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# gay - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs'

Seven in 10 young LGBT+ people believe schools in Ireland are not safe places.

# gay - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'We don't have any gays': Chechnya's leader strongly denies his country tortured and killed gay men

Ramzan Kadyrov has faced wide international criticism since reports of serious human rights abuses.

# gay - Friday 26 May, 2017

'Men subjected to these gay purges have endured a gruesome ordeal in Chechnya'

The Kremlin is said to be taking its investigation into the anti-gay “purge” seriously.

# gay - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Two Indonesian men caned in front of jeering crowd for having sex

The pair received 83 strokes of the cane each after being found guilty of breaking sharia rules.

# gay - Saturday 29 April, 2017

First openly lesbian bishop in US Methodist Church may lose her job

Bishop Karen Oliveto’s civil marriage to another woman violates church law that bars clergy who are “self-avowed practicing homosexuals”.

# gay - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Leader of Liberal Democrats won't say if he thinks being gay is a sin Christianity This post contains videos

Leader of Liberal Democrats won't say if he thinks being gay is a sin

Tim Farron’s comments have been criticised by some, but others have defended him.

# gay - Friday 14 April, 2017

Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya

As reports continue to emerge, Russia has said it does not have any confirmed information about violence against gay men in the region.

# gay - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Gay men in Chechnya reportedly being sent to prison camps and killed

Human rights campaigners say people are being tortured and abused.

# gay - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Russian paper says gay men are being arrested and killed in Chechnya

The Chechen president’s spokesperson denied the report, suggesting there are no gay people in the country.

# gay - Saturday 4 March, 2017

'Just being effeminate was enough to convict you': New walking tours on Soho's gay history

Some 46,000 people were prosecuted for homosexuality between 1895 and 1967.

# gay - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Gay priest marries long-term partner in 'beautiful' ceremony in Clare

Fr Bernard Lynch – who grew up in Ennis in the 1950s – became the first Catholic priest in the world to have a civil partnership in 2006.

# gay - Monday 16 January, 2017

Lifetime ban on gay men donating blood lifted

From today, a man who last had sex with another man more than 12 months ago will now be able to donate blood if he meets the other blood donor selection criteria.

# gay - Monday 26 December, 2016

'Being gay was portrayed as a scandal and shame': George Michael's journey to LGBT activist

He was outed by the press in 1998, and went on to become a major supporter of HIV campaigns

# gay - Monday 19 December, 2016

Journalist Una Mullally is the government's new youth LGBT czar

The activist will lead a group to develop a strategy for young LGBT people.

# gay - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

"We still have a long way to go" - does a stigma still apply to being gay in rural Ireland?

A new documentary, The Only Gay in the Village, explores the reality for gay people living in Ireland’s rural areas.

# gay - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Uganda blames British colonialism for its anti-gay sex laws

It told the UN this week that it doesn’t tolerate such discrimination.

# gay - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Chef appears in England court accused of drugging and murdering four young men

Stephen Port (41) had met the men through gay networking sites such as Grindr.

# gay - Saturday 24 September, 2016

'Gay conversion' in China: Kidnapped, taken to hospital and fed with medication

One man, who is suing people for taking him to an institution, spoke about his experience.

# gay - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Social media use at priest training college to be reviewed after 'gay culture' allegations

The procedures for handing whistleblowers will also be looked at.

# gay - Saturday 25 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge 16 hilarious tweets gay people in Dublin will relate to Dublin Gays

16 hilarious tweets gay people in Dublin will relate to

“I must be flawless for Pride”.

# gay - Friday 24 June, 2016

Investigators have found 'no concrete evidence' that Orlando LGBT nightclub shooter was gay

Law enforcement officials have said they believe Mateen was radicalised at some point before the Pulse nightclub attack.

# gay - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

'We were walking through the flats and it came up in conversation. My Dad asked if I was gay'

I got really really angry with my family when they said they wouldn’t be voting in the marriage referendum, writes Patrick Dempsey.

# gay - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Teacher to be compensated after principal insulted gay son

She said her boss made derogatory comments about her son’s clothes, and members of the Catholic Church.

# gay - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Joe Dolan placed this ad in 1968 offering a reward for information on rumours about him

Dolan said he was worried parents would stop allowing young people to the ballrooms he played in with the Drifters.

# gay - Sunday 13 December, 2015

This hardware store’s ‘gay’ Christmas ad has left everyone scratching their heads

“We’re Robert Dyas and we’re gay. And straight. And bi…” Wh-what?

From The Daily Edge This hardware store’s ‘gay’ Christmas ad has left everyone scratching their heads Robert Dyas

This hardware store’s ‘gay’ Christmas ad has left everyone scratching their heads

“We’re Robert Dyas and we’re gay. And straight. And bi…” Wh-what?

Renua candidate steps down after labelling Vatican ‘the Antichrist’

Mary Smyth also reportedly said the Vatican was “corrupt” and “riddled with gay sex”.

# gay - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge 15 of the best jumpers ever to grace the Late Late Toy Show Where's Me Jumper

15 of the best jumpers ever to grace the Late Late Toy Show

Classic festive knits.

# gay - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Gay priest says hiding his sexuality is 'tearing him apart'

“I’m not unnatural, I’m not sub-human, I’m not any different to anyone else in society and I am an equal, but that’s not the reality.”

# gay - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

From The42 An Irish filmmaker is turning one of this year's most acclaimed sports books into a movie Biopic

An Irish filmmaker is turning one of this year's most acclaimed sports books into a movie

The film documents the story of bisexual boxer Emile Griffith.

# gay - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Gay couple asked to leave Dublin restaurant for holding hands

The shocking allegation comes just five months after the country legalised marriage for homosexual couples.

# gay - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Pope apologises after reports of priests using drugs and paying for sex with homeless men

The reports concern several priests in a Rome parish.

# gay - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Italian priest suspended after saying he “understands” paedophilia

Fr Gino Flaim added that homosexuality was an “illness.”

# gay - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here’s why Matt Damon’s publicist has the hardest job in Hollywood right now Bad Will Hunting

Here’s why Matt Damon’s publicist has the hardest job in Hollywood right now

Someone get that publicist a glass of Pinot.

# gay - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Leo on coming out: My mum thought I’d get beaten up and my dad was ‘really sound’

The health minister also discussed his Fine Gael leadership ambitions.

# gay - Monday 21 September, 2015

Someone’s launched a (very) last minute challenge against same-sex marriage No

Someone’s launched a (very) last minute challenge against same-sex marriage

Gerry Walshe, an electrician from Clare, wants a judicial review.

# gay - Saturday 5 September, 2015

‘I don’t date based on gender, for me, gender doesn’t determine attraction’

Bisexuality wasn’t invented in 2015 and neither was the possibility of having a fluid sexual orientation, writes Oisín McKenna.

# gay - Friday 4 September, 2015

Joyous scenes – and insults – as gay couples get marriage licences

One man harassed a couple, saying: “More sodomites getting married?” He was asked to leave the building.

# gay - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Contoversy in Australia over new film about kids with gay parents

“During school hours we expect them to be doing maths and English and curriculum matters.”

# gay - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Gay scout pulled out of race for top role after receiving e-mail full of 'insinuations and threats'

Kiernan Gildea received the anonymous e-mail on the eve of the National Council in April.

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