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# homosexuality - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Man who listed 'standing up against homosexuality' as achievement loses discrimination case

Mark Savage claimed he was told to remove the line from his CV.

# homosexuality - 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.

# homosexuality - 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

# homosexuality - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Thousands march over Malawi's plans to legalise homosexuality

The peaceful marches were organised by Catholic and evangelical churches.

# homosexuality - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

New bill will 'exonerate and apologise to' people convicted of homosexual acts

Senator Ged Nash called the move “an important gesture”.

# homosexuality - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Britain is to pardon thousands of people convicted of homosexuality

Anyone alive who was convicted of same-sex acts before the law was abolished will now receive an automatic pardon.

# homosexuality - 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.

# homosexuality - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Italian priest suspended after saying he “understands” paedophilia

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

# homosexuality - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Journalist says that 'homosexuality was never a crime in Ireland'

Bruce Arnold has spoken out against former President Mary McAleese taking a position in the same-sex marriage referendum.

# homosexuality - Friday 13 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge 14 lovely reactions to Pat Carey’s courageous interview about being gay Pat Carey

14 lovely reactions to Pat Carey’s courageous interview about being gay

The former Fianna Fáil minister spoke about his sexuality on RTÉ Radio One this morning.

# homosexuality - Saturday 31 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Benedict Cumberbatch appeals for pardon for gay men convicted of 'indecency' Pardon

Benedict Cumberbatch appeals for pardon for gay men convicted of 'indecency'

Stephen Fry is also one of the signatories of an open letter calling on the British government to pardon the men.

# homosexuality - 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…

# homosexuality - Monday 6 October, 2014

British man jailed 'for being gay' in Morocco

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

# homosexuality - Friday 29 August, 2014

McAleese advert rejected over the former President's views on female ordination

An ad for a speaking engagement has been rejected by Australian newspaper ‘The Catholic Weekly’ over the former President having ‘an agenda’.

# homosexuality - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Hollywood stars boycott Beverly Hills Hotel over Brunei ownership

The Sultan of Brunei introduced sharia laws that mean stoning for people found guilty of adultery and homosexuality.

# homosexuality - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Gardaí called as students protest at NUIG over same-sex marriage referendum

The students who are protesting say they intend to remain there overnight.

# homosexuality - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Column: Are you frustrated by the number of 'gay' stories in the media? Then read on ...

Do you view the issue of gay rights as being mundane? Are you annoyed by the ‘hype’ over homophobic bullying and marriage equality? Then these are the facts you need to know, writes Christine Allen.

# homosexuality - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Uganda tabloid prints list of 200 ‘top’ gay people

The Red Pepper tabloid published the list the day after a bill criminalising homosexuality was enacted.

# homosexuality - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge This woman has gone to extreme lengths to prove Frozen has a ‘Gay Agenda’ Let It Go

This woman has gone to extreme lengths to prove Frozen has a ‘Gay Agenda’

She’s not concealing her feelings when it comes to the smash hit Disney movie.

# homosexuality - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Tánaiste: Anti-gay laws will "affect our valued relationship" with Uganda

Meanwhile, Uganda’s government has defended its decision to push through the controversial laws.

# homosexuality - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Gilmore “deeply concerned” over Nigerian homosexuality law

The Tánaiste says Ireland is “completely opposed to discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation”.

# homosexuality - Friday 7 February, 2014

Column: As the Winter Olympics kick off in Russia, let's consider oppression in all its forms

The situation in Russia is one of the more extreme examples of LGBT rights abuses in the world, but let’s not run the risk of thinking that our community is wholly welcoming by comparison, writes Kevin Donohue.

# homosexuality - Monday 27 January, 2014

NUJ condemns "unacceptable" speech on homosexuality from Nigerian state governor

The comments were allegedly made by the Governor of the Delta State in Nigeria at a recent awards ceremony.

# homosexuality - Monday 20 January, 2014

Spain's new cardinal says homosexuality is a 'defect'

The 84-year-old has been criticised by gay rights groups for his comments.

# homosexuality - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

McAleese: Catholic Church ‘in denial over homosexuality for decades’

Her comments were welcomed by liberal Redemptorist priest Fr Tony Flannery.

# homosexuality - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Changes to prison accommodation rules raised concerns about homosexuality

There were “obvious objections to having two prisoners in one cell – the most common objection being that it facilitates homosexuality”.

# homosexuality - Friday 20 December, 2013

Uganda passes tough new bill against homosexuality

The anti-gay bill allows for life imprisonment for certain homosexual acts.

# homosexuality - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Column: Why I’m still afraid to come out to my friends and family

I’m 28 and in a committed, loving relationship but none of my friends or family know that – because I’ve never told them I’m gay. For all the talk of social acceptability, I still fear of losing the people I love.

# homosexuality - Monday 28 October, 2013

From The42 'Gay athletes will be made feel comfortable at Winter Olympics,' insists Putin Equality

'Gay athletes will be made feel comfortable at Winter Olympics,' insists Putin

The Russian president made the promise despite the country’s new controversial law.

# homosexuality - Friday 16 August, 2013

Protest to take place at Russian embassy in Dublin over 'anti-gay laws'

The signing of a controversial law which prohibits the dissemination of so-called ‘homosexual propaganda’ to minors in Russia has been widely criticised.

# homosexuality - Friday 12 July, 2013

From The42 German football club will fly rainbow flag permanently at their stadium St Pauli

German football club will fly rainbow flag permanently at their stadium

St Pauli are urging Germany’s other clubs to follow their lead in the fight against homophobia.

# homosexuality - 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.

From The Daily Edge 15 of the best protest signs from two decades of gay marriage protests I Saw The Sign

15 of the best protest signs from two decades of gay marriage protests

Homosexuality was decriminalised twenty years ago today.

# homosexuality - Saturday 13 April, 2013

LGBT rights group to hold 'kiss-in' for equality

LGBT Noise has also expressed concern over a recent homophobic attack on a well-known Dublin nightclub promoter.

# homosexuality - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Column: The ‘Kill The Gays’ law is shocking – but we mustn’t act rashly

Imposing Western will too forcefully will only put more lives in danger, writes GCN editor Brian Finnegan.

# homosexuality - Monday 1 October, 2012

California bans therapy to 'reverse' homosexuality in minors

The state’s governor says the legislation should relegate such treatments “to the dustbin of quackery”.

# homosexuality - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Supporting homosexuality is ‘for capitalists’, says Iranian president

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad denied that his criticism of homosexuality amounted to a denial of individual freedoms.

# homosexuality - Saturday 15 September, 2012

From The42 Pro sports more gay-friendly as athletes speak out Modern Times

Pro sports more gay-friendly as athletes speak out

Several stars have called for a change in attitudes as regards homosexuality in sport.

# homosexuality - Thursday 13 September, 2012

From The42 Merkel tells gay German footballers it's OK to come out Request

Merkel tells gay German footballers it's OK to come out

The German Chancellor says that the players in question have “nothing to fear”.

# homosexuality - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

From The42 Gay American football player says kiss got him booted Controversy

Gay American football player says kiss got him booted

Eighteen-year-old Jamie Kuntz says he was kicked off his college football team in North Dakota for kissing his boyfriend at a game.

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