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# lgbt - Monday 9 July, 2018

Pride in London organisers 'sorry' over 'anti-trans' protest
# Protesters
# Protesters

Pride in London organisers 'sorry' over 'anti-trans' protest

Jul 9th 2018, 9:49 AM 33,496 Views 149 Comments

Pride in London said the group “forced their way to the front of the parade”.

# lgbt - Friday 6 July, 2018

Ministers 'hurt' over Presbyterian Church in Ireland's hardline stance on same-sex couples
# Ministers And Elders
# Ministers And Elders

Ministers 'hurt' over Presbyterian Church in Ireland's hardline stance on same-sex couples

Jul 6th 2018, 10:56 AM 18,353 Views 82 Comments

Over 200 ministers and elders of the Church signed a letter outlining their feelings over decisions made at its 2018 General Assembly.

# lgbt - Thursday 5 July, 2018

99 people had gender recognition certs granted last year
# New Laws
# New Laws

99 people had gender recognition certs granted last year

Jul 5th 2018, 9:16 PM 12,809 Views 70 Comments

The certificates allow a person to be legally recognised by the State under the gender they identify.

# lgbt - Saturday 30 June, 2018

PICTURES: Thousands take part in Dublin Pride Parade
# Dublin Pride
# Dublin Pride

PICTURES: Thousands take part in Dublin Pride Parade

Jun 30th 2018, 5:42 PM 37,985 Views 120 Comments

The streets of Dublin city centre were thronged with people from the early afternoon.

# lgbt - Friday 29 June, 2018

Arlene Foster says opposing marriage equality doesn't mean she can't value LGBT people
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

Arlene Foster says opposing marriage equality doesn't mean she can't value LGBT people

Jun 29th 2018, 9:51 AM 15,713 Views 114 Comments

Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is still banned.

# lgbt - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Here's a short history of the battle for LGBT rights in Ireland
# 25th Anniversary
# 25th Anniversary

Here's a short history of the battle for LGBT rights in Ireland

Jun 24th 2018, 8:30 AM 30,427 Views 38 Comments

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Ireland.

# lgbt - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Rita Ora is getting some criticism from LGBT artists over her new song 'Girls'
# GIRLS
From The Daily Edge
# GIRLS

Rita Ora is getting some criticism from LGBT artists over her new song 'Girls'

May 12th 2018, 11:11 AM 8,599 Views 3 Comments

The song’s lyrics have come into question.

# lgbt - Friday 11 May, 2018

Eurovision ends contract with Chinese broadcaster after it didn't show Irish entry
# Not Together
# Not Together

Eurovision ends contract with Chinese broadcaster after it didn't show Irish entry

May 11th 2018, 7:36 AM 109,097 Views 97 Comments

The performance featured two men dancing on stage.

# lgbt - Friday 4 May, 2018

Oklahoma passes law allowing adoption agencies deny children to LGBT families on religious grounds
# Adoption
# Adoption

Oklahoma passes law allowing adoption agencies deny children to LGBT families on religious grounds

May 4th 2018, 7:33 AM 14,116 Views 218 Comments

It’s similar to laws in at least five other states.

# lgbt - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

'A deceptive practice': Bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapies passes second stage of Seanad
# Lgbtq Rights
# Lgbtq Rights

'A deceptive practice': Bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapies passes second stage of Seanad

May 2nd 2018, 10:10 PM 24,371 Views 110 Comments

The Prohibition of Conversion Therapies Bill 2018 has passed through its second stage in the Seanad and has further stages to go through.

# lgbt - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Life as a woman with HIV: 'We're stigmatised because we're looked upon as if we're easy'
# Stigma
# Stigma

Life as a woman with HIV: 'We're stigmatised because we're looked upon as if we're easy'

Apr 22nd 2018, 10:00 PM 48,785 Views 0 Comments

1,747 women have been diagnosed with HIV in Ireland since 2003.

# lgbt - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Ex-England striker John Fashanu paid his brother Justin £75k to keep quiet about his sexuality
# Football For All
From The42
# Football For All

Ex-England striker John Fashanu paid his brother Justin £75k to keep quiet about his sexuality

Apr 19th 2018, 12:00 PM 75,874 Views 45 Comments

With the 20th anniversary of the death approaching, Fashanu has called on the FA to do more to support gay footballers.

# lgbt - Monday 9 April, 2018

People loved Irish wrestler Finn Balor's big entrance with LGBT fans during WrestleMania last night
# Fight For Your Rights
From The Daily Edge
# Fight For Your Rights

People loved Irish wrestler Finn Balor's big entrance with LGBT fans during WrestleMania last night

Apr 9th 2018, 7:00 PM 12,209 Views 8 Comments

Viewers loved his message of inclusivity.

