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# glen - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

'Mismanaged and not viable': LGBT charity to face investigation into financial 'irregularities'
# GLEN
# GLEN

'Mismanaged and not viable': LGBT charity to face investigation into financial 'irregularities'

May 24th 2017, 12:51 PM 12,230 Views 50 Comments

The charity announced last week that it was to cease operations.

# glen - Thursday 18 May, 2017

LGBT charity Glen to cease operations
# No Longer Viable
# No Longer Viable

LGBT charity Glen to cease operations

May 18th 2017, 8:49 AM 16,134 Views 29 Comments

Reduced staffing levels, no financial reserves and diminishing public trust all contributed to the decision.

# glen - Friday 21 April, 2017

LGBT charity orders full review of services in light of Charities Regulator review
# GLEN
# GLEN

LGBT charity orders full review of services in light of Charities Regulator review

Apr 21st 2017, 10:29 PM 8,082 Views 41 Comments

The charity is being reviewed by Charities Regulator.

# glen - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Co-founder of LGBT charity resigns, says he received support worth €11.5k but paid funds back
# GLEN
# GLEN

Co-founder of LGBT charity resigns, says he received support worth €11.5k but paid funds back

Apr 20th 2017, 8:03 PM 22,940 Views 38 Comments

Kieran Rose said he should have made the board aware of the arrangement at the time.

# glen - Monday 17 April, 2017

Transactions worth €60k 'not recorded correctly' in accounts of LGBT charity
# GLEN
# GLEN

Transactions worth €60k 'not recorded correctly' in accounts of LGBT charity

Apr 17th 2017, 10:28 AM 18,602 Views 37 Comments

The outgoing CEO has detailed some of the irregularities that prompted her to report Glen to the charities regulator.

# glen - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Glen 'satisfied' there has been 'no misappropriation of funds' after issues reported to regulator
# Charities Regulator
# Charities Regulator

Glen 'satisfied' there has been 'no misappropriation of funds' after issues reported to regulator

Apr 16th 2017, 7:38 PM 12,287 Views 17 Comments

A report in this morning’s Sunday Business Post revealed that the charity is under review for irregularities regarding its finances.

# glen - Monday 11 July, 2016

Calls for new hate crime laws as people report assaults and violence because of sexuality
# LGBT
# LGBT

Calls for new hate crime laws as people report assaults and violence because of sexuality

Jul 11th 2016, 3:30 PM 10,571 Views 112 Comments

The RCNI’s new report launched today looks at LGBT survivors of sexual violence.

# glen - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Poll: Do LGBT students need to be better protected in schools?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do LGBT students need to be better protected in schools?

Mar 22nd 2016, 9:29 AM 17,275 Views 167 Comments

A new survey has shown that a majority of young LGBT people have self-harmed.

LGBT teenagers are three times more likely to attempt suicide
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

LGBT teenagers are three times more likely to attempt suicide

Mar 22nd 2016, 7:22 AM 11,126 Views 46 Comments

A new survey shows that LGBT teenagers have higher levels of anxiety and depression.

# glen - Friday 29 January, 2016

Schools advised to have gender neutral toilets and uniforms to support transgender pupils
# Anti-bullying
# Anti-bullying

Schools advised to have gender neutral toilets and uniforms to support transgender pupils

Jan 29th 2016, 8:48 AM 26,814 Views 190 Comments

New guidelines have been launched to help schools support LGBT students.

# glen - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Irish dentists refusing to treat HIV positive patients 'adds to stigma'
# Stop The Stigma
# Stop The Stigma

Irish dentists refusing to treat HIV positive patients 'adds to stigma'

Dec 2nd 2015, 6:05 AM 18,078 Views 66 Comments

The “worrying” levels of HIV diagnoses have been discussed at the Oireachtas Health Committee. There are set to be more cases of HIV in Ireland in 2015 than in any other year.

# glen - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Blue powder and 'Goodbye' note sent to office of gay rights group
# Dublin
# Dublin

Blue powder and 'Goodbye' note sent to office of gay rights group

Jun 18th 2015, 10:00 PM 43,630 Views 158 Comments

Emergency services have now given the all clear.

# glen - Sunday 18 January, 2015

'His courage will inspire many others who would like to be open about who they are'
# Leo
# Leo

'His courage will inspire many others who would like to be open about who they are'

Jan 18th 2015, 2:22 PM 28,454 Views 127 Comments

Minister Leo Varadkar’s announcement that he is a gay man ‘won’t change his work in Government’, a fellow Minister has said.

# glen - 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 8,525 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,

# glen - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Graduates can now find out about companies that are inclusive to LGBT people
# Career Opportunities
# Career Opportunities

Graduates can now find out about companies that are inclusive to LGBT people

Oct 8th 2014, 9:59 AM 6,349 Views 61 Comments

There’ll be an exhibit for LGBT graduates at today’s gradireland career fair.

# glen - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Gay rights group gives cautious welcome to change in discrimination laws
# Section 37
# Section 37

Gay rights group gives cautious welcome to change in discrimination laws

Sep 14th 2014, 8:45 AM 7,332 Views 65 Comments

Section 37 could be scrapped soon, allowing gay teachers to live open lives.

# glen - 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 9,919 Views 16 Comments

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

# glen - 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 14,390 Views 254 Comments

Today is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

# glen - Monday 22 July, 2013

RTÉ Guide cover ‘a symbol of acceptance’
# Equality
# Equality

RTÉ Guide cover ‘a symbol of acceptance’

Jul 22nd 2013, 5:06 PM 30,206 Views 116 Comments

The Celebrity Masterchef contestant-and-newsreader Aengus MacGrianna is now gracing the cover of Ireland’s most popular telly guide…

# glen - Friday 12 July, 2013

There were 429 civil partnerships in the state last year
# I Do
# I Do

There were 429 civil partnerships in the state last year

Jul 12th 2013, 10:27 AM 9,460 Views 114 Comments

Of these, 263 couples were male and 166 were female as GLEN describes the couples as “pioneers”.

