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# lgbt - Friday 10 June, 2022

LGBT+ groups set to meet with gardaí over recent homophobic attacks in Dublin
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

LGBT+ groups set to meet with gardaí over recent homophobic attacks in Dublin

Jun 10th 2022, 6:00 AM 13,532 Views 0 Comments

With Pride taking place in two weeks, the groups want to ensure that safety of people is paramount.

# lgbt - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Ireland needs new scheme to disregard historic convictions of gay and bisexual men, experts advise
# Justice
# Justice

Ireland needs new scheme to disregard historic convictions of gay and bisexual men, experts advise

May 5th 2022, 4:27 PM 8,732 Views 5 Comments

A working group is examining how Ireland can go about disregarding convictions made against gay and bisexual men under legislation that was later repealed.

# lgbt - Friday 15 April, 2022

Thousands attend vigils in memory of men killed in Sligo
# Sligo
# Sligo

Thousands attend vigils in memory of men killed in Sligo

Updated Apr 15th 2022, 8:09 PM 80,255 Views 0 Comments

Vigils are taking place across Ireland over the long weekend.

# lgbt - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Boris Johnson drops plans to outlaw LGBT conversion therapy
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson drops plans to outlaw LGBT conversion therapy

Mar 31st 2022, 8:07 PM 25,765 Views 46 Comments

The move was condemned by opposition parties.

# lgbt - Thursday 6 January, 2022

'Lives were ruined': State moves closer to exonerating men convicted of homosexual 'offences'
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

'Lives were ruined': State moves closer to exonerating men convicted of homosexual 'offences'

Updated Jan 6th 2022, 12:08 AM 56,252 Views 34 Comments
  • Ireland could follow the UK's lead and exonerate gay men later this year, Órla Ryan reports
  • A working group is set to submit a progress report to the Justice Minister this month and its final report later this year
  • Hundreds of gay men were convicted under laws later repealed when homosexuality was decriminalised in 1993

# lgbt - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

UN to review Ireland's record on human rights, conversion therapy and Traveller discrimination
# Universal Periodic Review
# Universal Periodic Review

UN to review Ireland's record on human rights, conversion therapy and Traveller discrimination

Nov 10th 2021, 6:00 AM 13,206 Views 4 Comments

Minister for Equality Roderic O’Gorman will lead the Irish delegation and deliver a speech at today’s hearing.

# lgbt - Monday 16 August, 2021

Gay and bisexual men can donate blood sooner under new rules in the North
# Changes
# Changes

Gay and bisexual men can donate blood sooner under new rules in the North

Aug 16th 2021, 5:08 PM 8,735 Views 12 Comments

The Republic still has strict rules in place.

# 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 53,658 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 17,715 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 9,018 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 11,141 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 44,491 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 10,966 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 40,476 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
From The42
# Hellhounds

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

Jun 22nd 2021, 7:30 PM 13,789 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 16,808 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 18,773 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 7,971 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 22,138 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 41,453 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 16,531 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 56,750 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 17,405 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 32,830 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 19,908 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 20,472 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 23,608 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 35,800 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 16,085 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 13,701 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 17,757 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 40,705 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 45,623 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 53,769 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 10,087 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 27,032 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 13,446 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 32,836 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 93,184 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 118,510 Views 211 Comments

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

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