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#Sexuality

# sexuality - Friday 17 May, 2013

Most LGBT Europeans still afraid and threatened: report
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

Most LGBT Europeans still afraid and threatened: report

May 17th 2013, 7:26 AM 5,088 Views 79 Comments

Transgender people suffered particularly badly, with 28 per cent saying they had been attacked of threatened because of their sexuality.

# sexuality - Monday 13 May, 2013

Hong Kong transsexual wins fight to marry her boyfriend
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong transsexual wins fight to marry her boyfriend

May 13th 2013, 8:30 AM 7,210 Views 51 Comments

A transsexual woman has won a groundbreaking court appeal in Hong Kong – allowing her to marry her boyfriend and forcing a re-write of the city’s marriage laws.

# sexuality - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Column: Embarrassed to talk about sex and porn? Ireland, this is your wake-up call
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Embarrassed to talk about sex and porn? Ireland, this is your wake-up call

Apr 2nd 2013, 7:00 PM 1,070 Views 127 Comments

Today’s young women and men are being educated about sex by watching hardcore porn online for years before they ever have their own first romantic or sexual experience. For their sake, it’s time to open up about real sex, writes Cindy Gallop.

# sexuality - Monday 25 March, 2013

Deputy Mulherin: Website's advice on threesomes is 'far from healthy'
# SpunOut.ie
# SpunOut.ie

Deputy Mulherin: Website's advice on threesomes is 'far from healthy'

Mar 25th 2013, 10:12 AM 20,538 Views 251 Comments

The Fine Gael deputy said that “healthy, well adjusted” young people were not looking to have sex with someone they had no feelings for.

# sexuality - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Youth charity defends advice on threesomes after TD's complaint
# Sexuality
# Sexuality

Youth charity defends advice on threesomes after TD's complaint

Mar 24th 2013, 10:49 AM 26,184 Views 167 Comments

SpunOut says the reality is that young people have sex, so it is better to educate them with responsible information.

Poll: Should the HSE fund charities offering sex advice to teens?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the HSE fund charities offering sex advice to teens?

Mar 24th 2013, 10:21 AM 12,619 Views 159 Comments

A Fine Gael TD has raised opposition to HSE funding for SpunOut, a youth information charity which offers advice on threesomes.

# sexuality - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Gender discrimination is biggest barrier to work promotions for women
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Gender discrimination is biggest barrier to work promotions for women

Mar 6th 2013, 6:45 AM 9,279 Views 49 Comments

In a survey, both male and female professionals said demanding family commitments was the reason for not taking up the opportunity.

# sexuality - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Column: Fifty Shades has changed lives – but not like the best chick lit
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Fifty Shades has changed lives – but not like the best chick lit

Sep 9th 2012, 6:30 PM 161 Views 17 Comments

Fifty Shades of Grey has allowed women to admit sexual fantasies openly, writes publisher Paula Campbell, but the book’s shock factor may also be its demise.

# sexuality - Friday 10 August, 2012

Eyes reveal your sexual orientation
# Sexy Eyes
# Sexy Eyes

Eyes reveal your sexual orientation

Aug 10th 2012, 8:50 AM 14,223 Views 17 Comments

A new study also showed vast differences in the sexuality of men and women.

# sexuality - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Equality Authority: Surrogacy case goes to higher court
# Equality
# Equality

Equality Authority: Surrogacy case goes to higher court

Jul 10th 2012, 1:13 PM 5,153 Views 9 Comments

A woman who has become a mother via a surrogate is seeking maternity benefit has failed in her case at the Equality Tribunal. The Equality Authority is pushing for equal benefits.

# sexuality - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Vatican criticises nun for her book about sexuality
# Catholicism
# Catholicism

Vatican criticises nun for her book about sexuality

Jun 5th 2012, 5:45 PM 5,441 Views 41 Comments

The Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith issued a formal censure to the nun for her book which looks at masturbation, homosexuality and divorce.

# sexuality - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Transgender woman becomes first to enter Irish same-sex partnership
# Civil Partnerships
# Civil Partnerships

Transgender woman becomes first to enter Irish same-sex partnership

Mar 31st 2012, 8:00 AM 5,897 Views 27 Comments

Transgender people can currently only enter same-sex civil partnerships if their new gender was registered in another country.

# sexuality - Monday 26 March, 2012

Column: Tallafornia isn't real - but it is normalising bad behaviour
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Tallafornia isn't real - but it is normalising bad behaviour

Mar 26th 2012, 7:30 AM 257 Views 33 Comments

“Four men and three women were plucked from the desperate masses and replanted in a Tallaght semi, cultivated on Grey Goose and a terrifying amount of eggs, and kept at a near tropical temperature so as to render clothes completely unfeasible.”

