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# LGBT

This month
February 2024
Greece legalises same-sex marriage, becoming first Orthodox Christian country to do so
Last year
2023
Ireland considered making 21 age of consent for gay people when decriminalising homosexuality
One 1993 document noted that moving from “criminalisation to equality might be too major a change at one go”.
The age of consent for heterosexual intercourse at the time was, and still is, 17 years old
21 was described as "probably the age most acceptable to those who do not want decriminalisation but recognise that there is no choice"
However, if 21 was chosen, "there would be an attempt to portray this country as backward", officials warned
Russia bans 'international LGBT movement' for 'extremism'
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to raise LGBT rights issues with South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol
Mob storms Pride Fest in Georgian capital forcing the event’s cancellation
Aoife Martin: Reflections on Pride 2023 - it really is for everybody
Ivana Bacik: 'It is an injustice that children of same-sex couples are being denied rights'
Thousands march through Dublin for Pride parade 40th anniversary
Government to legislate to disregard historic convictions of gay and bisexual men
Ugandan activists push for sanctions over anti-gay law
Seanad motion for government to 'keep their word' and disregard criminal records of gay men
Fiona O'Loughlin: Ireland can remain a leader on LGBTQI+ rights if it stands up to Hungary
Taoiseach: 'National conversation needed on what's driving anger and violence in society'
'The worst time of my life': Irish research shows lasting harm of LGBT+ 'conversion therapy'
Suspects arrested for murder of LGBT activist in Kenya
One man arrested after Kenyan LGBT activist’s body found in metal box
All time
Influential priest says LGBT Catholics are 'as much a part of the Church' as the pope
Consultation launched on scheme to disregard historic convictions of gay and bisexual men
Taoiseach: There 'can't be any inhibition' for LGBT people to attend World Cup in Qatar
Campaigner Peter Tatchell ‘arrested in Doha while protesting Qatar's LGBT rights record’
'Radicalised' teen shoots dead two men at LGBTQ bar in Slovakia
Reaction to Iker Casillas tweet shows need for 'a lot of education'
Casillas apologises to LGBT community and claims account was hacked after 'I'm gay' post
US politician attends son’s same-sex wedding days after voting no to gay marriage
'Great strides' made in match-day experience for LGBT community at Liverpool
Micheál Martin has 'no time' for a UK-style 'toxic' discussion on trans issues
LGBT+ groups set to meet with gardaí over recent homophobic attacks in Dublin
Ireland needs new scheme to disregard historic convictions of gay and bisexual men, experts advise
Thousands attend vigils in memory of men killed in Sligo
Boris Johnson drops plans to outlaw LGBT conversion therapy
'Lives were ruined': State moves closer to exonerating men convicted of homosexual 'offences'
UN to review Ireland's record on human rights, conversion therapy and Traveller discrimination
Gay and bisexual men can donate blood sooner under new rules in the North
Hungarian government writes to Ireland and EU ministers over criticism of anti-LGBT law
Campaigners call for changes to Ireland's restriction of blood donation by gay men
Limited access to HIV services during pandemic an ongoing concern for LGBT+ community
Aoife Martin: Pride isn't just about rainbows and flags - it's about being seen
Taoiseach tells story of gay Drogheda teenager at EU summit, as pressure ramps up on Hungary over new law
New policy to make direct provision 'less isolating' for LGBT+ residents
Hungary's Viktor Orban digs in over anti-LGBTQ law as leaders heap pressure at EU summit