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Friday 27 January 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Gay Pride

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# Gay Pride
Uniformed PSNI officers will march in Dublin's gay Pride parade this weekend
This is the first time uniformed PSNI officers will march in the parade.
# carnival atmosphere
Pictures: The sun was shining as tens of thousands flocked to Dublin Pride today
There were few clouds in the sky as a festival of colour came to the streets of the capital this afternoon.
Voices
Coming out on the Late Late: 'Gay mirrored the prejudice that existed at the time'
But I didn’t lose my job and after a few weeks things settled down, writes Joni Crone.
# Gay Pride
Journeys with TheJournal.ie: Ireland's oldest gay sports club encourages people to get Out and About
A community group that was a safe space for gay people in 1980s Ireland is the third winner of our Irish Rail free trips partnership.
# Gay Pride
'Gay conversion' in China: Kidnapped, taken to hospital and fed with medication
One man, who is suing people for taking him to an institution, spoke about his experience.
# Israel
Man who went on stabbing spree at Jerusalem Gay Pride sentenced to life
The ultra-Orthodox Yishai Schlissel killed a 16-year-old girl during the attack.
# sponsored by smirnoff
6 epic Pride events to check out this weekend in Dublin
Get your rainbow colours on and get out there.
# love is love
As Dublin Pride kicks off, we look back at some LGBT landmark moments in Ireland
Tonie Walsh, curator of the Irish Queer Archive, reflects on some of the defining moments of the LGBT movement.
# weapons cache
Heavily-armed man arrested on way to Gay Pride in Los Angeles
The discovery came hours after the deadliest mass shooting in US history, in Orlando.
# Gay Pride
Gays say Israel 'pinkwashing' to distract from Palestinian occupation
Tel-Aviv’s Gay Pride Parade was taking place today.
# you shall not pass
This Lord of the Rings fan caught Ian McKellen's attention with this amazing sign
All the feels.
# Jerusalem
Israeli man charged with Gay Pride murder uses court appearance to attack homosexuality
Yishai Shlissel was released from prison just three weeks before the 30 July murder
# Israel
'Deciding when or on which street I can hold my girlfriend's hand - it's a struggle'
The recent stabbing of six people at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem shows the dangerous risks faced by the city’s LBGT community.
# oh my
CNN mistakes Pride flag covered in dildos for ISIS flag
It was a very unnerving sight, they said.
# morto
CNN thought a Pride flag covered in dildos was an ISIS flag, and freaked out
Scarlet for you, CNN.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
‘Grave concern’ for Irish citizens in Tunisia, Gay Pride and the heatwave we won’t be having.
# pride in the name of love
American woman is asked to tone down her "relentlessly gay" garden, gets spectacular revenge
“I need more rainbows. Many, many more rainbows.”
# irish pride
23 incredible moments you probably missed (in all the excitement) last Saturday
Well. That escalated quickly.
# rainbow colours
An openly gay TD and chairman says he understands the GAA wristband decision
Deputy Jerry Buttimer has said the decision relates to the GAA being a non-political organisation.
# Pride
'It's just two people in love' - Thousands march in Hong Kong gay pride parade
Participants said awareness of gay rights was growing in Hong Kong.
# Not good enough
Irish gay groups unite against 'unacceptable' New York Paddy's Day parade
“This moment belongs to the Irish community, not a corporate sponsor.”
# shiny happy people
Limerick Gardaí to make history with rainbow flag at gay pride parade
Limerick Gardaí to LGBT community: “We’ve got your back.”
# proud whopper
Burger King made a new burger for Gay Pride... and it has a perfect message
Wonderful.
# Gay Pride
The sun shines on Dublin's Pride Parade as thousands attend
Today’s parade is believed to have had the biggest attendance to date.
Voices
Opinion: The journey to Pride – Ireland's dark past and brightening future
We are at a crossroads in Irish history. For the sake of the generations, we must demand equality with bravery, dignity – and pride.
Voices
Column: 'Coming out' as gay meant that, at 54, I could finally be myself
On National Coming Out Day, 68-year-old Eddie Parsons remembers growing up in an Ireland where “being gay was not an option” – and how he finally came out at the age of 54.
# Emergency
A broken nose, a house party and too much booze - after dark on a Dublin ambulance
In the second of our two-part Dublin ambulance series, TheJournal.ie followed a crew as they dealt with a host of alcohol-related incidents around the city.
# Disruption
Video: Protesters stop Labour float during Dublin Pride parade
The protesters held up the Labour bus for about 10 – 15 minutes, a party spokesperson said.
# hate crime
Horrific murder fuels fears of rising homophobia in Russia
The Russian authorities have been accused of stoking violent attitudes towards gay people following the torture and murder of a young gay man.
Voices
Column: Two years on – how civil partnership helped change Irish attitudes
I’m proud I was involved in bringing about civil partnership, because it’s made a real difference to people’s lives – including my own, writes Roderic O’Gorman.
# Russia
Moscow bans gay pride parades for 100 years
No gay pride parades will be allowed in the Russian capital for the next century to avoid “public disorder”.
# Pride
Canucks hockey star to take part in Vancouver Pride Parade
Manny Malhotra will be joined at the event by Cutting Edges – the ‘only gay hockey club in Western Canada’.
# Gay Pride
Moscow police detain 40 during push for gay pride parade
Activists tried to hold two demonstrations in Moscow to demand the right to hold a gay pride parade, but they were blocked first by Orthodox Christian opponents and then by police.
# Race for the Áras
Gay Mitchell: "I will sign any bill that's constitutional"
Fine Gael’s Presidential candidate says he will sign any bill put before him – and insists he has no prejudice against gay people.
# Belgrade
Gay pride parade banned in Belgrade, 6 extremists detained
Violence at last year’s gay pride event in Belgrade led authorities to block this year’s parade. There were arrests at a gathering of a far-right group.
# Limerick Pride
In pictures: Limerick's Gay Pride Parade
Limerick Pride was celebrated last week with the celebrations peaking on Saturday for the parade on O’Connell Street.
# Gay Pride
NI's future health minister: gay pride parade participants 'repugnant'
DUP assembly member made the comments on the Belfast Pride parade in a text to the Gay Pride secretary.
# So Close
How a gay rights activist nearly convinced FIFA to denounce homophobia
The organiser of Berlin’s annual Gay Pride Parade managed to squeeze an informal agreement out of FIFA chiefs last month.
# Pride
Gallery: Over 25,000 march in Dublin Pride Parade
Readers of TheJournal.ie sent in their memorable images of the day’s festivities….