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# lgbt - Friday 9 July, 2021

Hungarian government writes to Ireland and EU ministers over criticism of anti-LGBT law
# Viktor Orban
# Viktor Orban

Hungarian government writes to Ireland and EU ministers over criticism of anti-LGBT law

Jul 9th 2021, 4:02 PM 53,517 Views 116 Comments

Leaders from 17 EU countries condemned the Hungarian law last month.

# lgbt - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Campaigners call for changes to Ireland's restriction of blood donation by gay men
# Imported Blood
# Imported Blood

Campaigners call for changes to Ireland's restriction of blood donation by gay men

Jul 4th 2021, 7:30 AM 16,883 Views 35 Comments

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service imported a supply of blood from the UK earlier this week.

Limited access to HIV services during pandemic an ongoing concern for LGBT+ community
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

Limited access to HIV services during pandemic an ongoing concern for LGBT+ community

Jul 4th 2021, 6:30 AM 8,906 Views 13 Comments

Closures and scaledowns of sexual health services have raised issues for HIV prevention and testing.

# lgbt - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Aoife Martin: Pride isn't just about rainbows and flags - it's about being seen

Aoife Martin: Pride isn't just about rainbows and flags - it's about being seen

Jul 1st 2021, 7:00 AM 10,782 Views 0 Comments

This week, our columnist looks back at Pride 2021 and says there’s more to it than just a celebration once a year.

# lgbt - Friday 25 June, 2021

Taoiseach tells story of gay Drogheda teenager at EU summit, as pressure ramps up on Hungary over new law
# LGBT
# LGBT

Taoiseach tells story of gay Drogheda teenager at EU summit, as pressure ramps up on Hungary over new law

Updated Jun 25th 2021, 3:20 PM 44,404 Views 70 Comments

A majority of the leaders insisted that discrimination must not be tolerated in the 27-nation bloc.

# lgbt - Thursday 24 June, 2021

New policy to make direct provision 'less isolating' for LGBT+ residents
# Direct Provison
# Direct Provison

New policy to make direct provision 'less isolating' for LGBT+ residents

Jun 24th 2021, 5:52 PM 10,864 Views 68 Comments

It comes after pressure to make the system more welcoming for LGBT+ people.

Hungary's Viktor Orban digs in over anti-LGBTQ law as leaders heap pressure at EU summit
# Values
# Values

Hungary's Viktor Orban digs in over anti-LGBTQ law as leaders heap pressure at EU summit

Updated Jun 24th 2021, 4:51 PM 40,416 Views 139 Comments

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said that Hungary should not be in EU because of the new law.

# lgbt - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

'The other clubs in Cork are delighted to see a new club popping up'
# Hellhounds
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# Hellhounds

'The other clubs in Cork are delighted to see a new club popping up'

Jun 22nd 2021, 7:30 PM 13,712 Views 5 Comments

The Cork Hellhounds are a new LGBT-inclusive rugby club.

# lgbt - Saturday 19 June, 2021

Opinion: It's Pride 2021, let's consider giving greater support to LGBTI+ youth in school
# Academic Research
# Academic Research

Opinion: It's Pride 2021, let's consider giving greater support to LGBTI+ youth in school

Jun 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 16,563 Views 91 Comments

Nerilee Ceatha of UCD says her research shows young people no longer assume rigid sexual orientation labels and binary gender identities.

# lgbt - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Von der Leyen 'very concerned' over Hungary law banning LGBT 'promotion' to minors
# Hungary
# Hungary

Von der Leyen 'very concerned' over Hungary law banning LGBT 'promotion' to minors

Jun 16th 2021, 10:36 PM 18,720 Views 46 Comments

She said the European Commission is “assessing if it breaches relevant EU legislation”.

More pride flags to be erected around Waterford City on Monday
# Waterford
# Waterford

More pride flags to be erected around Waterford City on Monday

Jun 16th 2021, 6:19 PM 7,948 Views 0 Comments

Minister for Equality Roderic O’Gorman will be joining Waterford Mayor Damien Geoghegan, after two separate incidents where the flags were taken down.

# lgbt - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression

Updated Jun 15th 2021, 12:29 PM 21,872 Views 14 Comments

Six in 10 people are struggling with suicide ideation and half are struggling with self-harm, according to a new survey.

# lgbt - Saturday 12 June, 2021

'A despicable act': Waterford Pride flags removed for the second time

'A despicable act': Waterford Pride flags removed for the second time

Jun 12th 2021, 4:30 PM 41,405 Views 0 Comments

A local LGBT+ group is urging the public to fly the rainbow flag from their home as a show of support.

