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Added on: 07/05/2020
07/04/2020
A farmer from rural Ireland has proven that it’s never too late to be your authentic self by coming out as trans at the age of 65….

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Added on: 06/24/2020
06/23/2020
DUBLIN protesters have vandalised a statue of former IRA leader Sean Russell by painting an LGBT flag on it to mark the final week of pride month….

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Added on: 05/22/2020
05/21/2020
Five years ago today, people in Ireland went out in their droves and voted in favour of same-sex marriage. Ultimately, 62 per cent of the public voted…

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Added on: 05/17/2020
In the run-up to the marriage referendum, one of the key pieces of legislation that was on the table was the Children and Family Relationships Act 2015….

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Added on: 03/15/2020
In 1992, Cork made history when its St Patrick’s parade included the first-ever LGBT float to take part, which also won best new entry in that year’s…

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Added on: 02/26/2020
02/20/2020
Irish leader Leo Varadkar has told parliament that he will resign on Thursday night, after suffering a crushing defeat in a parliamentary vote. No clear successor has…

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Added on: 02/19/2020
02/18/2020
Ireland’s groundbreaking marriage equality vote will be five years old this May – but have you seen one major ad campaign to attract the sought after LGBT…

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Added on: 02/07/2020
02/07/2020
A ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ culture still exists in schools with a religious ethos when it comes to LGBT teachers. That is the finding of a new…

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Added on: 11/21/2019
11/21/2019
Ireland’s reputation among LGBT holidaymakers has fallen slightly, according to a new global poll. Gallup asked 1,000 Irish participants ‘Is the city or area where you live…

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Added on: 11/12/2019
11/11/2019
Almost three-quarters of gay or transgender teenagers feel unsafe in schools, according to the largest survey of LGBT young people in the Irish education system. A large…

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Added on: 10/04/2019
10/03/2019
Reading Prison – a forbidding Victorian jail turned LGBT landmark – is for sale, Britain said on Thursday, offloading a deserted site best known for housing playwright…

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Added on: 09/22/2019
09/21/2019
Last July, an anonymous Twitter account caused a major stir. A user of the site claiming to be an anonymous Championship footballer suggested he was intending to…

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Added on: 09/04/2019
09/03/2019
A “Disco outside the Dáil” organised in protest against the visit of US vice-president Mike Pence drew a crowd to Kildare Street this afternoon. Protesters led by…

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Added on: 08/04/2019
08/03/2019
Thousands took to the streets of Belfast for what could be the last Pride held under the same-sex marriage ban in Northern Ireland. Ulster has been packed…

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Added on: 06/17/2019
06/17/2019
Educating young people about the evils of homophobia was a key message from Europe’s largest LGBT+ inclusive rugby tournament, the biennial Union Cup, held in Dublin last…

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Added on: 05/05/2019
05/05/2019
An American preacher who says homosexuals should be executed, and who was banned by Dutch authorities last week from entering the Schengen area, still plans to visit…

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Added on: 04/30/2019
04/27/2019
Riyadh Khalaf is standing on St Stephen’s Green when he is approached by two young women. “Are you Riyadh K?” asks one, referring to his YouTube handle….

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Added on: 04/18/2019
04/15/2019
A drag collective have announced their event with Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council has been cancelled due to ‘age appropriateness’. Glitter Hole had arranged to read children’s…

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Added on: 04/10/2019
04/09/2019
A petition has been signed almost 5,000 times calling for anti-LGBT+ pastor Steven Anderson to be banned from entering Ireland. Anderson—a preacher with the Faithful Word Baptist…

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Added on: 04/07/2019
LGBT group the Rainbow Project has organised a protest at a south Belfast church on Saturday morning against what they have labelled “conversion therapy”. Windsor Baptist has…

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Added on: 02/18/2019
02/15/2019
For most of the 20th century, LGBT Irish citizens were forced to live in a kind of exile in their own country, with the laws, the church…

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Added on: 01/17/2019
01/16/2019
A number of LGBTI families have held a protest outside Leinster House calling for same-sex couples to be given legal recognition as parents. The provision allowing for the…

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Added on: 01/05/2019
01/05/2019
Ireland may be known as the land of céad míle fáilte, but a report in the last months of 2018 suggests more needs to be done to…

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Added on: 12/20/2018
12/19/2018
IN 2015, IRELAND became the fourth country in the world to enshrine in law the right to gender recognition based on self-declaration. The historic move was a vital…

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Added on: 12/20/2018
12/19/2018
According to a new report on sex education in Ireland, Catholic schools in the country may have to start including LGBTI topics. The Oireachtas Education Committee released a draft of the report. It…

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Added on: 12/17/2018
12/16/2018
A woman who was told she was “only a lesbian” by a shop worker has been awarded €2,000 (£1,800) after a hearing before the Workplace Relations Commission…

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Added on: 11/15/2018
11/15/2018
New research has shown that more than three-quarters of LGBT+ young people have disclosed that anti-LGBT+ bullying is a major source of anxiety in their lives. The new…

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Added on: 01/31/2018
The Human Rights Watch lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights program has fought for over a decade to end human rights violations based on sexual orientation…