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#Equality

# equality - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

NUIG is going to introduce gender neutral bathrooms on campus

The Students’ Union said that it was seeking to ensure a “more inclusive campus” for students and staff.

# equality - Monday 27 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Dublin girl’s Facebook post about her experience of equality at Pride is powerful In The Name Of Love

This Dublin girl’s Facebook post about her experience of equality at Pride is powerful

“I’m sorry for making you all feel awkward, odd and peculiar.”

# equality - Saturday 25 June, 2016

US military to lift ban on transgender troops

Currently, Pentagon rules allow transgender troops to be discharged from the military.

# equality - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Opinion: Women have shown time and time again that they are a more deadly species than the male

Security expert Tom Clonan explains why armies across the world need female soldiers and officers, in all positions.

# equality - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Equal pay for men and women tennis players is something that benefits both sides

Following recent controversy, the figures show that both men and women benefit when the prize pots are equal.

# equality - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Vice President of Paralympics Ireland prevented from voting freely

Wheelchair users were yesterday required to call ahead to arrange access at some polling stations.

# equality - Friday 12 February, 2016

Awkward - UK companies must reveal difference between average pay of men and women

The new rule will apply to all companies with more than 250 employees.

# equality - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

# equality - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

How much do you know about Human Rights Day? Sponsored By IHREC This post contains a poll

How much do you know about Human Rights Day?

One in five Irish people say they don’t understand their human rights under Irish law.

# equality - Saturday 7 November, 2015

'They touched our breasts and stomachs to see if we were pregnant'

Pregnant girls are shunned in Sierra Leone – and banned from exams.

# equality - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

TV and radio watchdog reject complaints that Chris Donoghue was 'rude and hostile'

TV and radio watchdog busy with complaints about same-sex marriage

# equality - Friday 18 September, 2015

Woman awarded €33k after security guard 'massaged her buttocks'

The Equality Tribunal also found that she had been victimised by her employer in their handling of the complaint.

# equality - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Ireland says 'I do': The Marriage Equality Bill will be published tomorrow

The government approved the legislation today.

# equality - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Anti-gay marriage clerk released from jail, annoys Eye of the Tiger writer

Kim Davis’ fourth husband was present at the rally.

# equality - Friday 4 September, 2015

Joyous scenes - and insults - as gay couples get marriage licences

One man harassed a couple, saying: “More sodomites getting married?” He was asked to leave the building.

# equality - Friday 28 August, 2015

Woman told company were looking for "Irish nationals only" awarded €2,000

The Equality Tribunal found that the company had discriminated against her.

# equality - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Church paints rainbow over 'Fags Are Pedos' graffiti We Forgive You This post contains images

Church paints rainbow over 'Fags Are Pedos' graffiti

“My heart goes out to my LGBT friends … This is just one day in a long journey.”

# equality - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Equality for women? It won't happen with the Irish childcare system in its current state...

It’s time the government made some tough budget choices to ease the financial burden of childcare on mothers for once and for all argues Orla O’Connor.

# equality - Friday 21 August, 2015

The LGBT community's quest for respectability in Ireland is leaving so many trans activists behind

Pride and LGBTQ movements are being ruined by a descent into conformity and a fear of all things political, argues Leighanna Rose Walsh.

# equality - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From The42 'It's an embarrassment to boxing that UFC show more respect to woman fighters' Equality

'It's an embarrassment to boxing that UFC show more respect to woman fighters'

Shane Mosley is taking a stand for female boxers.

# equality - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge #GrowingUpGay is trending in Ireland and it's funny and heartbreaking Growing Up Gay

#GrowingUpGay is trending in Ireland and it's funny and heartbreaking

“Why don’t you have a girlfriend yet?”

# equality - Monday 13 July, 2015

Decisions are being made today that will impact on all our futures

Right now world leaders are meeting to discuss how we are going to achieve a better world – and how we will finance that development.

# equality - Monday 6 July, 2015

# equality - Saturday 4 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Those 'imagine if Magic Mike was about women' arguments are unnecessary, here's why My Pony

# equality - Saturday 20 June, 2015

# equality - Monday 15 June, 2015

'This isn't women’s sport v men’s sport. It's about humanity and improving all of our lives'

BBC broadcaster Clare Balding is using her profile to promote gender equality in sport.

# equality - Friday 12 June, 2015

It's still legal to discriminate against gay teachers, but that could change next week

A Bill is being put to the Dáil on foot of the referendum result.

# equality - Thursday 28 May, 2015

FIFA 16 will include women players for the first time, and some people are less than happy about it

At least this one isn’t Sepp Blatter’s fault…

From The Daily Edge 8 poor men who really aren't happy that the latest FIFA game includes women Kicking Off

8 poor men who really aren't happy that the latest FIFA game includes women

Social media own goal for these lads.

# equality - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Tears warning! There's a beautiful short film of the Yes vote results unfolding in Dublin Equality

# equality - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

"In that moment, looking 'gay' no longer felt like a negative thing. It no longer felt dangerous."

The swell of positivity towards the LGBT community is affecting all parts of my life, from how I feel walking down the street to the future I see for myself.

'The last bastion of discrimination': 26 counties down - 6 to go?

Northern Ireland is the only region in western Europe where same-sex marriage is not permitted.

# equality - Sunday 24 May, 2015

A LOT of people were tweeting about the marriage referendum

Over 400,000 tweets about same-sex marriage referendum were sent.

This referendum will be remembered as a victory for equality, democracy and love

This historic vote has served as a catalyst for profound social change by prompting us to think beyond our narrow self-interests and helping us to overcome some of our deepest fears.

From The42 The 10 sporting man-crushes we can now marry Equality

The 10 sporting man-crushes we can now marry

We’re just waiting for Andrea Pirlo to lift the restraining order.

# equality - Friday 22 May, 2015

Open letter to Ban Ki-Moon: 'Ireland’s commitments to human rights are being weakened '

The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki Moon, will visit next week to mark the 60th anniversary of Ireland joining the UN.

Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever?

There are reports from polling stations around the country that there is a steady flow of voters today.

# equality - Friday 15 May, 2015

Barber who refused to cut woman's hair did not discriminate

The woman had been looking for an ‘undercut’.

# equality - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here's how half-a-million Yes badges became the referendum's most coveted symbol Put A Pin In It