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# LGBT Rights

This year
2024
Almost a third of LGBT+ community in Ireland avoid certain areas for fear of being assaulted
Greece to legalise same-sex marriage, adoption, despite Orthodox Church demands
Last year
2023
Taoiseach 'not afraid' to raise LGBT rights with world leaders rolling out draconian laws
State feared decriminalising same-sex behaviour would lead to ‘public displays of homosexual affection’
Lawyers for State wanted to use AIDS crisis to defend Ireland's ban on same-sex relationships
Taoiseach says trans people are 'no more threat than any other group in society'
EU condemns Italian violation of same-sex parents' rights
All time
Opinion: Reflecting on 2022, the LGBT+ community is hopeful of progress in the year ahead
Adam Long
Ireland needs new scheme to disregard historic convictions of gay and bisexual men, experts advise
'Lives were ruined': State moves closer to exonerating men convicted of homosexual 'offences'
Police-recorded LGBT hate crimes in the UK rose sharply after lockdown eased
‘Weeping for this country’: Struggle continues in Hungary as Ireland joins Europe in stance against anti-LGBT+ bill
Explainer: How does Hungary's new law affect LGBT+ rights?
Transgender and non-binary candidates elected in several US ‘firsts’
Mary McAleese condemns Catholic Church for 'intrinsically evil' teachings on homosexuality
Government looking at hate crime legislation as LGBT group says assaults are on the rise
Mormon church to allow baptism for children of LGBT parents
Taoiseach says he wasn't nervous ahead of Pence speech: 'I wanted to express Ireland's values'
Leo Varadkar's partner to attend breakfast meeting at house of US vice president Mike Pence
Homosexuality can still mean the death penalty in many countries
Up to 150 homosexuality convictions could be overturned under Government proposals
Here's a short history of the battle for LGBT rights in Ireland
Ireland will wear rainbow-coloured shirt numbers tonight to show support for LGBT rights
Ireland team display support for LGBT rights ahead of tonight's match against USA
'A deceptive practice': Bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapies passes second stage of Seanad
Northern Ireland same-sex marriage bill passes first stage in House of Lords
Leo: 'There are many of Donald Trump's policies with which I do not agree'
Gay man sues mental hospital in China over forced 'conversion therapy'
'I am engaged to a Catholic Irishwoman from Wexford' - Scottish Tory leader ahead of DUP deal
New bill will 'exonerate and apologise to' people convicted of homosexual acts
Enda Kenny says VP-elect Mike Pence 'really knows Ireland' after the pair speak by phone
6 epic Pride events to check out this weekend in Dublin
Guardian journalist walks off Sky News 'in disgust' over Orlando killing comments
NYC mayor ends boycott of St Patrick’s Day parade after gay ban reversed
US state moves towards transgender student bathroom ban
Thousands march for LGBT rights in Rome
Russian politicians plan to outlaw coming out - but not for "more reasonable" lesbians
Vladimir Putin phoned Elton John, and this time it wasn't a joke
Transgender children are 'living in a nightmare'
The Irish state will now accept trans people's own declaration of their gender