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# lgbtq - 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 17,015 Views 127 Comments

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

# lgbtq - Monday 14 September, 2015

What does it mean to be gender fluid? In short, you shouldn't presume to know
# Explainer
# Explainer

What does it mean to be gender fluid? In short, you shouldn't presume to know

Sep 14th 2015, 7:30 PM 34,005 Views 104 Comments

It’s about owning your own identity.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

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

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

May 20th 2015, 8:00 AM 84 Views 135 Comments

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

# lgbtq - Friday 5 September, 2014

Opinion: Marriage equality isn't a foregone conclusion – there's no room for complacency
# Equality
# Equality

Opinion: Marriage equality isn't a foregone conclusion – there's no room for complacency

Sep 5th 2014, 1:00 PM 160 Views 236 Comments

Opinion polls may show increasing support for marriage equality, but I still regularly observe open, brutal and honest homophobia.

# lgbtq - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Opinion: When is the right time to tell a child that you're gay?
# Coming Out
# Coming Out

Opinion: When is the right time to tell a child that you're gay?

Aug 31st 2014, 7:30 PM 2,873 Views 73 Comments

Should adults be open with children, as much as is age appropriate, or should they try to avoid questions about sexuality?

# lgbtq - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Opinion: Having an openly gay Rose of Tralee sends a powerful message to middle Ireland
# Equality
# Equality

Opinion: Having an openly gay Rose of Tralee sends a powerful message to middle Ireland

Aug 28th 2014, 8:00 AM 298 Views 202 Comments

Maria Walsh is a beautiful, smart, confident and normal young woman. She may change the hearts and minds of those who are wary of gay people.

# lgbtq - Friday 15 August, 2014

Opinion: Gay people have been given a chilling message about discussing their lives on air
# Public Discourse
# Public Discourse

Opinion: Gay people have been given a chilling message about discussing their lives on air

Aug 15th 2014, 5:00 PM 171 Views 203 Comments

The BAI has ruled that discussions by gay people about their status and aspirations as Irish citizens must be directly challenged on the same programme at the same time.

Opinion: I’m not a freak. I’m just an ordinary, decent transvestite.
# Gender Identity
# Gender Identity

Opinion: I’m not a freak. I’m just an ordinary, decent transvestite.

Aug 15th 2014, 8:00 AM 3,738 Views 85 Comments

Paranoia prevents me from sticking my head above the parapet – but my silence is not an excuse to dehumanise me.

# lgbtq - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Finland is getting official gay erotica postage stamps
# Collector's Item
From The Daily Edge
# Collector's Item

Finland is getting official gay erotica postage stamps

Apr 15th 2014, 8:00 PM 17,764 Views 77 Comments

The stamps will showcase the work of artist and illustrator Tom of Finland.

# lgbtq - Sunday 23 February, 2014

In Your Words: Being a gay teenager in Ireland
# Over To You
# Over To You

In Your Words: Being a gay teenager in Ireland

Feb 23rd 2014, 8:30 PM 36,891 Views 180 Comments

Homophobia can be expressed overtly – but it can also be casual, insidious and suffocating. Here, six teenagers tell their stories.

# lgbtq - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Column: The struggle for human rights in Russia won’t end with the Winter Olympics
# Human Dignity
# Human Dignity

Column: The struggle for human rights in Russia won’t end with the Winter Olympics

Feb 13th 2014, 12:55 PM 40 Views 71 Comments

The abuse of minorities and their defenders in Russia affects gay people but also Roma, immigrant workers and other ethnic communities. Let’s not forget about them, writes Stefania Kulaeva.

# lgbtq - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Column: I am gay. I have always been gay. I’ve never not been gay.
# Pride
# Pride

Column: I am gay. I have always been gay. I’ve never not been gay.

Feb 4th 2014, 7:30 PM 938 Views 178 Comments

I’m happy with who I am and I love this country – but I am not happy with how I get treated for how I live my life, writes Christopher Chong.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Open Letter to RTE: Explain why you censored gay rights advocate Rory O'Neill
# Panti Bliss
# Panti Bliss

Open Letter to RTE: Explain why you censored gay rights advocate Rory O'Neill

Jan 29th 2014, 12:00 PM 1,269 Views 513 Comments

The term ‘homophobia’ refers to an irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against gay people… So why it is not permissible to state that a group that actively campaigns against same-sex marriage is homophobic?

# lgbtq - Sunday 25 November, 2012

“Keep walking, I’m gonna rape you” – Irish street harassment stories shared on Hollaback
# Hollaback
# Hollaback

“Keep walking, I’m gonna rape you” – Irish street harassment stories shared on Hollaback

Nov 25th 2012, 8:30 AM 33,194 Views 109 Comments

Since its launch earlier this month, women have shared experiences of being jeered at, physically picked up by strangers and threatened with rape.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

US Boy Scouts maintain ban on gay members and leaders
# Scouts
# Scouts

US Boy Scouts maintain ban on gay members and leaders

Jul 18th 2012, 1:09 PM 4,883 Views 73 Comments

The Boy Scouts of America have cited the support of the ‘vast majority of parents of the youth we serve’.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Access to gay youth service increased over 250 per cent in three years
# LGBT
# LGBT

Access to gay youth service increased over 250 per cent in three years

Jul 4th 2012, 3:15 PM 3,326 Views 22 Comments

BeLongTo said that the age profile of those seeking its services has also dropped.

# lgbtq - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Dublin Pride: Massive parade and party to get underway in the city
# Dublin Pride
# Dublin Pride

Dublin Pride: Massive parade and party to get underway in the city

Jun 30th 2012, 7:45 AM 9,258 Views 89 Comments

More that 26,000 people are expected to flood the streets of Dublin for the annual event and party.

# lgbtq - Saturday 25 June, 2011

Gallery: Over 25,000 march in Dublin Pride Parade
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From The Daily Edge
# Pride

Gallery: Over 25,000 march in Dublin Pride Parade

Jun 25th 2011, 6:36 PM 1,932 Views 19 Comments

Readers of TheJournal.ie sent in their memorable images of the day’s festivities….