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# gay - Monday 19 January, 2015

Why no politician should ever have to do what Leo Varadkar did ever again
# Analysis
# Analysis

Why no politician should ever have to do what Leo Varadkar did ever again

Jan 19th 2015, 10:03 AM 16,884 Views 87 Comments

Analysis: Yesterday was a seminal moment in Irish public life, but it shouldn’t be the norm.

# gay - Sunday 18 January, 2015

'Have you ever been to Pantibar?' -  Enda Kenny slags Leo Varadkar about getting there first
# Coming Out
From The Daily Edge
# Coming Out

'Have you ever been to Pantibar?' - Enda Kenny slags Leo Varadkar about getting there first

Jan 18th 2015, 11:04 AM 43,334 Views 69 Comments

Minister Varadkar is the first government minister to publicly announce that he is gay.

# gay - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jan 10th 2015, 8:02 PM 19,291 Views 42 Comments

French terror attacks, power outages and Lucinda Creighton’s abortion views had everyone talking.

Two straight men held hands in public to highlight homophobic attitudes
# LGBT
From The Daily Edge
# LGBT

Two straight men held hands in public to highlight homophobic attitudes

Jan 10th 2015, 2:50 PM 5,683 Views 0 Comments

The pair received dirty looks and negative comments.

# gay - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Gay couple's amazing response to homophobic graffiti is going viral
# Shot Down
From The Daily Edge
# Shot Down

Gay couple's amazing response to homophobic graffiti is going viral

Dec 27th 2014, 3:20 PM 9,160 Views 4 Comments

Some aloe vera for that burn, stat.

# gay - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Gay men will be allowed give blood in the US... after abstaining from sex for a year
# HIV
# HIV

Gay men will be allowed give blood in the US... after abstaining from sex for a year

Dec 24th 2014, 7:40 AM 6,962 Views 44 Comments

The FDA said it made decision after reviewing scientific evidence in recent years.

'I will be killed for sure': Life could get even worse for gay people in Syria
# Middle East
# Middle East

'I will be killed for sure': Life could get even worse for gay people in Syria

Dec 24th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,254 Views 31 Comments

If the jihadists secure even more control, there are some frightening scenes ahead.

# gay - Thursday 27 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 27th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,526 Views 11 Comments

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

# gay - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook comes out, says he is 'proud to be gay'
# Equality
# Equality

Apple CEO Tim Cook comes out, says he is 'proud to be gay'

Oct 30th 2014, 11:27 AM 18,262 Views 135 Comments

The 53-year-old businessman says he wants to trade-in his privacy to help others.

# gay - Thursday 23 October, 2014

'Long and passionate' gay kiss labelled breach of the peace
# Italy
# Italy

'Long and passionate' gay kiss labelled breach of the peace

Oct 23rd 2014, 7:41 PM 18,318 Views 76 Comments

‘The charges would be laughable if they didn’t reflect exactly the anti-gay sentiment the activists are fighting.’

# gay - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

"Historic day" as LGBT teachers' group meet President
# Visibility
# Visibility

"Historic day" as LGBT teachers' group meet President

Oct 14th 2014, 9:42 AM 7,240 Views 81 Comments

The group is part of the INTO union.

# gay - Friday 3 October, 2014

Cheerios releases beautiful and heartwarming 'gay dad' ad
# LGBT
From The Daily Edge
# LGBT

Cheerios releases beautiful and heartwarming 'gay dad' ad

Oct 3rd 2014, 9:17 PM 4,320 Views 2 Comments

<3

# gay - Friday 19 September, 2014

Opinion: Should I be afraid to express affection to another woman on the street?
# Pda
# Pda

Opinion: Should I be afraid to express affection to another woman on the street?

Sep 19th 2014, 8:00 AM 2,015 Views 111 Comments

After side-stepping a goodnight kiss with a date, I wondered why I was so slow to be affectionate in public…

# gay - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

# gay - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Catholic League warns of gay masturbation and stripping at NY Paddy's Day Parade
# No Pants
From The Daily Edge
# No Pants

Catholic League warns of gay masturbation and stripping at NY Paddy's Day Parade

Sep 7th 2014, 2:50 PM 4,291 Views 8 Comments

Ah here.

