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# lgbt - Monday 20 June, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# lgbt - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

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

# lgbt - Saturday 21 May, 2016

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

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

It’s one year since Ireland since voted Yes.

# lgbt - Saturday 14 May, 2016

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

“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'

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

# lgbt - Monday 14 December, 2015

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

# 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'

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

The move was welcomed by LGBT groups.

# lgbt - Friday 27 November, 2015

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

# lgbt - Thursday 26 November, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Well played, guys.

# lgbt - Friday 20 November, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

A Russian newspaper found this out the hard way.

# lgbt - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

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

“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 This post contains a poll

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

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

# lgbt - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

The 'world's first transgender beer' has been specially made with hops that change sex

The beer is also ‘non-binary’ because it treads the line between ale and lager.

# lgbt - Friday 23 October, 2015

Russian politicians plan to outlaw coming out - but not for "more reasonable" lesbians

“We think women are…more able to manage their emotions. So far, we’re not touching women.”

# lgbt - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Panti's story of activism and giving laughs to the usual queer crowd will make you proud The Queen Of Ireland This post contains videos

Panti's story of activism and giving laughs to the usual queer crowd will make you proud

A new documentary looks at Panti Bliss and the story of marriage equality in Ireland.

# lgbt - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Dublin flooring company says Caitlyn Jenner ad is a 'celebration' of trans people

Not everyone agrees, with TENI saying the billboard has “upset and disappointed” many people.

# lgbt - Sunday 11 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge Straight people: please don't 'come out' as straight on National Coming Out Day Can You Not

# lgbt - Friday 9 October, 2015

Leo Varadkar named Tatler's Man of the Year

Bressie, Brian Cody and Mícháel Ó Muircheartaigh also received awards.

# lgbt - Thursday 8 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge This trans guy documented his transition with an amazing selfie time-lapse video Transformation

This trans guy documented his transition with an amazing selfie time-lapse video

He took 1,400 photos documenting the changes.