Ireland

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Added on: 06/14/2024
06/13/2024
The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth is opening public consultations to inform the development of the next National LGBTI+ Inclusion Strategy. The new plan…

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Added on: 03/21/2024
03/20/2024
Varadkar, who is the youngest and first out gay leader of the country, announced the decision at a press conference in Dublin on Wednesday (20 March) in which…

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Added on: 01/12/2024
01/11/2024
BRUSSELS, Jan 9 (Openly) – French President Emmanuel Macron has appointed Education Minister Gabriel Attal as his new prime minister, the first time an openly LGBTQ+ figure…

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Added on: 12/10/2023
12/8/2023
Following the violence and racism witnessed in Dublin City on the night of November 23, activist and artist Pradeep Mahadeshwar was prompted to pen a moving poem…

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Added on: 11/13/2023
11/12/2023
Being screamed at was my introduction to the Belong To crowd.” At seventeen Annaig stepped into a community hall to join what she had been told was…

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Added on: 10/28/2023
10/27/2023
Mary Branley remembers the shock on the faces of the young people from the LGBTQ community in Sligo at a vigil outside Sligo Town Hall in the…

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Added on: 10/01/2023
09/30/2023
CONSERVATIVE COMMENTATORS AND anti-LGBT campaigners reacted angrily to reports that the Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) is investigating the use of the National Stadium by a Christian…

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Added on: 09/19/2023
Ireland is deeply concerned at the “alarming pushback against LGBTI rights and the rise of violence and hatred towards LGBTI people at home and abroad”, Taoiseach Leo…

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Added on: 09/16/2023
09/15/2023
Hundreds of people gathered in Cork city centre on Thursday night to protest a decision made by the owners of a popular gay bar, Chambers, to remove…

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Added on: 09/07/2023
09/07/2023
A judge has described as “shocking” victim impact statements shown to him after a teenager’s “rage-filled” and suspected hate attack on a lesbian couple. The boy, now 17,…

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Added on: 07/05/2023
07/04/2023
LGBT Ireland is insisting that the Central Statistics Office (CSO) include LGBTQ+ questions about sexual orientation and gender identity on the 2027 Census. A national Census of…

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Added on: 05/19/2023
05/18/2023
Video of a brutal attack on a schoolboy in Ireland, which went viral on social media, has exposed the “increasingly unsafe” situation for LGBTQ+ young people in…

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Added on: 04/17/2023
04/16/2023
Police have been keeping two opposing groups apart at separate transgender-related events in Belfast city centre. Hundreds of people have attended the events near Donegall Quay. A…

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Added on: 12/26/2022
12/25/2022
Documents released under a Freedom of Information request show Mr Donnelly was contacted by a representative from Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) and an individual, whose name…

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Added on: 11/04/2022
11/03/2022
A Catholic priest has caused uproar in Ireland after declaring that the deputy prime minister, Leo Varadkar, and other gay politicians will go to hell. Fr Seán Sheehy, 65, condemned…

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Added on: 07/18/2022
07/17/2022
Thousands of people attended Trans and Intersex Pride in Dublin amid concern that there is growing “backlash” against the community and its rights. Kicking off at the Garden…

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Added on: 06/29/2022
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How did you become involved in Inishowen Pride, and what has been your role in the organization? I was born and still live in Buncrana, County Donegal….

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Added on: 04/26/2022
04/25/2022
In Ireland, the slew of unsettling news for LGBTQ people continues to mount. Most recently, a gay man was assaulted in the capital city of Dublin. Twenty-three-year-old…

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Added on: 04/17/2022
4/14/22
In September 1982, a gay man called Declan Flynn was brutally murdered in Dublin’s Fairview Park by a group of teenage boys for the simple crime of…

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Added on: 04/15/2022
04/14/2022
Thousands of people are expected to attend vigils over the coming days to honour the memory of two men, Aidan Moffitt 41, and Michael Snee 58, found…

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Added on: 11/12/2021
Irish education officials have removed teaching material that asked teenage students to discuss inflammatory, false statements such as “all gays molest children,” “girls who don’t wear make-up…

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Added on: 10/05/2021
10/04/2021
The Gay Project has launched a new campaign “#ProudAF”, aimed at reducing racism towards gay, bisexual and trans (GBTQI+) people of colour and travellers and in Ireland….

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Added on: 06/18/2021
06/17/2021
A number of homophobic posters have appeared in Waterford recently, sparking anger within Irish LGBT communities. The posters, which were first spotted at the start of week,…

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Added on: 06/09/2021
06/08/2021
PRIDE FLAGS celebrating the LGBT community and Pride Month have been lowered and burned in Waterford city in what has been described as a ‘disgusting act’. As…

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Added on: 04/26/2021
04/25/2021
Imagine a world where you live in fear, and with each waking hour that fear grows to a point where the only escape comes from the promise…

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Added on: 04/08/2021
There are about 4,000 primary teachers across Ireland who are uncomfortable revealing their LGBT identity to their employers, a conference heard. Many are afraid to come out…

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Added on: 11/19/2020
11/18/2020
The anti-trans pressure group LGB Alliance Ireland has urged schools to ignore a vital anti-LGBT+ bullying campaign, claiming it raises “safeguarding” concerns. The Irish branch of the…

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Added on: 11/16/2020
11/16/2020
The month of November is observed globally as Transgender Awareness Month with Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) being held November 20, which memorialises victims of transphobic violence….

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Added on: 11/10/2020
11/10/20
Over 60 buildings in 19 counties across the island of Ireland lit up in purple last night in solidarity with Ireland’s intersex community. The campaign was coordinated…

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Added on: 10/13/2020
10/13/2020
Saoirse Mackin, the chairperson of the Cork East branch of the Social Democrats, welcomed the news in a statement on Monday: “Poland, one of just six European…