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# lgbtqi+

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# Hate speech
New laws on hate speech includes provision to protect freedom of expression, says minister
Government has been called on to ensure new laws comply with principles of proportionality and necessity.
# Conversion Therapy
Theresa May urges Boris Johnson to ban transgender conversion therapy
The Government has said transgender conversion therapy will not be banned under proposed legislation.
Opinion: The journey to full LGBTQI+ equality is far from over
FLAC’s Eilis Barry says LGBTQI+ rights have come a long way, but much still needs to be done.
# Conversion Therapy
Research to inform conversion therapy ban expected by end of summer
Roderic O’Gorman said the research will inform legislation to ban the controversial practice in Ireland.
# Equality
'Unacceptable' for Qatar officials to take rainbow flags from fans at World Cup
An official for the host country’s government said flags could be confiscated from people to protect them from being attacked by others.
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# Gender neutral passport
US introduces gender neutral option for passports
At least 11 other countries provide an ‘X’ or ‘other’ option for gender on passports
# irish society
'Societal dysfunctionality' around gender roles needs to be tackled, says Defence Forces chief
Vice Admiral Mellett said gender conditioning away from military life begins in childhood for women.
Aoife Martin: No, streaming can never beat the magic of the cinema
Our columnist shares her love of the cinema and laments the impact of lockdown and streaming on the whole experience
# Quiz
How Well Do You Know Lesbian Slang?
You’ve been to pride but will you be proud of your knowledge?
Brian Merriman: 'Identity theatre is always relevant'
I dramatise stories that were impossible to imagine could be told or staged, writes Brian Merriman.
# Pride Month
Here's why Disney releasing rainbow Mickey Mouse ears for Pride Month is a bit of a cop-out
Disney are happy to sell and promote LGBTQI+ merch, but not characters.