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#Equality

# equality - Friday 8 May, 2015

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

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

# equality - Friday 1 May, 2015

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

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

This is so lovely.

# equality - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

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

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

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

Irish Times journalist Una Mullally has revealed she has cancer

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 This post contains images

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

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

# equality - Friday 24 April, 2015

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

# equality - Monday 20 April, 2015

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

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

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

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

“The trick is just to be nice.”

# equality - Thursday 16 April, 2015

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

Rejoice! The vandalised Dublin marriage equality mural has been restored

It’s back and better than ever.

From The Daily Edge 14 excellent marriage equality tattoos Marriageref

14 excellent marriage equality tattoos

These are <3

# equality - Friday 10 April, 2015

# equality - Thursday 9 April, 2015

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

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'

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

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?

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’

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

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?'

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

# equality - Friday 27 February, 2015

NUI Galway says questionnaire about menstrual cycles did not decide who got jobs

The forms were given to them upon receiving a job offer.

# equality - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Supreme Court reject appeal alleging discrimination against Traveller student

The school gives priority to pupils whose fathers attended.

# equality - Monday 23 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Watch Patricia Arquette's feminist speech that 100% won Oscars 2015 Equality

Watch Patricia Arquette's feminist speech that 100% won Oscars 2015

Meryl gave her a standing ovation.

# equality - Sunday 22 February, 2015

'If I was a young gay person, I'd have a spring in my step after Enda's comments'

The Gay and Lesbian Equality Network said Kenny’s call for a yes vote in the marriage referendum is deeply significant.

# equality - Friday 20 February, 2015

McDonald's did not discriminate against an Irish woman because of her nationality

The Equality Tribunal said that the majority of staff in fast food are not Irish.

# equality - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

'Absolutely ridiculous': Labour's equality minister is getting lots of flak for this totally ironic tweet Tweet Storm

'Absolutely ridiculous': Labour's equality minister is getting lots of flak for this totally ironic tweet

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin is baffled by some of the responses to his tweet this morning

# equality - Saturday 14 February, 2015

'Members of Travelling community too young to drink, drive or smoke crossing border to get married'

Labour Senator James Heffernan said he knew of girls aged as young as 12 who knew whom they would be marrying.

# equality - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Winner: This image of a gay couple was the best press photo taken last year

It was taken by a Danish photographer last May in Russia.

# equality - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge This little girl's letter pleading for more female superheroes is a must-read Wonder Girl

This little girl's letter pleading for more female superheroes is a must-read

‘Girls read comics too’.

# equality - Thursday 22 January, 2015

'I want to live my life as who I am' - Ireland's trans community speak out in moving video Recognition This post contains videos

'I want to live my life as who I am' - Ireland's trans community speak out in moving video

The proposed gender recognition legislation means the world to them but it will still exclude certain members of the community.

'Should we allow mothers to marry their daughters?'

The marriage equality debate has begun in earnest…

# equality - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Here's the wording you'll be voting on in same-sex marriage referendum

Frances Fitzgerald said she hopes there will be “a constructive and respectful debate” on the issue.

# equality - Saturday 17 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Guys ordering #meninist tshirts are getting a REALLY rough time Meninist

Guys ordering #meninist tshirts are getting a REALLY rough time

Harsh words. But fair?

# equality - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge This couple's unique pregnancy announcement is the one to beat Preggo

This couple's unique pregnancy announcement is the one to beat

Just being blunt.

# equality - Friday 9 January, 2015

Staff at NUI Galway to start investigation into structural inequality

This follows a decision to award Dr Micheline Sheehy-Skeffington €70,000 last month after she was unfairly passed over for promotion.

# equality - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's the heartfelt letter a 9-year-old girl wrote her teacher after he came out as gay Proud

# equality - Monday 15 December, 2014

€24,000 for man forced to reduce hours and then retire at 66

The Equality Tribunal awarded €123,000 last month.

# equality - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Minister, mother, and TD on why young women need to see more female leaders

The Minister for Justice said that women often feel they have more to prove.

Gerry Adams says sorry for calling some unionists 'b******s'

He made the comment at a meeting in Enniskillen.

# equality - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Poll: Are you registered to vote? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you registered to vote?

If you want to vote in next year’s marriage equality referendum, the deadline in next Tuesday. Are you registered?

# equality - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

School did not discriminate against expelled Traveller who waved fake penis at teacher

The child had been involved in numerous other incidents of bad behaviour.

# equality - Monday 17 November, 2014

University ordered to pay €70k to lecturer passed over for promotion

Dr Micheline Sheehy-Skeffington, who lectures in botany, was discriminated against on the grounds of gender, it was found.