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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.

Gallery: Over 25,000 march in Dublin Pride Parade Pride This post contains images

Gallery: Over 25,000 march in Dublin Pride Parade

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