Poet FeliSpeaks

To mark Pride Month, to highlight ongoing issues faced by the LGBTI+ community and to support the work of BeLonG To youth services, poet Felispeaks re(...)

The Opposition will seek to ram home key messages that the Coalition is uninterested in fairness, the welfare of vulnerable groups, and is unnecessarily opening up people to economic hardship. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

As far as sweeteners to a bitter pill go, having another €3.5 billion to throw at taxpayers is no bad thing. Unfortunately for the Coalition, amid the(...)

Many charities have been forced to cancel parts of their fundraising programme this year and are running alternative events that comply with social distancing rules.

Charities operating in Ireland are among the many sectors struggling due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Many have been forced to cancel k(...)

 The Cork LGBT+ Pride Board and Committee are re-imagining Cork LGBT+ Pride Festival 2020, likely to take place September 19-26. Cork Pride Photos: Courtesy of Jed Niezgoda for the Cork LGBT+ Pride Festival

Only time can tell what impact that Covid-19 and the lockdown period will have on a minority group such as the LGBT+ community. Globally we’re still (...)

Ayrton Kelly from Donegal on the campus of UCD. He speaks about the experiences of LGBT teens in secondary school. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Ayrton Kelly is disappointed, but not surprised, by the findings of a survey on what school is like for gay teenagers today. The 21-year-old came out(...)

More than a third of LGBT students reported being shoved or pushed because of their sexual orientation, while just over one in 10 reported being punched, kicked or injured. Photograph: iStock

Almost three-quarters of gay or transgender teenagers feel unsafe in schools, according to the largest survey of LGBT young people in the Irish educat(...)

Participants in the 2019 Dublin Pride parade. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dublin’s street traders were busy flogging rainbow-coloured merchandise in honour of the festivities on Saturday, as tens of thousands of spectators d(...)

The  Aviva Stadium is being lit up  with the colours of Pride until June 8th as part of an effort to help young people who may be struggling to come to terms with their sexual identity.  Photograph:  David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile.

The home of Irish rugby and soccer will be bathed in the rainbow colours of Pride this week to act as a “beacon” for young people who may be strugglin(...)

From left to right, ballerinas Kate Haughton and Lauren Spiers with drummers Nicky Hahart and Michael Fleming help launch Culture Night 2018. Photograph: Peter Cavanagh Photography.

Art, science, music, history and entertainment are on the packed programme for Culture Night 2018, which takes place across the State on September 21s(...)

Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty (centre) and chair to the review group of the Gender Recognition Act 2015 Moninne Griffith (second left) with guests. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Access to legal gender recognition for young transgender and non-binary people was a key recommendation of the report from the review of the 2015 Gend(...)

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