# glen - Monday 24 June, 2013

20 years ago homosexuality was decriminalised, but not everyone was happy...
# Homosexuality
# Homosexuality

20 years ago homosexuality was decriminalised, but not everyone was happy...

Jun 24th 2013, 9:00 PM 15,175 Views 108 Comments

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.

# glen - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Vote for civil marriage for same-sex couples 'an historic step'
# Same-Sex Marriage
# Same-Sex Marriage

Vote for civil marriage for same-sex couples 'an historic step'

Apr 14th 2013, 1:37 PM 15,312 Views 193 Comments

The Constututional Convention has voted overwhelmingly in favour of recommending that the Constitution be changed to allow for civil marriages for same-sex couples.

# glen - Monday 25 March, 2013

Tributes paid after death of LGBT and civil rights activist
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid after death of LGBT and civil rights activist

Mar 25th 2013, 12:46 PM 10,252 Views 12 Comments

Christopher Robson, one of the founder members of the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network, passed away following a short illness.

# glen - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Over 1,000 submissions to convention on same-sex marriage
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Over 1,000 submissions to convention on same-sex marriage

Mar 24th 2013, 1:40 PM 7,405 Views 88 Comments

The number of submissions made to the Constitutional Convention is almost 50 times the amount sent on other issues.

# glen - Monday 28 January, 2013

The 'principle of equal citizenship' should include same-sex marriage - Shatter
# Equality
# Equality

The 'principle of equal citizenship' should include same-sex marriage - Shatter

Jan 28th 2013, 5:04 PM 5,960 Views 117 Comments

The 13 and 14 of April have been chosen as the dates during which same-sex marriage will be discussed as part of the Constitutional Convention.

# glen - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

€24,000 payment for sexual orientation discrimination at Credit Union
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

€24,000 payment for sexual orientation discrimination at Credit Union

Jan 22nd 2013, 1:43 PM 15,586 Views 21 Comments

GLEN, the Gay & Lesbian Equality network, has welcomed the news.

# glen - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Almost 1,000 civil partnerships in Ireland in 2012
# Marriage
# Marriage

Almost 1,000 civil partnerships in Ireland in 2012

Jan 3rd 2013, 2:11 PM 9,613 Views 121 Comments

Now almost 2,000 people have entered civil partnerships since they became available in Ireland in April 2011.

# glen - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Rights group welcomes Shatter's comments on gay marriage and parenting
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

Rights group welcomes Shatter's comments on gay marriage and parenting

Nov 21st 2012, 1:08 PM 4,693 Views 75 Comments

The Justice Minister said he was “acutely aware” of the need to reform family law in Ireland to ensure equality for gay and lesbian parents.

# glen - Monday 8 October, 2012

Two more councils pass motions supporting same-sex marriage
# Equality
# Equality

Two more councils pass motions supporting same-sex marriage

Oct 8th 2012, 10:16 PM 9,818 Views 143 Comments

Fingal Couunty Council and Waterford City became the latest councils to support motions on the issue tonight.

# glen - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

New figures show every county in Ireland has hosted civil partnership ceremony
# Same-Sex Couples
# Same-Sex Couples

New figures show every county in Ireland has hosted civil partnership ceremony

Oct 3rd 2012, 2:08 PM 7,319 Views 59 Comments

Data shows that 862 couples have entered civil partnerships in the 17 months since they were first permitted in Ireland.

# glen - Monday 3 September, 2012

Dublin City Council votes 'Yes' to marriage equality
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Dublin City Council votes 'Yes' to marriage equality

Sep 3rd 2012, 10:47 PM 8,690 Views 116 Comments

Gay rights’ groups welcome the move as Dublin follows Cork in lending support to same-sex civil marriages.

# glen - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Column: Enda Kenny's silence on same-sex marriage is a rebuff to gay people
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Enda Kenny's silence on same-sex marriage is a rebuff to gay people

Jul 11th 2012, 7:28 PM 43 Views 94 Comments

The move to civil marriage is not a massive leap – but it is a hugely important symbol, writes Kieran Rose.

# glen - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Column: It's time for Ireland to follow Obama on gay marriage. Here's why.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: It's time for Ireland to follow Obama on gay marriage. Here's why.

May 16th 2012, 7:00 AM 73 Views 158 Comments

Three quarters of Irish people and all the political parties already support same-sex marriage, writes Kieran Rose of GLEN. The pressure is now on to introduce it to Ireland.

# glen - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Poll shows strong support for same-sex marriage
# Constitution
# Constitution

Poll shows strong support for same-sex marriage

Feb 23rd 2012, 11:29 AM 4,413 Views 83 Comments

A recent poll reveals a 73 per cent support for allowing same-sex marriage in the Constitution.

# glen - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Cautious welcome given to progress on constitutional convention
# Reform
# Reform

Cautious welcome given to progress on constitutional convention

Feb 22nd 2012, 2:08 PM 2,054 Views 15 Comments

Interest groups have welcomed the latest reports that draft proposals on the makeup of the convention are imminent – as long as there is sufficient consultation.

# glen - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

More than 1,000 people entered civil partnerships in Ireland in 2011
# Civil Parnerships
# Civil Parnerships

More than 1,000 people entered civil partnerships in Ireland in 2011

Feb 14th 2012, 3:50 PM 3,815 Views 58 Comments

New figures show that 536 civil partnerships were registered in Ireland last year.