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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Pride Month

This year
Opinion: The Hate Offences Bill is far from anti-democratic - it's a mark of a civilised society
Adam Long of the National LGBT Federation (NXF) outlines why it’s important the new hate offences laws are not delayed or derailed.
US retailer Target withdraws Pride themed products after violent confrontations at stores
Target and other retailers including Walmart and H&M have been expanding their LGBT+ displays to celebrate Pride month for roughly a decade.
Last year
'Unacceptable harassment' on LGBTQ+ community persisting, Dáil hears ahead of Dublin Pride
In a statement ahead of Dublin Pride, the Minister for Equality said trans people in particular continue to experience discrimination and abuse.
Olympic champion Kelly Holmes ‘needed to do this now,’ announces she is gay
The 52-year-old revealed that she came out to her family and friends in 1997.
'What sort of message is sent when FIFA decide to host a World Cup in Qatar?'
Jack Dunne bravely took a stand last year and hopes World Rugby will show similar conviction in the future.
All time
Locals to hold solidarity vigil after Ballyfermot church faced backlash for flying Pride flag
A report by
Lauren Boland
The Ballyfermot Assumption Parish Church flew a Pride flag last week to show that “all are welcome”.
The Ballyfermot Assumption Parish flew an Irish flag and a Pride flag last week to show that "all are welcome" in its church.
The church received abusive messages on social media and was asked by the Dublin diocese to remove it because of a stance against flags.
Local community groups are planning to meet on Friday to show solidarity, Lauren Boland reports.
Minister for Equality praises people of Waterford for 'incredible solidarity' with LGBTQ+ community
There have been a number of anti-LGBTQ+ incidents in this city so far this Pride Month.
Uefa drop disciplinary investigation into Manuel Neuer's rainbow armband
German goalkeeper has donned the armband for matches against France and Portugal to show his support for the LGBTQ+ community.
'It sends a clear message': Government minister to visit Waterford after Pride flags burned in city
There has been a recent string of anti-LGBTQ+ incidents in the city.
More pride flags to be erected around Waterford City on Monday
Minister for Equality Roderic O’Gorman will be joining Waterford Mayor Damien Geoghegan, after two separate incidents where the flags were taken down.
LGBT Pride flags burned in Waterford city
“It goes to show why festivals like Pride matter in the first place,” the Mayor of Waterford said.
Here's why Disney releasing rainbow Mickey Mouse ears for Pride Month is a bit of a cop-out
Disney are happy to sell and promote LGBTQI+ merch, but not characters.
Why we need to reconsider how we view Gay Pride Festivals
LGBT does not stand for Linkedin, Google, Buzzfeed, Twitter.
Why we need to reconsider how we view LGBTQ Pride Festivals
LGBT does not stand for Linkedin, Google, Buzzfeed, Twitter.
This teacher's wonderfully sassy photo with Donald Trump is going viral on Facebook
This gal did a remix of Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You' for Pride Month and people are loving it
It’s arguably better than the original.