World

Jan22

Gay Irish MP weds partner

POSTED ON // Thursday, 22 January 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Gay Irish MP weds partner

Out gay Irish MP Dominic Hannigan has revealed he wed his longterm partner of twenty years, in a ceremony in the UK on New Year’s Eve.

Jan22

Irish students say “yes” to marriage equality

POSTED ON // Thursday, 22 January 2015 Written by // Ron Hughes

Irish students say “yes” to marriage equality

The Irish Students Union (USI) has pitched in to the debate on marriage equality by launching a "Vote for Love" campaign.

Jan22

Israel to allow trans people gender recognition without surgery

POSTED ON // Thursday, 22 January 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Israel to allow trans people gender recognition without surgery

Israeli officials have announced plans to change the nation’s gender recognition laws to allow trans people to change gender on official documents without the need of invasive surgery.

Jan22

American Family Association President says Obama is no Christian

POSTED ON // Thursday, 22 January 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

American Family Association President says Obama is no Christian

Bryan Fischer, the leader of extreme rightwing group, the American Family Association, has let fly with an attack on Barack Obama, suggesting the president can’t be a Christian and support gay rights.

Jan21

US: President Obama confirms commitment to LGBTI rights in State of the Union address

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 21 January 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

US: President Obama confirms commitment to LGBTI rights in State of the Union address

The US President Barack Obama has reiterated his commitment to achieving equality for LGBTI Americans in his State of the Union (SOTU) address.

Jan20

Study reveals bisexual women more likely to have mental health issues

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 20 January 2015 Written by // Sabine Brix

Study reveals bisexual women more likely to have mental health issues

A U.K. study has found that bisexual women are more likely to experience mental health problems than lesbian women.

Jan19

Isis executes two gay men by throwing them from a building

POSTED ON // Monday, 19 January 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Isis executes two gay men by throwing them from a building

Disturbing images have surfaced on the internet reportedly depicting members of the Isis militant group carrying out the public execution of two gay men. (warning graphic images.)

Jan19

Irish Health Minister comes out as gay

POSTED ON // Monday, 19 January 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Irish Health Minister comes out as gay

The Irish Minister for Health has come out as gay, making the announcement live on air on a radio show this morning. Leo Varadkar said he wants to be treated equally by his country.