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# lgbt - Monday 24 July, 2017

Dublin bakery's refusal to make anti-gay marriage cake 'was not discrimination'
# Workplace Relations
# Workplace Relations

Dublin bakery's refusal to make anti-gay marriage cake 'was not discrimination'

Jul 24th 2017, 12:13 PM 96,824 Views 156 Comments

“BY THE GRACE OF THE GOOD LORD.”

# lgbt - Friday 14 July, 2017

Councillor calls for action on hate crime after being sent homophobic letter
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

Councillor calls for action on hate crime after being sent homophobic letter

Jul 14th 2017, 6:05 AM 24,340 Views 29 Comments

Inside the package Francis Timmons received was a picture of Pope Benedict, a letter about World Family Day and a letter from Pope Francis.

# lgbt - Saturday 24 June, 2017

One in five young LGBT people say they still face bullying and harassment
# Survey
# Survey

One in five young LGBT people say they still face bullying and harassment

Jun 24th 2017, 6:15 AM 9,055 Views 61 Comments

The survey of over 4,000 members of the young LGBT community was part of a national State strategy.

# lgbt - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Backpacks banned from Dublin Pride events for security reasons
# Safety
# Safety

Backpacks banned from Dublin Pride events for security reasons

Jun 20th 2017, 2:14 PM 16,110 Views 130 Comments

Organisers of the LGBT festival said they are working with gardaí to ensure “the safety and enjoyment of all attending”.

# lgbt - Saturday 17 June, 2017

This teacher's wonderfully sassy photo with Donald Trump is going viral on Facebook
# Pride
From The Daily Edge
# Pride

This teacher's wonderfully sassy photo with Donald Trump is going viral on Facebook

Jun 17th 2017, 3:20 PM 11,657 Views 1 Comment

Work!

This Irish director got a lovely message from a parent saying his film helped their kid come out
# Handsome Devil
From The Daily Edge
# Handsome Devil

This Irish director got a lovely message from a parent saying his film helped their kid come out

Jun 17th 2017, 9:18 AM 4,332 Views 0 Comments

Handsome Devil was inspired by John Butler’s own experience of being gay at school.

# lgbt - Thursday 15 June, 2017

'Ireland has lost a fierce and dedicated campaigner': Tributes pour in for Ann Louise Gilligan
# RIP
# RIP

'Ireland has lost a fierce and dedicated campaigner': Tributes pour in for Ann Louise Gilligan

Jun 15th 2017, 2:20 PM 137,450 Views 69 Comments

Dr Gilligan’s wife Katherine Zappone said she is “heartbroken”.

# lgbt - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Taiwan to become first Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage
# Love Is Love
# Love Is Love

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

May 24th 2017, 8:47 PM 7,419 Views 21 Comments

“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
# No Longer Viable
# No Longer Viable

LGBT charity Glen to cease operations

May 18th 2017, 8:49 AM 16,121 Views 29 Comments

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
# Public Caning

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

May 17th 2017, 9:23 PM 30,040 Views 107 Comments

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

# lgbt - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

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

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

May 16th 2017, 11:30 AM 2,181 Views 5 Comments

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'
# Read Me
# Read Me

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

May 15th 2017, 6:40 AM 125 Views 46 Comments

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
# Disciplinary Action
# Disciplinary Action

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

Apr 29th 2017, 10:00 AM 13,902 Views 14 Comments

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
# Christianity

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

Apr 19th 2017, 8:52 AM 17,580 Views 87 Comments

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
# GLEN
# GLEN

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

Apr 17th 2017, 10:28 AM 18,599 Views 37 Comments

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
# Your Views
# Your Views

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

Apr 12th 2017, 6:30 AM 22,026 Views 123 Comments

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
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

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

Apr 11th 2017, 2:08 PM 27,831 Views 97 Comments

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
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

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

Apr 2nd 2017, 3:30 PM 25,226 Views 48 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough?

Mar 30th 2017, 9:20 AM 18,603 Views 83 Comments

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
# White House

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

Mar 15th 2017, 9:32 PM 16,185 Views 60 Comments

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
# Breaking New Ground

Disney airs its first same-sex kiss

Mar 1st 2017, 5:33 PM 20,241 Views 166 Comments

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
# Transgender Bathrooms

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

Feb 24th 2017, 10:00 AM 22,550 Views 103 Comments

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
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

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

Jan 28th 2017, 1:04 PM 56,990 Views 119 Comments

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
# Growing Up
# Growing Up

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

Jan 24th 2017, 10:44 AM 16,743 Views 229 Comments

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
# New Rules
# New Rules

Lifetime ban on gay men donating blood lifted

Jan 16th 2017, 12:50 PM 26,168 Views 80 Comments

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'
# Clemency
# Clemency

Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence'

Jan 11th 2017, 8:12 PM 27,798 Views 48 Comments

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

# lgbt - Thursday 29 December, 2016

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

A dad's lovely response to his daughter's request for a pride flag for Christmas is going viral

Dec 29th 2016, 8:40 AM 5,879 Views 0 Comments

What a guy.

# lgbt - Thursday 22 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 22nd 2016, 3:25 PM 14,865 Views 40 Comments

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
# Equality
# Equality

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

Dec 19th 2016, 3:14 PM 16,088 Views 100 Comments

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
# Safe Sex
# Safe Sex

HPV vaccine will soon be available to gay men

Dec 12th 2016, 8:21 PM 12,672 Views 33 Comments

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

# lgbt - Thursday 24 November, 2016

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

One of Dublin's leading LGBT bars is closing and being replaced with a music venue

Nov 24th 2016, 7:42 AM 12,921 Views 6 Comments

RIP, The Front Lounge.

# lgbt - Thursday 6 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 6th 2016, 12:50 PM 19,752 Views 216 Comments

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
# Gay Pride
# Gay Pride

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

Sep 24th 2016, 7:30 PM 19,510 Views 49 Comments

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
# Mass Protests
# Mass Protests

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

Sep 9th 2016, 4:12 PM 87,561 Views 374 Comments

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
# Patrick O'neill
# Patrick O'neill

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

Aug 19th 2016, 11:12 PM 36,563 Views 210 Comments

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

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

Everyone is loving this photo of Joe Biden marrying a same-sex couple in his house

Aug 2nd 2016, 8:08 AM 4,122 Views 1 Comment

JOE! <3

# lgbt - Sunday 24 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 24th 2016, 7:45 AM 42,197 Views 92 Comments

The Irish model who’s breaking assumptions about gender.

# lgbt - Saturday 23 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 23rd 2016, 10:53 AM 2,740 Views 2 Comments

*heart eyes emoji*

# lgbt - Monday 11 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 11th 2016, 3:30 PM 10,567 Views 112 Comments

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

# lgbt - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

This teenager came out to her family while on a Disneyland rollercoaster
# Coming Out
From The Daily Edge
# Coming Out

This teenager came out to her family while on a Disneyland rollercoaster

Jul 6th 2016, 9:51 PM 4,371 Views 2 Comments

Excellent.