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I’ve been a fan of Garbage since I was a teenager (which is, sadly, a long time ago) but for whatever reason, I’ve never managed to see them live. To say I was excited to get tickets for their Iveagh Gardens show would be a huge understatement. Despite the adrenaline rush, I’ve managed to write […]

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Reality TV has gone through some changes over the last few decades. Whether it’s the 24/7 cameras of Big Brother, or the relationship dramas on Love Island, reality shows adapt and change with their audiences. In the annals of the reality genre The Hills was one that perfected a certain kind of storytelling just as […]

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A Russian website promoting the hunting of LGBT+ people, Пила (Saw), has been blocked following numerous reports and complaints. Пила emerged online in April 2018, taking its name from the movie franchise Saw.  In exchange for a cash reward, the website encouraged people to hunt and kidnap members of the LGBT+ community. ‘Hunters’ could find personal […]

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Open Garage has launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for ‘Mr.Main’, a documentary about Christopher Main coming to terms with his sexuality and finding relief from his PTSD through painting.  The documentary is in the early production stages of development and a beautifully shot trailer is up on the Open Garage website to promote the crowdfunding campaign. “With […]

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Gazeta Polska has announced that the July 24 edition of their weekly newspaper will include stickers featuring a black cross over a pride flag, with the words ‘LGBT-Free Zone’ in Polish. The newspaper, which has a circulation of around 110,000 people, has shown open support for the extremely conservative, and popular, Polish Law and Justice […]

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The streaming giant had a strong and swift response after organisers of a Straight Pride Parade included a logo of Netflix on their website about potential corporate sponsors. Netflix said: “You should know that we’re unafraid of bullies. Our legal department is here, it’s queer, and it’s telling you to steer clear.” The organisers are […]

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Ramses and Dunia, a couple who are both trans got married Tuesday, July 19 in Havana, Cuba. The couple were able to get married as the genders on their identity documents do not match the gender they identify as. The Cuban National Centre for Sex Education (CENESEX) advised the couple on legal issues and worries […]

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The first time we formally met Noel Whelan to discuss how he might support the Yes Equality campaign as strategic advisor was in The Westbury Hotel in early 2015. After an initial chat, Noel said that he would agree to join us on one condition – that it would be us, the Co-Directors, who would […]

The post In memory of Noel Whelan - Leading figure of marriage equality campaign appeared first on GCN.

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The Cork City FC ‘Rebel Army’ team will don these rainbow-numbered Adidas t-shirts at a match against St. Patrick’s Athletic for the SSE Airtricity League on Friday, August 2, two days before the Cork Pride Parade that Sunday. Cork City FC has partnered with Cork Pride to show inclusiveness and build awareness for the various […]

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Renowned musical teacher Jacqueline Hughes has taken to Twitter asking actors and directors to send positivity to her young student, Charlie, after he was beaten up by six boys for his love of musical theatre. The musical theatre side of Twitter did not disappoint as an out-pour of love and support was heaped onto the […]

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