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#Homosexuality

# homosexuality - Monday 28 October, 2013

'Gay athletes will be made feel comfortable at Winter Olympics,' insists Putin
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

'Gay athletes will be made feel comfortable at Winter Olympics,' insists Putin

Oct 28th 2013, 3:43 PM 1,351 Views 1 Comment

The Russian president made the promise despite the country’s new controversial law.

# homosexuality - Friday 16 August, 2013

Protest to take place at Russian embassy in Dublin over 'anti-gay laws'
# Homosexual Propaganda
# Homosexual Propaganda

Protest to take place at Russian embassy in Dublin over 'anti-gay laws'

Aug 16th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,865 Views 133 Comments

The signing of a controversial law which prohibits the dissemination of so-called ‘homosexual propaganda’ to minors in Russia has been widely criticised.

# homosexuality - Friday 12 July, 2013

German football club will fly rainbow flag permanently at their stadium
# St Pauli
From The42
# St Pauli

German football club will fly rainbow flag permanently at their stadium

Jul 12th 2013, 12:00 PM 13,245 Views 35 Comments

St Pauli are urging Germany’s other clubs to follow their lead in the fight against homophobia.

# homosexuality - Monday 24 June, 2013

20 years ago homosexuality was decriminalised, but not everyone was happy...
# Homosexuality
# Homosexuality

20 years ago homosexuality was decriminalised, but not everyone was happy...

Jun 24th 2013, 9:00 PM 15,275 Views 108 Comments

Paul McGrath of Fine Gael at the time spoke against the bill and said he was concerned what impact it would have on society as a whole.

15 of the best protest signs from two decades of gay marriage protests
# I Saw The Sign
From The Daily Edge
# I Saw The Sign

15 of the best protest signs from two decades of gay marriage protests

Jun 24th 2013, 1:00 PM 23,984 Views 33 Comments

Homosexuality was decriminalised twenty years ago today.

# homosexuality - Saturday 13 April, 2013

LGBT rights group to hold 'kiss-in' for equality
# LGBT
# LGBT

LGBT rights group to hold 'kiss-in' for equality

Apr 13th 2013, 11:25 AM 7,792 Views 107 Comments

LGBT Noise has also expressed concern over a recent homophobic attack on a well-known Dublin nightclub promoter.

# homosexuality - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Column: The ‘Kill The Gays’ law is shocking – but we mustn’t act rashly
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The ‘Kill The Gays’ law is shocking – but we mustn’t act rashly

Nov 18th 2012, 1:00 PM 65 Views 70 Comments

Imposing Western will too forcefully will only put more lives in danger, writes GCN editor Brian Finnegan.

# homosexuality - Monday 1 October, 2012

California bans therapy to 'reverse' homosexuality in minors
# Gay Therapy
# Gay Therapy

California bans therapy to 'reverse' homosexuality in minors

Oct 1st 2012, 8:05 AM 7,792 Views 35 Comments

The state’s governor says the legislation should relegate such treatments “to the dustbin of quackery”.

# homosexuality - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Supporting homosexuality is ‘for capitalists’, says Iranian president
# Homosexuality
# Homosexuality

Supporting homosexuality is ‘for capitalists’, says Iranian president

Sep 25th 2012, 8:10 AM 8,576 Views 65 Comments

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad denied that his criticism of homosexuality amounted to a denial of individual freedoms.

# homosexuality - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Pro sports more gay-friendly as athletes speak out
# Modern Times
From The42
# Modern Times

Pro sports more gay-friendly as athletes speak out

Sep 15th 2012, 10:03 PM 13,613 Views 11 Comments

Several stars have called for a change in attitudes as regards homosexuality in sport.

# homosexuality - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Merkel tells gay German footballers it's OK to come out
# Request
From The42
# Request

Merkel tells gay German footballers it's OK to come out

Sep 13th 2012, 9:51 PM 12,015 Views 0 Comments

The German Chancellor says that the players in question have “nothing to fear”.

# homosexuality - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Gay American football player says kiss got him booted
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Gay American football player says kiss got him booted

Sep 12th 2012, 7:39 PM 2,368 Views 2 Comments

Eighteen-year-old Jamie Kuntz says he was kicked off his college football team in North Dakota for kissing his boyfriend at a game.

