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Dáil won't allow Rabbitte to disclose breakdown of RTÉ payout over homophobia controversy
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Dáil won't allow Rabbitte to disclose breakdown of RTÉ payout over homophobia controversy

Feb 5th 2014, 10:40 AM 7,964 Views 0 Comments

TDs and Senators are trying to raise the Panti Bliss controversy in the Dáil and Seanad.

RTÉ's head of television explains Iona payout decision to staff
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RTÉ's head of television explains Iona payout decision to staff

Feb 5th 2014, 8:51 AM 25,509 Views 194 Comments

Glen Killane said that the broadcaster has not “engaged in censorship, but has rather fallen foul of Ireland’s defamation laws”.

Stephen Fry joins Panti's supporters by tweeting video to 6.5 million followers
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Stephen Fry joins Panti's supporters by tweeting video to 6.5 million followers

Feb 5th 2014, 7:28 AM 22,512 Views 126 Comments

Panti’s Noble Call has now been viewed more than 200,000 times.

"Homophobia must not be tolerated in Europe any more" - EU votes to protect LGBTI rights
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"Homophobia must not be tolerated in Europe any more" - EU votes to protect LGBTI rights

Feb 4th 2014, 2:08 PM 8,430 Views 78 Comments

The EU parliament has proposed a plan to fight discrimination but member states’ laws will be respected.

100,000 people watch Panti video on homophobia in less than two days
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100,000 people watch Panti video on homophobia in less than two days

Feb 4th 2014, 12:01 PM 19,366 Views 186 Comments

In the video, Panti talks about how the word ‘homophobia’ has been appropriated by other groups since The Saturday Night Show interview.

Graham Norton tweets his support for Panti
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Graham Norton tweets his support for Panti

Feb 3rd 2014, 4:34 PM 5,026 Views 0 Comments

The TV personality shared Panti’s Noble Call speech with his 650,000 followers.

Watch Panti's powerful speech about oppression of gay people
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Watch Panti's powerful speech about oppression of gay people

Feb 2nd 2014, 9:28 PM 58,292 Views 198 Comments

Rory O’Neill took to the Abbey stage last night to deliver oration on how homosexuality is still stigmatised in Ireland.

Rabbitte won’t ‘interfere’ in RTÉ’s Panti payments
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Rabbitte won’t ‘interfere’ in RTÉ’s Panti payments

Jan 31st 2014, 11:40 PM 20,177 Views 369 Comments

Rabbitte said he has never called someone who disagreed with him on the issue of gay equality a ‘homophobe’.

The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia this Saturday
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The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia this Saturday

Jan 30th 2014, 11:10 PM 30,134 Views 110 Comments

According to RTE, ‘The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia; what constitutes homophobia and who gets to define the word?’

RTÉ receive 847 complaints about Panti appearance and apology to Iona Institute
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RTÉ receive 847 complaints about Panti appearance and apology to Iona Institute

Jan 30th 2014, 7:30 PM 32,540 Views 118 Comments

The majority of the emailed complaints have been received in the past three days.

Column: Panti Bliss controversy raises major questions about RTE's role in public discourse
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Column: Panti Bliss controversy raises major questions about RTE's role in public discourse

Jan 30th 2014, 7:00 AM 361 Views 192 Comments

Some privately-owned news media can be described as having a particular editorial slant – but the state broadcaster has a duty to be balanced and challenge opinions that promote inequality, writes Catherine Murphy TD.

O'Brien accepts RTÉ apology, but says broadcaster 'let its standards slip'
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O'Brien accepts RTÉ apology, but says broadcaster 'let its standards slip'

Jan 29th 2014, 10:54 PM 23,777 Views 16 Comments

Meanwhile, Colm O’Gorman has said he was “stunned” by how the situation had developed.

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 1,231 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?

RTÉ apologises for ‘distress’ caused by Saturday Night Show guest’s comments
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RTÉ apologises for ‘distress’ caused by Saturday Night Show guest’s comments

Jan 26th 2014, 7:59 PM 112,902 Views 0 Comments

Brendan O’Connor apologised for comments made by a guest on the show two weeks ago, understood to be Rory O’Neill, aka Panti.

Part of The Saturday Night Show removed from RTÉ Player over ‘legal issues’
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Part of The Saturday Night Show removed from RTÉ Player over ‘legal issues’

Jan 15th 2014, 10:51 PM 92,404 Views 0 Comments

Citing legal issues and reasons of sensitivity, the broadcaster edited out a part of Rory O’Neill’s interview before returning the full show back to the RTÉ Player.

The Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival is going gay
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The Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival is going gay

May 15th 2013, 10:25 AM 17,734 Views 117 Comments

Lisdoonvarna – The Outing is putting a ‘new twist on old traditions’.