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#Equality

# equality - Friday 21 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 21st 2015, 7:30 PM 1,130 Views 292 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 19th 2015, 9:30 PM 5,003 Views 2 Comments

Shane Mosley is taking a stand for female boxers.

# equality - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

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

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

Jul 15th 2015, 9:26 AM 7,014 Views 0 Comments

“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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jul 13th 2015, 9:25 PM 50 Views 31 Comments

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

The England Twitter account is getting a lot of heat for describing their footballers as "mothers, partners and daughters"
# Lionesses
# Lionesses

The England Twitter account is getting a lot of heat for describing their footballers as "mothers, partners and daughters"

Jul 6th 2015, 7:33 PM 27,640 Views 48 Comments

Probably not the sharpest PR move…

# equality - Saturday 4 July, 2015

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

Those 'imagine if Magic Mike was about women' arguments are unnecessary, here's why

Jul 4th 2015, 11:41 AM 10,289 Views 20 Comments

Stop looking for a fight.

# equality - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Everyone is sharing this special engagement notice from today’s Irish Times
# Going To The Chapel
# Going To The Chapel

Everyone is sharing this special engagement notice from today’s Irish Times

Jun 20th 2015, 5:00 PM 48,610 Views 50 Comments

Let the gay weddings begin…

# 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'
# Leading The Way
From The42
# Leading The Way

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

Jun 15th 2015, 7:01 PM 10,727 Views 9 Comments

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
# Equality
# Equality

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

Jun 12th 2015, 8:31 AM 9,044 Views 97 Comments

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
# Facepalm
# Facepalm

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

May 28th 2015, 7:41 PM 19,532 Views 52 Comments

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

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

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

May 28th 2015, 7:30 PM 4,959 Views 12 Comments

Social media own goal for these lads.

# equality - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Tears warning! There’s a beautiful short film of the Yes vote results unfolding in Dublin
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

Tears warning! There’s a beautiful short film of the Yes vote results unfolding in Dublin

May 27th 2015, 10:00 PM 30,078 Views 87 Comments

A wonderful montage.

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

Tears warning! There's a beautiful short film of the Yes vote results unfolding in Dublin

May 27th 2015, 10:12 AM 8,979 Views 3 Comments

A wonderful montage.

# equality - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

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

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

May 26th 2015, 8:00 AM 94 Views 79 Comments

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?
# Mar Ref
# Mar Ref

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

May 26th 2015, 6:01 AM 11,948 Views 73 Comments

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
# Marref
# Marref

A LOT of people were tweeting about the marriage referendum

May 24th 2015, 5:10 PM 27,057 Views 125 Comments

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

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

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

May 24th 2015, 12:00 PM 186 Views 153 Comments

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.

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

The 10 sporting man-crushes we can now marry

May 24th 2015, 11:00 AM 16,576 Views 10 Comments

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 '
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

May 22nd 2015, 2:30 PM 72 Views 47 Comments

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?
# Reeling In The Years
# Reeling In The Years

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

May 22nd 2015, 1:39 PM 23,499 Views 75 Comments

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
# Equality Tribunal
# Equality Tribunal

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

May 15th 2015, 4:48 PM 56,730 Views 121 Comments

The woman had been looking for an ‘undercut’.

# equality - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

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

Here's how half-a-million Yes badges became the referendum's most coveted symbol

May 13th 2015, 6:00 PM 10,522 Views 17 Comments

The little badge that could.

# equality - Friday 8 May, 2015

This Donegal priest will be voting Yes in the same-sex marriage referendum
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

This Donegal priest will be voting Yes in the same-sex marriage referendum

May 8th 2015, 11:10 PM 41,099 Views 308 Comments

Fr Brian O Fearraigh has said he views the referendum as a civil matter.

# equality - Friday 1 May, 2015

This Dublin gaming shop's new equality shutter is perfectly apt
# Level Up
From The Daily Edge
# Level Up

This Dublin gaming shop's new equality shutter is perfectly apt

May 1st 2015, 11:39 AM 5,420 Views 8 Comments

This is so lovely.

# equality - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

The same-sex marriage mural has been damaged by the weather

The same-sex marriage mural has been damaged by the weather

Apr 29th 2015, 11:24 AM 17,462 Views 136 Comments

The mural on Dublin’s George’s Street has been affected by the changeable weather over the past few days.

# equality - Monday 27 April, 2015

Irish Times journalist Una Mullally has revealed she has cancer
# Yes Equality
From The Daily Edge
# Yes Equality

Irish Times journalist Una Mullally has revealed she has cancer

Apr 27th 2015, 8:00 AM 8,768 Views 0 Comments

She’s written about her diagnosis in the context of the upcoming referendum.

