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# lgbt - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Taiwan to become first Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage

“I’m leaping with joy like a bird,” one person said. Activists have fought for almost 30 years for gay marriage equality.

# lgbt - Thursday 18 May, 2017

LGBT charity Glen to cease operations

Reduced staffing levels, no financial reserves and diminishing public trust all contributed to the decision.

# lgbt - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Indonesian Sharia court sentences two men to 85 lashes of the cane for having sex Public Caning This post contains videos

Indonesian Sharia court sentences two men to 85 lashes of the cane for having sex

There are strict laws against homosexuality in the province of Aceh.

# lgbt - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From The42 Men's football 'a couple of decades' behind women's game on LGBT issues - FA chairman Equality

Men's football 'a couple of decades' behind women's game on LGBT issues - FA chairman

Greg Clarke believes there is something ‘not right’ with how the sport deals with social inclusion.

# lgbt - Monday 15 May, 2017

Jerry Buttimer: 'Hit with a metaphoric brick wall when we raised LGBT rights with Russian Ambassador'

I think it is very important to challenge people’s viewpoints and perceptions, writes Senator Jerry Buttimer.

# lgbt - Saturday 29 April, 2017

First openly lesbian bishop in US Methodist Church may lose her job

Bishop Karen Oliveto’s civil marriage to another woman violates church law that bars clergy who are “self-avowed practicing homosexuals”.

# lgbt - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Leader of Liberal Democrats won't say if he thinks being gay is a sin Christianity This post contains videos

Leader of Liberal Democrats won't say if he thinks being gay is a sin

Tim Farron’s comments have been criticised by some, but others have defended him.

# lgbt - Monday 17 April, 2017

Transactions worth €60k 'not recorded correctly' in accounts of LGBT charity

The outgoing CEO has detailed some of the irregularities that prompted her to report Glen to the charities regulator.

# lgbt - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Ireland is the first country to carry out a national LGBT youth strategy

Minister Katherine Zappone is launching an online consultation today.

# lgbt - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Gay men in Chechnya reportedly being sent to prison camps and killed

Human rights campaigners say people are being tortured and abused.

# lgbt - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Russian paper says gay men are being arrested and killed in Chechnya

The Chechen president’s spokesperson denied the report, suggesting there are no gay people in the country.

# lgbt - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough?

It’s an important subject, but one that isn’t always well delivered.

# lgbt - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Line saying this will be Enda Kenny's last St Patrick's Day as Taoiseach removed from speech White House This post contains videos

Line saying this will be Enda Kenny's last St Patrick's Day as Taoiseach removed from speech

Meanwhile, Kenny has said he will raise marriage equality with Mike Pence if he gets the chance.

# lgbt - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Disney airs its first same-sex kiss Breaking New Ground This post contains videos

Disney airs its first same-sex kiss

An episode of Star vs the Forces of Evil features same-sex couples kissing at a concert.

# lgbt - Friday 24 February, 2017

Caitlyn Jenner's message to Donald Trump over LGBTQ rights: 'Call me' Transgender Bathrooms This post contains videos

Caitlyn Jenner's message to Donald Trump over LGBTQ rights: 'Call me'

Jenner says moves by the White House have been ‘a disaster’.

# lgbt - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Gay priest marries long-term partner in 'beautiful' ceremony in Clare

Fr Bernard Lynch – who grew up in Ennis in the 1950s – became the first Catholic priest in the world to have a civil partnership in 2006.

# lgbt - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

The Irish Girl Guides is to start allowing transgender children into their ranks

Children who are male on their birth cert but who self-identify as female will be allowed to join.

# lgbt - Monday 16 January, 2017

Lifetime ban on gay men donating blood lifted

From today, a man who last had sex with another man more than 12 months ago will now be able to donate blood if he meets the other blood donor selection criteria.

# lgbt - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence'

She has served seven years of a 35-year sentence for leaking classified material.

# lgbt - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge A dad's lovely response to his daughter's request for a pride flag for Christmas is going viral Proud Dad

# lgbt - Thursday 22 December, 2016

This is why people are talking about North Carolina's 'bathroom law'

Lawmakers in the state have failed to repeal the controversial law, despite Democrats and Republicans earlier reaching an agreement on it.

# lgbt - Monday 19 December, 2016

Journalist Una Mullally is the government's new youth LGBT czar

The activist will lead a group to develop a strategy for young LGBT people.

# lgbt - Monday 12 December, 2016

HPV vaccine will soon be available to gay men

The HSE vaccinates thousands of schoolgirls against the virus each year.

# lgbt - Thursday 24 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge One of Dublin's leading LGBT bars is closing and being replaced with a music venue End Of An Era

# lgbt - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Controversial LED Pantibar sign will stay up after being classed as 'exceptional' case

An Bord Pleanála has granted permission for the sign citing “cultural significance”.

# lgbt - Saturday 24 September, 2016

'Gay conversion' in China: Kidnapped, taken to hospital and fed with medication

One man, who is suing people for taking him to an institution, spoke about his experience.

# lgbt - Friday 9 September, 2016

Gay married couple to return to church choir in Kildare after 'overwhelming' public support

A local Catholic activist had objected to their presence.

# lgbt - Friday 19 August, 2016

A pastor who wants to 'cure' gay people is visiting Kilkenny - and the mayor isn't a bit happy

A local LGBT group are to protest against the visit of ‘Uncle’ Angus Buchan, who was previously prevented from speaking at an event in Scotland.

# lgbt - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge Everyone is loving this photo of Joe Biden marrying a same-sex couple in his house Love Is Love

# lgbt - Sunday 24 July, 2016

‘I’m still Ivan but I’m wearing high-heels.' - Meet Ivan Fahy, an androgynous model from Galway

The Irish model who’s breaking assumptions about gender.

# lgbt - Saturday 23 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge Cork City Hall has lit up in rainbow colours for Pride, and it looks amazing Pride

# lgbt - Monday 11 July, 2016

Calls for new hate crime laws as people report assaults and violence because of sexuality

The RCNI’s new report launched today looks at LGBT survivors of sexual violence.

# lgbt - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge This teenager came out to her family while on a Disneyland rollercoaster Coming Out
From The Daily Edge This teenager's family threw her the most adorable coming out party ever Rainbow Cake

# lgbt - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Tens of thousands expected in Dublin for annual Pride parade

As well as the parade, there’ll be champagne breakfasts and pop parties for the crowds to enjoy.

# lgbt - Friday 24 June, 2016

Investigators have found 'no concrete evidence' that Orlando LGBT nightclub shooter was gay

Law enforcement officials have said they believe Mateen was radicalised at some point before the Pulse nightclub attack.

# lgbt - Thursday 23 June, 2016

"There's a wider story beyond the marriage equality referendum": The new exhibition that's showcasing 40 years of LGBT activism

From civil partnerships to rights for transgender people, this roadshow is looking at the bigger picture in Ireland.

# lgbt - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

As Dublin Pride kicks off, we look back at some LGBT landmark moments in Ireland

Tonie Walsh, curator of the Irish Queer Archive, reflects on some of the defining moments of the LGBT movement.

# lgbt - Monday 20 June, 2016

London changes its traffic lights in time for Pride

The little green man is now the little green men.

From The Daily Edge London has changed some of its traffic lights for Pride and it’s just lovely In The Name Of Love