A Sinn Fein motion in Northern Ireland’s assembly to legalise same sex partnerships has been voted down. this is a set back but the fight for equality continues
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Jason Collins of the NBA has become the very first openly gay player on a major American sports team. well done to him, his brave move will inspire countless people in and out of the sports world.
Malta move towards same sex marriage with the formation of an LGBT inclusive advisory council. They are also looking into trans rights and hopefully this will all lead to a safer and more equal society for all Maltese LGBTs.
At twenty years of age, marriage isn’t a huge concern for me right now. My lack of caring is only augmented by the fact that I am agnostic and bisexual – both of which make not thinking about the inevitability in Ireland of a church wedding (should I marry a man) is a preferable state of being.
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.
A few months back, Bindel wrote an article for the Huffington Post called “Where’s the Politics in Sex?”. There are things she says that make sense. Like how we all face compulsory heterosexuality from birth. And how she made a positive choice to be a lesbian. Good for her! We really do live in a world that assumes heterosexuality of (almost) all of us. And choosing to embrace your sexuality, to decide who and how you will love is brilliant.
Since 1999, 23 September is a “Celebrate Bisexuality Day”. This occasion is an opportunity to address the particular issues bisexual people face and also to raise the awareness about bisexuality and to celebrate the diversity of and differences within the LGBTI communities.
Sometimes coming out leaves you wrapped up warm in your Spice Girls duvet, inhaling the Ben and Jerry’s, and praying for the world to forget about you. If you want to take the more practical option to dealing with this upheaval, here are my steps for survival!
For a growing number of people, “queer” is the way they express their identity. It’s an umbrella term which can be used to cover a whole host of sexualities and gender expressions.
This week, I lost quite a bit of faith in the LGBT student movement. What started off as a link left on a wall of a Facebook group, turned into a week-long debate that has left me somewhat disillusioned and if I’m honest, a little bit heartbroken. I don’t know if you have heard of the offensive train wreck of a television show called Work It currently being aired by ABC?
Meeting people online gives you the chance to come across as less of a plonker than you do in real life. But only if you make an effort to stand out. New Gaelick contributor, Tole, takes you through the ups and downs of being an online Casanova.
Morning folks! Isn’t it just a lovely Autumn day out there! I am back and well refreshed after a 3-week honeymoon involving Boston, New York and lots of quality time with my favourite lady Right, news I hear you cry!
Spoiler warning for Episodes 1 and 2 of Season 4 which have not aired yet in Ireland. Now that Glee is over for the summer, I have had to turn my television attention to my other TV love, True Blood. And oh, even after such a long absence, it does not disappoint. We were teased [...]
Mischief is a new night which started in The George bar a few weeks ago. Taking place every Friday, the idea behind the night is that each week has a different theme, and so far the organisers have gone all out to give the clubbers in attendance the best experience possible.
In an interview with Esquire, True Blood star Evan Rachel Wood has comes out as bisexual. I love the show and her portrayal of the queen is brill, you can see just how much she is loving it.
It is always good to see someone answer questions about their sexuality with such open honesty.
Morning folks! Happy weekend, in Dublin the sun is shining and its looking like its going to be a glorious day! Thank god the wind from the last few days has abated, I felt sure I saw Dorothy’s house fly past at one stage.
There remain countries in the world where LGBT people are criminalised for who we are, and in six of these the penalties include execution. When LGBTs flee such countries to seek asylum, will we get protection? How does Ireland treat asylum seekers who fear persecution because of their sexual orientation or gender identity? How many LGBT asylum seekers have been deported to unsafe countries where they may face torture, death or other forms of serious harm?