LGBT Ireland Annual Report 2019

LGBT Ireland Annual Report 2019

                          Today we have launched our annual report for 2019   Our annual report demonstrates that while Ireland has made huge strides in progressing LGBTI+ rights, visibility and...
Parts 2&3 of the Children and Family Relationships Act (CFRA) 2015

Parts 2&3 of the Children and Family Relationships Act (CFRA) 2015

What you need to know!   From the 4th May 2020 the final parts of the Children and Family Relationship Act 2015 will become operational.  This will mean that certain same-sex female parents will both be recognised as co-parents of their children.  But who will be...
Asexuality: A Brief Breakdown

Asexuality: A Brief Breakdown

  Most people think asexuality doesn’t exist. Asexual people are can often be thought of as freaks and weirdos that can’t get a partner. Some think they’re celibate and not asexual, others wonder if they haven’t found the right person, or...
Loving More Than One Person: An Intro To Polyamory

Loving More Than One Person: An Intro To Polyamory

Did you ever feel attracted to more than one person at a time? Or maybe you’ve been in a long-term relationship and developed feelings for someone else? Good news: you are not alone. There’s actually plenty of people in the world who experience this on a daily basis...
Living With HIV in 2019 Ireland

Living With HIV in 2019 Ireland

December 1st is recognised as World AIDS Day. To mark this day, we are sharing some wisdom from LGBT Helpline Volunteer and member of ACT UP Cork, William Kennedy. Will has written the following article to give some insight into the realities of living with HIV in...
Launch of National LGBTI+ Inclusion Strategy

Launch of National LGBTI+ Inclusion Strategy

Members of LGBT Ireland’s staff and board attended the launch of the National LGBTI+ Inclusion Strategy 2019-2021 on 28th November. We are excited to see this strategy launched after much anticipation. The launch was well-attended and included speeches from...
10 Years of Stand Up Awareness Week

10 Years of Stand Up Awareness Week

Stand Up Awareness Week takes place this year from November 11th to 15th. Stand Up is an anti-LGBT-bullying campaign that involves secondary schools across Ireland. We caught up with Sinead Keane from BeLonG To Youth Services to hear about their Stand Up Awareness...
Commencement of Children and Family Relationships Act for May 2020

Commencement of Children and Family Relationships Act for May 2020

On 4th November 2019, Simon Harris signed the commencement order for parts 2 & 3 of the Children and Family Relationships Act 2015, which will allow for certain same-sex parents to be recognised on their child’s birth cert from 5th of May 2020.   In a...