# sexuality - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Liberian President defends anti-homosexual law
# Equality
# Equality

Liberian President defends anti-homosexual law

Mar 20th 2012, 2:07 PM 3,202 Views 37 Comments

The Nobel Peace Prize winner says she will not challenge laws criminalising homosexual acts – saying certain “traditional values” should be preserved.

Column: What is wrong with the media? All the faces are the same.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What is wrong with the media? All the faces are the same.

Mar 20th 2012, 7:15 AM 68 Views 49 Comments

Putting different faces on screen isn’t about box-ticking – it’s about catering to the real society that’s out there, writes Dil Wickremasinghe.

# sexuality - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Irish govt criticises Russia's 'gay propaganda' law
# LGBT
# LGBT

Irish govt criticises Russia's 'gay propaganda' law

Dec 1st 2011, 5:22 PM 4,022 Views 33 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said that legislation discrimination against the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people “are not acceptable”.

# sexuality - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Proven – men DON’T think about sex every few seconds From The Daily Edge

Proven – men DON’T think about sex every few seconds

Nov 30th 2011, 1:40 PM 3,518 Views 13 Comments

A study asks college students to track their thoughts about sex – and find that we’re a lot less naughty than you’d think.

# sexuality - Thursday 1 September, 2011

New figures on homophobic bullying 'not surprising'
# Bullying
# Bullying

New figures on homophobic bullying 'not surprising'

Sep 1st 2011, 2:57 PM 1,071 Views 26 Comments

A new study has found that two thirds of young gay men have experienced homophobic bullying in secondary school, while young gay women are more likely to be bullied than their non-gay peers.

# sexuality - Monday 29 August, 2011

Sinead O’Connor to explore Irish reluctance to discuss sex
# Sinead O'Connor
# Sinead O'Connor

Sinead O’Connor to explore Irish reluctance to discuss sex

Aug 29th 2011, 8:11 PM 1,207 Views 12 Comments

The singer is due to co-host 4FM’s Late Show this Wednesday evening.

# sexuality - Monday 11 July, 2011

Junior Cert students want classes on sex and drugs
# Junior Cert
# Junior Cert

Junior Cert students want classes on sex and drugs

Jul 11th 2011, 2:11 PM 1,150 Views 18 Comments

A nationwide consultation on Junior Cert reform finds that students want more education on social issues.

# sexuality - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Banning the ban: US must let gay people serve in military, says court
# DADT
# DADT

Banning the ban: US must let gay people serve in military, says court

Jul 7th 2011, 3:01 PM 361 Views 10 Comments

A panel of judges has ruled the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ ban on open homosexuality must end immediately.

# sexuality - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Ireland criticised over legislation and education on LGBT issues
# Equality
# Equality

Ireland criticised over legislation and education on LGBT issues

Jun 23rd 2011, 4:34 PM 1,303 Views 12 Comments

A major report by the Council of Europe both praises and criticises Ireland on various discrimination and gender issues.

# sexuality - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Norris issues wide-ranging public letter to clarify stance on issues
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris issues wide-ranging public letter to clarify stance on issues

Jun 9th 2011, 9:22 AM 1,267 Views 20 Comments

Senator David Norris attempts to clarify his stance on pederasty and other issues, in light of a reprinted Daily Mail interview.

# sexuality - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Norris labels resurfacing of Magill article as ‘smear’ on election campaign
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris labels resurfacing of Magill article as ‘smear’ on election campaign

May 31st 2011, 10:27 AM 1,926 Views 11 Comments

The presidential hopeful says a 2002 article from Magill Magazine took a historical conversation out of context.

Poll: Do you think Norris' comments about sexuality will damage his presidential bid?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think Norris' comments about sexuality will damage his presidential bid?

May 31st 2011, 9:44 AM 12,508 Views 48 Comments

Senator David Norris is under fire for comments he made in a 2002 interview about sexuality and paedophilia. Do you think the controversy will derail his bid for the Aras?

# sexuality - Sunday 27 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Mar 27th 2011, 8:05 PM 2,001 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on the day’s main news, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed earlier.

Marriage and civil partnership 'not equal', LGBT survey finds
# Civil Partnerships
# Civil Partnerships

Marriage and civil partnership 'not equal', LGBT survey finds

Mar 27th 2011, 4:24 PM 3,151 Views 0 Comments

A new survey shows that 8 out of 9 people in same-sex relationships believe a civil partnership to be a lesser institution.

# sexuality - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Scientists 'turned mice gay' through hormone immunity
# Sexuality
# Sexuality

Scientists 'turned mice gay' through hormone immunity

Mar 24th 2011, 11:01 AM 2,778 Views 3 Comments

Researchers in China bred mice with brains unreceptive to serotonin, and found that they lost the impulse to mate with females.