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#Pantigate

From TheJournal.ie Did RTÉ need to get such 'extreme views' for balance in the marriage referendum? Two Sides To A Story
From TheJournal.ie Panti's story of activism and giving laughs to the usual queer crowd will make you proud The Queen Of Ireland This post contains videos

Panti's story of activism and giving laughs to the usual queer crowd will make you proud

A new documentary looks at Panti Bliss and the story of marriage equality in Ireland.

"The country needed to have that conversation" - Panti returns to the Saturday Night Show

Panti, aka Rory O’Neill, was back with Brendan last night.

Panti Bliss was celebrated by Graham Norton and Jonathan Ross last night

Among other people. She won an award for her anti-homophobia activism during Pantigate.

From TheJournal.ie "They picked the wrong drag queen": The power of Panti's call Crowdfunding

"They picked the wrong drag queen": The power of Panti's call

New trailer from The Queen of Ireland doc shows how Rory O’Neill as Panti “spoke the truth above the heads of the political classes, straight to the people of Ireland”.

From TheJournal.ie Complaints about RTÉ's Panti apology have been rejected by the BAI Pantigate

Complaints about RTÉ's Panti apology have been rejected by the BAI

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland said that making an apology was an editorial decision and not one for them to decide upon.

From TheJournal.ie John Waters left The Irish Times in part because of 'freeloader' commenters Thumbs Down

John Waters left The Irish Times in part because of 'freeloader' commenters

The former columnist told Today Fm that it became clear that their was “no place at the paper for divergent views like mine”.

Here's why John Waters is 'trending' in Ireland today

An interview in today’s Sunday Independent has generated much debate.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the last day of the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as we start the day.

From TheJournal.ie Those with 'deep pockets' control the media - Clare Daly Money Is Power

Those with 'deep pockets' control the media - Clare Daly

Mick Wallace added: “People are afraid of the money and power of Denis O’Brien, he’s worth billions … His influence to shape the news is too great.”

From TheJournal.ie Should broadcasters be held responsible for offending people? Pantigate

Should broadcasters be held responsible for offending people?

What are the folks on Kildare Street up to today? Well, you asked…

From TheJournal.ie John Waters has officially stopped writing for the Irish Times Gone

John Waters has officially stopped writing for the Irish Times

A spokesperson for Irish Times editor Kevin O’Sullivan said Waters had “decided to stop contributing columns”.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ bosses say that fighting Pantigate action would have been 'foolhardy' Legal Advice

RTÉ bosses say that fighting Pantigate action would have been 'foolhardy'

RTÉ’s top brass faced the Oireachtas Communications Committee today with defamation laws on the agenda.

From TheJournal.ie RTE boss to answer questions about The Saturday Night Show for the first time Question Time

RTE boss to answer questions about The Saturday Night Show for the first time

Director General Noel Curran will field questions about a number of issues before an Oireachtas committee this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'Anti-Pantigate' bill tabled in the Dáil to stop "the litigious and thin-skinned" What Is Offence?

'Anti-Pantigate' bill tabled in the Dáil to stop "the litigious and thin-skinned"

Stephen Donnelly says that he feels broadcasters are already being more cautious as a result of the controversy.

From TheJournal.ie Priest says Iona Institute didn't handle homophobia debate well Turbulent Priests

Priest says Iona Institute didn't handle homophobia debate well

Fr Brendan Hoban said Iona’s ‘rush to the legal eagles’ was unwise.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ payout after Panti interview was 'moronic', says Graham Norton Pantigate

RTÉ payout after Panti interview was 'moronic', says Graham Norton

The BBC presenter was critical of the “tiny minority” of highly vocal opponents to same-sex marriage.

From TheJournal.ie Rabbitte: No requirement of equal time for both sides in referendum debates Bai

Rabbitte: No requirement of equal time for both sides in referendum debates

Also speaking this evening, Senator David Norris called on the Minister to reveal full details of how RTÉ settled a legal dispute relating to Rory O’Neill’s Saturday Night Show interview.

From TheJournal.ie Panti: I'm expecting an apology from RTE Pantigate

Panti: I'm expecting an apology from RTE

Rory O’Neill – aka Panti – also revealed that more than one political party has approached him about running.

From TheJournal.ie Damien Kiberd: RTÉ thinks it played safe on Pantigate - I beg to differ Opinion

Damien Kiberd: RTÉ thinks it played safe on Pantigate - I beg to differ

RTÉ would do well to remember the story of Jurgen Klinsmann’s dive in the 1990 World Cup and the effect that had on schoolboy footballers for years to come.

From TheJournal.ie Panti: Call me anything under the sun, I won’t be running to my lawyer’s skirts Pantigate

Panti: Call me anything under the sun, I won’t be running to my lawyer’s skirts

In an interview with Channel 4 this evening, the drag queen said it was painful to be told his relationships were worth less.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ stands by its account of Panti events, says Waters’ apology was ‘unacceptable’ Pantigate

RTÉ stands by its account of Panti events, says Waters’ apology was ‘unacceptable’

Solicitor Kevin Brophy claimed RTÉ’s version was “grossly misleading”, adding that Waters proposed the charitable donation.

WATCH: Panti's Noble Call discussed on BBC news

Pantigate continues to spread across the world.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Where there is homophobia, it must be challenged’ – Dáil debates Pantigate Pantigate

‘Where there is homophobia, it must be challenged’ – Dáil debates Pantigate

TDs from across the house questioned RTÉ’s handling of the affair, but Pat Rabbitte says he won’t interfere.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Beaten, spat, chased, harassed and mocked’: TDs open-up about homophobic abuse Dáil

‘Beaten, spat, chased, harassed and mocked’: TDs open-up about homophobic abuse

Two of the Dáil’s openly gay TDs spoke passionately about their experiences of homophobic abuse as deputies debated the Panti Bliss controversy this evening.