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# lgbt - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Trans children being referred to healthcare service that 'doesn't exist yet'
# Crumlin
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# Crumlin

Trans children being referred to healthcare service that 'doesn't exist yet'

Feb 11th 2021, 5:00 PM 33,220 Views 0 Comments

The Transgender Equality Network of Ireland said the situation is “very concerning” and will impact up to 100 people.

# lgbt - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Transgender healthcare report recommends all patients receive psychological support in Ireland, not UK
# Steering Committee
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# Steering Committee

Transgender healthcare report recommends all patients receive psychological support in Ireland, not UK

Dec 31st 2020, 12:36 PM 15,416 Views 0 Comments

The long-awaited report has been published by the HSE after a number of delays.

# lgbt - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Taoiseach says it's 'not satisfactory' that trans healthcare report hasn't been published
# Health
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# Health

Taoiseach says it's 'not satisfactory' that trans healthcare report hasn't been published

Dec 2nd 2020, 2:14 PM 13,573 Views 0 Comments

The National Trans Healthcare Steering Committee has raised concerns about the status of the report.

# lgbt - Friday 2 October, 2020

Closure of PrEP service will 'undoubtedly' have impact on HIV rates, experts warn
# Gmhs
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# Gmhs

Closure of PrEP service will 'undoubtedly' have impact on HIV rates, experts warn

Oct 2nd 2020, 3:54 PM 17,534 Views 0 Comments

Staff from the GMHS have been redeployed to Covid-19 test centres in recent months.

# lgbt - Sunday 9 August, 2020

College might once have offered an escape for vulnerable students - Covid-19 has changed that
# Staying Home
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# Staying Home

College might once have offered an escape for vulnerable students - Covid-19 has changed that

Aug 9th 2020, 9:00 PM 40,622 Views 0 Comments

With lectures moving largely online, students with a tough home life may find themselves with few good options.

# lgbt - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Polish police clash with demonstrators protesting against LGBT activist's arrest
# Warsaw
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# Warsaw

Polish police clash with demonstrators protesting against LGBT activist's arrest

Aug 8th 2020, 3:11 PM 45,486 Views 92 Comments

Warsaw police said that 48 people were arrested.

# lgbt - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Mary McAleese condemns Catholic Church for 'intrinsically evil' teachings on homosexuality
# LGBT Rights
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# LGBT Rights

Mary McAleese condemns Catholic Church for 'intrinsically evil' teachings on homosexuality

Jun 30th 2020, 6:00 AM 52,799 Views 140 Comments

The former Irish president warned of the damaging impact the church is having on Ireland younger LGBT community.

# lgbt - Monday 15 June, 2020

US Supreme Court rules law protects LGBT workers from discrimination
# LGBT
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# LGBT

US Supreme Court rules law protects LGBT workers from discrimination

Jun 15th 2020, 8:01 PM 10,071 Views 24 Comments

The court voted that Title VII, that bars job discrimination because of sex, encompasses bias against LGBT workers.

# lgbt - Thursday 14 May, 2020

'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public
# Discrimination
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# Discrimination

'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public

May 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 26,606 Views 31 Comments

Three in 10 people avoid certain locations for fear of being assaulted, according to a new survey.

# lgbt - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Trans people with gender-aligned passports and birth certificates less likely to feel suicidal, new research finds
# Mental Health
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# Mental Health

Trans people with gender-aligned passports and birth certificates less likely to feel suicidal, new research finds

Mar 17th 2020, 6:05 AM 13,332 Views 98 Comments

More than 22,000 trans men and women were surveyed for the study.

# lgbt - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

'The most important thing is to talk about it': Trans couple open up in intimate new documentary
# Transitioning
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# Transitioning

'The most important thing is to talk about it': Trans couple open up in intimate new documentary

Feb 26th 2020, 6:10 AM 32,765 Views 0 Comments

Victoria and Max are a trans couple who are hoping that speaking about their experiences will help others in a similar position.

# lgbt - Sunday 9 February, 2020

'A historic day': Switzerland votes to back new anti-homophobia law
# Projection
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# Projection

'A historic day': Switzerland votes to back new anti-homophobia law

Feb 9th 2020, 1:11 PM 93,090 Views 40 Comments

Critics who believe the law will end up censoring free speech had forced a referendum on the issue.

# lgbt - Friday 7 February, 2020

Phillip Schofield: 'I have been coming to terms with the fact that I am gay'
# Coming Out
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# Coming Out

Phillip Schofield: 'I have been coming to terms with the fact that I am gay'

Feb 7th 2020, 10:40 AM 118,392 Views 210 Comments

Schofield made the announcement in a statement posted on his Instagram account.

