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# gay-rights - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Beaten, robbed and left to die: One march that paved the way for the Dublin Pride parade
# Be Proud
# Be Proud

Beaten, robbed and left to die: One march that paved the way for the Dublin Pride parade

Jun 27th 2015, 11:00 AM 51,622 Views 75 Comments

The parade is expected to attract huge crowds today but where did it all begin?

# gay-rights - Thursday 18 June, 2015

American woman is asked to tone down her "relentlessly gay" garden, gets spectacular revenge
# Pride In The Name Of Love
# Pride In The Name Of Love

American woman is asked to tone down her "relentlessly gay" garden, gets spectacular revenge

Jun 18th 2015, 11:53 PM 57,302 Views 102 Comments

“I need more rainbows. Many, many more rainbows.”

# gay-rights - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Pics: Arrests and injuries during bloody clashes at gay pride march in Kiev
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Pics: Arrests and injuries during bloody clashes at gay pride march in Kiev

Jun 6th 2015, 12:44 PM 15,765 Views 182 Comments

Five policemen were among the injured.

# gay-rights - Monday 1 June, 2015

Where in the world is it hardest to be gay? (And what can Ireland do to help?)
# Beacon Of Light
# Beacon Of Light

Where in the world is it hardest to be gay? (And what can Ireland do to help?)

Jun 1st 2015, 10:00 PM 64,628 Views 115 Comments

We have an awful lot of work to do…

# gay-rights - Monday 25 May, 2015

'Ireland is sending a real signal to other countries that change is possible'
# Marref
# Marref

'Ireland is sending a real signal to other countries that change is possible'

May 25th 2015, 6:04 AM 16,505 Views 54 Comments

Ireland has hit the headlines around the world after voting in favour of same-sex marriage.

# gay-rights - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Could a David Norris Day be on the cards?
# Thank You
# Thank You

Could a David Norris Day be on the cards?

May 24th 2015, 2:57 PM 23,011 Views 174 Comments

The Yes campaign thanked voters today for passing the same-sex marriage referendum.

# gay-rights - Saturday 23 May, 2015

All the colours of the rainbow: The day Ireland made history
# In Pics
# In Pics

All the colours of the rainbow: The day Ireland made history

May 23rd 2015, 10:00 PM 58,382 Views 289 Comments

Ireland said yes!

Senator Katherine Zappone proposed to her partner today (and she wasn't the only one)
# I Do
# I Do

Senator Katherine Zappone proposed to her partner today (and she wasn't the only one)

May 23rd 2015, 7:39 PM 33,719 Views 55 Comments

There were emotional scenes at Dublin Castle today.

People cannot get over Vincent Browne’s referendum broadcast from The George
# Vinny Vinny Vinny
# Vinny Vinny Vinny

People cannot get over Vincent Browne’s referendum broadcast from The George

May 23rd 2015, 5:47 PM 63,214 Views 38 Comments

Browne is covering the referendum from a gay bar in Dublin. Because of COURSE.

The 'gay cake' row and freedom of speech: Being offended isn't a right
# Opinion
# Opinion

The 'gay cake' row and freedom of speech: Being offended isn't a right

May 23rd 2015, 8:00 AM 816 Views 116 Comments

The trouble with trying to put limits on free speech and the freedom of conscience is that you inevitably wind up tying yourself in knots.

# gay-rights - Sunday 17 May, 2015

We asked every TD and Senator if they’re voting Yes or No. Here’s what they said...
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

We asked every TD and Senator if they’re voting Yes or No. Here’s what they said...

May 17th 2015, 1:45 PM 62,192 Views 157 Comments

The majority are leaning one way.

# gay-rights - Monday 11 May, 2015

Eamon Gilmore: Same-sex marriage has no implications for children
# Referendum
# Referendum

Eamon Gilmore: Same-sex marriage has no implications for children

May 11th 2015, 9:31 AM 14,191 Views 390 Comments

The former Tánaiste also shares his thoughts on Nigel Farage.

# gay-rights - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Poll: Do you think a 'conscience clause' should be added to marriage equality legislation?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think a 'conscience clause' should be added to marriage equality legislation?

Apr 15th 2015, 9:35 AM 22,020 Views 488 Comments

A number of religious groups have written to the Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald.

