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# fintan warfield

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# Remembrance
'A reminder of our struggle': New campaign for permanent Irish AIDS memorial
Similar memorials are in place elsewhere around the globe in Toronto, New York City and Durban, South Africa.
# lgbtq rights
'A deceptive practice': Bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapies passes second stage of Seanad
The Prohibition of Conversion Therapies Bill 2018 has passed through its second stage in the Seanad and has further stages to go through.
# vote at 16
'Young people should stay away from politics': Senator criticised for comments as voting age bill blocked
Sinn Féin Senator Fintan Warfield reintroduced the bill to the committee stage of the Seanad yesterday.
# lgbtq rights
Remarks between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said today that he would raise LGBT rights issues with the vice president.
# Equality
'It will show the government cherishes them as much as any other' - Seanad passes Gender Recognition Amendment Bill
The amendments allow people under 16 to receive gender recognition with parental consent.
# how bizarre
RTÉ's political coverage went all 3am-at-an-Irish-wedding this afternoon
Saturday with Claire Byrne signed off for the season with a massive Oireachtas sing-song. Some were a little better than others…
# 1916 pride
What does it mean to be a republican in 2016? We asked this Sinn Féin senator
Fintan Warfield thinks ‘you don’t have to be a Shinner to be a republican’.
# gender recognition
'Young trans people don't turn trans when they're 18, they deserve so much better'
Newly-elected Sinn Féin senator Fintan Warfield thinks a lot still needs to be done to help young trans people living in Ireland.
# Counting Votes
This musician and LGBT activist is the first senator elected to the new Seanad
Sinn Féin’s Warfield became the mayor of South Dublin after being elected to the council in 2014.
# good cause
This politician is taking a 10% pay cut and giving the money to charity
South Dublin’s Mayor is following through on a promise he made in June.
# fintan warfield
This Dublin mayor wants you to 'ask him stuff' on Tumblr
So far he’s been asked about coming out and his thoughts on the Government … and Canadians.
# The Waiting Game
Dubliners may have to wait five years for a directly-elected mayor
Fingal County Council is still not on board with the idea, though.
# Equality
New mayor of South Dublin says he's proud to be 'an openly LGBT mayor'
Fintan Warfield said he wants to be a beacon of hope for those in the community who feel invisible.