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# lgbtq - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Amsterdam celebrates 20th anniversary of legalising same-sex marriages
# Equality
# Equality

Amsterdam celebrates 20th anniversary of legalising same-sex marriages

Apr 1st 2021, 1:51 PM 10,395 Views 39 Comments

The Netherlands was home to the world’s first legal same-sex marriages two decades ago.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Japan’s ban on same-sex marriage ruled unconstitutional by court
# New Precedent
# New Precedent

Japan’s ban on same-sex marriage ruled unconstitutional by court

Mar 17th 2021, 7:46 AM 13,313 Views 11 Comments

The country’s refusal to issue spouse visas to partners of same-sex couples legally married overseas has been a growing problem.

# lgbtq - Thursday 4 March, 2021

'If we were stopped by the authorities, we feared we could have been jailed or fined'
# A Worm In The Heart
# A Worm In The Heart

'If we were stopped by the authorities, we feared we could have been jailed or fined'

Mar 4th 2021, 10:30 AM 14,171 Views 5 Comments

A new Irish documentary looks at the crackdown on LGBT+ rights in Russia. We spoke to its director.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

US World Cup star Rapinoe blasts Trump, doesn't rule out run for office
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

US World Cup star Rapinoe blasts Trump, doesn't rule out run for office

May 20th 2020, 12:30 PM 8,088 Views 16 Comments

The footballer also branded the president a ‘white nationalist’.

# lgbtq - Thursday 26 March, 2020

Dublin's Pride Parade postponed until 12 September
# LGBTQ
# LGBTQ

Dublin's Pride Parade postponed until 12 September

Mar 26th 2020, 12:27 PM 19,866 Views 128 Comments

“Who would have thought that after decades of asking you to come out, we’d be asking you to stay inside?” organisers said.

# lgbtq - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Half of LGBT+ students have heard homophobic or transphobic comments from staff members at school
# LGBT Survey
# LGBT Survey

Half of LGBT+ students have heard homophobic or transphobic comments from staff members at school

Nov 12th 2019, 6:45 AM 20,015 Views 125 Comments

73% of LGBT+ students surveyed said they feel unsafe at school.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Column: 'We're worried our son will become an orphan due to our lack of rights'
# Still Unequal
# Still Unequal

Column: 'We're worried our son will become an orphan due to our lack of rights'

Nov 6th 2019, 8:30 PM 22,997 Views 83 Comments

LGBT couple, Gabriela and Kelly Socol, are fighting for parental rights and equality for their family.

# lgbtq - Monday 21 October, 2019

'What we have in Ireland is not equal': Same-sex parents call for more legal rights to their children
# Equality
# Equality

'What we have in Ireland is not equal': Same-sex parents call for more legal rights to their children

Oct 21st 2019, 2:32 PM 20,316 Views 68 Comments

The protest was held this afternoon outside the Department of Health building in Dublin.

# lgbtq - 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 17,224 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.

# lgbtq - Monday 25 March, 2019

Little Mix sang in front of a rainbow flag in Dubai where homosexuality is still illegal
# LGBTQ
From The Daily Edge
# LGBTQ

Little Mix sang in front of a rainbow flag in Dubai where homosexuality is still illegal

Mar 25th 2019, 5:50 PM 9,175 Views 1 Comment

“I’m so incredibly emotional.”

Everything we know about Ireland's new LGBTQ+ music festival Love Sensation
# Love Sensation
From The Daily Edge
# Love Sensation

Everything we know about Ireland's new LGBTQ+ music festival Love Sensation

Mar 25th 2019, 1:19 PM 11,535 Views 0 Comments

Who’s excited?

# lgbtq - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

The horrific attack on Jussie Smollett has reignited the discussion on race and sexuality
# Justice For Jussie
From The Daily Edge
# Justice For Jussie

The horrific attack on Jussie Smollett has reignited the discussion on race and sexuality

Jan 30th 2019, 3:19 PM 4,994 Views 4 Comments

The actor was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack this week.

# lgbtq - Sunday 13 January, 2019

20 LGBTQ movies and TV shows to look out for in the first half of 2019
# LGBTQ
From The Daily Edge
# LGBTQ

20 LGBTQ movies and TV shows to look out for in the first half of 2019

Jan 13th 2019, 3:00 PM 9,563 Views 1 Comment

Two appearances from Saoirse Ronan here, but the main highlights here are Rafiki and Russian Doll.

