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# gay - Saturday 4 January, 2020

'GHB is a killer, I know of eight men who died after taking it'
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

'GHB is a killer, I know of eight men who died after taking it'

Jan 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 68,456 Views 30 Comments

Concerns have also been raised about people being sexually assaulted while taking drugs such as GHB.

# gay - Thursday 21 November, 2019

'Rectifying the historic wrong': LGBT advocates wanted sexual orientation included on the next Census
# Census
# Census

'Rectifying the historic wrong': LGBT advocates wanted sexual orientation included on the next Census

Nov 21st 2019, 6:10 AM 11,832 Views 82 Comments

Scotland’s census will give individuals up to 21 options under this category including skolisexual and demiromantic.

# gay - Friday 15 November, 2019

One-quarter of men who use 'chemsex drugs' don't use them for purposes of sex
# GHB
# GHB

One-quarter of men who use 'chemsex drugs' don't use them for purposes of sex

Nov 15th 2019, 11:48 AM 38,115 Views 28 Comments

A new study examines chemsex in Ireland and parts of the UK.

# gay - Saturday 21 September, 2019

'I feel like it's going to happen when it happens. We're in Ireland and it's very accepting of being gay'
# Tolerance
From The42
# Tolerance

'I feel like it's going to happen when it happens. We're in Ireland and it's very accepting of being gay'

Sep 21st 2019, 7:00 AM 6,755 Views 0 Comments

Members of the Dublin Devils and PFAI general secretary Stephen McGuinness on the lack of LGBT representation in football.

# gay - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Opinion: 'Children need to learn about LGBT issues in school - it will reassure them and combat fear'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Children need to learn about LGBT issues in school - it will reassure them and combat fear'

May 14th 2019, 7:00 AM 17,228 Views 143 Comments

Robin Stevens grew up in a generation were ‘gayness was erased’. Her books have shown her that young readers want to read about LGBTQ+ lives – and she wants to see more of this explored in schools.

# gay - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men
# Decriminalisation
# Decriminalisation

Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men

Jun 19th 2018, 9:02 AM 12,489 Views 50 Comments

A motion before the Dáil this evening will acknowledge the harm caused by historical criminal laws.

# gay - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Remarks between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media
# Lgbtq Rights
# Lgbtq Rights

Remarks between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media

Mar 14th 2018, 9:55 PM 27,534 Views 109 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said today that he would raise LGBT rights issues with the vice president.

# gay - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Toronto police search gardens for more victims after landscaper charged with deaths of two men
# Serial Killer
# Serial Killer

Toronto police search gardens for more victims after landscaper charged with deaths of two men

Jan 30th 2018, 9:21 AM 16,115 Views 0 Comments

Bruce McArthur, aged 66, was arrested earlier this month.

# gay - Saturday 25 November, 2017

LGBT people in China pursuing marriages of convenience in order to disguise their real relationships
# Sham Marriage
# Sham Marriage

LGBT people in China pursuing marriages of convenience in order to disguise their real relationships

Nov 25th 2017, 4:00 PM 14,374 Views 18 Comments

When Xiaoxiong and her lesbian lover wanted to hide their relationship from their parents, they decided to find men willing to marry them. Gay men.

# gay - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province
# Banned
# Banned

Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province

Nov 19th 2017, 3:35 PM 18,984 Views 77 Comments

Homosexuality has been legal since the creation of the modern Turkish republic in 1923.

# gay - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 30th 2017, 10:38 PM 25,135 Views 97 Comments

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
# Chechnya
# Chechnya

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

Jul 16th 2017, 11:13 AM 24,871 Views 92 Comments

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'
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

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

May 26th 2017, 8:43 AM 13,389 Views 70 Comments

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
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

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

May 23rd 2017, 8:47 AM 45,248 Views 78 Comments

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
# Disciplinary Action
# Disciplinary Action

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

Apr 29th 2017, 10:00 AM 13,908 Views 14 Comments

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
# Christianity

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

Apr 19th 2017, 8:52 AM 17,584 Views 87 Comments

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
# Abuse
# Abuse

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

Apr 14th 2017, 7:34 PM 13,959 Views 46 Comments

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
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

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

Apr 11th 2017, 2:08 PM 27,833 Views 97 Comments

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
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

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

Apr 2nd 2017, 3:30 PM 25,243 Views 48 Comments

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
# London
# London

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

Mar 4th 2017, 5:00 PM 12,310 Views 40 Comments

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
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

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

Jan 28th 2017, 1:04 PM 57,137 Views 119 Comments

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
# New Rules
# New Rules

Lifetime ban on gay men donating blood lifted

Jan 16th 2017, 12:50 PM 26,224 Views 79 Comments

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
# Campaigner
# Campaigner

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

Dec 26th 2016, 8:15 PM 12,071 Views 102 Comments

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
# Equality
# Equality

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

Dec 19th 2016, 3:14 PM 16,117 Views 99 Comments

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?
# Reality Bites
# Reality Bites

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

Nov 9th 2016, 6:00 AM 8,309 Views 12 Comments

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
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Uganda blames British colonialism for its anti-gay sex laws

Nov 5th 2016, 3:00 PM 10,366 Views 16 Comments

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
# Murder
# Murder

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

Oct 5th 2016, 9:23 PM 15,469 Views 0 Comments

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
# Gay Pride
# Gay Pride

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

Sep 24th 2016, 7:30 PM 19,526 Views 49 Comments

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
# Maynooth
# Maynooth

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

Aug 24th 2016, 1:35 PM 14,475 Views 79 Comments

The procedures for handing whistleblowers will also be looked at.

# gay - Saturday 25 June, 2016

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

16 hilarious tweets gay people in Dublin will relate to

Jun 25th 2016, 11:00 AM 8,312 Views 2 Comments

“I must be flawless for Pride”.

# gay - Friday 24 June, 2016

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

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

Jun 24th 2016, 7:00 PM 11,570 Views 55 Comments

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'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

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

May 11th 2016, 2:15 PM 733 Views 73 Comments

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
# Equality Tribunal
# Equality Tribunal

Teacher to be compensated after principal insulted gay son

Jan 5th 2016, 9:00 AM 30,348 Views 69 Comments

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
# Rumours
# Rumours

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

Jan 2nd 2016, 8:30 PM 77,554 Views 62 Comments

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
# Robert Dyas
# Robert Dyas

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

Dec 13th 2015, 3:50 PM 42,825 Views 43 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 13th 2015, 2:00 PM 6,693 Views 3 Comments

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

Renua candidate steps down after labelling Vatican 'the Antichrist'
# Renua
# Renua

Renua candidate steps down after labelling Vatican 'the Antichrist'

Dec 13th 2015, 1:59 PM 34,513 Views 82 Comments

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

# gay - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 24th 2015, 6:08 PM 5,311 Views 3 Comments

Classic festive knits.

# gay - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Gay priest says hiding his sexuality is 'tearing him apart'
# Secret Life
# Secret Life

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

Nov 18th 2015, 8:57 AM 19,962 Views 158 Comments

“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

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

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

Nov 17th 2015, 6:58 PM 6,393 Views 7 Comments

The film documents the story of bisexual boxer Emile Griffith.

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