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#LGBT Issues

# lgbt-issues - Saturday 28 July, 2018

'This Pride will be different' - the first Irish trans-only pride protest will take place today
# Dublin Trans Pride
# Dublin Trans Pride

'This Pride will be different' - the first Irish trans-only pride protest will take place today

Jul 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 31,109 Views 200 Comments

The trans community, alongside their allies, take to the streets today as part of Trans Pride Dublin.

# lgbt-issues - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Coming out on the Late Late: 'Gay mirrored the prejudice that existed at the time'
# Gay Pride
# Gay Pride

Coming out on the Late Late: 'Gay mirrored the prejudice that existed at the time'

Jun 18th 2017, 3:30 PM 1,634 Views 43 Comments

But I didn’t lose my job and after a few weeks things settled down, writes Joni Crone.

# lgbt-issues - Monday 12 June, 2017

'We need to be cautious about celebrating Varadkar’s political success'
# LGBT Issues
# LGBT Issues

'We need to be cautious about celebrating Varadkar’s political success'

Jun 12th 2017, 7:00 AM 695 Views 91 Comments

We are far from everything being grand. Just this week a mosque in Galway was attacked, writes Dil Wickremasinghe.

# lgbt-issues - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Dear Fifi: I've come to terms with being gay - but I'm afraid to tell my conservative parents
# Dearfifi
From The Daily Edge
# Dearfifi

Dear Fifi: I've come to terms with being gay - but I'm afraid to tell my conservative parents

May 23rd 2017, 6:00 PM 5,529 Views 3 Comments

Is there something on your mind? Resident DailyEdge.ie advice columnist Dear Fifi is here to help.

# lgbt-issues - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Ireland's only gay football team welcomes RTÉ doc on homophobia in the sport
# Gay Footballers
# Gay Footballers

Ireland's only gay football team welcomes RTÉ doc on homophobia in the sport

Nov 15th 2016, 9:30 PM 24,541 Views 76 Comments

Stephen Byrne explored why there has been such a reluctance for gay players to come out.

# lgbt-issues - Monday 14 November, 2016

Half of all primary schools have seen homophobic bullying
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

Half of all primary schools have seen homophobic bullying

Nov 14th 2016, 10:45 AM 10,003 Views 233 Comments

In 11% of cases, principals said that they had dealt with this issue either weekly or monthly.

# lgbt-issues - Monday 22 August, 2016

A federal judge has struck down Obama's rules on transgender bathroom use
# LGBT Issues
# LGBT Issues

A federal judge has struck down Obama's rules on transgender bathroom use

Aug 22nd 2016, 6:21 PM 14,438 Views 56 Comments

Judge Reed O’Connor has ruled in favour of Texas and 12 other states, which challenged new regulations allowing youths to use bathrooms matching their gender identity.

# lgbt-issues - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Bette Midler is under fire for this 'transphobic' tweet about Caitlyn Jenner
# I Am Cait
From The Daily Edge
# I Am Cait

Bette Midler is under fire for this 'transphobic' tweet about Caitlyn Jenner

Aug 21st 2016, 2:33 PM 10,678 Views 3 Comments

The Midler-Kardashian feud rages on.

# lgbt-issues - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Study calls for transgender identification to be taken out of mental illness classification
# Trans Rights
# Trans Rights

Study calls for transgender identification to be taken out of mental illness classification

Jul 27th 2016, 6:03 AM 8,537 Views 86 Comments

The study is the first of several field trials and is currently being replicated in Brazil, France, India, Lebanon and South Africa.

# lgbt-issues - Saturday 25 June, 2016

"The battle globally is only just beginning" - David Norris on what Pride means to him
# A Matter Of Pride
# A Matter Of Pride

"The battle globally is only just beginning" - David Norris on what Pride means to him

Jun 25th 2016, 12:00 PM 8,038 Views 39 Comments

We visited the LGBTA campaigner on the eve of the Pride festival.

# lgbt-issues - Thursday 23 June, 2016

6 epic Pride events to check out this weekend in Dublin
# Sponsored By Smirnoff
# Sponsored By Smirnoff

6 epic Pride events to check out this weekend in Dublin

Jun 23rd 2016, 10:47 AM 12,521 Views 37 Comments

Get your rainbow colours on and get out there.

# lgbt-issues - Saturday 14 May, 2016

A gay man says he was kicked out of an event at his old school for dressing 'inappropriately'
# Dress Code
From The Daily Edge
# Dress Code

A gay man says he was kicked out of an event at his old school for dressing 'inappropriately'

May 14th 2016, 10:51 AM 6,613 Views 3 Comments

Angus McCormack’s open letter about the incident is going viral on Facebook.

# lgbt-issues - Monday 11 April, 2016

Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi gig over anti-LGBT law
# When You're Gone
# When You're Gone

Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi gig over anti-LGBT law

Apr 11th 2016, 6:20 PM 18,377 Views 112 Comments

“I find it incomprehensible that LGBT citizens are being discriminated against in the state of Mississippi.”