# lgbt - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Man arrested over alleged burning of Pride flags in Waterford city
# Waterford
# Waterford

Man arrested over alleged burning of Pride flags in Waterford city

Jun 9th 2021, 4:58 PM 16,502 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said the man has been charged with a count of criminal damage.

# lgbt - Monday 7 June, 2021

LGBT Pride flags burned in Waterford city
# Pride Month
# Pride Month

LGBT Pride flags burned in Waterford city

Jun 7th 2021, 2:02 PM 56,634 Views 65 Comments

“It goes to show why festivals like Pride matter in the first place,” the Mayor of Waterford said.

# lgbt - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Aoife Martin: 'Trans people have existed since the first organism crawled out of the primordial soup'
# Column
# Column

Aoife Martin: 'Trans people have existed since the first organism crawled out of the primordial soup'

Mar 31st 2021, 3:37 PM 16,952 Views 0 Comments

On International Transgender Day of Visibility, our columnist highlights how vital that increased visibility is for trans kids.

'The lack of medical support is a travesty': Trans people facing five-year healthcare waiting list
# National Gender Service
# National Gender Service

'The lack of medical support is a travesty': Trans people facing five-year healthcare waiting list

Mar 31st 2021, 6:00 AM 31,588 Views 0 Comments

On Transgender Day of Visibility, Teni CEO Éirénne Carroll talks to The Journal about access to healthcare in Ireland and worrying developments in the US.

# lgbt - Monday 8 March, 2021

French minister describes Poland's LGBT rights situation as 'worrying'
# Poland
# Poland

French minister describes Poland's LGBT rights situation as 'worrying'

Mar 8th 2021, 10:11 PM 19,884 Views 24 Comments

LGBT rights have become a flashpoint issue in Poland in recent years under the populist Law and Justice (PiS) party government.

# lgbt - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Sydney’s annual Mardi Gras goes ahead with restrictions in place
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney’s annual Mardi Gras goes ahead with restrictions in place

Mar 6th 2021, 12:15 PM 20,462 Views 14 Comments

It is being held at the Sydney Cricket Ground, where people can socially distance in their seats.

# lgbt - Friday 5 March, 2021

'We can't keep sending trans people abroad for major surgery with no aftercare when they get home'
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

'We can't keep sending trans people abroad for major surgery with no aftercare when they get home'

Mar 5th 2021, 6:30 AM 21,744 Views 0 Comments

The Irish healthcare system is failing transgender people and forcing them to go abroad for treatment, Noah Halpin has said.

# lgbt - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Trans children being referred to healthcare service that 'doesn't exist yet'
# Crumlin
# Crumlin

Trans children being referred to healthcare service that 'doesn't exist yet'

Feb 11th 2021, 5:00 PM 35,143 Views 0 Comments

The Transgender Equality Network of Ireland said the situation is “very concerning” and will impact up to 100 people.

# lgbt - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Transgender healthcare report recommends all patients receive psychological support in Ireland, not UK
# Steering Committee
# Steering Committee

Transgender healthcare report recommends all patients receive psychological support in Ireland, not UK

Dec 31st 2020, 12:36 PM 15,891 Views 0 Comments

The long-awaited report has been published by the HSE after a number of delays.

# lgbt - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Taoiseach says it's 'not satisfactory' that trans healthcare report hasn't been published
# Health
# Health

Taoiseach says it's 'not satisfactory' that trans healthcare report hasn't been published

Dec 2nd 2020, 2:14 PM 13,654 Views 0 Comments

The National Trans Healthcare Steering Committee has raised concerns about the status of the report.

# lgbt - Friday 2 October, 2020

Closure of PrEP service will 'undoubtedly' have impact on HIV rates, experts warn
# Gmhs
# Gmhs

Closure of PrEP service will 'undoubtedly' have impact on HIV rates, experts warn

Oct 2nd 2020, 3:54 PM 17,693 Views 0 Comments

Staff from the GMHS have been redeployed to Covid-19 test centres in recent months.

# lgbt - Sunday 9 August, 2020

College might once have offered an escape for vulnerable students - Covid-19 has changed that
# Staying Home
# Staying Home

College might once have offered an escape for vulnerable students - Covid-19 has changed that

Aug 9th 2020, 9:00 PM 40,681 Views 0 Comments

With lectures moving largely online, students with a tough home life may find themselves with few good options.

# lgbt - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Polish police clash with demonstrators protesting against LGBT activist's arrest
# Warsaw
# Warsaw

Polish police clash with demonstrators protesting against LGBT activist's arrest

Aug 8th 2020, 3:11 PM 45,588 Views 92 Comments

Warsaw police said that 48 people were arrested.

