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#Speaking out

From The42 'We always have to justify ourselves': Konta blasts Roland Garros Speaking Out

'We always have to justify ourselves': Konta blasts Roland Garros

The French Open women’s semi-finals were played in front of half-empty venues on Friday.

From The42 Six-time Olympic champion Felix criticises Nike's maternity policy Speaking Out

Six-time Olympic champion Felix criticises Nike's maternity policy

The US track and field star said she had been offered a vastly reduced contract after taking time off during pregnancy.

From The42 'It is a clear message that there are consequences for expressing those beliefs' - Owens backs Folau sacking Speaking Out

'It is a clear message that there are consequences for expressing those beliefs' - Owens backs Folau sacking

Rugby Australia have terminated the full-back’s contract over his homophobic comments on social media.

From The42 'It's been really hard. I shouldn't have to go through that': Alex Scott opens up about social media abuse Speaking Out This post contains videos

'It's been really hard. I shouldn't have to go through that': Alex Scott opens up about social media abuse

The former England defender spoke about the abuse she received during her role as a TV analyst this season.

From The42 'Titles? Forget it. As a group of players, I don't like them': Neville calls for Man United cleanse Change Needed

'Titles? Forget it. As a group of players, I don't like them': Neville calls for Man United cleanse

Gary Neville has called for his former club to make massive changes after a frustrating season at Old Trafford.

From The42 'I think it’s a load of nonsense' - Waterford boss hits out at GAA ban on training camps Speaking Out

'I think it’s a load of nonsense' - Waterford boss hits out at GAA ban on training camps

Paraic Fanning is not happy with the GAA’s plans to clamp down on camps from next year.

From The42 'I just don’t think it was very fair' - Dublin star Healy critical of Varadkar's comments on medics Speaking Out

'I just don’t think it was very fair' - Dublin star Healy critical of Varadkar's comments on medics

Dublin’s three-time All-Ireland winner Noelle Healy balances her inter-county career with work as an anaesthetist.

From The42 Leigh Griffiths: 'I'm doing all I can to come back as soon as possible, a better and stronger person' Taking A Break

Leigh Griffiths: 'I'm doing all I can to come back as soon as possible, a better and stronger person'

The Celtic striker has thanked fans for their support following his decision to take a break from football.

From The42 'This to my mind continues the trend in seriously questionable stories as well as legal jargon being used in the GAA' Speaking Out

'This to my mind continues the trend in seriously questionable stories as well as legal jargon being used in the GAA'

Laois boss John Sugrue has come out against the sanction brought down on their squad.

From The42 'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach Speaking Out This post contains videos

'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach

Steve Kerr spoke about the threat of gun violence in America after 11 people were shot dead in Pittsburgh.

From The42 'No player welfare issues exist': Mayo Ladies issue statement following controversial player departures Speaking Out

'No player welfare issues exist': Mayo Ladies issue statement following controversial player departures

The Mayo Ladies senior football squad have fully backed manager Peter Leahy.

From The42 'I have two hearts, one German and one Turkish' - Ozil defends controversial Erdogan photo Speaking Out

'I have two hearts, one German and one Turkish' - Ozil defends controversial Erdogan photo

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has broken his silence surrounding a photo taken with the Turkish president.

From The42 GAA President on Dublin's Croke Park games and sorting 2018 fixture issues Speaking Out

GAA President on Dublin's Croke Park games and sorting 2018 fixture issues

John Horan addressed the topic yesterday after the controversy over venues has flared up.

From The42 Brian Lenihan reveals that mental health battle forced his football retirement at 23 Speaking Out

Brian Lenihan reveals that mental health battle forced his football retirement at 23

Former Cork City and Hull City defender “lucky to have a second chance at life”.

From TheJournal.ie There has been a sharp increase in the number of whistleblowers contacting the Central Bank Speaking Out

There has been a sharp increase in the number of whistleblowers contacting the Central Bank

Reports of wrongdoings in the financial sector nearly doubled last year.

From TheJournal.ie 'The only thing I remember about sex education was STIs': Young people have their say on sex education Speaking Out This post contains videos

'The only thing I remember about sex education was STIs': Young people have their say on sex education

Recent survey results from Youth Work Ireland have shown how recent events like the #MeToo movement have changed the conversation around sex.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's still a taboo subject in Ireland': Kathryn Thomas spoke about her miscarriages on the Late Late last night Speaking Out This post contains videos

'It's still a taboo subject in Ireland': Kathryn Thomas spoke about her miscarriages on the Late Late last night

When Thomas suffered her second miscarriage at the six-week mark again, it hit her like “a tonne of bricks” she said.

From TheJournal.ie Opera singers and musicians accuse world-renowned music conductor of sexual assault Charles Dutoit

Opera singers and musicians accuse world-renowned music conductor of sexual assault

The 81-year-old conductor Charles Dutoit has been dropped from a number of symphonies as a result.

From TheJournal.ie 'He threatened to kill me': Salma Hayek alleges years of harassment from 'monster' Harvey Weinstein Speaking Out

'He threatened to kill me': Salma Hayek alleges years of harassment from 'monster' Harvey Weinstein

She said Weinstein told her “I will kill you. Don’t think I can’t.”

From The42 The All-Ireland winner who retired at 25 after eight concussions - 'It's not about me, it's about the issue' Speaking Out

The All-Ireland winner who retired at 25 after eight concussions - 'It's not about me, it's about the issue'

Diarmaid McNulty had to call time on playing GAA but wants others to avoid the same outcome.

