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Friday 3 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# panti bliss

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# panti bar
Gardaí to view CCTV after homophobic graffiti daubed near popular Dublin bar
The incident happened overnight.
# queen of ireland
Complaints made to RTÉ about Panti Bliss trailer before Six Nations rugby and the Angelus
Both complaints were rejected by the BAI.
# Capel Street
Controversial LED Pantibar sign will stay up after being classed as 'exceptional' case
An Bord Pleanála has granted permission for the sign citing “cultural significance”.
# panti barred
Panti to "fight tooth and acrylic nail" to save LED Pantibar sign
The backlit sign has fallen foul of planning rules.
# Power List
Panti Bliss named in Time magazine poll of 100 'most influential'
The drag queen came in 29th position in this year’s public vote, which closed last night.
# queen of ireland
Panti Bliss has been picked by Time Magazine for their worldwide Top 100 Poll
She’s currently sitting just ahead of Mark Zuckerberg.
# Panti
Panti Bliss will deliver a 'Queen of Ireland's Christmas Message' on TV3 this year
The true queen shall address her nation.
# U2
Panti Bliss joined U2 on stage last night and absolutely owned it
AND Matt Damon called her incredible.
# U2
Panti Bliss joined U2 on stage last night and absolutely owned it
AND Matt Damon called her’ incredible’.
# the queen of ireland
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.
# the outing
The LGBT matchmaking festival kicks off today - and the world's media will be here to cover it
Fáilte Ireland has invited a consortium of journalists to see just how LGBT tourism-friendly Ireland has become.
# not neon
Panti defends 'gorgeous' sign amid complaints
“It’s a beautiful landmark for an often overlooked street.”
# I'm in
Panti has a message for Breda O'Brien
O’Brien said she’d like to face Panti in a public debate.
# FOLLOW THE RAINBOW
Irish float returns to Sydney's Mardi Gras with Panti Bliss at the helm
It’s been ten years since the last Irish float took part in the parade.
# State of the Nation
Enda Kenny's visit to a gay bar shows how far the country has come
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# spar guy
The man behind the 'Spar Guy' Facebook status has spoken out
He said the post was never meant to be seen by the public.
# spar guy
This brilliant story about a kind Dublin shop worker is going super viral
All hail #SparGuy.
# panti bliss
Panti Bliss: "I'm going back on The Saturday Night Show"
Drag performer Panti (AKA Rory O’Neill) will be speaking about her new book, Woman In The Making.
# Pantigate
Panti Bliss was celebrated by Graham Norton and Jonathan Ross last night
Among other people. She won an award for her anti-homophobia activism during Pantigate.
# panti bliss
Panti Bliss film raises over €50k in crowdfunding donations
The Queen of Ireland will show how Rory O’Neill (AKA Panti) became a figurehead of LGBT rights in Ireland.
# crowdfunding
"They picked the wrong drag queen": The power of Panti's call
New trailer from The Queen of Ireland doc shows how Rory O’Neill as Panti “spoke the truth above the heads of the political classes, straight to the people of Ireland”.
# Pride
Watch: Panti talks homophobia in Amnesty video
“The tide of history is on the side of same-sex marriage…”
# various voices
'Music levels the playing field between gay and straight people'
The New York City Gay Men’s Chorus is one of 50 choirs in Dublin for the Various Voices festival this weekend.
# Pantigate
Complaints about RTÉ's Panti apology have been rejected by the BAI
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland said that making an apology was an editorial decision and not one for them to decide upon.
# Pantigate
Should broadcasters be held responsible for offending people?
What are the folks on Kildare Street up to today? Well, you asked…
# legal advice
RTÉ bosses say that fighting Pantigate action would have been 'foolhardy'
RTÉ’s top brass faced the Oireachtas Communications Committee today with defamation laws on the agenda.
# Panti Shop Boys
The Pet Shop Boys have remixed Panti's speech about oppression
Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe put their own spin on Panti’s passionate call.
# what is offence?
'Anti-Pantigate' bill tabled in the Dáil to stop "the litigious and thin-skinned"
Stephen Donnelly says that he feels broadcasters are already being more cautious as a result of the controversy.
# bliss in NYC
"No biggie": Rory O'Neill honoured at New York ceremony
Earlier, his alter-ego Panti made an appearance at the St Pat’s For All parade in Queens.
# Noble Cause
Panti's inspiring speech about oppression is now a charity single
A music video for the remix of Panti’s Noble Call was uploaded to YouTube over the weekend.
# stealth supporters
Team Panti invaded the Prime Time audience last night
You can run, you can hide, but you can’t escape Team Panti.
# Pantigate
Panti: I'm expecting an apology from RTE
Rory O’Neill – aka Panti – also revealed that more than one political party has approached him about running.
# Pantigate
Panti: Call me anything under the sun, I won’t be running to my lawyer’s skirts
In an interview with Channel 4 this evening, the drag queen said it was painful to be told his relationships were worth less.
# st panti's day parade
Panti Bliss for St. Patrick's Day parade? It's looking "unlikely"
Orgainsers have said that the process to select the Grand Marshal is “well underway and has started a while back”.
# TEAM PANTI
Someone has made a Lego version of Team Panti
There’s Madonna, there’s Stephen Fry, there’s someone from the St Patrick’s Day parade…
Voices
Column: As the Winter Olympics kick off in Russia, let's consider oppression in all its forms
The situation in Russia is one of the more extreme examples of LGBT rights abuses in the world, but let’s not run the risk of thinking that our community is wholly welcoming by comparison, writes Kevin Donohue.
# Pantigate
‘Where there is homophobia, it must be challenged’ – Dáil debates Pantigate
TDs from across the house questioned RTÉ’s handling of the affair, but Pat Rabbitte says he won’t interfere.
# Dáil
‘Beaten, spat, chased, harassed and mocked’: TDs open-up about homophobic abuse
Two of the Dáil’s openly gay TDs spoke passionately about their experiences of homophobic abuse as deputies debated the Panti Bliss controversy this evening.
Voices
Column: Social media and the Streisand Effect – who dictates popular discourse today?
Guess what? Traditional media no longer gets to dictate we can (or should) care about – as Panti Bliss, Pussy Riot and a host of other activists and individuals have proved, writes Lisa McInerney.
# on the fence
Mitchell cites technicality as he is only Irish MEP to abstain from EU anti-homophobia vote
The Fine Gael MEP and former presidential candidate was the only Irish MEP not to vote in favour of the final resolution but insisted he supports the resolution.