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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 13,278 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.

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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 10,905 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.

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 39,601 Views 63 Comments

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

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 16,638 Views 91 Comments

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

'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 16,756 Views 0 Comments

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

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 10,467 Views 39 Comments

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

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 13,334 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.

'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 14,256 Views 5 Comments

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

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 8,115 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 19,931 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.

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 20,370 Views 123 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 23,055 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 20,913 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 17,352 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
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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 9,945 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 15,541 Views 0 Comments

Who’s excited?

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

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

Jan 30th 2019, 3:19 PM 5,056 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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20 LGBTQ movies and TV shows to look out for in the first half of 2019

Jan 13th 2019, 3:00 PM 9,619 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 27,799 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
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# 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 3,528 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 32,062 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 22,296 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 13,519 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 15,537 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
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# 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 7,082 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 42,132 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 24,613 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
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Jay-Z spoke to David Letterman about how he cried when his mother came out as gay

Apr 4th 2018, 9:43 AM 6,211 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
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Finally! Call Me By Your Name is an Oscar-nominated movie that normalises LGBTQ love

Feb 27th 2018, 6:46 PM 6,368 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 6,074 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 26,246 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 6,450 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 13,221 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 96,927 Views 156 Comments

“BY THE GRACE OF THE GOOD LORD.”

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

Jul 12th 2017, 3:46 PM 3,013 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 16,139 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 21,370 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 22,582 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 8,544 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 42,401 Views 92 Comments

The Irish model who’s breaking assumptions about gender.

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