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# gay - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Gay couple asked to leave Dublin restaurant for holding hands
# Bad Taste
# Bad Taste

Gay couple asked to leave Dublin restaurant for holding hands

Oct 29th 2015, 4:39 PM 73,124 Views 224 Comments

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
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

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

Oct 14th 2015, 8:21 PM 26,981 Views 170 Comments

The reports concern several priests in a Rome parish.

# gay - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Italian priest suspended after saying he "understands" paedophilia
# Gino Flaim
# Gino Flaim

Italian priest suspended after saying he "understands" paedophilia

Oct 7th 2015, 7:50 PM 16,512 Views 60 Comments

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

# gay - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 29th 2015, 11:33 AM 8,034 Views 6 Comments

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'
# First Gay Taoiseach
# First Gay Taoiseach

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

Sep 26th 2015, 8:21 AM 25,692 Views 75 Comments

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
# No

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

Sep 21st 2015, 10:50 PM 49,265 Views 199 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Sep 5th 2015, 8:30 PM 3,526 Views 126 Comments

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
# Kentucky
# Kentucky

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

Sep 4th 2015, 4:57 PM 17,459 Views 122 Comments

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
# Gayby Baby
# Gayby Baby

Contoversy in Australia over new film about kids with gay parents

Aug 27th 2015, 9:09 AM 24,939 Views 175 Comments

“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'
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

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

Aug 19th 2015, 3:02 PM 16,871 Views 153 Comments

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

# gay - Monday 17 August, 2015

Eastenders' funeral home gay sex scene gets the all clear from watchdog
# Cushty
# Cushty

Eastenders' funeral home gay sex scene gets the all clear from watchdog

Aug 17th 2015, 4:36 PM 22,129 Views 23 Comments

Two characters were half naked in a funeral parlour.

# gay - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Priest described gay people as "intrinsically disordered" in homily
# Dominican Order
# Dominican Order

Priest described gay people as "intrinsically disordered" in homily

Jul 30th 2015, 7:14 PM 20,434 Views 142 Comments

The remarks came over the weekend of Dublin Pride.

# gay - Friday 24 July, 2015

A Hozier video made for €1,500 in a Cork house got nominated for an MTV award
# Take Me To Church
# Take Me To Church

A Hozier video made for €1,500 in a Cork house got nominated for an MTV award

Jul 24th 2015, 1:10 PM 24,977 Views 32 Comments

Its co-director Brendan Canty of Feel Good Lost told us how it all came together.

# gay - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Sitdown Sunday: Meet the Mormon gay men married to women
# 7 Deadly Reads
# 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Meet the Mormon gay men married to women

Jun 28th 2015, 10:00 AM 25,811 Views 12 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# gay - Saturday 27 June, 2015

17 times Ireland made you proud
# Pride
From The Daily Edge
# Pride

17 times Ireland made you proud

Jun 27th 2015, 1:00 PM 9,484 Views 7 Comments

Happy Pride…!

# gay - Friday 19 June, 2015

A museum is battling moths by turning them gay
# London
# London

A museum is battling moths by turning them gay

Jun 19th 2015, 6:04 AM 13,090 Views 21 Comments

The cloth-eating insects pose a threat to exhibits.

# gay - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 17th 2015, 4:20 PM 12,893 Views 11 Comments

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

# gay - Friday 12 June, 2015

This gay teen's yearbook quote on being 'in the closet' is hilarious
# Sassy
From The Daily Edge
# Sassy

This gay teen's yearbook quote on being 'in the closet' is hilarious

Jun 12th 2015, 7:35 PM 11,039 Views 0 Comments

Hero.

# gay - Thursday 11 June, 2015

LISTEN: US politician calls unmarried presidential candidate a "bro with no ho"
# Official Title
# Official Title

LISTEN: US politician calls unmarried presidential candidate a "bro with no ho"

Jun 11th 2015, 8:46 PM 12,398 Views 14 Comments

Senator Lindsey Graham has no children and has never been married.

# gay - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

DJ dropped from festivals after comparing gay people to Irish paedophile priests
# Dance Into The Ire
# Dance Into The Ire

DJ dropped from festivals after comparing gay people to Irish paedophile priests

Jun 9th 2015, 1:31 PM 27,323 Views 65 Comments

Ten Walls says the posts were “out of character”.

# gay - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Blanchett denies gay past as lesbian movie wows Cannes
# Speculation
# Speculation

Blanchett denies gay past as lesbian movie wows Cannes

May 17th 2015, 4:15 PM 25,428 Views 28 Comments

‘Carol’, a film set in 1950s New York, is already generating Oscar buzz.

# gay - Monday 11 May, 2015

Only 1% feel gay athletes are 'completely accepted' on sporting field
# Out On The Fields
From The42
# Out On The Fields

Only 1% feel gay athletes are 'completely accepted' on sporting field

May 11th 2015, 12:20 AM 6,030 Views 8 Comments

Meanwhile, 78% feel that openly gay athletes would not be ‘very safe’.