# lgbt-issues - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

US state of Mississippi passes law making it legal to refuse service to gay couples
# Mister And Mississippi
# Mister And Mississippi

US state of Mississippi passes law making it legal to refuse service to gay couples

Apr 5th 2016, 7:13 PM 19,316 Views 113 Comments

The state’s governor says it would protect religious beliefs.

# lgbt-issues - Sunday 20 September, 2015

This very Scottish approach to shutting up hate preachers is going viral
# No Hate
From The Daily Edge
# No Hate

This very Scottish approach to shutting up hate preachers is going viral

Sep 20th 2015, 11:26 AM 8,584 Views 1 Comment

Some man for one man.

# lgbt-issues - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Busker drowns out homophobic preacher with rendition of Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
# Drown Out Hate
From The Daily Edge
# Drown Out Hate

Busker drowns out homophobic preacher with rendition of Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Mar 11th 2015, 1:42 PM 5,618 Views 2 Comments

Just a WANNA, just a wannnaaaaaa.

# lgbt-issues - Friday 13 February, 2015

14 lovely reactions to Pat Carey's courageous interview about being gay
# Pat Carey
From The Daily Edge
# Pat Carey

14 lovely reactions to Pat Carey's courageous interview about being gay

Feb 13th 2015, 1:05 PM 3,865 Views 1 Comment

The former Fianna Fáil minister spoke about his sexuality on RTÉ Radio One this morning.

# lgbt-issues - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch appeals for pardon for gay men convicted of 'indecency'
# Pardon
From The Daily Edge
# Pardon

Benedict Cumberbatch appeals for pardon for gay men convicted of 'indecency'

Jan 31st 2015, 11:00 AM 23,544 Views 58 Comments

Stephen Fry is also one of the signatories of an open letter calling on the British government to pardon the men.

# lgbt-issues - Monday 19 January, 2015

8 wonderful coming out reactions that will warm your heart
# Coming Out
From The Daily Edge
# Coming Out

8 wonderful coming out reactions that will warm your heart

Jan 19th 2015, 6:00 PM 30,778 Views 25 Comments

* Ugly cry*

# lgbt-issues - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Watch Ellen DeGeneres' brilliant response to an anti-gay critic
# Ellen
From The Daily Edge
# Ellen

Watch Ellen DeGeneres' brilliant response to an anti-gay critic

Jan 15th 2015, 7:43 AM 4,172 Views 3 Comments

A US pastor accused her of “celebrating lesbianism” on TV. So that’s exactly what she did.

# lgbt-issues - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

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 2,922 Views 1 Comment

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

# lgbt-issues - Sunday 7 December, 2014

This Irish student's heartfelt essay about the effects of homophobia is going super viral
# Humans Of Homophobia
From The Daily Edge
# Humans Of Homophobia

This Irish student's heartfelt essay about the effects of homophobia is going super viral

Dec 7th 2014, 3:33 PM 5,529 Views 1 Comment

The powerful piece was picked up by the Huffington Post.

# lgbt-issues - Monday 24 November, 2014

This brilliant story about a kind Dublin shop worker is going super viral
# Spar Guy
From The Daily Edge
# Spar Guy

This brilliant story about a kind Dublin shop worker is going super viral

Nov 24th 2014, 7:20 AM 36,721 Views 81 Comments

All hail #SparGuy.

# lgbt-issues - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Someone complained that Dónal Óg Cusack 'expressed his sexuality' through his dickie bow on the Sunday Game
# Fashion Police
From The42
# Fashion Police

Someone complained that Dónal Óg Cusack 'expressed his sexuality' through his dickie bow on the Sunday Game

Oct 30th 2014, 12:00 PM 38,431 Views 33 Comments

But the former Cork hurler says his experience has been overwhelmingly positive since coming out as gay.

# lgbt-issues - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Panti Bliss: "I'm going back on The Saturday Night Show"
# Panti Bliss
From The Daily Edge
# Panti Bliss

Panti Bliss: "I'm going back on The Saturday Night Show"

Oct 23rd 2014, 6:44 PM 15,245 Views 43 Comments

Drag performer Panti (AKA Rory O’Neill) will be speaking about her new book, Woman In The Making.

# lgbt-issues - Friday 19 September, 2014

Tatu singer says she would 'condemn' her son for being gay
# All The Things She Said
From The Daily Edge
# All The Things She Said

Tatu singer says she would 'condemn' her son for being gay

Sep 19th 2014, 8:25 PM 5,856 Views 8 Comments

Yes, this is the same woman who made a career out of being a fake lesbian.

# lgbt-issues - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Irish politicians call on New York parade to include LGBT banners
# Equality
# Equality

Irish politicians call on New York parade to include LGBT banners

Mar 2nd 2014, 10:48 AM 9,905 Views 166 Comments

Averil Power says not allowing banners in the New York parade is “discriminatory, unfair and completely out of touch with the values of modern Ireland”.