# gay-rights - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

'Text people, Facebook people, use Twitter': Gerry Adams asks for a 'Yes' vote
# Referendum
# Referendum

'Text people, Facebook people, use Twitter': Gerry Adams asks for a 'Yes' vote

Apr 14th 2015, 12:30 PM 11,221 Views 118 Comments

The campaigning ahead of next month’s vote is in full swing.

# gay-rights - 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 21,971 Views 104 Comments

Make your voice heard.

# gay-rights - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Inside the 25-year fight to let Irish LGBT people march in New York on Paddy's Day
# The Battle Of Fifth Avenue
# The Battle Of Fifth Avenue

Inside the 25-year fight to let Irish LGBT people march in New York on Paddy's Day

Mar 8th 2015, 10:00 AM 13,593 Views 133 Comments

“In their eyes, we can’t be Irish and queer. We can only be one or the other.”

# gay-rights - Monday 2 March, 2015

Charlie Flanagan will march in the New York Paddy's Day parade, despite Irish LGBT ban
# The Strides Of March
# The Strides Of March

Charlie Flanagan will march in the New York Paddy's Day parade, despite Irish LGBT ban

Mar 2nd 2015, 10:48 PM 15,642 Views 106 Comments

Joan Burton boycotted the event last year.

# gay-rights - Friday 27 February, 2015

'From a very young age, I knew I was the same as a murderer or rapist'
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

'From a very young age, I knew I was the same as a murderer or rapist'

Feb 27th 2015, 10:25 AM 68,202 Views 181 Comments

Watch Dustin Lance Black’s incredible speech at UCD.

# gay-rights - Thursday 12 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 12th 2015, 5:47 PM 32,186 Views 99 Comments

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

# gay-rights - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 21st 2015, 11:00 PM 48,629 Views 297 Comments

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

Gay adoption law will be in place before marriage equality vote
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Gay adoption law will be in place before marriage equality vote

Jan 21st 2015, 9:00 AM 10,343 Views 195 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# gay-rights - Monday 19 January, 2015

Timeline: A history of gay rights in Ireland
# Big Change
# Big Change

Timeline: A history of gay rights in Ireland

Jan 19th 2015, 5:21 PM 31,074 Views 94 Comments

Leo Varadkar becoming Ireland’s first openly gay minister comes 22 years after the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Ireland.

# gay-rights - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

The first look at Donal Óg Cusack's documentary on being gay in Ireland
# Small Screen
From The42
# Small Screen

The first look at Donal Óg Cusack's documentary on being gay in Ireland

Jan 13th 2015, 10:12 AM 20,568 Views 36 Comments

‘Coming Out Of The Curve’ airs next Monday, 19 January, on RTÉ One.

This is the first Tiffany's ad ever to feature a gay couple
# Will You?
From The Daily Edge
# Will You?

This is the first Tiffany's ad ever to feature a gay couple

Jan 13th 2015, 9:18 AM 2,872 Views 1 Comment

The lovely ad has been going viral on social media since its release last Saturday.

# gay-rights - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Thanks given to Benjy the gay bull supporters as he sets sail for the UK
# So Long Benjy
# So Long Benjy

Thanks given to Benjy the gay bull supporters as he sets sail for the UK

Dec 13th 2014, 3:29 PM 8,076 Views 33 Comments

Sam Simon of Simpsons fame was one of the 321 people who helped save Benjy from the chopping block.

# gay-rights - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Opinion: The Taoiseach visiting Pantibar shows we will no longer be hidden away
# A Thousand Words
# A Thousand Words

Opinion: The Taoiseach visiting Pantibar shows we will no longer be hidden away

Dec 4th 2014, 8:00 PM 54 Views 103 Comments

The image of the head of government in a gay bar – once an utterly unimaginable event – sends a powerful signal to all of society about the status of LGBT people in our society.

LGBT asylum-seekers cannot produce 'sex tapes' as evidence
# Privacy And Dignity
# Privacy And Dignity

LGBT asylum-seekers cannot produce 'sex tapes' as evidence

Dec 4th 2014, 6:30 AM 11,885 Views 48 Comments

An EU court also ruled authorities can’t ask questions that violate privacy or dignity.

