stamps will showcase the work of artist and illustrator Tom of Finland.

From TheJournal.ie In Your Words: Being a gay teenager in Ireland Over To You

In Your Words: Being a gay teenager in Ireland

Homophobia can be expressed overtly – but it can also be casual, insidious and suffocating. Here, six teenagers tell their stories.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The struggle for human rights in Russia won’t end with the Winter Olympics Human Dignity

Column: The struggle for human rights in Russia won’t end with the Winter Olympics

The abuse of minorities and their defenders in Russia affects gay people but also Roma, immigrant workers and other ethnic communities. Let’s not forget about them, writes Stefania Kulaeva.

From TheJournal.ie Column: I am gay. I have always been gay. I’ve never not been gay. Pride

Column: I am gay. I have always been gay. I’ve never not been gay.

I’m happy with who I am and I love this country – but I am not happy with how I get treated for how I live my life, writes Christopher Chong.

From TheJournal.ie Open Letter to RTE: Explain why you censored gay rights advocate Rory O'Neill Panti Bliss

Open Letter to RTE: Explain why you censored gay rights advocate Rory O'Neill

The term ‘homophobia’ refers to an irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against gay people… So why it is not permissible to state that a group that actively campaigns against same-sex marriage is homophobic?

From TheJournal.ie “Keep walking, I’m gonna rape you” – Irish street harassment stories shared on Hollaback Hollaback

“Keep walking, I’m gonna rape you” – Irish street harassment stories shared on Hollaback

Since its launch earlier this month, women have shared experiences of being jeered at, physically picked up by strangers and threatened with rape.

From TheJournal.ie US Boy Scouts maintain ban on gay members and leaders Scouts

US Boy Scouts maintain ban on gay members and leaders

The Boy Scouts of America have cited the support of the ‘vast majority of parents of the youth we serve’.

From TheJournal.ie Access to gay youth service increased over 250 per cent in three years LGBT This post contains videos

Access to gay youth service increased over 250 per cent in three years

BeLongTo said that the age profile of those seeking its services has also dropped.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Pride: Massive parade and party to get underway in the city Dublin Pride

Dublin Pride: Massive parade and party to get underway in the city

More that 26,000 people are expected to flood the streets of Dublin for the annual event and party.

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