# homosexuality - Friday 10 August, 2012

Eyes reveal your sexual orientation
# Sexy Eyes
# Sexy Eyes

Eyes reveal your sexual orientation

Aug 10th 2012, 8:50 AM 14,232 Views 17 Comments

A new study also showed vast differences in the sexuality of men and women.

# homosexuality - Monday 18 June, 2012

Former MP who called gay relationships 'deviant' loses party whip
# Controversy
# Controversy

Former MP who called gay relationships 'deviant' loses party whip

Jun 18th 2012, 10:09 AM 3,564 Views 57 Comments

Ulster Unionist Ken Maginnis said homosexual relationships were a “rung on the ladder” towards “bestiality”.

# homosexuality - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Moscow police detain 40 during push for gay pride parade
# Gay Pride
# Gay Pride

Moscow police detain 40 during push for gay pride parade

May 27th 2012, 4:32 PM 2,871 Views 23 Comments

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.

# homosexuality - Monday 30 April, 2012

Jerry Buttimer: 'Being gay is not all of what I am'
# Jerry Buttimer
# Jerry Buttimer

Jerry Buttimer: 'Being gay is not all of what I am'

Apr 30th 2012, 12:00 PM 9,877 Views 92 Comments

The Fine Gael TD has disclosed that he is gay in interviews today saying that he thought it was right for the party and for the people he represents to come out.

# homosexuality - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Apr 15th 2012, 11:00 AM 84 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# homosexuality - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Liberian President defends anti-homosexual law
# Equality
# Equality

Liberian President defends anti-homosexual law

Mar 20th 2012, 2:07 PM 3,231 Views 37 Comments

The Nobel Peace Prize winner says she will not challenge laws criminalising homosexual acts – saying certain “traditional values” should be preserved.

# homosexuality - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Controversial anti-gay bill reintroduced to Ugandan parliament
# Uganda
# Uganda

Controversial anti-gay bill reintroduced to Ugandan parliament

Feb 7th 2012, 5:27 PM 3,627 Views 54 Comments

The bill’s progress slowed after international outcry over the bill which carries severe penalties for homosexual acts.

# homosexuality - Friday 9 December, 2011

US presidential hopeful Perry's latest ad causes split in his own campaign
# Ad Fail
From The Daily Edge
# Ad Fail

US presidential hopeful Perry's latest ad causes split in his own campaign

Dec 9th 2011, 8:34 PM 4,667 Views 15 Comments

In the campaign spot, Perry attacks Barack Obama’s repealing of a law outlawing open homosexuality in the military but it hasn’t gone down well even in his own campaign.

# homosexuality - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

# homosexuality - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Russia faces protests over 'gay propaganda' law
# Equality
# Equality

Russia faces protests over 'gay propaganda' law

Nov 24th 2011, 9:53 AM 3,363 Views 46 Comments

The St Petersburg legislation would effectively ban any gay pride events for promoting “sodomy or lesbianism”

# homosexuality - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Christian hotel owners launch appeal to gay couple's court win
# Equality
# Equality

Christian hotel owners launch appeal to gay couple's court win

Nov 9th 2011, 3:14 PM 1,130 Views 53 Comments

A devout Christian couple, who were forced to pay compensation to a gay couple who tried to stay in their B&B, launch an appeal.

# homosexuality - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

UFC president: 'If there’s a gay fighter, I wish he would come out'
# UFC
From The42
# UFC

UFC president: 'If there’s a gay fighter, I wish he would come out'

Nov 2nd 2011, 3:50 PM 352 Views 1 Comment

Dana White says that he wouldn’t be surprised to learn that several of his fighters are homosexual.

# homosexuality - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

US military to officially repeal ban on openly gay personnel
# Military
# Military

US military to officially repeal ban on openly gay personnel

Sep 20th 2011, 8:08 AM 624 Views 11 Comments

The Pentagon says it is ready for the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy concerning gays serving openly in the military, which has been in place for almost two decades, to come to an end.

# homosexuality - Sunday 31 July, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jul 31st 2011, 11:02 AM 101 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# homosexuality - Monday 25 July, 2011

"You bet your life I do!": New York's first same-sex marriages
# US
# US

"You bet your life I do!": New York's first same-sex marriages

Jul 25th 2011, 12:04 PM 1,863 Views 8 Comments

One couple wore matching kilts; another wore sparkly crowns as New York becomes sixth and largest US state to make same-sex unions ‘official’.

