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# lgbt - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

This teenager's family threw her the most adorable coming out party ever
# Rainbow Cake
From The Daily Edge
# Rainbow Cake

This teenager's family threw her the most adorable coming out party ever

Jul 6th 2016, 8:07 AM 5,040 Views 3 Comments

Beautiful.

# lgbt - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Tens of thousands expected in Dublin for annual Pride parade
# Pride
# Pride

Tens of thousands expected in Dublin for annual Pride parade

Jun 25th 2016, 10:07 AM 21,875 Views 159 Comments

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
# Omar Mateen
# Omar Mateen

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

Jun 24th 2016, 7:00 PM 11,568 Views 55 Comments

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
# Road To Equality
# Road To Equality

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

Jun 23rd 2016, 9:00 PM 6,377 Views 14 Comments

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
# Love Is Love
# Love Is Love

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

Jun 22nd 2016, 6:06 AM 16,750 Views 127 Comments

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
# In The Name Of Love
# In The Name Of Love

London changes its traffic lights in time for Pride

Jun 20th 2016, 8:49 PM 19,055 Views 70 Comments

The little green man is now the little green men.

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

London has changed some of its traffic lights for Pride and it’s just lovely

Jun 20th 2016, 2:42 PM 3,502 Views 7 Comments

Love wins.

'LGBT people have been terrorised for a very long time'
# Pride Week
# Pride Week

'LGBT people have been terrorised for a very long time'

Jun 20th 2016, 8:00 AM 448 Views 254 Comments

Outhouse Director George Robotham argues Ireland still has a long way to go before LGBT people achieve full equality.

# lgbt - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Prince William appears on cover of Attitude magazine
# LGBT
# LGBT

Prince William appears on cover of Attitude magazine

Jun 16th 2016, 2:01 PM 17,087 Views 62 Comments

The Duke of Cambridge spoke out against homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying.

# lgbt - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Flags flown at half mast to remember Orlando shooting victims
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Flags flown at half mast to remember Orlando shooting victims

Jun 14th 2016, 9:15 AM 11,873 Views 117 Comments

The Taoiseach confirmed the Irish flag will be flown at half mast at Government Buildings and Leinster House as a mark of respect.

Gay clubs are a sanctuary when being LGBT could get you killed
# Opinion
# Opinion

Gay clubs are a sanctuary when being LGBT could get you killed

Jun 14th 2016, 8:23 AM 942 Views 93 Comments

Conor Behan DJs at gay club The George, and says that it’s important we recognise the Orlando attack was an attack on the LGBT community.

# lgbt - Monday 13 June, 2016

Guardian journalist walks off Sky News 'in disgust' over Orlando killing comments
# LGBT Rights
# LGBT Rights

Guardian journalist walks off Sky News 'in disgust' over Orlando killing comments

Jun 13th 2016, 5:16 PM 59,403 Views 136 Comments

Owen Jones insists the host was trying to ‘deflect’ attention from the fact that Orlando shooter Omar Mateen deliberately targeted gay people

# lgbt - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

"I should not have said that, absolutely. I should not have said it" - O'Neill expands on apology
# Tracking Back
# Tracking Back

"I should not have said that, absolutely. I should not have said it" - O'Neill expands on apology

Jun 7th 2016, 4:05 PM 31,370 Views 158 Comments

The Irish football manager has described his own comments as “crass”.

# lgbt - Friday 3 June, 2016

Gays say Israel 'pinkwashing' to distract from Palestinian occupation
# Gay Pride
# Gay Pride

Gays say Israel 'pinkwashing' to distract from Palestinian occupation

Jun 3rd 2016, 7:30 PM 37,159 Views 175 Comments

Tel-Aviv’s Gay Pride Parade was taking place today.

# lgbt - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

This Irish trans woman came out to her sister and her reaction may make you cry
# Welcome To The World
From The Daily Edge
# Welcome To The World

This Irish trans woman came out to her sister and her reaction may make you cry

May 31st 2016, 10:35 AM 15,425 Views 15 Comments

:’)

# lgbt - Saturday 21 May, 2016

People's wonderful marriage referendum memories will make you proud to be Irish
# We Said Yes
From The Daily Edge
# We Said Yes

People's wonderful marriage referendum memories will make you proud to be Irish

May 21st 2016, 2:39 PM 5,278 Views 14 Comments

It’s one year since Ireland since voted Yes.

