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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 6,474 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 13,290 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 96,963 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
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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 3,046 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 16,158 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 21,378 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 22,590 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 8,552 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 42,609 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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"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 26,931 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 17,120 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 34,058 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 101 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 167 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 2,915 Views 73 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 307 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 180 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.

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

Aug 15th 2014, 8:00 AM 3,830 Views 83 Comments

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
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Finland is getting official gay erotica postage stamps

Apr 15th 2014, 8:00 PM 17,775 Views 77 Comments

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

In Your Words: Being a gay teenager in Ireland
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In Your Words: Being a gay teenager in Ireland

Feb 23rd 2014, 8:30 PM 37,032 Views 180 Comments

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

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

Feb 13th 2014, 12:55 PM 43 Views 71 Comments

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.

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

Feb 4th 2014, 7:30 PM 960 Views 178 Comments

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.

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

Jan 29th 2014, 12:00 PM 1,301 Views 513 Comments

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?

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

Nov 25th 2012, 8:30 AM 33,197 Views 109 Comments

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

US Boy Scouts maintain ban on gay members and leaders
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US Boy Scouts maintain ban on gay members and leaders

Jul 18th 2012, 1:09 PM 4,897 Views 73 Comments

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

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

Jul 4th 2012, 3:15 PM 3,327 Views 22 Comments

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

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

Jun 30th 2012, 7:45 AM 9,277 Views 89 Comments

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

Gallery: Over 25,000 march in Dublin Pride Parade
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Gallery: Over 25,000 march in Dublin Pride Parade

Jun 25th 2011, 6:36 PM 1,939 Views 19 Comments

Readers of TheJournal.ie sent in their memorable images of the day’s festivities….