# lgbt - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Leo Varadkar visits site of the Stonewall riots in New York
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

Leo Varadkar visits site of the Stonewall riots in New York

Mar 17th 2018, 7:05 AM 15,104 Views 31 Comments

The Stonewall protests are widely considered to be the single most important event leading to the gay liberation movement.

# lgbt - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Remarks between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media
# Lgbtq Rights
# Lgbtq Rights

Remarks between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media

Mar 14th 2018, 9:55 PM 27,519 Views 106 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said today that he would raise LGBT rights issues with the vice president.

# lgbt - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests
# Misogyny
# Misogyny

Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests

Mar 8th 2018, 9:35 AM 44,896 Views 195 Comments

The former president also called the Catholic Church an “empire of misogyny”.

# lgbt - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Here's why Netflix's Queer Eye is less of a makeover show, and more a lesson in queer culture
# Queer Eye
From The Daily Edge
# Queer Eye

Here's why Netflix's Queer Eye is less of a makeover show, and more a lesson in queer culture

Feb 24th 2018, 6:00 PM 11,426 Views 5 Comments

The reboot of the noughties classic has given it a whole new life.

# lgbt - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Dear Fifi: Do I have a responsibility to help my boyfriend to come out?
# Dear Fifi
From The Daily Edge
# Dear Fifi

Dear Fifi: Do I have a responsibility to help my boyfriend to come out?

Feb 6th 2018, 6:00 PM 8,732 Views 2 Comments

*to the tune of Dear Prudence* Dear Foofers.

# lgbt - Friday 2 February, 2018

Priests say Mary McAleese being banned from Vatican conference is 'embarrassing'
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Priests say Mary McAleese being banned from Vatican conference is 'embarrassing'

Feb 2nd 2018, 10:45 PM 88,597 Views 336 Comments

The inclusion of McAleese on the Voices of Faith speaker panel was opposed by Cardinal Kevin Farrell.

# lgbt - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Toronto police search gardens for more victims after landscaper charged with deaths of two men
# Serial Killer
# Serial Killer

Toronto police search gardens for more victims after landscaper charged with deaths of two men

Jan 30th 2018, 9:21 AM 16,114 Views 0 Comments

Bruce McArthur, aged 66, was arrested earlier this month.

# lgbt - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Lewis Hamilton apologises after he's accused of 'shaming' his nephew for wearing a princess dress
# Backlash
# Backlash

Lewis Hamilton apologises after he's accused of 'shaming' his nephew for wearing a princess dress

Dec 26th 2017, 7:35 PM 59,401 Views 181 Comments

Hamilton has since deleted a video of his nephew he shared on Instagram.

# lgbt - Monday 4 December, 2017

Australian MP proposes during same-sex marriage debate in House of Representatives
# It's A Yes
# It's A Yes

Australian MP proposes during same-sex marriage debate in House of Representatives

Dec 4th 2017, 12:53 PM 14,325 Views 33 Comments

Tim Wilson has reportedly been engaged to Ryan Bolger for nine years.

# lgbt - Friday 1 December, 2017

'It's a show of solidarity': Pride flag set to fly over Dublin City Hall next summer
# Pride
# Pride

'It's a show of solidarity': Pride flag set to fly over Dublin City Hall next summer

Dec 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 9,003 Views 203 Comments

The vote is to happen on Monday.

# lgbt - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Gay fans warned about the dangers of holding hands at the World Cup
# Discrimination
From The42
# Discrimination

Gay fans warned about the dangers of holding hands at the World Cup

Nov 29th 2017, 6:17 PM 6,114 Views 9 Comments

LGBT supporters travelling to Russia need to be ‘cautious’, according to anti-discrimination group Fare.

# lgbt - Saturday 25 November, 2017

LGBT people in China pursuing marriages of convenience in order to disguise their real relationships
# Sham Marriage
# Sham Marriage

LGBT people in China pursuing marriages of convenience in order to disguise their real relationships

Nov 25th 2017, 4:00 PM 14,335 Views 18 Comments

When Xiaoxiong and her lesbian lover wanted to hide their relationship from their parents, they decided to find men willing to marry them. Gay men.

# lgbt - Sunday 19 November, 2017

'The last person I came out to was mam. She was 80. She walked me down the aisle at my wedding'
# Rainbow Weddings
# Rainbow Weddings

'The last person I came out to was mam. She was 80. She walked me down the aisle at my wedding'

Nov 19th 2017, 10:00 PM 48,520 Views 34 Comments

Daragh Doyle tells TheJournal.ie how he became a same-sex wedding planner after the marriage equality referendum.

Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province
# Banned
# Banned

Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province

Nov 19th 2017, 3:35 PM 18,984 Views 77 Comments

Homosexuality has been legal since the creation of the modern Turkish republic in 1923.

# lgbt - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

'This means everything': Massive celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage
# Equality
# Equality

'This means everything': Massive celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage

Nov 15th 2017, 8:39 AM 8,804 Views 77 Comments

61% of Australians have voted in favour of same-sex marriage.

# lgbt - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

'I meant no disrespect to LGBT community' - Conor McGregor sorry for use of 'f-word'
# Tap Out
From The42
# Tap Out

'I meant no disrespect to LGBT community' - Conor McGregor sorry for use of 'f-word'

Oct 31st 2017, 6:18 PM 58,644 Views 133 Comments

The MMA star recorded a Late Late Show interview today.

# lgbt - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Transgender player blocked from lining out in women's Aussie Rules league
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

Transgender player blocked from lining out in women's Aussie Rules league

Oct 17th 2017, 5:05 PM 28,938 Views 91 Comments

Hannah Mouncey says she is ‘extremely disappointed’ with the AFL’s decision.

# lgbt - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

An Irish woman in a same-sex marriage has two little girls - but only one can get an Irish passport
# Citizenship
# Citizenship

An Irish woman in a same-sex marriage has two little girls - but only one can get an Irish passport

Oct 10th 2017, 10:55 PM 52,893 Views 38 Comments

It’s down to what’s written on their birth certs.

# lgbt - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Minister 'inspired' after meeting with young transgender and non-binary people
# LGBT
# LGBT

Minister 'inspired' after meeting with young transgender and non-binary people

Oct 7th 2017, 5:19 PM 24,415 Views 116 Comments

Doherty said she would review the position of non-binary and young trans people in the Gender Recognition Act.

'Contempt for women reaches a new low': Trump administration rolls back free birth control access
# Religious Freedom
# Religious Freedom

'Contempt for women reaches a new low': Trump administration rolls back free birth control access

Oct 7th 2017, 12:15 PM 24,663 Views 109 Comments

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit in response to the announcement.

# lgbt - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Leo Varadkar sat down with the New York Times for a big Sunday interview
# Story Maureen
# Story Maureen

Leo Varadkar sat down with the New York Times for a big Sunday interview

Sep 10th 2017, 1:28 PM 22,599 Views 89 Comments

In an interview with journalist Maureen Dowd the Taoiseach talked about abortion, Trump and LGBT rights.

# lgbt - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs'
# LGBT
# LGBT

'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs'

Aug 30th 2017, 10:38 PM 25,042 Views 96 Comments

Seven in 10 young LGBT+ people believe schools in Ireland are not safe places.

Transgender troops can continue to serve in US military for now, says Defense Secretary
# Equality Issues
# Equality Issues

Transgender troops can continue to serve in US military for now, says Defense Secretary

Aug 30th 2017, 11:34 AM 8,837 Views 80 Comments

Transgender troops can continue to serve while the Pentagon studies an order by Trump to ban them from US forces.

# lgbt - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Varadkar says it's 'only a matter of time' before North legalises same-sex marriage
# Equality
# Equality

Varadkar says it's 'only a matter of time' before North legalises same-sex marriage

Aug 5th 2017, 3:05 PM 12,986 Views 127 Comments

The Taoiseach made the comments at a gay pride event in Belfast today.

'Outpourings of emotion' and 'a force of good': The Gaze Film Festival celebrates 25 years
# Silver Anniversary
# Silver Anniversary

'Outpourings of emotion' and 'a force of good': The Gaze Film Festival celebrates 25 years

Aug 5th 2017, 8:15 AM 4,778 Views 3 Comments

Dublin’s LGBT film festival Gaze was set up in 1992 – a year before homosexuality was decriminalised.

# lgbt - Friday 28 July, 2017

Uniformed PSNI officers to take part in Belfast pride for the first time
# Policing With Pride
# Policing With Pride

Uniformed PSNI officers to take part in Belfast pride for the first time

Jul 28th 2017, 9:18 PM 9,788 Views 23 Comments

The PSNI hope to highlight the issue of hate crime through their attendance.

# lgbt - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

This 2016 tweet about being an LGBT ally has come back to haunt Donald Trump From The Daily Edge

This 2016 tweet about being an LGBT ally has come back to haunt Donald Trump

Jul 26th 2017, 3:14 PM 6,833 Views 4 Comments

What a difference a year makes.