# lgbtq - Friday 7 December, 2018

Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after criticism for past homophobic tweets
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after criticism for past homophobic tweets

Dec 7th 2018, 7:47 AM 27,789 Views 90 Comments

When given the ultimatum between apologising for the tweets or withdrawing as Oscars host, the comedian chose the latter.

# lgbtq - Monday 22 October, 2018

Here's why people are talking about the Gender Recognition Act, and how important it is to trans people
# Gender Reformation Act
From The Daily Edge
# Gender Reformation Act

Here's why people are talking about the Gender Recognition Act, and how important it is to trans people

Oct 22nd 2018, 12:11 PM 3,457 Views 8 Comments

What it is and why it matters.

# lgbtq - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 18th 2018, 8:30 PM 32,024 Views 39 Comments

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

# lgbtq - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Homosexuality can still mean the death penalty in many countries
# LGBT Rights
# LGBT Rights

Homosexuality can still mean the death penalty in many countries

Sep 9th 2018, 10:30 AM 21,942 Views 41 Comments

A look at LGBT rights across the world.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

'The sex ed that we have at the minute is clearly not working'
# LGBTQ
# LGBTQ

'The sex ed that we have at the minute is clearly not working'

Jun 27th 2018, 4:21 PM 13,506 Views 73 Comments

LGBTQ+ groups have called on Varadkar to commit to funding the Sex Education Bill before Pride.

# lgbtq - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Lydia Foy: The woman at the heart of securing transgender rights in Ireland
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Lydia Foy: The woman at the heart of securing transgender rights in Ireland

Jun 9th 2018, 10:00 AM 15,269 Views 50 Comments

Flac (Free Legal Advice Centres) has produced a comprehensive history of Foy’s right for justice in a report.

# lgbtq - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Viewers admired the courage of the two transgender men who appeared on The Late Late Show
# My Trans Life
From The Daily Edge
# My Trans Life

Viewers admired the courage of the two transgender men who appeared on The Late Late Show

May 19th 2018, 10:08 AM 7,031 Views 1 Comment

Luke and Nicky featured in the new two-part documentary My Trans Life.

# lgbtq - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Maria Walsh: 'It might be a questioning glance or a curt refusal to shake my hand'
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

Maria Walsh: 'It might be a questioning glance or a curt refusal to shake my hand'

May 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 42,119 Views 19 Comments

On International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, we must stand in solidarity, writes Maria Walsh.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

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

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

May 2nd 2018, 10:10 PM 24,512 Views 106 Comments

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

# lgbtq - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Jay-Z spoke to David Letterman about how he cried when his mother came out as gay
# Jay Z
From The Daily Edge
# Jay Z

Jay-Z spoke to David Letterman about how he cried when his mother came out as gay

Apr 4th 2018, 9:43 AM 6,058 Views 0 Comments

“For her to sit in front of me and tell me “I think I love someone”, I really cried.”

# lgbtq - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Finally! Call Me By Your Name is an Oscar-nominated movie that normalises LGBTQ love
# LGBTQ
From The Daily Edge
# LGBTQ

Finally! Call Me By Your Name is an Oscar-nominated movie that normalises LGBTQ love

Feb 27th 2018, 6:46 PM 6,296 Views 3 Comments

Spoilers inside.

# lgbtq - Friday 3 November, 2017

'Diversity equals innovation': Why these Irish workplaces are blazing a trail for inclusiveness
# Diversity
# Diversity

'Diversity equals innovation': Why these Irish workplaces are blazing a trail for inclusiveness

Nov 3rd 2017, 5:10 PM 5,998 Views 5 Comments

We spoke to industry professionals leading the way on diversity and inclusion in Irish workplaces.

# lgbtq - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Man who listed 'standing up against homosexuality' as achievement loses discrimination case
# Job Application
# Job Application

Man who listed 'standing up against homosexuality' as achievement loses discrimination case

Sep 14th 2017, 4:34 PM 26,215 Views 0 Comments

Mark Savage claimed he was told to remove the line from his CV.

# lgbtq - Friday 8 September, 2017

What Australia can learn from Ireland's successful marriage equality campaign
# Opinion
# Opinion

What Australia can learn from Ireland's successful marriage equality campaign

Sep 8th 2017, 6:30 AM 6,438 Views 79 Comments

The campaign needs to be a positive one which addresses people’s concerns, Mark Govern writes.

# lgbtq - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Varadkar says transgender people will never be banned from serving in Irish Defence Forces
# Equality
# Equality

Varadkar says transgender people will never be banned from serving in Irish Defence Forces

Jul 29th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,143 Views 73 Comments

Donald Trump this week said that transgender people would not be able to serve in the US military.

