Sonya Mulligan and Ger Moane (centre) with fellow protesters joined the kiss outside the Dáil protest at the lack of hate crime legislation in Ireland. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish

A homophobic attack which caused a Brazilian man to leave the country has prompted a “kissing protest” outside Leinster House. Danilo Matta (28) was (...)

Women who responded to The Irish Times sex survey were more likely to identify as bisexual rather than lesbian, while the converse applied to male respondents. Photograph: Thinkstock/Getty Images

A striking finding of The Irish Times sex survey is that same-sex attraction among heterosexual women is far higher than previously thought, with 4(...)