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# lgbt - Friday 12 June, 2015

It's still legal to discriminate against gay teachers, but that could change next week

A Bill is being put to the Dáil on foot of the referendum result.

# lgbt - Thursday 11 June, 2015

LISTEN: US politician calls unmarried presidential candidate a "bro with no ho"

Senator Lindsey Graham has no children and has never been married.

# lgbt - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

DJ dropped from festivals after comparing gay people to Irish paedophile priests

Ten Walls says the posts were “out of character”.

# lgbt - Monday 8 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge A music producer was dropped from several festivals after his homophobic rant went viral Ten Walls

A music producer was dropped from several festivals after his homophobic rant went viral

Ten Walls played in Co. Westmeath just last week.

# lgbt - Sunday 7 June, 2015

"I think there is much less misogyny in Ireland"

Recent developments suggest things are on the up for diversity in the tech sector, but there is still a long way to go.

# lgbt - Saturday 6 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge The beauty industry's first transgender female model has arrived Beaut

The beauty industry's first transgender female model has arrived

… and you better take notice.

# lgbt - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

"In that moment, looking 'gay' no longer felt like a negative thing. It no longer felt dangerous."

The swell of positivity towards the LGBT community is affecting all parts of my life, from how I feel walking down the street to the future I see for myself.

# lgbt - Monday 25 May, 2015

Ireland already being promoted as tourist destination for same-sex couples to get hitched

Is Ireland the best small country in the world to have a gay wedding?

# lgbt - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Could a David Norris Day be on the cards?

The Yes campaign thanked voters today for passing the same-sex marriage referendum.

This referendum will be remembered as a victory for equality, democracy and love

This historic vote has served as a catalyst for profound social change by prompting us to think beyond our narrow self-interests and helping us to overcome some of our deepest fears.

# lgbt - Saturday 23 May, 2015

What an extraordinary, historic and momentous day for Ireland

Ireland’s decision to become the first country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage via a popular referendum shows just how much it has changed in recent years.

# lgbt - Friday 22 May, 2015

Ashers bakery to stick to birthday cakes after gay cake row

The company doesn’t want any more controversy.

# lgbt - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge An Indian mam put a gay marriage ad in the paper for her son LGBT

An Indian mam put a gay marriage ad in the paper for her son

Homosexuality is illegal in India.

It’s not scaremongering to look at the bioethical implications of the marriage referendum

Both surrogacy and donor-conception require more, not less, ethical discussion before the Government’s plans in this area become formalised in law.

I get annoyed when it is assumed that older people in rural Ireland will vote No

Former president of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association, Mamo McDonald, explains why she will be voting Yes tomorrow.

# lgbt - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

The story of us: "I have never felt luckier or like I was on a bigger adventure"

Long-term couples talk about their lives together – and their hopes for the future – ahead of Friday’s vote on same-sex marriage.

# lgbt - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

'The marriage referendum proposal could affect future laws relating to children'

Solicitor Eileen King writes about why a group of lawyers are advocating a No vote this Friday.

# lgbt - Sunday 17 May, 2015

My wonderful gay family: I was raised by two loving, beautiful lesbian mums

As a child raised by gay parents, I can tell you that my childhood was full of joy and laughter and the same as yours in every way that matters.

# lgbt - Friday 15 May, 2015

Need a lift to your polling centre? Hailo is offering voters free trips Marriage Referendum This post contains videos

Whatever happens, government may regret activating so many young, idealistic voters

The result of the marriage referendum is far from a foregone conclusion. But one thing’s certain: we now have many more young and passionate voters in this country.

# lgbt - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Fear is the enemy of love – on 22nd May we have a chance to choose love

We can help heal Ireland and send a powerful message to the world about what kind of people we are.

# lgbt - Monday 11 May, 2015

Eamon Gilmore: Same-sex marriage has no implications for children

The former Tánaiste also shares his thoughts on Nigel Farage.

From The42 Only 1% feel gay athletes are 'completely accepted' on sporting field Out On The Fields

Only 1% feel gay athletes are 'completely accepted' on sporting field

Meanwhile, 78% feel that openly gay athletes would not be ‘very safe’.

# lgbt - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Most gay sportsmen and women in Ireland 'verbally abused' on the pitch

A worldwide survey of homophobia in sport has results on Ireland.

# lgbt - Saturday 9 May, 2015

We cannot vote. We need you to stand in our place.

As an emigrant, I’m urging people to go to the polls on 22 May. Every single vote matters.

# lgbt - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Broadcaster quits LGBT radio show over RTÉ demands for balance

Scott De Buitléir said he thought avoiding the issue of the upcoming referendum “made a mockery” of his show.

# lgbt - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

A woman is trying to sue all homosexuals on behalf of God

She filed documents earlier this month.

# lgbt - Monday 4 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge The oldest gay bar in Ireland is closing its doors Loafers

The oldest gay bar in Ireland is closing its doors

Loafers in Cork has been in business for over 30 years.

The oldest gay bar in Ireland is closing

Loafers will close after more than 30 years in business.

# lgbt - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Lesbian relationships are still not taken seriously by many

There’s nothing wrong with chatting up girls at a bar – undermining them by refusing to accept they’re gay is a different story.

# lgbt - Friday 1 May, 2015

Can you name one gender-specific parenting attribute? Me neither.

Peel away the fluffy platitudes behind the ‘complementarity’ of men and women in marriage and you’ll find a troublesome ideology.

From The Daily Edge Two lads were also snapped kissing in front of that No protester in Dublin Lob The Gob

A photographer captured two girls defiantly kissing in front of a No protester

The photo was snapped just outside Trinity College.

From The Daily Edge A photographer captured two girls defiantly kissing in front of a No protester in Dublin Get The Shift

# lgbt - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge This guy could be the first ever Trans model on the cover of Men's Health thanks to Twitter Cover Star

This guy could be the first ever Trans model on the cover of Men's Health thanks to Twitter

The world’s largest men’s magazine might have found their next cover star.

Some older gay people are 'excruciatingly lonely' and 'struggle to exist'

Pat Carey has said many people of his generation have contacted him since he came out publicly.

# lgbt - Monday 27 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Katie Hopkins was asked to leave the LGBT Awards in the UK Barred

Katie Hopkins was asked to leave the LGBT Awards in the UK

Mo’ controversy.

Enda has pretty much ruled out a live TV debate with the No side

Kenny said the issue is not a party political one.

‘What about the children?’ As one of the children in question, I say a No vote will hurt us

There will be children who pass ‘Vote No’ posters on their way to and from school and wonder why these strangers seem to hate their families.