Irish mental health organisations sign memorandum renouncing ‘conversion therapy’
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by Ethan Moser
3d ago
A group of people standing around holding signs that read: "Ban Conversion Therapy For All". Unsplash https://unsplash.com/photos/a-group-of-people-standing-around-holding-signs-yYIgsRN4frw A joint memorandum renouncing the damaging ‘conversion therapy’ practices was published today by the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, the Psychological Society of Ireland and the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.  The three major Irish mental health organisations gathered today at Dublin’s Trinity College to sign the memorandum of understanding before Irish Minister for Children ..read more
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Powerful exhibition featuring Irish photographer documents experiences of queer individuals worldwide
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by Sara Shannahan
3d ago
Samples of photos taken by Donal Talbot Donal Talbot An Irish photographer and artist based in Dublin, Dónal Talbot is currently displaying his work in the Love, Lust & Freedom exhibition about international queer photography. The focus of the exhibition is capturing what it means to live authentically queer, something Talbot has aimed to capture in his work. Through his photography, Talbot seeks to empower the LGBTQ+ community predominately through portraiture with natural settings. He started his journey in photography at university while studying Fine Art Media at NCAD. “It was a time ..read more
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European Court of Human Rights rules against Russia in trans foster care case
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by Ethan Moser
3d ago
Russian flag. Unsplash https://unsplash.com/photos/a-flag-is-flying-high-in-the-blue-sky-Gp0OaK6ZzlI The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled in a decision passed down on Tuesday, July 9, that Russia was in violation of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Right when the nation’s government chose to terminate the foster care agreement between a trans man and his two foster children, using the man’s transition as the grounds for its termination.  Article 8 of the Convention “protects your right to respect for your private life, your family life, your home and your correspo ..read more
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Everything we know so far about miniseries Agatha All Along
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by Phoebe Bock
4d ago
Kathryn Hahn returns to reprise her role of Agatha Harkness in Marvel's new spinoff miniseries 'Agatha All Along'. 'Empire Magazine' via X Hitting Disney+ this fall, Agatha All Along is the 11th TV series and part of Phase Five of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The two-episode premiere on September 18 will be followed by seven more episodes released weekly until November 6.  In the new dark comedy spin-off of Marvel’s WandaVision (2021), Kathryn Hahn returns to her role as the titular character Agatha Harkness.  In the finale of Marvel’s WandaVision, Wanda prevents Agatha from ..read more
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Kingdom Pride to bring LGBTQ+ folks on tour around Kerry in week-long festival
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by Ethan Moser
4d ago
People marching with a banner that reads 'Kingdom Pride, carrying a big trans flag. Kingdom Pride Kingdom Pride, now an LGBTQ+ institution in Ireland’s County Kerry, has just announced the dates and details of its upcoming 2024 Pride festival, including this year’s festival theme: “Let’s have a Kiki”. Since hosting their first festival in 2021, Kingdom Pride has served as Kerry’s official Pride organisation for the last three years. This year, in an effort to bring Pride to as many LGBTQ+ Kerry-natives as possible, the organisation will bring its festival on a tour around the County, with cel ..read more
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Watch: Elliot Page stars in new moving trailer for upcoming film Close to You
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by Phoebe Bock
4d ago
Elliot Page (Sam), star of new film 'Close to You', shown in scene looking out a window. Film Updates via X The film Close to You is set to hit Irish cinemas on August 23, and we could not be more excited! In this new drama, Elliot Page, co-writer and producer, takes on the starring role of Sam, a trans man who journeys home for a family reunion and confronts his family, facing varied reactions and advice.   The film’s official synopsis reads: “Sam (Elliot Page) hasn’t been home since his transition. After four years in Toronto, he takes a long-dreaded trip back to his hometown for ..read more
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Ireland's Disability Pride Parade returns to Dublin with full-day festival
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by Ethan Moser
4d ago
A gathering of people holding banners reading "Disabled 4 Gaza" and "Disability Power Ireland" at Dublin's Disability and Power Pride Parade. Instagram https://www.instagram.com/disabilitypowerireland/ The Disability and Power Pride Parade, organised by Disability Power Ireland and funded by the Arts Council of Ireland, will return to Dublin City this July 27, featuring a celebration that promises to be “bigger and more colourful than ever”.  This year’s Disability and Power Pride Parade will mark Ireland’s first nationwide celebration of Disability Pride Month, with the event scheduled ..read more
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Gay furry hackers strike massive cyber attack against US far-right Project 2025
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by Nicole Lee
5d ago
This article is about hackers stealing data from Project 2025. The image shows the hand of a person typing on a keyboard in a dark room. Via Pexels - Yan Krukau A collective of self-described “Gay furry hackers” called SiegedSec managed to hack into the right-wing Heritage Foundation affiliated with Project 2025 in a massive cyber attack. The hackers released two gigabytes of data, including Heritage Foundation member names, email addresses, passwords, and usernames. SiegedSec claimed responsibility for the hack on Telegram, sharing that they breached online databases and secured 200GB worth ..read more
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Watch: First trailer drops for final season of queer hit show The Umbrella Academy
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by Phoebe Bock
5d ago
The cast of 'The Umbrella Academy' huddles in a room in a scene from the final season. 'The Umbrella Academy' via X The sci-fi hit enticing fans since 2019 is officially coming to an end this summer. On Tuesday, July 9, Netflix released the official trailer for the fourth and final season of the revolutionary TV show The Umbrella Academy. “You’re on pace to end the world in about 48 hours,” whispers Viktor Hargreeves, portrayed by Elliot Page, in an urgent phone call to his brother at the start of the trailer. The Umbrella Academy, based on the comic book of the same name, is set in a univers ..read more
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Trans and Intersex Pride Dublin to return in 2024
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by Sara Shannahan
6d ago
This Saturday, July 13, Trans and Intersex Pride will take to the streets of Dublin for their 2024 march calling for trans liberation and bodily autonomy for intersex people. Supporters are encouraged to assemble at the Garden of Remembrance at 12pm, and start the march through the city centre. Announcing the 2024 march, Trans and Intersex Pride Dublin took to social media to speak out against the recent regression on trans rights. “From over 600 anti-trans, anti-drag bills proposed in the US, to the Cass review and the horror show that it’ll bring to young trans people, to anti-trans laws pr ..read more
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