Come join Marriage Equality at One Family’s annual Family Day Picnic in Dublin’s Iveagh Gardens on Sunday, May 13th from 11am-5pm, presented by EBS Building Society.We’ll be there again this year celebrating all families including LGBT families and we’d love it if you’d join us!
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Hi, it’s Ciardubh here. When I’m not writing articles for Gaelick, I spend a lot of my time being an art student. Actually, I’ve spent nearly all my time for the last six years being an art student. It’s a time-consuming business. Most of being an artist revolves around spending hours by yourself swearing [...]
I have depression and about a year and a half ago I slowly started telling more people. The experience has essentially mirrored when I first came out as gay. Telling people I would feel faintly sick, I would be almost apologetic.
Remember when everyone thought every lesbian was butch,wore no make up,didn’t shave their legs or armpits,had to wear 50 shades of denim and sport a crew cut?
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Join Team BeLonG To this June Bank Holiday weekend for the annual Flora Women’s Mini Marathon!
Harvey Nichols have come out on top of a number of complaints against an advertising campaign which features the suggestion of a ‘lesbian’ kiss. An image of a woman inches from kissing herself is accompanied by the tagline ‘Love Thyself’.
Hello Ireland, this is your “Parisian” contingent calling. More bewildered, unstylish and pale than is usually envisioned when this citizenship is mentioned, but I’m the closest you’re going to get at this point – The others are on strike.
On one hand social exclusion is a complex and multidimensional process to grasp, in another it is quite simple – people can be marginalised due to certain characteristics, and this means they do not have the opportunity to participate fully in all the areas of social life.
Underwear and lingerie can be a self-empowering expression of sexuality. And comfy. And sexy. You just need to shop around.
The right to offend is quite simply a hazard of a democratic society, but can we also allow a minority group to be targeted by the majority? Plus, what is offensive? The name of this website could offend some.
I crossed into the west and found myself in Berlin. Definitely one of the most exciting cities in Europe, this is the place where literally anything and everything goes, I was determined to have a really gay old time of it, and so I did. Although in a very Irish way.
The more I hung out with boys in the process of coming out, the more often I saw the female friends being subjected to what was essentially sexual harassment. But it’s gay guys so it’s all ok. No it isn’t!
I started questioning my spiritual beliefs just before I made my Confirmation. Science and doubt pervaded my thoughts and I flipped between blasphemous atheism and overwhelming Catholic guilt until I was fourteen.
This blog post has been reproduced in full by kind permission of Robyn Harper from the fabulous gaygirlrevolution.com. A letter of comfort written by Robyn Harper to her 15 year old self.
Dear 15 Year Old Me. I’m writing to tell you: It Got Better
I have been dating my best friend for the last month. My best friend is a boy. Before anyone starts throwing stones of “passing”, “straight privilege”, “heteronormativity,” or “attention seeking skank”, hear me out.
After a long break following the final issue of BoLT magazine in March of 2012, Ariel returns to her Queer Mutterings column, a series which meditates on the personal and the political.
Tole at home this Christmas Christmas will be a tad different for me this year. It’ll be the first time ever celebrating it without my always great fun, younger brother. This year he’ll be spending Christmas on the beach with some Australians and a vast amount of sunburnt Irish people. Aside from my parents, [...]