# lgbt-issues - Monday 24 February, 2014

Jason Collins takes court as first openly gay NBA player
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

Jason Collins takes court as first openly gay NBA player

Feb 24th 2014, 9:31 AM 2,294 Views 2 Comments

The league veteran was signed to a 10-day contract earlier yesterday.

# lgbt-issues - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Panti's inspiring speech about oppression is now a charity single
# Noble Cause
From The Daily Edge
# Noble Cause

Panti's inspiring speech about oppression is now a charity single

Feb 18th 2014, 3:35 PM 2,026 Views 2 Comments

A music video for the remix of Panti’s Noble Call was uploaded to YouTube over the weekend.

# lgbt-issues - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Mitchell cites technicality as he is only Irish MEP to abstain from EU anti-homophobia vote
# On The Fence
# On The Fence

Mitchell cites technicality as he is only Irish MEP to abstain from EU anti-homophobia vote

Feb 6th 2014, 6:30 AM 13,819 Views 56 Comments

The Fine Gael MEP and former presidential candidate was the only Irish MEP not to vote in favour of the final resolution but insisted he supports the resolution.

# lgbt-issues - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

"Homophobia must not be tolerated in Europe any more" - EU votes to protect LGBTI rights
# Equality
# Equality

"Homophobia must not be tolerated in Europe any more" - EU votes to protect LGBTI rights

Feb 4th 2014, 2:08 PM 8,430 Views 78 Comments

The EU parliament has proposed a plan to fight discrimination but member states’ laws will be respected.

# lgbt-issues - Monday 27 January, 2014

First same-sex couple introduced on Disney Channel sitcom last night
# LGBT
From The Daily Edge
# LGBT

First same-sex couple introduced on Disney Channel sitcom last night

Jan 27th 2014, 1:45 PM 4,166 Views 4 Comments

A character in the sitcom Good Luck Charlie was revealed to have two mothers.

# lgbt-issues - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Forty years later, Gay Switchboard Ireland is still needed
# Gay Switchboard Ireland
# Gay Switchboard Ireland

Forty years later, Gay Switchboard Ireland is still needed

Jan 22nd 2014, 10:38 PM 8,447 Views 39 Comments

The phoneline, which began as Tel-A-Friend in 1974, offers support and a listening ear to members of the LGBT community.

# lgbt-issues - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Gay rights groups welcome marriage referendum plan, Catholic Bishops don't
# Referendum
# Referendum

Gay rights groups welcome marriage referendum plan, Catholic Bishops don't

Nov 6th 2013, 8:52 AM 11,179 Views 409 Comments

The Bishop of Kildare says that the issue is “not about equality”, but Alan Shatter says that people should not be discriminated against because of their sexuality.

# lgbt-issues - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Irish singer goes viral with anti-homophobia music video
# LGBT
From The Daily Edge
# LGBT

Irish singer goes viral with anti-homophobia music video

Sep 26th 2013, 6:45 PM 7,449 Views 0 Comments

Watch Hozier’s chilling video for “Take Me To Church” here.

# lgbt-issues - Friday 13 September, 2013

Cyberbullying and homophobic bullying policies now mandatory for schools
# Bullying
# Bullying

Cyberbullying and homophobic bullying policies now mandatory for schools

Sep 13th 2013, 2:39 PM 7,684 Views 75 Comments

The Department of Education has published new anti-bullying procedures to replace guidelines that have been in place since 1993.

# lgbt-issues - Friday 30 August, 2013

Irish transgender woman Lydia Foy nominated for European Diversity Award
# Lydia Foy
# Lydia Foy

Irish transgender woman Lydia Foy nominated for European Diversity Award

Aug 30th 2013, 5:01 PM 12,919 Views 60 Comments

Foy is one of eight nominees for the award with Senator David Norris also shortlisted.

# lgbt-issues - Monday 29 April, 2013

NBA star is 'America's first openly gay athlete' in their big team sports
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

NBA star is 'America's first openly gay athlete' in their big team sports

Apr 29th 2013, 4:42 PM 2,476 Views 1 Comment

Jason Collins is a 34-year-old respected veteran who has played for six teams over 12 seasons.

# lgbt-issues - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Ugandan LGBT activist in Dublin to speak out for those who can't
# LGBT
# LGBT

Ugandan LGBT activist in Dublin to speak out for those who can't

Apr 13th 2013, 7:00 AM 5,042 Views 48 Comments

Despite constant danger, activist Kasha Nabagesera said that she still loves her country and remains hopeful that the country will reverse its stance on homosexuality.

# lgbt-issues - Friday 18 May, 2012

Department promises 'mopping up' measures to give tax equality to same-sex couples
# LGBT Rights
# LGBT Rights

Department promises 'mopping up' measures to give tax equality to same-sex couples

May 18th 2012, 11:35 AM 1,511 Views 15 Comments

The Department of Finance commits to making the final changes necessary to give equal treatment to same-sex partners.

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