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#Gay Rights

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# gay-rights - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Inside the 25-year fight to let Irish LGBT people march in New York on Paddy’s Day

“In their eyes, we can’t be Irish and queer. We can only be one or the other.”

# gay-rights - Monday 2 March, 2015

# gay-rights - Friday 27 February, 2015

‘From a very young age, I knew I was the same as a murderer or rapist’ Gay Rights This post contains videos

‘From a very young age, I knew I was the same as a murderer or rapist’

Watch Dustin Lance Black’s incredible speech at UCD.

# gay-rights - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Winner: This image of a gay couple was the best press photo taken last year

It was taken by a Danish photographer last May in Russia.

# gay-rights - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Here’s the wording you’ll be voting on in same-sex marriage referendum

Frances Fitzgerald said she hopes there will be “a constructive and respectful debate” on the issue.

Gay adoption law will be in place before marriage equality vote

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# gay-rights - Monday 19 January, 2015

Timeline: A history of gay rights in Ireland

Leo Varadkar becoming Ireland’s first openly gay minister comes 22 years after the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Ireland.

# gay-rights - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From The42 The first look at Donal Óg Cusack’s documentary on being gay in Ireland Small Screen This post contains videos

The first look at Donal Óg Cusack’s documentary on being gay in Ireland

‘Coming Out Of The Curve’ airs next Monday, 19 January, on RTÉ One.

From The Daily Edge This is the first Tiffany’s ad ever to feature a gay couple Will You?

This is the first Tiffany’s ad ever to feature a gay couple

The lovely ad has been going viral on social media since its release last Saturday.

# gay-rights - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Thanks given to Benjy the gay bull supporters as he sets sail for the UK

Sam Simon of Simpsons fame was one of the 321 people who helped save Benjy from the chopping block.

# gay-rights - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Opinion: The Taoiseach visiting Pantibar shows we will no longer be hidden away

The image of the head of government in a gay bar – once an utterly unimaginable event – sends a powerful signal to all of society about the status of LGBT people in our society.

LGBT asylum-seekers cannot produce ‘sex tapes’ as evidence

An EU court also ruled authorities can’t ask questions that violate privacy or dignity.

# gay-rights - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

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…

# gay-rights - Monday 24 November, 2014

The man behind the ‘Spar Guy’ Facebook status has spoken out

He said the post was never meant to be seen by the public.

# gay-rights - Thursday 30 October, 2014

# gay-rights - Sunday 19 October, 2014

# gay-rights - Monday 13 October, 2014

The Vatican has suggested it’s ready to welcome gay people… sort of

A document released by the Vatican today asks if it can welcome gay people “without compromising Catholic doctrine on the family and matrimony”.

# gay-rights - Friday 10 October, 2014

David Norris takes on Russia Today presenter over gay rights Chasing The Rainbow This post contains videos

David Norris takes on Russia Today presenter over gay rights

It was a lively discussion to say the least…

# gay-rights - Monday 6 October, 2014

British man jailed ‘for being gay’ in Morocco

Ray Cole’s family has started a petition for his freedom.

# gay-rights - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Here’s how police and the public can use social media to solve a crime in a few hours

Twitter users teamed up last night to catch suspects in a homophobic attack in Philadelphia

# gay-rights - Sunday 14 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Panti Bliss film raises over €50k in crowdfunding donations 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.

In Your Words: Being a gay teacher in Ireland

Experiencing homophobia in all forms, while being in fear of their work, job and career. These five teachers tell their stories…

Gay rights group gives cautious welcome to change in discrimination laws

Section 37 could be scrapped soon, allowing gay teachers to live open lives.

# gay-rights - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Galway senator responds to criticism after branding SVP donations to gay rights groups “unwise”

The comments come in relation to Saint Vincent de Paul approving funding to be given to a Galway-based LGBT group.

# gay-rights - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

# gay-rights - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Limerick Gardaí to make history with rainbow flag at gay pride parade

Limerick Gardaí to LGBT community: “We’ve got your back.”

# gay-rights - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Thousands expected to turn out for same-sex marriage rally in Dublin

Organisers say they’re expecting a boost in numbers in the wake of the referendum announcement and the Pantigate controversy…

# gay-rights - Friday 22 August, 2014

How Albert Reynolds made Ireland a fairer place for gay people

Reynolds’ government presided over the fist steps towards ending discrimination against the gay and lesbian community.

# gay-rights - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Ireland ready for next step in marriage equality as 85% say it is morally right — GLEN

The poll also found that 65% said they agreed that gay adoption was acceptable.

# gay-rights - Friday 15 August, 2014

Gallery denies anti-gay discrimination over McGuinness-Robinson ‘gay kiss’ warning

“If it was a man and woman kissing there wouldn’t have been an issue.”

# gay-rights - Friday 18 July, 2014

Here are the ‘pro-gay’ kids books Singapore is clamping down on

A penguin with two dads, children adopted from China, and an American favourite.

# gay-rights - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Same-sex marriage vote will take place in spring next year

Enda Kenny confirmed the vote will be early next year in the Dáil today.

# gay-rights - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Elton John wants to visit with Putin to talk about gay rights

He said he does not know what will come of it, but he has to try.

# gay-rights - Saturday 28 June, 2014

The sun shines on Dublin’s Pride Parade as thousands attend

Today’s parade is believed to have had the biggest attendance to date.

Discrimination against LGBT teachers to end under amended law

Labour Senator Ivana Bacik says she is “delighted” that on Dublin Pride day the Government will move on her bill.

Beaten, robbed and left to die: One march that paved the way for the Dublin Pride parade

The parade is expected to attract huge crowds today but where did it all begin?

Over 40,000 expected to attend Dublin Pride Festival today

The parade will start at the Garden Of Remembrance and finish at Merrion Square.

# gay-rights - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork calls for “unqualified equality for LGBT people”

Bishop Paul Colton says that “being gay is not a choice”.

# gay-rights - Saturday 29 March, 2014

First gay marriage takes place in England and Wales

Same-sex couples who were married abroad are now recognised under the new law in England and Wales.

# gay-rights - Thursday 27 March, 2014

This MEP is appealing for votes on Grindr

She’s not interested in advertising on electricity poles.

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