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# lesbian - Sunday 23 August, 2020

‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’
# Homophobia
From The42
# Homophobia

‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’

Aug 23rd 2020, 9:00 AM 11,420 Views 1 Comment

Dr Linda Greene on elite lesbian athletes in Ireland and the invisibility they have historically endured.

# lesbian - 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 17,223 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.

# lesbian - Sunday 23 September, 2018

How Well Do You Know Lesbian Slang?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

How Well Do You Know Lesbian Slang?

Sep 23rd 2018, 3:00 PM 20,661 Views 3 Comments

You’ve been to pride but will you be proud of your knowledge?

# lesbian - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Lesbian love story is banned in Kenya - but a hit in Cannes
# Lgbt Love
# Lgbt Love

Lesbian love story is banned in Kenya - but a hit in Cannes

May 12th 2018, 6:00 PM 11,395 Views 3 Comments

The director went from being a national hero to accused of corrupting Kenyan youth.

# lesbian - 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 14,370 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.

# lesbian - 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 25,134 Views 97 Comments

Seven in 10 young LGBT+ people believe schools in Ireland are not safe places.

# lesbian - 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”.

# lesbian - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Pictures: The new lesbian mural placed on the side of a castle in Co Galway
# Hello Ladies
# Hello Ladies

Pictures: The new lesbian mural placed on the side of a castle in Co Galway

May 19th 2015, 11:29 AM 45,913 Views 222 Comments

The artwork, completed in recent days, is at Caherkinmonwee Castle – around 20 minutes from the city.

# lesbian - 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 16,817 Views 98 Comments

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

# lesbian - 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.

# lesbian - Saturday 28 February, 2015

This on-screen lesbian kiss has sparked a huge media storm in South Korea
# Unprecedented
# Unprecedented

This on-screen lesbian kiss has sparked a huge media storm in South Korea

Feb 28th 2015, 8:05 AM 19,758 Views 38 Comments

Homosexuality is not illegal in South Korea – but it carries a significant social stigma, with few openly gay public figures.

# lesbian - Friday 13 February, 2015

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.

# lesbian - 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.

# lesbian - 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 18,316 Views 76 Comments

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

# lesbian - 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.

# lesbian - 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 2,006 Views 111 Comments

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

# lesbian - 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 2,696 Views 74 Comments

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

# lesbian - 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 12,689 Views 318 Comments

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

# lesbian - 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.

# lesbian - 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 11,981 Views 207 Comments

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

# lesbian - 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 150 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.

# lesbian - 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.

# lesbian - 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.

# lesbian - Sunday 23 February, 2014

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 17,852 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.

# lesbian - Monday 27 January, 2014

First same-sex couple introduced on Disney Channel sitcom last night
# LGBT
From The Daily Edge
# LGBT

First same-sex couple introduced on Disney Channel sitcom last night

Jan 27th 2014, 1:45 PM 4,136 Views 4 Comments

A character in the sitcom Good Luck Charlie was revealed to have two mothers.

# lesbian - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Forty years later, Gay Switchboard Ireland is still needed
# Gay Switchboard Ireland
# Gay Switchboard Ireland

Forty years later, Gay Switchboard Ireland is still needed

Jan 22nd 2014, 10:38 PM 8,435 Views 39 Comments

The phoneline, which began as Tel-A-Friend in 1974, offers support and a listening ear to members of the LGBT community.

# lesbian - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Column: Bi the way… sexuality isn’t just ‘straight or gay’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Bi the way… sexuality isn’t just ‘straight or gay’

Jan 8th 2014, 7:00 AM 1,484 Views 168 Comments

A frequent misconception when someone comes out as bisexual is that they’ve only stepped ‘halfway out of closet’. This view ignores the fact that human sexuality exists on a continuum, writes Odhrán Allen.

# lesbian - Monday 24 June, 2013

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality
# Equality
# Equality

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality

Jun 24th 2013, 9:46 AM 20,299 Views 86 Comments

It took a 16-year legal battle to remove the Victorian laws from Ireland’s statutebook which criminalised sexual acts between men.

# lesbian - Friday 1 March, 2013

Teachers 'afraid they could be fired for being gay'
# LGBT
# LGBT

Teachers 'afraid they could be fired for being gay'

Mar 1st 2013, 4:38 PM 12,170 Views 84 Comments

This is due to the Government’s failure to meet its own deadline for publishing legislation to end discrimination against LGBT staff, Senator Averil Power has said.

# lesbian - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Column: Two years on – how civil partnership helped change Irish attitudes
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Two years on – how civil partnership helped change Irish attitudes

Jan 10th 2013, 7:30 PM 367 Views 92 Comments

I’m proud I was involved in bringing about civil partnership, because it’s made a real difference to people’s lives – including my own, writes Roderic O’Gorman.

# lesbian - 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.

# lesbian - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Chief Justice launches guide to rights for gay couples
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

Chief Justice launches guide to rights for gay couples

Dec 20th 2012, 6:17 PM 5,111 Views 39 Comments

The guidelines point out rights and obligations attached to civil partnerships and protection for cohabiting couples.

# lesbian - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Morgan Freeman narrates new marriage equality ad (VIDEO)
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

Morgan Freeman narrates new marriage equality ad (VIDEO)

Nov 25th 2012, 3:45 PM 7,087 Views 100 Comments

In the video for Human Rights Campaign, Freeman says “the journey has just begun”.

# lesbian - 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.

# lesbian - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

McAleese's support for gay marriage welcomed
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

McAleese's support for gay marriage welcomed

Oct 9th 2012, 1:45 PM 6,635 Views 59 Comments

GLEN has “strongly welcomed” the comments the former Irish President made in an interview that will be screened tonight.

# lesbian - 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.

# lesbian - Monday 27 August, 2012

Marriage Equality speaks out against Cardinal Brady comments
# Equality
# Equality

Marriage Equality speaks out against Cardinal Brady comments

Aug 27th 2012, 4:03 PM 7,761 Views 127 Comments

The organisation said the lack of legal recognition for children of gay and lesbian couples has a significant impact on the children’s lives.

# lesbian - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Video: Coming out, being seen, making history – the Gaze Film Festival
# Gaze
From The Daily Edge
# Gaze

Video: Coming out, being seen, making history – the Gaze Film Festival

Aug 2nd 2012, 9:57 PM 314 Views 0 Comments

The festival’s promotional video shows the history of debate over LGBT rights in Ireland through the years.

# lesbian - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

LGBT in the workplace: online toolkit launched to help employers
# LGBT
# LGBT

LGBT in the workplace: online toolkit launched to help employers

Jun 27th 2012, 5:16 PM 5,439 Views 29 Comments

GLEN is launching the kit to allow organisations to get the best out of diversity.

# lesbian - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Government votes down FF bill on equality for gay teachers and doctors
# Equality
# Equality

Government votes down FF bill on equality for gay teachers and doctors

May 3rd 2012, 11:36 AM 1,957 Views 14 Comments

Justice Minister Alan Shatter expressed concern about the wording of the proposed legislation by Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power.

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