# lgbt - Saturday 14 May, 2016

A gay man says he was kicked out of an event at his old school for dressing 'inappropriately'
# Dress Code
From The Daily Edge
# Dress Code

A gay man says he was kicked out of an event at his old school for dressing 'inappropriately'

May 14th 2016, 10:51 AM 6,613 Views 3 Comments

Angus McCormack’s open letter about the incident is going viral on Facebook.

# lgbt - Thursday 28 April, 2016

'Young trans people don't turn trans when they're 18, they deserve so much better'
# Gender Recognition
# Gender Recognition

'Young trans people don't turn trans when they're 18, they deserve so much better'

Apr 28th 2016, 8:00 PM 16,445 Views 142 Comments

Newly-elected Sinn Féin senator Fintan Warfield thinks a lot still needs to be done to help young trans people living in Ireland.

# lgbt - Monday 25 April, 2016

Former US senator (90) set to marry his same-sex partner
# Second Chance At Love
# Second Chance At Love

Former US senator (90) set to marry his same-sex partner

Apr 25th 2016, 3:00 PM 22,874 Views 51 Comments

Harris Wofford had previously been married to a woman for almost 50 years.

# lgbt - Monday 11 April, 2016

Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi gig over anti-LGBT law
# When You're Gone
# When You're Gone

Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi gig over anti-LGBT law

Apr 11th 2016, 6:20 PM 18,369 Views 112 Comments

“I find it incomprehensible that LGBT citizens are being discriminated against in the state of Mississippi.”

# lgbt - Friday 8 April, 2016

A French hairdresser was called 'a dirty f****t' by his boss but it 'wasn't homophobic'
# LGBT
# LGBT

A French hairdresser was called 'a dirty f****t' by his boss but it 'wasn't homophobic'

Apr 8th 2016, 1:32 PM 25,883 Views 85 Comments

A labour tribunal found that it was acceptable because the industry employs many gay people.

# lgbt - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Poll: Do LGBT students need to be better protected in schools?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do LGBT students need to be better protected in schools?

Mar 22nd 2016, 9:29 AM 17,275 Views 167 Comments

A new survey has shown that a majority of young LGBT people have self-harmed.

LGBT teenagers are three times more likely to attempt suicide
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

LGBT teenagers are three times more likely to attempt suicide

Mar 22nd 2016, 7:22 AM 11,094 Views 46 Comments

A new survey shows that LGBT teenagers have higher levels of anxiety and depression.

# lgbt - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

'They think you are a poof and they prey on you'
# Lgbt In Prison
# Lgbt In Prison

'They think you are a poof and they prey on you'

Feb 2nd 2016, 10:55 AM 18,772 Views 72 Comments

A new report documents the experiences of LGBT people in prison, an “invisible population”.

# lgbt - Friday 29 January, 2016

Schools advised to have gender neutral toilets and uniforms to support transgender pupils
# Anti-bullying
# Anti-bullying

Schools advised to have gender neutral toilets and uniforms to support transgender pupils

Jan 29th 2016, 8:48 AM 26,683 Views 190 Comments

New guidelines have been launched to help schools support LGBT students.

# lgbt - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

British politician announces he uses poppers during debate on "legal highs" ban
# Blunt Talk
# Blunt Talk

British politician announces he uses poppers during debate on "legal highs" ban

Jan 20th 2016, 8:47 PM 20,179 Views 30 Comments

Crispin Blunt was speaking against a proposed ban on the recreational drug, which is popular among gay men.

# lgbt - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Teacher to be compensated after principal insulted gay son
# Equality Tribunal
# Equality Tribunal

Teacher to be compensated after principal insulted gay son

Jan 5th 2016, 9:00 AM 30,302 Views 69 Comments

She said her boss made derogatory comments about her son’s clothes, and members of the Catholic Church.

# lgbt - Monday 14 December, 2015

A trans teen's mum updated her tattoo of him in the nicest way
# Good Parenting
From The Daily Edge
# Good Parenting

A trans teen's mum updated her tattoo of him in the nicest way

Dec 14th 2015, 6:51 PM 6,629 Views 5 Comments

The perfect tribute.

