Civil Partnership is NOT equality, so to show your derision at being a second-class citizen, march with LGBT Noise.
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This month saw the successful launch of LGBT Noise initiative, the Ministry of Protest. A ‘flash demo’ was held outside the GPO and more events are planned for the coming months.
A couple of lezzers who may or may not write for this site were in the Irish Times yesterday. The paper let us reproduce the article for you in case you missed it. Would you look at them, making a show of themselves!
Ladies and gentlefolk, I need your help in a time of crisis. A crisis of conscience to be exact. As you may know, I’m getting hitched this year. All is going splendidly but for one thing. What will I wear? Do you know of anything I can wear that will make me look like the bride but spare my blushes?
Good afternoon folks! Its that time of the week when I crawl through various websites and bring you the gay, the not so gay and the downright silly stories making headlines over the last few days. Lets start with what has to be a shocker. The Indo in postive gay article shocker!
They may not have reached the final in the world cup, but Argentina are scoring goals in the equality stakes by becoming the first South American country to legalise marriage for same-sex couples.
Forty years after the death of Harvey Milk and we’re still following his idea that, if every straight person knew an out LGBT person, there would be no discrimination. Most straight people have no idea that there is discrimination in Ireland; they go about their business oblivious. It’s campaigns like We Are Family, that will, hopefully, show the unfairness within their midst.
It’s that time of the year again, when most colleges go gay during their Rainbow Weeks or days. They serve to raise the visibility of LGBT students on college campuses, and thereby help LGBT students know that they’re not the “only gay in the village”. This is especially true for the smaller colleges throughout the country, where some students can genuinely feel that they are alone.
Well readers, its been a while since I sat down, had a lovely cuppa tea and perused the LGBT websites for worthwhile stories. So here I am a day after Stephen’s day (Boxing Day or the day after Christmas Day for our international readers) and am ready to bring you the best from the web. Until the real writers return at any rate
Pink Training is a weekend event for LGBT students from all over Ireland consisting of talks, workshops and a night out or two. The aim is to educate LGBT students on the issues they will face, how to deal with them, to learn about sexual health and to learn about LGBT history
Good morning, * looks at clock * or should I say good afternoon folks. Apologies, its been one of those weeks and I think SAD is kicking in. So, to drag myself away from that depressive state, I will light up your evening by telling you its 121 days to Christmas. I can get away with it too because the other gaelickers are working away ignoring me and my little typewriter.
MarriagEquality has, with the help of many others, put together a short film called “Sinead’s Hand,” that draws attention to the important issue of civil marriage rights for same-sex couples. Watch this smart little movie here.
Now that the march for marriage is over you might be wondering what else you can do to forward the cause of civil marriage in Ireland. Well there are a few options, you can visit your local TD for a chat, do some fundraising or go for a night out with your mates!
Our friends at MarriagEquality are hosting a gig in Dublin’s Vicar Street on October 1st at 8pm.
According to a new study of the US census data, around 1,200 of Irish-born lesbians and gay men are living with their partners in America. Further studies by the US Census Bureau discovered that two-thirds of Irish-born same-sex partners in the US are women and 15% are raising children.
Tony Blair v the Pope: Celebrity death match anyone? Lindsay and Sam no more, say its not so. Vermont joins Iowa in allowing gays to wed and gays and lesbians don’t buy as many subarus as they should. They’s shoping for jeeps and Saturns and if you watch the L Word, mini coopers.
We’ve decided that there appears to be a lot more happening on a regular basis and, as a result, A Suppa of Earl Gae is going daily for the next while. We shall try to do our bit in bringing you up to date with the goings on out there from an LGBT perspective. Let’s kick off with the two biggest stories of last week from a gay marriage perspective.