# lgbt - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Mary McAleese condemns Catholic Church for 'intrinsically evil' teachings on homosexuality
# LGBT Rights
# LGBT Rights

Mary McAleese condemns Catholic Church for 'intrinsically evil' teachings on homosexuality

Jun 30th 2020, 6:00 AM 53,340 Views 142 Comments

The former Irish president warned of the damaging impact the church is having on Ireland younger LGBT community.

# lgbt - Monday 15 June, 2020

US Supreme Court rules law protects LGBT workers from discrimination
# LGBT
# LGBT

US Supreme Court rules law protects LGBT workers from discrimination

Jun 15th 2020, 8:01 PM 10,081 Views 24 Comments

The court voted that Title VII, that bars job discrimination because of sex, encompasses bias against LGBT workers.

# lgbt - Thursday 14 May, 2020

'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public

May 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 26,882 Views 31 Comments

Three in 10 people avoid certain locations for fear of being assaulted, according to a new survey.

# lgbt - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Trans people with gender-aligned passports and birth certificates less likely to feel suicidal, new research finds
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Trans people with gender-aligned passports and birth certificates less likely to feel suicidal, new research finds

Mar 17th 2020, 6:05 AM 13,363 Views 98 Comments

More than 22,000 trans men and women were surveyed for the study.

# lgbt - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

'The most important thing is to talk about it': Trans couple open up in intimate new documentary
# Transitioning
# Transitioning

'The most important thing is to talk about it': Trans couple open up in intimate new documentary

Feb 26th 2020, 6:10 AM 32,806 Views 0 Comments

Victoria and Max are a trans couple who are hoping that speaking about their experiences will help others in a similar position.

# lgbt - Sunday 9 February, 2020

'A historic day': Switzerland votes to back new anti-homophobia law
# Projection
# Projection

'A historic day': Switzerland votes to back new anti-homophobia law

Feb 9th 2020, 1:11 PM 93,139 Views 40 Comments

Critics who believe the law will end up censoring free speech had forced a referendum on the issue.

# lgbt - Friday 7 February, 2020

Phillip Schofield: 'I have been coming to terms with the fact that I am gay'
# Coming Out
# Coming Out

Phillip Schofield: 'I have been coming to terms with the fact that I am gay'

Feb 7th 2020, 10:40 AM 118,457 Views 211 Comments

Schofield made the announcement in a statement posted on his Instagram account.

# lgbt - Saturday 25 January, 2020

'If someone goes under, call 999': Addiction expert warns about GHB after more overdoses
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

'If someone goes under, call 999': Addiction expert warns about GHB after more overdoses

Jan 25th 2020, 7:30 AM 27,633 Views 0 Comments

The drug has been making headlines after more overdoses last weekend and a high-profile rape case.

# lgbt - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

US chastity speaker cancels trip to Ireland 'due to illness' after number of talks were axed
# Jason Evert
# Jason Evert

US chastity speaker cancels trip to Ireland 'due to illness' after number of talks were axed

Updated Jan 14th 2020, 5:46 PM 73,292 Views 329 Comments

A number of talks by Jason Evert had already been cancelled amid criticism of his stance on homosexuality and other issues.

# lgbt - Monday 13 January, 2020

From today, same-sex marriage is now legally recognised in the North
# Tie The Knot
# Tie The Knot

From today, same-sex marriage is now legally recognised in the North

Jan 13th 2020, 9:58 AM 23,582 Views 26 Comments

The first marriage ceremonies should take place in February.

# lgbt - Friday 10 January, 2020

'Untold damage could be done': Talks by US chastity speaker cancelled amid criticism
# Irish Events
# Irish Events

'Untold damage could be done': Talks by US chastity speaker cancelled amid criticism

Jan 10th 2020, 7:43 PM 52,514 Views 241 Comments

Jason Evert has described homosexuality as a disorder and is critical of contraception.

# lgbt - Saturday 4 January, 2020

'GHB is a killer, I know of eight men who died after taking it'
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

'GHB is a killer, I know of eight men who died after taking it'

Jan 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 68,755 Views 30 Comments

Concerns have also been raised about people being sexually assaulted while taking drugs such as GHB.

# lgbt - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Same-sex kiss cut from new Star Wars movie for viewers in Singapore
# Rise Of Skywalker
# Rise Of Skywalker

Same-sex kiss cut from new Star Wars movie for viewers in Singapore

Dec 24th 2019, 7:17 PM 33,497 Views 65 Comments

Local media reported that the women were seen embracing but not kissing.

# lgbt - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Teenager who harassed women after they refused to kiss on London bus has sentence increased
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

Teenager who harassed women after they refused to kiss on London bus has sentence increased

Dec 19th 2019, 3:12 PM 38,205 Views 0 Comments

The boy was given eight-month youth referral order due to the homophobic nature of the attack.

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