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# lgbtq - Monday 22 October, 2018

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

# lgbtq - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

'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.

# lgbtq - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Homosexuality can still mean the death penalty in many countries

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+ 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

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

# lgbtq - Saturday 19 May, 2018

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

# lgbtq - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

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

# lgbtq - Friday 3 November, 2017

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

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

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

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

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'


# lgbtq - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

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

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

Tegan and Sara said that their prayers were answered.

# lgbtq - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Backpacks banned from Dublin Pride events for security reasons

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

“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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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 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

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

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"

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

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

# lgbtq - Sunday 31 August, 2014

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

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

# lgbtq - Thursday 28 August, 2014

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

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.

# lgbtq - Friday 15 August, 2014

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

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.

Opinion: I’m not a freak. I’m just an ordinary, decent transvestite.

Paranoia prevents me from sticking my head above the parapet – but my silence is not an excuse to dehumanise me.

# lgbtq - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Finland is getting official gay erotica postage stamps Collector's Item

Finland is getting official gay erotica postage stamps

The stamps will showcase the work of artist and illustrator Tom of Finland.

# lgbtq - Sunday 23 February, 2014

In Your Words: Being a gay teenager in Ireland

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

# lgbtq - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Column: The struggle for human rights in Russia won’t end with the Winter Olympics

The abuse of minorities and their defenders in Russia affects gay people but also Roma, immigrant workers and other ethnic communities. Let’s not forget about them, writes Stefania Kulaeva.

# lgbtq - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Column: I am gay. I have always been gay. I’ve never not been gay.

I’m happy with who I am and I love this country – but I am not happy with how I get treated for how I live my life, writes Christopher Chong.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Open Letter to RTE: Explain why you censored gay rights advocate Rory O'Neill

The term ‘homophobia’ refers to an irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against gay people… So why it is not permissible to state that a group that actively campaigns against same-sex marriage is homophobic?

# lgbtq - Sunday 25 November, 2012

“Keep walking, I’m gonna rape you” – Irish street harassment stories shared on Hollaback

Since its launch earlier this month, women have shared experiences of being jeered at, physically picked up by strangers and threatened with rape.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

US Boy Scouts maintain ban on gay members and leaders

The Boy Scouts of America have cited the support of the ‘vast majority of parents of the youth we serve’.

# lgbtq - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Access to gay youth service increased over 250 per cent in three years LGBT This post contains videos

Access to gay youth service increased over 250 per cent in three years

BeLongTo said that the age profile of those seeking its services has also dropped.

# lgbtq - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Dublin Pride: Massive parade and party to get underway in the city

More that 26,000 people are expected to flood the streets of Dublin for the annual event and party.

# lgbtq - Saturday 25 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Gallery: Over 25,000 march in Dublin Pride Parade Pride This post contains images

Gallery: Over 25,000 march in Dublin Pride Parade

Readers of sent in their memorable images of the day’s festivities….