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#Sexuality

# sexuality - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Saoirse Ronan's new film is about sex, the sixties, and a doomed marriage

We talked to the director of Saoirse Ronan’s new film, On Chesil Beach.

# sexuality - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From The Daily Edge Harry Styles has won so much praise for his response to questions about his sexuality None Of Your Business

Harry Styles has won so much praise for his response to questions about his sexuality

“It’s tough to justify somebody having to answer to someone else about stuff like that.”

# sexuality - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Sex education often 'out of touch and taught by embarrassed teachers'

Research has found stereotyping is common, with women often depicted as passive and men as predatory.

# sexuality - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Genes have a big influence on when you lose your virginity

That’s according to a study which looked at the lives of 380,000 people.

# sexuality - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

This self-confessed, non-offending paedophile says society needs to accept him USA

This self-confessed, non-offending paedophile says society needs to accept him

American Todd Nickerson claims that the key to helping him, and others like him, is understanding not condemnation.

# sexuality - 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.

# sexuality - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

'Prostitution should be legal because men want more sex than women'

An expert has proposed the controversial idea.

# sexuality - Thursday 23 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Your mam is probably having better sex than you Sexy Mama

# sexuality - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge #GrowingUpGay is trending in Ireland and it's funny and heartbreaking Growing Up Gay

#GrowingUpGay is trending in Ireland and it's funny and heartbreaking

“Why don’t you have a girlfriend yet?”

# sexuality - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge People are talking about 'turning gay' for this girl, and it's not going down well Ruby Rose

People are talking about 'turning gay' for this girl, and it's not going down well

Ruby Rose is turning heads as a new Orange is the New Black character.

# sexuality - Friday 13 February, 2015

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

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

# sexuality - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Opinion: Hold hands or hide? I'm going to stop adjusting my life to suit everyone else

I am fed up with being worried about other people’s reactions. My new year’s resolution is to hold my boyfriend’s hand when we walk down the street.

# sexuality - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

"Thanks so much": Leo Varadkar on the reaction to his announcement that he's gay

He hadn’t commented since the Sunday interview with Miriam O’Callaghan.

# sexuality - Monday 19 January, 2015

Here's what the world thought of Leo Varadkar saying 'I'm gay'

He spoke publicly about his sexuality on radio yesterday.

# sexuality - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's the heartfelt letter a 9-year-old girl wrote her teacher after he came out as gay Proud

# sexuality - Friday 12 December, 2014

British porn enthusiasts stage face-sitting protest against new law

Some campaigners say the new law violates sexual freedom and is misogynistic.

# sexuality - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Opinion: Why do some straight people automatically assume a gay person fancies them?

Gay people aren’t sexual predators ready to pounce on unsuspecting straight friends and colleagues… so calm down.

# sexuality - Saturday 27 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Yes, Margo really did compare gay sex to a sandwich on the Late Late Show Dry Atin'

# sexuality - Friday 26 September, 2014

Opinion: Employees can still be discriminated against over their sexuality – this must end

The private lives of teachers and health workers should never be used against them, writes Senator Ivana Bacik.

# sexuality - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Opinion: When is the right time to tell a child that you're gay?

Should adults be open with children, as much as is age appropriate, or should they try to avoid questions about sexuality?

# sexuality - Saturday 21 June, 2014

'Sex didn’t exist until the Late Late show': Can Irish people talk about intimacy?

A conference taking place in Cork this weekend aims to start a public discussion on sexual wellbeing.

# sexuality - Monday 14 April, 2014

From The42 ‘I don’t see what a person’s sexuality has to do with anything’ – Ger Brennan Open

‘I don’t see what a person’s sexuality has to do with anything’ – Ger Brennan

The Dublin and St Vincent’s footballer has stressed the importance of diversity and inclusiveness within the GAA and sport as a whole.

# sexuality - Monday 24 February, 2014

Pure in Heart: “We don’t have a negative view of sex”

The group were responding after claims that at one of their sex education talks they taped two students together by their wrists.

# sexuality - Friday 14 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish people talk about romance, sexuality and disability Somebody To Love

Irish people talk about romance, sexuality and disability

“We’re all people”.

# sexuality - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Column: I am gay. I have always been gay. I’ve never not been gay.

I’m happy with who I am and I love this country – but I am not happy with how I get treated for how I live my life, writes Christopher Chong.

# sexuality - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Watch Panti’s powerful speech about oppression of gay people

Rory O’Neill took to the Abbey stage last night to deliver oration on how homosexuality is still stigmatised in Ireland.

# sexuality - Friday 17 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge RTÉ releases recording of controversial God Slot show in advance of broadcast RTÉ

RTÉ releases recording of controversial God Slot show in advance of broadcast

RTÉ was forced to respond to criticism after ‘curing gays’ tweet last night.

# sexuality - Thursday 16 January, 2014

RTÉ says ‘curing gays’ tweet was taken the wrong way

A Twitter account for an RTÉ Radio religious programme asked if ‘gays can be cured’, sparking outrage on Twitter.

# sexuality - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Column: Is it still taboo for a woman to carry condoms?

We have superficially become more ‘open’ about sex, but our core beliefs and attitudes haven’t really changed; female sexuality can induce a degree of fear in some people, writes Tony Moore.

# sexuality - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Lisa McInerney: Sharing of 'Slane Girl' pics does disservice to women and men

If you’re more upset about a sexual act occurring than about the malicious sharing of images of that act online, then you have a lot to think about, writes Lisa McInerney.

# sexuality - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Column: We need education about porn, not censorship

While pornography can create dangerous misconceptions about sex, shutting down all such exploration only reinforces the notion that sex is something dirty and shameful, writes Genevieve Shanahan.

# sexuality - Monday 29 July, 2013

Lisa McInerney: Pornification of teen sexuality - but we can't just blame porn

The UK plans to make online pornography an ‘opt-in’ choice to try and shield children from it – but will that really protect kids from early sexualisation?

# sexuality - Thursday 20 June, 2013

US church for 'struggling' gays shuts down

The founder of the controversial Exodus International, dedicated to helping people repress same-sex attraction through prayer, said the organisation had been part of “a system of ignorance” that generated more hurt than help.

# sexuality - Friday 17 May, 2013

Most LGBT Europeans still afraid and threatened: report

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

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

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'

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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