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# lgbt - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Leo Varadkar's partner to attend breakfast meeting at house of US vice president Mike Pence

The US vice president has been criticised for his views and his legislative record on LGBT people.

# lgbt - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Breakfast meeting between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be open to the media this year

US Vice President Mike Pence was criticised for excluding the media from the traditional breakfast meeting with the Taoiseach.

# lgbt - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Hiding the fact they're gay and being harassed by other residents: People talk about life in Direct Provision

“One of the guys was very annoying and used to harass me, he always tried to touch me.”

# lgbt - Sunday 27 January, 2019

The Irish For: Gender, LGBT and transitioning

Aerach means gay in both the modern sense as well as the original meaning of happy and carefree writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

# lgbt - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Trans activists hold protest outside RTÉ studios ahead of Prime Time programme tonight

Dozens of activists gathered outside RTÉ’s Donnybrook studios this evening.

# lgbt - Monday 14 January, 2019

Two people killed and 40 arrested in new 'gay purge' in Chechnya, activists say

Chechen authorities immediately denied the claims.

# lgbt - Sunday 23 December, 2018

'People are replacing it with crystal meth or 2 litres of vodka a day': G detoxification referrals jump by 4,600% Exclusive

The use of GHB, a highly addictive drug, is on the rise in Ireland.

# lgbt - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Cuba to scrap same-sex marriage language from new constitution, official says

The decision was made despite public support nationwide for the reform.

Explainer: What is a 'terf' and what's going on with the UK's debate on transgender rights?

Reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 is being considered by the government.

# lgbt - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Frank McDonald: 'I wanted to paint a picture of Ireland in the 50s and 60s - it was a different country'

We talked to the retired journalist about writing his memoirs.

# lgbt - Friday 9 November, 2018

David Norris: The Hirschfeld Centre revolutionised Temple Bar in 1979 - it deserves a commemorative plaque LGBT CENTRE This post contains videos

David Norris: The Hirschfeld Centre revolutionised Temple Bar in 1979 - it deserves a commemorative plaque

Senator David Norris on the legacy of the Hirschfeld Centre, which burned down.

# lgbt - Sunday 4 November, 2018

OPINION: 'I had to start transitioning... living with people who weren't going to agree with me or who didn't want to share a bathroom with me' Opinion This post contains videos

OPINION: 'I had to start transitioning... living with people who weren't going to agree with me or who didn't want to share a bathroom with me'

Ambassador for the Better Out Than In campaign for LGBTI+ youth tells us about her experiences dealing with her mental health.

# lgbt - Friday 2 November, 2018

Tánaiste calls Tanzania's plans to target and arrest LGBT people 'shocking'

Amnesty International have said the so-called taskforce must be immediately disbanded.

# lgbt - Friday 26 October, 2018

US gay student Matthew Shepard laid to rest 20 years after murder

Shepard was lured away from a bar in October 1998 by two young men pretending to be gay.

# lgbt - Saturday 20 October, 2018

‘You’ve got everything now, you should be fine’: How youth workers are helping LGBTI+ people post-marriage referendum

Marriage equality and the Gender Recognition Act were two significant milestones in recent years, but there’s still a lot of work to be done.

# lgbt - Friday 19 October, 2018

'No Irish No Gay' Banner removed from Northern Irish motorway

The PSNI said it has removed the banner and launched an investigation into the incident.

# lgbt - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Sesame Street says Bert and Ernie are just friends and 'don't have a sexual orientation'

The comments come after a former writer for the show recently said he considered them to be gay.

'Growing up, my gay pals and I were groped, harassed, screamed at and bothered at every second turn'

Karen Cogan has written a play about a fictional young lesbian in Cork for this year’s Dublin Fringe Festival.

# lgbt - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

How one drug can make sex euphoric, but also destroy lives Chemsex This post contains videos

How one drug can make sex euphoric, but also destroy lives

G is highly addictive and its use in Ireland is becoming more common.