# equality - Sunday 26 April, 2015

One Pennsylvania shop charges women less than men for goods – here's why
# Opinion
# Opinion

One Pennsylvania shop charges women less than men for goods – here's why

Apr 26th 2015, 12:00 PM 40 Views 89 Comments

Our idea was simple: each item would have two price tags, one for men and one for women.

# equality - Friday 24 April, 2015

These Irish sisters deliver a touching message about marriage equality
# FAMILY UNIT
From The Daily Edge
# FAMILY UNIT

These Irish sisters deliver a touching message about marriage equality

Apr 24th 2015, 1:45 PM 5,669 Views 4 Comments

This is <3

# equality - Monday 20 April, 2015

A chess champion says men are "hardwired" to be better at the game - and people aren't happy
# A Rook And A Hard Place
# A Rook And A Hard Place

A chess champion says men are "hardwired" to be better at the game - and people aren't happy

Apr 20th 2015, 7:43 PM 7,581 Views 83 Comments

Nigel Short says we should “accept it as a fact” that men possess different skills.

Irish kids perfectly broke down the term 'equality' and what it really means
# Wise Words
From The Daily Edge
# Wise Words

Irish kids perfectly broke down the term 'equality' and what it really means

Apr 20th 2015, 9:11 AM 2,422 Views 1 Comment

“The trick is just to be nice.”

# equality - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Rejoice! The vandalised Dublin marriage equality mural has been restored
# Marriage Ref
From The Daily Edge
# Marriage Ref

Rejoice! The vandalised Dublin marriage equality mural has been restored

Apr 16th 2015, 7:29 PM 4,561 Views 1 Comment

It’s back and better than ever.

14 excellent marriage equality tattoos
# Marriageref
From The Daily Edge
# Marriageref

14 excellent marriage equality tattoos

Apr 16th 2015, 6:00 PM 6,705 Views 2 Comments

These are <3

# equality - Friday 10 April, 2015

Have you registered to vote in the marriage referendum? This handsome hipster clearly hasn't
# On The List
# On The List

Have you registered to vote in the marriage referendum? This handsome hipster clearly hasn't

Apr 10th 2015, 11:40 AM 21,978 Views 104 Comments

Make your voice heard.

# equality - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Leelah Alcorn's legacy: US President says conversion therapy should be banned
# Equality
# Equality

Leelah Alcorn's legacy: US President says conversion therapy should be banned

Apr 9th 2015, 10:00 PM 25,924 Views 49 Comments

The statement from Barack Obama comes after a petition inspired by Leelah Alcorn.

# equality - Monday 6 April, 2015

Young teachers are facing an 'increasingly bleak reality'
# School Of Hard Knocks
# School Of Hard Knocks

Young teachers are facing an 'increasingly bleak reality'

Apr 6th 2015, 11:05 AM 33,645 Views 120 Comments

Unions say half of all teachers under 30 are now on part-time work arrangements.

# equality - Sunday 29 March, 2015

We can't back down over equality – we must demand more
# Opinion
# Opinion

We can't back down over equality – we must demand more

Mar 29th 2015, 7:00 PM 73 Views 358 Comments

Voting on marriage rights should be just one part of a national effort to address the serious social and material inequalities that plague Ireland.

# equality - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Could the self-employed be about to get equality on social welfare?
# Doley Cow
# Doley Cow

Could the self-employed be about to get equality on social welfare?

Mar 26th 2015, 2:30 PM 21,677 Views 89 Comments

The next budget is gearing up to be pretty generous one. It’s the latest in the pre-election extravaganza…

# equality - Sunday 22 March, 2015

A religious 'conscience clause'. The church wants it but campaigners say ‘licence to discriminate’
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

A religious 'conscience clause'. The church wants it but campaigners say ‘licence to discriminate’

Mar 22nd 2015, 5:24 PM 18,545 Views 292 Comments

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin wants lay people to have similar rights to churches.

# equality - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Muslim teachers will be allowed to wear their headscarves in class
# Germany
# Germany

Muslim teachers will be allowed to wear their headscarves in class

Mar 14th 2015, 4:30 PM 15,735 Views 109 Comments

The issue has been a major topic of debate in Germany.

# equality - Friday 6 March, 2015

15-year-old with gay dads wrote to Ray D'arcy, 'How can anyone say my family isn’t ideal?'
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

15-year-old with gay dads wrote to Ray D'arcy, 'How can anyone say my family isn’t ideal?'

Mar 6th 2015, 6:56 PM 76,181 Views 505 Comments

The teenager added that she has yet to meet a homophobic teenager or child and that it’s just some adults with a problem.