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#GLEN

# glen - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

'Mismanaged and not viable': LGBT charity to face investigation into financial 'irregularities'

The charity announced last week that it was to cease operations.

# glen - Thursday 18 May, 2017

LGBT charity Glen to cease operations

Reduced staffing levels, no financial reserves and diminishing public trust all contributed to the decision.

# glen - Friday 21 April, 2017

LGBT charity orders full review of services in light of Charities Regulator review

The charity is being reviewed by Charities Regulator.

# glen - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Co-founder of LGBT charity resigns, says he received support worth €11.5k but paid funds back

Kieran Rose said he should have made the board aware of the arrangement at the time.

# glen - Monday 17 April, 2017

Transactions worth €60k 'not recorded correctly' in accounts of LGBT charity

The outgoing CEO has detailed some of the irregularities that prompted her to report Glen to the charities regulator.

# glen - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Glen 'satisfied' there has been 'no misappropriation of funds' after issues reported to regulator

A report in this morning’s Sunday Business Post revealed that the charity is under review for irregularities regarding its finances.

# glen - Monday 11 July, 2016

Calls for new hate crime laws as people report assaults and violence because of sexuality

The RCNI’s new report launched today looks at LGBT survivors of sexual violence.

# glen - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Poll: Do LGBT students need to be better protected in schools? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do LGBT students need to be better protected in schools?

A new survey has shown that a majority of young LGBT people have self-harmed.

LGBT teenagers are three times more likely to attempt suicide

A new survey shows that LGBT teenagers have higher levels of anxiety and depression.

# glen - Friday 29 January, 2016

Schools advised to have gender neutral toilets and uniforms to support transgender pupils

New guidelines have been launched to help schools support LGBT students.

# glen - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Irish dentists refusing to treat HIV positive patients 'adds to stigma'

The “worrying” levels of HIV diagnoses have been discussed at the Oireachtas Health Committee. There are set to be more cases of HIV in Ireland in 2015 than in any other year.

# glen - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Blue powder and 'Goodbye' note sent to office of gay rights group

Emergency services have now given the all clear.

# glen - Sunday 18 January, 2015

'His courage will inspire many others who would like to be open about who they are' Leo

'His courage will inspire many others who would like to be open about who they are'

Minister Leo Varadkar’s announcement that he is a gay man ‘won’t change his work in Government’, a fellow Minister has said.

# glen - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Average age of HIV diagnosis for gay and bisexual men has fallen to 32 HIV

Average age of HIV diagnosis for gay and bisexual men has fallen to 32

Committee on Health and Children today, who will be focusing on advances in testing opportunities for HIV and enhancing engagement with health services,

# glen - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Graduates can now find out about companies that are inclusive to LGBT people

There’ll be an exhibit for LGBT graduates at today’s gradireland career fair.

# glen - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Gay rights group gives cautious welcome to change in discrimination laws

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

# glen - 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.

# glen - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Ireland drops to 22nd in Europe for legal equality for LGBTI people

Today is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

# glen - Monday 22 July, 2013

RTÉ Guide cover ‘a symbol of acceptance’

The Celebrity Masterchef contestant-and-newsreader Aengus MacGrianna is now gracing the cover of Ireland’s most popular telly guide…

# glen - Friday 12 July, 2013

There were 429 civil partnerships in the state last year

Of these, 263 couples were male and 166 were female as GLEN describes the couples as “pioneers”.

# glen - Monday 24 June, 2013

20 years ago homosexuality was decriminalised, but not everyone was happy...

Paul McGrath of Fine Gael at the time spoke against the bill and said he was concerned what impact it would have on society as a whole.

# glen - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Vote for civil marriage for same-sex couples 'an historic step' Same-Sex Marriage This post contains videos

Vote for civil marriage for same-sex couples 'an historic step'

The Constututional Convention has voted overwhelmingly in favour of recommending that the Constitution be changed to allow for civil marriages for same-sex couples.

# glen - Monday 25 March, 2013

Tributes paid after death of LGBT and civil rights activist RIP

Tributes paid after death of LGBT and civil rights activist

Christopher Robson, one of the founder members of the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network, passed away following a short illness.

# glen - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Over 1,000 submissions to convention on same-sex marriage

The number of submissions made to the Constitutional Convention is almost 50 times the amount sent on other issues.

# glen - Monday 28 January, 2013

The 'principle of equal citizenship' should include same-sex marriage - Shatter

The 13 and 14 of April have been chosen as the dates during which same-sex marriage will be discussed as part of the Constitutional Convention.

# glen - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

€24,000 payment for sexual orientation discrimination at Credit Union

GLEN, the Gay & Lesbian Equality network, has welcomed the news.

# glen - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Almost 1,000 civil partnerships in Ireland in 2012

Now almost 2,000 people have entered civil partnerships since they became available in Ireland in April 2011.

# glen - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Rights group welcomes Shatter's comments on gay marriage and parenting

The Justice Minister said he was “acutely aware” of the need to reform family law in Ireland to ensure equality for gay and lesbian parents.

# glen - Monday 8 October, 2012

Two more councils pass motions supporting same-sex marriage

Fingal Couunty Council and Waterford City became the latest councils to support motions on the issue tonight.

# glen - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

New figures show every county in Ireland has hosted civil partnership ceremony Same-Sex Couples This post contains images

New figures show every county in Ireland has hosted civil partnership ceremony

Data shows that 862 couples have entered civil partnerships in the 17 months since they were first permitted in Ireland.

# glen - Monday 3 September, 2012

Dublin City Council votes 'Yes' to marriage equality

Gay rights’ groups welcome the move as Dublin follows Cork in lending support to same-sex civil marriages.

# glen - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Column: Enda Kenny’s silence on same-sex marriage is a rebuff to gay people

The move to civil marriage is not a massive leap – but it is a hugely important symbol, writes Kieran Rose.

# glen - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Column: It's time for Ireland to follow Obama on gay marriage. Here's why.

Three quarters of Irish people and all the political parties already support same-sex marriage, writes Kieran Rose of GLEN. The pressure is now on to introduce it to Ireland.

# glen - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Poll shows strong support for same-sex marriage

A recent poll reveals a 73 per cent support for allowing same-sex marriage in the Constitution.

# glen - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Cautious welcome given to progress on constitutional convention

Interest groups have welcomed the latest reports that draft proposals on the makeup of the convention are imminent – as long as there is sufficient consultation.

# glen - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

More than 1,000 people entered civil partnerships in Ireland in 2011 Civil Parnerships This post contains images

More than 1,000 people entered civil partnerships in Ireland in 2011

New figures show that 536 civil partnerships were registered in Ireland last year.