# lgbt - Sunday 6 December, 2015

'As a gay teacher I felt I had to switch my partner from a 'he' to a 'she', I felt ashamed'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'As a gay teacher I felt I had to switch my partner from a 'he' to a 'she', I felt ashamed'

Dec 6th 2015, 1:06 PM 1,486 Views 151 Comments

The posters on the wall said “It’s ok to be different” but LGBT teachers working in denominational schools felt the opposite, writes Niall Callan.

# lgbt - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Dáil passes Bill to make it illegal to discriminate against LGBT teachers
# Section 37
# Section 37

Dáil passes Bill to make it illegal to discriminate against LGBT teachers

Dec 2nd 2015, 10:09 PM 20,532 Views 288 Comments

The move was welcomed by LGBT groups.

# lgbt - Friday 27 November, 2015

This Irish trans guy warmed everyone's hearts on First Dates last night
# Heartwarming
From The Daily Edge
# Heartwarming

This Irish trans guy warmed everyone's hearts on First Dates last night

Nov 27th 2015, 7:53 AM 10,995 Views 0 Comments

Charlie <3

# lgbt - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Israeli transgender activist wins right for cremations against the wish of her religious parents
# Orthodox Jewish
# Orthodox Jewish

Israeli transgender activist wins right for cremations against the wish of her religious parents

Nov 26th 2015, 6:07 AM 18,174 Views 28 Comments

This follows a ruling by the country’s Supreme Court.

# lgbt - Monday 23 November, 2015

Here's why people are accusing Zoolander 2 of being transphobic
# All Is All
# All Is All

Here's why people are accusing Zoolander 2 of being transphobic

Nov 23rd 2015, 7:00 PM 26,396 Views 96 Comments

People are threatening to boycott the film on account of Benedict Cumberbatch’s character.

Here's why people are accusing Zoolander 2 of being 'transphobic'
# Transphobia
From The Daily Edge
# Transphobia

Here's why people are accusing Zoolander 2 of being 'transphobic'

Nov 23rd 2015, 11:59 AM 6,113 Views 11 Comments

People are threatening to boycott the film on account of Benedict Cumberbatch’s character.

This is the most clever road sign you'll see today
# Goes Both Ways
From The Daily Edge
# Goes Both Ways

This is the most clever road sign you'll see today

Nov 23rd 2015, 8:34 AM 5,132 Views 1 Comment

Well played, guys.

# lgbt - Friday 20 November, 2015

This gay man had the sassiest response to a mother who didn't want him teaching her kids
# Done For
From The Daily Edge
# Done For

This gay man had the sassiest response to a mother who didn't want him teaching her kids

Nov 20th 2015, 6:20 PM 11,789 Views 7 Comments

“A theatre without gays is like cooking without spices”.

Mormonism is taking a lot of heat for its attitude towards gay rights
# Utah
# Utah

Mormonism is taking a lot of heat for its attitude towards gay rights

Nov 20th 2015, 6:05 AM 13,628 Views 61 Comments

The church declared that the children of gay couples cannot be blessed or baptised until they turn 18.

# lgbt - Thursday 19 November, 2015

If you're going to use a fake letter, make sure you can at least speak the language properly
# Red Pen In Red Square
# Red Pen In Red Square

If you're going to use a fake letter, make sure you can at least speak the language properly

Nov 19th 2015, 10:09 PM 27,075 Views 17 Comments

A Russian newspaper found this out the hard way.

# lgbt - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Gay priest says hiding his sexuality is 'tearing him apart'
# Secret Life
# Secret Life

Gay priest says hiding his sexuality is 'tearing him apart'

Nov 18th 2015, 8:57 AM 19,948 Views 158 Comments

“I’m not unnatural, I’m not sub-human, I’m not any different to anyone else in society and I am an equal, but that’s not the reality.”

# lgbt - Monday 9 November, 2015

Dublin's planned new 'Rainbow Walks' could be in place by next summer
# Like Castro
# Like Castro

Dublin's planned new 'Rainbow Walks' could be in place by next summer

Nov 9th 2015, 9:42 PM 23,235 Views 116 Comments

The walkways would mark spots of significance to the LGBT community and could help boost tourism.