From The42 'It's deeply saddening that racism is still part of the game we all enjoy and love' - Christie Speaking Out

'It's deeply saddening that racism is still part of the game we all enjoy and love' - Christie

The Ireland defender has responded to online abuse received since Ireland’s World Cup play-off disappointment.

From The42 'It's a little bit scary - we are going backwards in a democratic state, we've regressed so much' Speaking Out

'It's a little bit scary - we are going backwards in a democratic state, we've regressed so much'

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has given his thoughts on the decision to imprison Catalan politicians.

From TheJournal.ie Ashley Judd said she made a deal with Harvey Weinstein to escape his hotel room Speaking Out This post contains videos

Ashley Judd said she made a deal with Harvey Weinstein to escape his hotel room

“And I said, ‘No. When I win an Oscar.’ And then I just fled.”

From TheJournal.ie 'Be the one to step in. It changed my life': James Kavanagh describes school bullying on Late Late Speaking Out This post contains videos

'Be the one to step in. It changed my life': James Kavanagh describes school bullying on Late Late

James Kavanagh was on the show with his brother John, who coaches Conor McGregor.

From The42 'We’ve offered victims thoughts and prayers for three decades. We need to offer something else' Speaking Out

'We’ve offered victims thoughts and prayers for three decades. We need to offer something else'

Golden State Warriors’ coach Steve Kerr has been giving his thoughts on another mass shooting in America.

From TheJournal.ie 'You are not alone': Taylor Swift makes 'generous' donation to sexual assault charity Speaking Out

'You are not alone': Taylor Swift makes 'generous' donation to sexual assault charity

The pop star won a sexual assault lawsuit against a radio DJ on Monday.

From The42 American track great says abortion revelation on eve of Olympics helped others Speaking Out

American track great says abortion revelation on eve of Olympics helped others

Sanya Richards-Ross had an abortion on the eve of the 2008 Games, where she won a gold and bronze medal.

From The42 'Not players you have to Google and say, ‘Who’s that?’: Danny Rose in remarkable Spurs criticism Speaking Out

'Not players you have to Google and say, ‘Who’s that?’: Danny Rose in remarkable Spurs criticism

The full-back will surely be spoken to by Tottenham’s top-brass after questioning the club’s transfer policy.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly half of us wouldn't feel comfortable discussing a mental health issue at work Speaking Out

Nearly half of us wouldn't feel comfortable discussing a mental health issue at work

That is according to the results of a new survey commissioned by One4All.

From The42 'We wanted someone who’s going to challenge me but no-one stepped up to the plate' Speaking Out

'We wanted someone who’s going to challenge me but no-one stepped up to the plate'

Ahead of her US debut, a frustrated Katie Taylor admits she’s growing tired of fighters who are refusing to take her on.

From The42 'The level of engagement and consultation in the matter is totally outrageous' Speaking Out

'The level of engagement and consultation in the matter is totally outrageous'

Armagh hurler Cahal Carvill is unhappy with the GAA’s hurling proposals, and says that Meath should consider “legal redress.”

From TheJournal.ie Calls for highly potent cannabis to be made Class A drug after man cuts off penis and stabs mother Great Britain

Calls for highly potent cannabis to be made Class A drug after man cuts off penis and stabs mother

“You just can’t imagine anything like that actually happening. The whole episode was just surreal.”

From TheJournal.ie Children in Dublin's north inner city want violence and drugs off their streets Speaking Out

Children in Dublin's north inner city want violence and drugs off their streets

As the Kinahen-Hutch feud claims another life, a report written by children calls for more gardaí and the end to violence.

From The42 ‘Back then people wouldn't touch you with a bargepole because they thought you were f***ing crazy’ Speaking Out

‘Back then people wouldn't touch you with a bargepole because they thought you were f***ing crazy’

James Chambers speaks about his distinguished League of Ireland career, learning from Wes Hoolahan, his struggles with mental health and last year’s move to Philadelphia.

From The42 'I felt like the biggest liar ever. You don't want people to think differently of you' Opening Up

'I felt like the biggest liar ever. You don't want people to think differently of you'

Kildare captain Erica Burke shares her story.

From The42 'When you play a Division 4 final and you have 300 at it, where's the GAA going with that?' Speaking Out

'When you play a Division 4 final and you have 300 at it, where's the GAA going with that?'

Westmeath star John Heslin has raised some pertinent issues.

From The42 'Players I don't normally speak to were rooting for me' - Bouchard Speaking Out

'Players I don't normally speak to were rooting for me' - Bouchard

The Canadian says she has the support of the locker room.

From The42 'I went through hell and was treated like a criminal': Muntari on being racially abused Speaking Out

'I went through hell and was treated like a criminal': Muntari on being racially abused

The former Portsmouth and AC Milan midfielder says players who have been racially abused shouldn’t be afraid to speak out.

From The42 'They were chanting against me... There were some children and the parents said nothing' Speaking Out

'They were chanting against me... There were some children and the parents said nothing'

Sulley Muntari claims the referee’s failure to take action against racist chants led to him leaving a Serie A match in protest.

From TheJournal.ie "I'm f***ed, there's no way out" - Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery Speaking Out

"I'm f***ed, there's no way out" - Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery

The reality star has spoken for the first time regarding the ordeal which left her bound and gagged in her hotel room last October.

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