# lgbt - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Homosexuality can still mean the death penalty in many countries

A look at LGBT rights across the world.

# lgbt - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Halligan says Church teaching on homosexuality 'evil' as LGBT issues under spotlight at RDS World Meeting This post contains videos

Halligan says Church teaching on homosexuality 'evil' as LGBT issues under spotlight at RDS

Inside the venue, high-profile US Jesuit Fr James Martin said parishes needed to do more to include LGBT Catholics.

# lgbt - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Catholic LGBT group denied spot at World Meeting decides against protesting Pope's visit

We Are Church Ireland says most of its members are indifferent to the visit.

# lgbt - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'I never gave a damn what the Church thought about me being gay'

Rory Cowan says people who disagree with the Roman Catholic Church’s teachings on gay people should refuse to engage with the institution.

# lgbt - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Calls for marriage equality as huge crowds gather in Belfast for this year's Pride event

Campaigners used the parade as an opportunity to call for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.

# lgbt - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Up to 150 homosexuality convictions could be overturned under Government proposals

Last month, the Government apologised to men historically convicted of engaging in consensual same-sex activity.

# lgbt - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Scarlett Johansson pulls out of trans drama after backlash

Scarlett Johansson pulls out of trans drama after backlash

Johansson previously came under fire for playing an originally Asian character.

# lgbt - Monday 9 July, 2018

Pride in London organisers 'sorry' over 'anti-trans' protest

Pride in London said the group “forced their way to the front of the parade”.

# lgbt - Friday 6 July, 2018

Ministers 'hurt' over Presbyterian Church in Ireland's hardline stance on same-sex couples

Over 200 ministers and elders of the Church signed a letter outlining their feelings over decisions made at its 2018 General Assembly.

# lgbt - Thursday 5 July, 2018

99 people had gender recognition certs granted last year

The certificates allow a person to be legally recognised by the State under the gender they identify.

# lgbt - Saturday 30 June, 2018

PICTURES: Thousands take part in Dublin Pride Parade

The streets of Dublin city centre were thronged with people from the early afternoon.

# lgbt - Friday 29 June, 2018

Arlene Foster says opposing marriage equality doesn't mean she can't value LGBT people

Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is still banned.

# lgbt - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Here's a short history of the battle for LGBT rights in Ireland

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Ireland.

# lgbt - Saturday 12 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge Rita Ora is getting some criticism from LGBT artists over her new song 'Girls' GIRLS

Rita Ora is getting some criticism from LGBT artists over her new song 'Girls'

The song’s lyrics have come into question.

# lgbt - Friday 11 May, 2018

Eurovision ends contract with Chinese broadcaster after it didn't show Irish entry Not Together This post contains videos

Eurovision ends contract with Chinese broadcaster after it didn't show Irish entry

The performance featured two men dancing on stage.

# lgbt - Friday 4 May, 2018

Oklahoma passes law allowing adoption agencies deny children to LGBT families on religious grounds

It’s similar to laws in at least five other states.

# lgbt - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

'A deceptive practice': Bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapies passes second stage of Seanad

The Prohibition of Conversion Therapies Bill 2018 has passed through its second stage in the Seanad and has further stages to go through.

# lgbt - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Life as a woman with HIV: 'We're stigmatised because we're looked upon as if we're easy'

1,747 women have been diagnosed with HIV in Ireland since 2003.

# lgbt - Thursday 19 April, 2018

From The42 Ex-England striker John Fashanu paid his brother Justin £75k to keep quiet about his sexuality Football For All This post contains videos

Ex-England striker John Fashanu paid his brother Justin £75k to keep quiet about his sexuality

With the 20th anniversary of the death approaching, Fashanu has called on the FA to do more to support gay footballers.

# lgbt - Monday 9 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge People loved Irish wrestler Finn Balor's big entrance with LGBT fans during WrestleMania last night Fight For Your Rights

# lgbt - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Leo Varadkar visits site of the Stonewall riots in New York

The Stonewall protests are widely considered to be the single most important event leading to the gay liberation movement.

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