# lgbtq - Monday 24 July, 2017

Dublin bakery's refusal to make anti-gay marriage cake 'was not discrimination'
# Workplace Relations
# Workplace Relations

Dublin bakery's refusal to make anti-gay marriage cake 'was not discrimination'

Jul 24th 2017, 12:13 PM 96,858 Views 156 Comments

“BY THE GRACE OF THE GOOD LORD.”

# lgbtq - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

LGBTQ fans and celebrities are sharing their excitement about The L Word's upcoming reboot
# 2004
From The Daily Edge
# 2004

LGBTQ fans and celebrities are sharing their excitement about The L Word's upcoming reboot

Jul 12th 2017, 3:46 PM 2,989 Views 0 Comments

Tegan and Sara said that their prayers were answered.

# lgbtq - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Backpacks banned from Dublin Pride events for security reasons
# Safety
# Safety

Backpacks banned from Dublin Pride events for security reasons

Jun 20th 2017, 2:14 PM 16,122 Views 130 Comments

Organisers of the LGBT festival said they are working with gardaí to ensure “the safety and enjoyment of all attending”.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Gay army veterans denied right to march in Boston's St Patrick's Day parade
# Outrage
# Outrage

Gay army veterans denied right to march in Boston's St Patrick's Day parade

Mar 8th 2017, 10:50 PM 21,366 Views 133 Comments

“This is a black eye on South Boston,” said Air Corps veteran Bryan Bishop

# lgbtq - Friday 24 February, 2017

Caitlyn Jenner's message to Donald Trump over LGBTQ rights: 'Call me'
# Transgender Bathrooms
# Transgender Bathrooms

Caitlyn Jenner's message to Donald Trump over LGBTQ rights: 'Call me'

Feb 24th 2017, 10:00 AM 22,556 Views 103 Comments

Jenner says moves by the White House have been ‘a disaster’.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Study calls for transgender identification to be taken out of mental illness classification
# Trans Rights
# Trans Rights

Study calls for transgender identification to be taken out of mental illness classification

Jul 27th 2016, 6:03 AM 8,530 Views 86 Comments

The study is the first of several field trials and is currently being replicated in Brazil, France, India, Lebanon and South Africa.

# lgbtq - Sunday 24 July, 2016

‘I’m still Ivan but I’m wearing high-heels.' - Meet Ivan Fahy, an androgynous model from Galway
# Interview
# Interview

‘I’m still Ivan but I’m wearing high-heels.' - Meet Ivan Fahy, an androgynous model from Galway

Jul 24th 2016, 7:45 AM 42,255 Views 92 Comments

The Irish model who’s breaking assumptions about gender.

# lgbtq - Friday 22 July, 2016

"I am proud to be gay": PayPal founder tells fellow Republicans to let people use whatever bathroom they want
# Peter Thiel
# Peter Thiel

"I am proud to be gay": PayPal founder tells fellow Republicans to let people use whatever bathroom they want

Jul 22nd 2016, 8:41 AM 26,885 Views 99 Comments

Peter Thiel says cultural issues are distracting America from its “real problems”.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

As Dublin Pride kicks off, we look back at some LGBT landmark moments in Ireland
# Love Is Love
# Love Is Love

As Dublin Pride kicks off, we look back at some LGBT landmark moments in Ireland

Jun 22nd 2016, 6:06 AM 16,815 Views 127 Comments

Tonie Walsh, curator of the Irish Queer Archive, reflects on some of the defining moments of the LGBT movement.

# lgbtq - Monday 14 September, 2015

What does it mean to be gender fluid? In short, you shouldn't presume to know
# Explainer
# Explainer

What does it mean to be gender fluid? In short, you shouldn't presume to know

Sep 14th 2015, 7:30 PM 33,877 Views 104 Comments

It’s about owning your own identity.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

The story of us: "I have never felt luckier or like I was on a bigger adventure"
# Opinion
# Opinion

The story of us: "I have never felt luckier or like I was on a bigger adventure"

May 20th 2015, 8:00 AM 82 Views 135 Comments

Long-term couples talk about their lives together – and their hopes for the future – ahead of Friday’s vote on same-sex marriage.

# lgbtq - Friday 5 September, 2014

Opinion: Marriage equality isn't a foregone conclusion – there's no room for complacency
# Equality
# Equality

Opinion: Marriage equality isn't a foregone conclusion – there's no room for complacency

Sep 5th 2014, 1:00 PM 150 Views 236 Comments

Opinion polls may show increasing support for marriage equality, but I still regularly observe open, brutal and honest homophobia.

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