# lgbt - Saturday 25 January, 2020

'If someone goes under, call 999': Addiction expert warns about GHB after more overdoses
# Chemsex
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# Chemsex

'If someone goes under, call 999': Addiction expert warns about GHB after more overdoses

Jan 25th 2020, 7:30 AM 27,552 Views 0 Comments

The drug has been making headlines after more overdoses last weekend and a high-profile rape case.

# lgbt - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

US chastity speaker cancels trip to Ireland 'due to illness' after number of talks were axed
# Jason Evert
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# Jason Evert

US chastity speaker cancels trip to Ireland 'due to illness' after number of talks were axed

Updated Jan 14th 2020, 5:46 PM 73,093 Views 329 Comments

A number of talks by Jason Evert had already been cancelled amid criticism of his stance on homosexuality and other issues.

# lgbt - Monday 13 January, 2020

From today, same-sex marriage is now legally recognised in the North
# Tie The Knot
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# Tie The Knot

From today, same-sex marriage is now legally recognised in the North

Jan 13th 2020, 9:58 AM 23,508 Views 26 Comments

The first marriage ceremonies should take place in February.

# lgbt - Friday 10 January, 2020

'Untold damage could be done': Talks by US chastity speaker cancelled amid criticism
# Irish Events
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# Irish Events

'Untold damage could be done': Talks by US chastity speaker cancelled amid criticism

Jan 10th 2020, 7:43 PM 51,855 Views 241 Comments

Jason Evert has described homosexuality as a disorder and is critical of contraception.

# lgbt - Saturday 4 January, 2020

'GHB is a killer, I know of eight men who died after taking it'
# Chemsex
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# Chemsex

'GHB is a killer, I know of eight men who died after taking it'

Jan 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 68,339 Views 30 Comments

Concerns have also been raised about people being sexually assaulted while taking drugs such as GHB.

# lgbt - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Same-sex kiss cut from new Star Wars movie for viewers in Singapore
# Rise Of Skywalker
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# Rise Of Skywalker

Same-sex kiss cut from new Star Wars movie for viewers in Singapore

Dec 24th 2019, 7:17 PM 33,441 Views 65 Comments

Local media reported that the women were seen embracing but not kissing.

# lgbt - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Teenager who harassed women after they refused to kiss on London bus has sentence increased
# Homophobia
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# Homophobia

Teenager who harassed women after they refused to kiss on London bus has sentence increased

Dec 19th 2019, 3:12 PM 38,175 Views 0 Comments

The boy was given eight-month youth referral order due to the homophobic nature of the attack.

# lgbt - Monday 9 December, 2019

'Football has not created an environment where anyone would ever feel comfortable saying, 'I am gay''
# Rainbow Laces
# Rainbow Laces

'Football has not created an environment where anyone would ever feel comfortable saying, 'I am gay''

Dec 9th 2019, 9:37 AM 7,922 Views 17 Comments

A brilliant clip of Graeme Souness on a weekend where LGBT inclusion in football was pushed – though Everton are now investigating reports of homophobic chants.

# lgbt - Friday 6 December, 2019

'If one of our team-mates was to come out and say they were gay, nothing changes'
# Nothing To Fear
# Nothing To Fear

'If one of our team-mates was to come out and say they were gay, nothing changes'

Dec 6th 2019, 7:53 PM 10,686 Views 11 Comments

Leicester City duo James Maddison and Ben Chilwell have expressed their support of LGBT footballers.

# lgbt - Thursday 21 November, 2019

'Rectifying the historic wrong': LGBT advocates wanted sexual orientation included on the next Census
# Census
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# Census

'Rectifying the historic wrong': LGBT advocates wanted sexual orientation included on the next Census

Nov 21st 2019, 6:10 AM 11,583 Views 82 Comments

Scotland’s census will give individuals up to 21 options under this category including skolisexual and demiromantic.

# lgbt - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 12th 2019, 6:45 AM 19,876 Views 125 Comments

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

# lgbt - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Collins Dictionary recognises 'non-binary' and names 'climate strike' as Word of the Year
# New Words
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# New Words

Collins Dictionary recognises 'non-binary' and names 'climate strike' as Word of the Year

Nov 7th 2019, 10:34 AM 12,346 Views 81 Comments

Pop star Smith came out as non-binary this year, sparking a debate over gender and sexuality.

# lgbt - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 6th 2019, 8:30 PM 22,964 Views 83 Comments

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

'Devastating': Trans people on wrong waiting list for years after referrals were 'misplaced'
# Healthcare
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# Healthcare

'Devastating': Trans people on wrong waiting list for years after referrals were 'misplaced'

Nov 6th 2019, 5:58 PM 15,079 Views 22 Comments

Over 100 people were affected by the HSE’s error.

LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation
# Shift The Hate Away
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# Shift The Hate Away

LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation

Nov 6th 2019, 4:32 PM 33,745 Views 137 Comments

The government said that it was looking at legislative options to address hate crime.

# lgbt - Monday 4 November, 2019

Regulations to allow same sex parents register both their names on their child's birth cert to be signed today
# New Laws
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# New Laws

Regulations to allow same sex parents register both their names on their child's birth cert to be signed today

Nov 4th 2019, 6:30 AM 15,378 Views 65 Comments

Law will allow same sex parents register both their names on their child’s birth cert from May 5th 2020.

# lgbt - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Russia investigates videos of children talking with members of the LGBT community
# Investigation
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# Investigation

Russia investigates videos of children talking with members of the LGBT community

Nov 2nd 2019, 5:45 PM 21,488 Views 61 Comments

In Russia, the offence of “sexual violence” can carry a jail term of between 12 and 20 years.

# lgbt - Monday 21 October, 2019

'What we have in Ireland is not equal': Same-sex parents call for more legal rights to their children
# Equality
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# 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 20,029 Views 68 Comments

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

# lgbt - Friday 18 October, 2019

Government looking at hate crime legislation as LGBT group says assaults are on the rise
# Assault
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# Assault

Government looking at hate crime legislation as LGBT group says assaults are on the rise

Oct 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 14,108 Views 66 Comments

The Department is putting out a public consultation in the coming weeks on the issue.

# lgbt - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Gay couple encourage other members of the LGBT community to consider fostering children
# Tusla
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# Tusla

Gay couple encourage other members of the LGBT community to consider fostering children

Oct 12th 2019, 8:30 AM 43,876 Views 26 Comments

There are more than 6,000 children in state care in Ireland.

# lgbt - Saturday 21 September, 2019

'I feel like it's going to happen when it happens. We're in Ireland and it's very accepting of being gay'
# Tolerance
# Tolerance

'I feel like it's going to happen when it happens. We're in Ireland and it's very accepting of being gay'

Sep 21st 2019, 7:00 AM 6,734 Views 0 Comments

Members of the Dublin Devils and PFAI general secretary Stephen McGuinness on the lack of LGBT representation in football.

# lgbt - Thursday 29 August, 2019

No single 'gay gene' exists, says scientists
# Genetics
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# Genetics

No single 'gay gene' exists, says scientists

Aug 29th 2019, 10:30 PM 43,866 Views 72 Comments

Many genetic variants play a role in same-sex attraction, according to a new scientific study.

# lgbt - Thursday 8 August, 2019

First openly gay election candidate in the Arab world enters Tunisian presidential race
# Mounir Baatour
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# Mounir Baatour

First openly gay election candidate in the Arab world enters Tunisian presidential race

Aug 8th 2019, 10:47 PM 21,110 Views 73 Comments

“The fact that I’m gay doesn’t change anything,” Mounir Baatour said.

# lgbt - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar marches in Belfast pride parade for the first time
# Northern Ireland
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# Northern Ireland

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar marches in Belfast pride parade for the first time

Aug 3rd 2019, 3:17 PM 50,887 Views 61 Comments

Today is the first time the taoiseach attended the Belfast pride parade which is highlighting the theme of marriage equality.

'From the outside it looks like everything's great, but there's still a lot to do': The film festival that celebrates Ireland's LGBT community
# Gaze Festival
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# Gaze Festival

'From the outside it looks like everything's great, but there's still a lot to do': The film festival that celebrates Ireland's LGBT community

Aug 3rd 2019, 6:30 AM 22,532 Views 29 Comments

The festival’s curator talks us through its highlights.

# lgbt - Monday 22 July, 2019

'Does being gay mean you can’t be a good footballer? No. So let's crack on' - Dyche
# Equality
# Equality

'Does being gay mean you can’t be a good footballer? No. So let's crack on' - Dyche

Jul 22nd 2019, 10:34 PM 27,519 Views 30 Comments

The Burnley boss says nobody in his dressing room would have an issue with the sexuality of a team-mate.

# lgbt - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Uniformed PSNI officers will march in Dublin's gay Pride parade this weekend
# Gay Pride
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# Gay Pride

Uniformed PSNI officers will march in Dublin's gay Pride parade this weekend

Jun 27th 2019, 1:48 PM 19,968 Views 69 Comments

This is the first time uniformed PSNI officers will march in the parade.

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