# gay - Sunday 31 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 31st 2014, 7:30 PM 2,737 Views 74 Comments

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

# gay - Friday 29 August, 2014

The internet just raised €35,000 to help a gay teen who was disowned by his parents
# Disowned
From The Daily Edge
# Disowned

The internet just raised €35,000 to help a gay teen who was disowned by his parents

Aug 29th 2014, 9:07 AM 5,484 Views 11 Comments

A video of Daniel Pierce’s confrontation with his parents has clocked up hundreds of thousands of views.

# gay - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Opinion: Having an openly gay Rose of Tralee sends a powerful message to middle Ireland
# Equality
# Equality

Opinion: Having an openly gay Rose of Tralee sends a powerful message to middle Ireland

Aug 28th 2014, 8:00 AM 258 Views 202 Comments

Maria Walsh is a beautiful, smart, confident and normal young woman. She may change the hearts and minds of those who are wary of gay people.

# gay - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Thousands expected to turn out for same-sex marriage rally in Dublin
# LGBT Rights
# LGBT Rights

Thousands expected to turn out for same-sex marriage rally in Dublin

Aug 24th 2014, 8:15 AM 12,690 Views 318 Comments

Organisers say they’re expecting a boost in numbers in the wake of the referendum announcement and the Pantigate controversy…

# gay - Friday 22 August, 2014

How Albert Reynolds made Ireland a fairer place for gay people
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

How Albert Reynolds made Ireland a fairer place for gay people

Aug 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 9,927 Views 16 Comments

Reynolds’ government presided over the fist steps towards ending discrimination against the gay and lesbian community.

# gay - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Ireland ready for next step in marriage equality as 85% say it is morally right — GLEN
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

Ireland ready for next step in marriage equality as 85% say it is morally right — GLEN

Aug 17th 2014, 2:51 PM 11,984 Views 207 Comments

The poll also found that 65% said they agreed that gay adoption was acceptable.

# gay - Friday 15 August, 2014

Opinion: Gay people have been given a chilling message about discussing their lives on air
# Public Discourse
# Public Discourse

Opinion: Gay people have been given a chilling message about discussing their lives on air

Aug 15th 2014, 5:00 PM 151 Views 203 Comments

The BAI has ruled that discussions by gay people about their status and aspirations as Irish citizens must be directly challenged on the same programme at the same time.

Gallery denies anti-gay discrimination over McGuinness-Robinson 'gay kiss' warning
# Pucker Up
# Pucker Up

Gallery denies anti-gay discrimination over McGuinness-Robinson 'gay kiss' warning

Aug 15th 2014, 4:53 PM 17,241 Views 23 Comments

“If it was a man and woman kissing there wouldn’t have been an issue.”

Australian couple stopped leaving Thailand with "surrogate" baby
# Airport
# Airport

Australian couple stopped leaving Thailand with "surrogate" baby

Aug 15th 2014, 10:34 AM 21,404 Views 11 Comments

The men were stopped because they didn’t have complete documents for the child.

# gay - Thursday 17 July, 2014

'Have the courage to be yourself' - Michael Sam's moving awards speech
# Role Model
From The42
# Role Model

'Have the courage to be yourself' - Michael Sam's moving awards speech

Jul 17th 2014, 1:05 PM 3,472 Views 1 Comment

The NFL’s first openly gay player delivered inspiring words at the ESPY ceremony last night.

# gay - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Australia's five-time Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe reveals he is gay
# Courage
# Courage

Australia's five-time Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe reveals he is gay

Jul 13th 2014, 12:11 PM 32,479 Views 74 Comments

The swimmer said he had “wanted to come out” for some time, but didn’t feel as if he could make the admission.

# gay - Saturday 12 July, 2014

'Sacred, secular and irreverent': Dublin Gay Men's Chorus on their summer concert
# Singalong
# Singalong

'Sacred, secular and irreverent': Dublin Gay Men's Chorus on their summer concert

Jul 12th 2014, 4:30 PM 11,514 Views 58 Comments

The group’s second annual summer concert will take place at the Pepper Canister tomorrow.

