The results of the first national major study into the lives of older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people are launched today. Visible Lives surveyed 144 people and interviewed 36 people in depth – all were over 55 and from the Republic of Ireland. The study was commissioned by GLEN, funded by Age and Opportunity […]
Entries Tagged as 'Gay'
February 21st, 2010 · 8 Comments · Elections, Gay, Irish Politics
It’s been mentioned in the run up to previous elections but today I think is the first time Senator David Norris has seriously thrown his hat in the ring for nomination to contest the Presidency (Election to take place next year). In today’s Sunday Tribune Norris admits he is interested. There is a facebook group […]
February 3rd, 2010 · 3 Comments · Equality, Gay, Homophobia, Lesbian, LGBT
I was asked 3 times yesterday about gay people in the Irish Army and if they were allowed to serve. The hearings to examine the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (DADT) have commenced in the USA and Obama has promised to remove the bar on lesbians and gay men serving openly in the US […]
January 7th, 2010 · 11 Comments · Gay, Homophobia, Queer, Uncategorized
Pat Kenny much like his colleague Ryan Tubridy is really uncomfortable talking about lesbian and gay issues, never mind those of gender identity. However this unease does not stop his brain working overtime. This morning while discussing Peter Robinson’s statement on his wife’s affair, Pat speculated that some aggrieved gay person was out to get […]