Inner Voice: Providing Inclusive Counselling Services

Inner Voice: Providing Inclusive Counselling Services

For those of you who do not know me, and I’d expect there may be a few of you, my name is Dermot McCarthy. I’m a qualified Counsellor and Psychotherapist that fell into therapy work after a series of events that took me to a dark and tumultuous place in life. I am a...
LGBT Ireland Addresses Joint Health Committee on AHR Bill

LGBT Ireland Addresses Joint Health Committee on AHR Bill

On February 27,  LGBT Ireland’s chief executive Paula Fagan along with legal advisor Dr. Lydia Bracken addressed the Joint Health Committee on the General Scheme of the Assisted Human Reproduction Bill 2017. Fagan and Bracken outlined LGBT Ireland’s proposals...
LGBTQ Families #Waiting4Years for CFRA Implementation

LGBTQ Families #Waiting4Years for CFRA Implementation

Families have been waiting 4 years for the Children and Families Relationship Act to be fully implemented. Despite the legalisation on same-sex marriage, same-sex parents still don’t have equal rights. Not only is this unfair and unjust, but it also puts children of...
Joint Committee on Health discussion of AHR Bill

Joint Committee on Health discussion of AHR Bill

On December 19th, the  Joint Committee on Health discussed the Assisted Human Reproduction Bill 2017. According to the Department of Health website, the AHR Bill would “provide for the regulation of a range of practices, including: gamete (sperm or egg) and embryo...
“It’s easier to come out as gay, than as a Traveller”

“It’s easier to come out as gay, than as a Traveller”

  On 11th October 2018, National Coming Day and Mental Health Awareness Week, LGBT Ireland together with other members of the LGBT Traveller & Roma National Action Group will launch five short videos targeting LGBT Travellers, the Travelling community and...
What to do if your LGBTQ child is experiencing bullying in school

What to do if your LGBTQ child is experiencing bullying in school

Fifty percent of LGBTQ people reported being bullied in school as a result of their identities. Do you know what to do if your child is being bullied? Find out some signs of bullying and steps to take below.   What To Do If Your LGBT Child is Being Bullied...