# homosexuality - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

US Republican presidential hopeful feels being gay is 'part of Satan'
# Bachmann
# Bachmann

US Republican presidential hopeful feels being gay is 'part of Satan'

Jul 13th 2011, 10:07 AM 942 Views 21 Comments

Michele Bachmann made the comments back in 2004, but more recent controversy suggests she and her husband attempt to reform gay people through prayer.

# homosexuality - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Teen accused of shooting dead student "because he was gay"
# Trial
# Trial

Teen accused of shooting dead student "because he was gay"

Jul 6th 2011, 8:59 AM 671 Views 7 Comments

His attorney is pictured speaking outside court yesterday, where potential jurors were questioned about their views on homosexuality and hate crimes.

# homosexuality - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Homosexuality 'a disease', claims India's health minister
# Aids
# Aids

Homosexuality 'a disease', claims India's health minister

Jul 5th 2011, 9:50 AM 900 Views 25 Comments

Homosexuality is ‘unnatural’ and is causing the spread of HIV, says the man in charge of the health of 1.2 billion people.

# homosexuality - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Ireland criticised over legislation and education on LGBT issues
# Equality
# Equality

Ireland criticised over legislation and education on LGBT issues

Jun 23rd 2011, 4:34 PM 1,306 Views 12 Comments

A major report by the Council of Europe both praises and criticises Ireland on various discrimination and gender issues.

# homosexuality - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Norris issues wide-ranging public letter to clarify stance on issues
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris issues wide-ranging public letter to clarify stance on issues

Jun 9th 2011, 9:22 AM 1,274 Views 20 Comments

Senator David Norris attempts to clarify his stance on pederasty and other issues, in light of a reprinted Daily Mail interview.

# homosexuality - Friday 8 April, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules Part 19. The news gospel according to Me.
# Satire
# Satire

Column: Cardinal Rules Part 19. The news gospel according to Me.

Apr 8th 2011, 2:10 PM 70 Views 0 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland brings us his take on the news stories of the past seven days. Gay cavemen, Kevin Myers and the discovery of a digital relic of St Therese – now THAT’s what he calls a headline.

# homosexuality - Thursday 7 April, 2011

Archaeologists uncover world's oldest known 'gay caveman'
# Gay Caveman
From The Daily Edge
# Gay Caveman

Archaeologists uncover world's oldest known 'gay caveman'

Apr 7th 2011, 2:29 PM 590 Views 0 Comments

A skeleton of a body that could be 5,000 years old is found in Prague – with its burial state suggesting its owner was gay.

# homosexuality - Friday 1 April, 2011

India moves to ban book claiming Gandhi was bisexual
# Gandhi
# Gandhi

India moves to ban book claiming Gandhi was bisexual

Apr 1st 2011, 2:46 PM 1,040 Views 0 Comments

Indian ministers claim a book – which suggests that the ‘father of the nation’ had a gay relationship – ‘besmirches’ Gandhi.

# homosexuality - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Scientists 'turned mice gay' through hormone immunity
# Sexuality
# Sexuality

Scientists 'turned mice gay' through hormone immunity

Mar 24th 2011, 11:01 AM 2,798 Views 11 Comments

Researchers in China bred mice with brains unreceptive to serotonin, and found that they lost the impulse to mate with females.

# homosexuality - Monday 21 March, 2011

Apple criticised for allowing 'gay-cure' iPhone app
# Gay Cure App
From The Daily Edge
# Gay Cure App

Apple criticised for allowing 'gay-cure' iPhone app

Mar 21st 2011, 10:33 AM 1,960 Views 0 Comments

Online petition criticising Apple for “supporting homophobia” has received over 80,000 signatures so far.

# homosexuality - Saturday 5 March, 2011

Gaybo 'received death threats' over Late Late features
# Death Threats
From The Daily Edge
# Death Threats

Gaybo 'received death threats' over Late Late features

Mar 5th 2011, 4:35 PM 4,191 Views 2 Comments

Gay Byrne tells The Sun that the Late Late Show’s frank discussion of topics like homosexuality made him a public target.

# homosexuality - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Bieber: Abortion is wrong, and homosexuality is a choice
# Bieber Fever
From The Daily Edge
# Bieber Fever

Bieber: Abortion is wrong, and homosexuality is a choice

Feb 17th 2011, 4:37 PM 2,370 Views 0 Comments

The 16-year-old Canadian überstar tells Rolling Stone that abortion was “like killing a baby” and being gay is a “choice”.