# gay - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Discrimination against LGBT teachers to end under amended law
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

Discrimination against LGBT teachers to end under amended law

Jun 28th 2014, 1:13 PM 12,321 Views 56 Comments

Labour Senator Ivana Bacik says she is “delighted” that on Dublin Pride day the Government will move on her bill.

# gay - Saturday 14 June, 2014

'Music levels the playing field between gay and straight people'
# Various Voices
# Various Voices

'Music levels the playing field between gay and straight people'

Jun 14th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,811 Views 12 Comments

The New York City Gay Men’s Chorus is one of 50 choirs in Dublin for the Various Voices festival this weekend.

# gay - Friday 6 June, 2014

More gay men are seeking STI testing and advice
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

More gay men are seeking STI testing and advice

Jun 6th 2014, 3:59 PM 11,620 Views 22 Comments

One in five of those tested at the Gay Men’s Health Service clinic in Dublin last year received a diagnosis.

Opinion: Dear Vincent Browne, I don't have a 'gay lifestyle'... I have a life
# LGBT
# LGBT

Opinion: Dear Vincent Browne, I don't have a 'gay lifestyle'... I have a life

Jun 6th 2014, 8:00 AM 124 Views 158 Comments

When you refer to my sexual orientation as a ‘lifestyle’, it is demeaning. The word lifestyle, with all its connotations of superficiality, implies choice – a chosen lifestyle.

# gay - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

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

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

May 14th 2014, 5:46 PM 14,391 Views 254 Comments

Today is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

# gay - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 12th 2014, 5:19 PM 45,036 Views 397 Comments

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

# gay - Monday 10 March, 2014

Column: It's unrealistic to expect oppression to disappear overnight, but we now have hope
# Standing Up
# Standing Up

Column: It's unrealistic to expect oppression to disappear overnight, but we now have hope

Mar 10th 2014, 8:00 AM 68 Views 42 Comments

Important debates about gay rights have taken place in Ireland and the world in the past few months, leading young people to feel more valued, more included and more heard, writes David Carroll.

# gay - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 5th 2014, 7:30 PM 7,542 Views 275 Comments

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.

# gay - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

More than a quarter of LGB employees have been harassed at work
# Equality In The Workplace
# Equality In The Workplace

More than a quarter of LGB employees have been harassed at work

Mar 4th 2014, 6:15 AM 8,665 Views 141 Comments

The research found that employees who were out at work were more committed to their employer than employees who were not out.

# gay - Monday 24 February, 2014

"Others cannot dictate to us": Uganda signs controversial anti-gay bill into law
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

"Others cannot dictate to us": Uganda signs controversial anti-gay bill into law

Feb 24th 2014, 1:59 PM 10,805 Views 106 Comments

The news has been condemned by Amnesty International, which described it as a “step backwards”.

# gay - Sunday 23 February, 2014

In Your Words: Being a gay teenager in Ireland
# Over To You
# Over To You

In Your Words: Being a gay teenager in Ireland

Feb 23rd 2014, 8:30 PM 36,625 Views 180 Comments

Homophobia can be expressed overtly – but it can also be casual, insidious and suffocating. Here, six teenagers tell their stories.

In Your Words: Experiencing homophobia in Ireland
# Over To You
# Over To You

In Your Words: Experiencing homophobia in Ireland

Feb 23rd 2014, 8:30 PM 17,879 Views 141 Comments

Sine a request for your stories last week, we have been inundated with correspondence. Here is just a selection of your experiences.

# gay - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Gambia President: LGBT stands for leprosy, gonorrhoea, bacteria and tuberculosis
# Anti-gay Laws
# Anti-gay Laws

Gambia President: LGBT stands for leprosy, gonorrhoea, bacteria and tuberculosis

Feb 19th 2014, 7:59 PM 21,603 Views 217 Comments

Speaking today on State television, Yahya Jammeh referred to homosexuals as “vermin”.