# gay-rights - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Enda Kenny's visit to a gay bar shows how far the country has come
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Enda Kenny's visit to a gay bar shows how far the country has come

Dec 3rd 2014, 9:01 AM 14,537 Views 125 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# gay-rights - Monday 24 November, 2014

The man behind the 'Spar Guy' Facebook status has spoken out
# Spar Guy
# Spar Guy

The man behind the 'Spar Guy' Facebook status has spoken out

Nov 24th 2014, 7:25 PM 62,883 Views 144 Comments

He said the post was never meant to be seen by the public.

# gay-rights - Thursday 30 October, 2014

"Schools are not data-processing centres": Irish bishops want 'balance' in discrimination debate
# Section 37
# Section 37

"Schools are not data-processing centres": Irish bishops want 'balance' in discrimination debate

Oct 30th 2014, 6:47 PM 9,885 Views 84 Comments

Aodhán Ó’Ríordáin has promised to amend Section 37.

# gay-rights - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Bishops reject Pope's plans for opening doors to gays and divorcees
# No Go
# No Go

Bishops reject Pope's plans for opening doors to gays and divorcees

Oct 19th 2014, 7:26 AM 11,711 Views 74 Comments

The move is a blow to Pope Francis.

# gay-rights - Monday 13 October, 2014

The Vatican has suggested it's ready to welcome gay people... sort of
# Catholic Teaching
# Catholic Teaching

The Vatican has suggested it's ready to welcome gay people... sort of

Oct 13th 2014, 10:57 PM 21,593 Views 82 Comments

A document released by the Vatican today asks if it can welcome gay people “without compromising Catholic doctrine on the family and matrimony”.

# gay-rights - Friday 10 October, 2014

David Norris takes on Russia Today presenter over gay rights
# Chasing The Rainbow
# Chasing The Rainbow

David Norris takes on Russia Today presenter over gay rights

Oct 10th 2014, 6:28 PM 32,643 Views 188 Comments

It was a lively discussion to say the least…

# gay-rights - Monday 6 October, 2014

British man jailed 'for being gay' in Morocco
# Equality
# Equality

British man jailed 'for being gay' in Morocco

Oct 6th 2014, 2:45 PM 23,869 Views 129 Comments

Ray Cole’s family has started a petition for his freedom.

# gay-rights - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Here's how police and the public can use social media to solve a crime in a few hours
# Brotherly Love
# Brotherly Love

Here's how police and the public can use social media to solve a crime in a few hours

Sep 17th 2014, 12:15 PM 21,820 Views 23 Comments

Twitter users teamed up last night to catch suspects in a homophobic attack in Philadelphia

# gay-rights - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Panti Bliss film raises over €50k in crowdfunding donations
# Panti Bliss
From The Daily Edge
# Panti Bliss

Panti Bliss film raises over €50k in crowdfunding donations

Sep 14th 2014, 2:28 PM 13,837 Views 76 Comments

The Queen of Ireland will show how Rory O’Neill (AKA Panti) became a figurehead of LGBT rights in Ireland.

In Your Words: Being a gay teacher in Ireland
# Over To You
# Over To You

In Your Words: Being a gay teacher in Ireland

Sep 14th 2014, 10:15 AM 81,874 Views 223 Comments

Experiencing homophobia in all forms, while being in fear of their work, job and career. These five teachers tell their stories…

Gay rights group gives cautious welcome to change in discrimination laws
# Section 37
# Section 37

Gay rights group gives cautious welcome to change in discrimination laws

Sep 14th 2014, 8:45 AM 7,332 Views 65 Comments

Section 37 could be scrapped soon, allowing gay teachers to live open lives.

# gay-rights - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Galway senator responds to criticism after branding SVP donations to gay rights groups "unwise"
# LGBT
# LGBT

Galway senator responds to criticism after branding SVP donations to gay rights groups "unwise"

Sep 11th 2014, 5:29 PM 18,659 Views 119 Comments

The comments come in relation to Saint Vincent de Paul approving funding to be given to a Galway-based LGBT group.

# gay-rights - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Gay group to march in New York St Patrick's Day parade for the first time
# Gay Ok
# Gay Ok

Gay group to march in New York St Patrick's Day parade for the first time

Sep 3rd 2014, 10:32 AM 10,883 Views 282 Comments

But will Irish LGBT groups be included?