# gay - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Most gay sportsmen and women in Ireland 'verbally abused' on the pitch
# Out On The Fields
# Out On The Fields

Most gay sportsmen and women in Ireland 'verbally abused' on the pitch

May 10th 2015, 5:48 PM 16,821 Views 98 Comments

A worldwide survey of homophobia in sport has results on Ireland.

# gay - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

A woman is trying to sue all homosexuals on behalf of God
# Nebraska
# Nebraska

A woman is trying to sue all homosexuals on behalf of God

May 6th 2015, 6:28 PM 23,114 Views 98 Comments

She filed documents earlier this month.

# gay - Saturday 25 April, 2015

'It took me 65-and-a-bit years to summon up the courage to talk about being gay'
# Referendum
# Referendum

'It took me 65-and-a-bit years to summon up the courage to talk about being gay'

Apr 25th 2015, 4:30 PM 26,925 Views 132 Comments

Pat Carey said he’d like to get married, but might have left it too late.

# gay - Friday 24 April, 2015

A straight guy asked his gay friend to the prom, and it was adorable
# Prom Date
From The Daily Edge
# Prom Date

A straight guy asked his gay friend to the prom, and it was adorable

Apr 24th 2015, 6:44 PM 5,918 Views 2 Comments

He just wanted to do something nice for his mate. D’aww.

# gay - Monday 30 March, 2015

'We must never come close to having anything like Whites Only signs again'
# Religious Freedom
# Religious Freedom

'We must never come close to having anything like Whites Only signs again'

Mar 30th 2015, 10:37 AM 15,582 Views 98 Comments

Apple CEO Tim Cook has hit out at religious freedom laws.

# gay - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

12 Gay Byrne expressions to perfectly sum up your hangover
# Totally Hungover
From The Daily Edge
# Totally Hungover

12 Gay Byrne expressions to perfectly sum up your hangover

Mar 18th 2015, 8:00 AM 11,962 Views 5 Comments

He knows what’s up.

# gay - Friday 13 March, 2015

Poll: Are you more likely to vote for a politician if they share their 'human side'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you more likely to vote for a politician if they share their 'human side'?

Mar 13th 2015, 8:40 AM 15,807 Views 58 Comments

Eamonn Coghlan and James Reilly both opened up about aspects of their private life yesterday. Would that sway you?

'I tied every aspect of my life to my sexual identity - it had to change'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I tied every aspect of my life to my sexual identity - it had to change'

Mar 13th 2015, 8:00 AM 3,168 Views 65 Comments

We should refrain from solely defining ourselves in tandem with who we are attracted to, writes Christine Allen.

# gay - Friday 6 March, 2015

15-year-old with gay dads wrote to Ray D'arcy, 'How can anyone say my family isn’t ideal?'
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

15-year-old with gay dads wrote to Ray D'arcy, 'How can anyone say my family isn’t ideal?'

Mar 6th 2015, 6:56 PM 76,121 Views 505 Comments

The teenager added that she has yet to meet a homophobic teenager or child and that it’s just some adults with a problem.

# gay - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Poll: Should companies be allowed to refuse service on religious grounds?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should companies be allowed to refuse service on religious grounds?

Mar 5th 2015, 10:28 PM 21,631 Views 205 Comments

An incident with a printers in Drogheda has everyone talking today.

# gay - Friday 13 February, 2015

14 lovely reactions to Pat Carey's interview about being gay
# Courageous
# Courageous

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

Feb 13th 2015, 7:38 PM 19,918 Views 32 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 13th 2015, 1:05 PM 3,865 Views 1 Comment

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

Gay teacher who pixellated her face wins dream wedding
# All You Need Is Love
# All You Need Is Love

Gay teacher who pixellated her face wins dream wedding

Feb 13th 2015, 9:11 AM 17,351 Views 115 Comments

Good news for Pixel and Caoimhe.

# gay - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Where is same-sex marriage legal?
# Referendum
# Referendum

Where is same-sex marriage legal?

Feb 1st 2015, 8:00 AM 17,542 Views 269 Comments

Ireland could be joining the list this year.

# gay - Monday 26 January, 2015

Leo Varadkar inspires 'gay in Ireland' joke on Saturday Night Live
# SNL
From The Daily Edge
# SNL

Leo Varadkar inspires 'gay in Ireland' joke on Saturday Night Live

Jan 26th 2015, 7:32 AM 28,814 Views 35 Comments

‘LOL’.

# gay - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Iona Institute respond with their own chart of prominent words on their website
# Google It
# Google It

Iona Institute respond with their own chart of prominent words on their website

Jan 22nd 2015, 10:00 PM 30,929 Views 173 Comments

A chart showing that ‘gay and ‘same-sex’ are frequently used words on the site has been widely shared on social media today.

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

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

Jan 22nd 2015, 8:00 AM 3,615 Views 102 Comments

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.

# gay - Monday 19 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 19th 2015, 8:46 PM 45,655 Views 70 Comments

He spoke publicly about his sexuality on radio yesterday.