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European Parliament Demands Equal Treatment for Transgender Workers

International
European Parliament has adopted a report urging the Commission and Member States to outlaw discrimination against transgender people in employment. ...
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New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade Drops Anti-Gay Ban

Irish Queers Photo
National
The New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade has dropped its ban on allowing LGBT contingencies to march in their annual festival. ...
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A Tally of Marriage Equality Around the World

International
Nearly two dozen countries currently have national laws allowing gays and lesbians to marry, mostly in Europe and the Americas. ...
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Ireland Says ‘I do,’ Come Visit!

Travel
Ireland is hoping that Americans, Australians, Brits, Canadians, French, Germans, Italians, the Nords, and Spanish will flock to magical Ireland. ...
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Op-Ed by the Vice President on Ireland’s Vote for Marriage Equality

Top News Politics
Last weekend, more than 1.2 million Irish voters took a courageous stand for love and family when they overwhelmingly chose marriage equality. ...
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Ireland Becomes First Nation to Approve Same-Sex Marriage by Popular Vote

International
Ireland made history over the weekend by becoming the first nation to approve same-sex marriage by a popular vote. ...
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Homophobia Common in American Sports, New Study

Michael Sam/NFL/USATSI
Top News Sports
The world’s first international study on homophobia in sports has revealed widespread discrimination against lesbian, gay and bisexual Americans. ...
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Marriage Equality Video Goes Viral in Ireland

A new video has gone viral to support a “yes” vote on Ireland’s marriage equality referendum.
Top News International
A new video has gone viral to support a “yes” vote on Ireland’s marriage equality referendum. Ireland decriminalized “gay sex” in 1993. ...
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Former Irish Government Minister Pat Carey: ‘I’m Gay’

Pat Carey/Photo: Alan Betson
Top News Faith and Religion International
Former Irish government minister Pat Carey came out as gay and urged voters to support same-sex marriage. ...
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Irish Senior Cabinet Minister to Parish: ‘I’m Gay’

Leo Varadkar at the European People’s Party Congress at the National Convention Centre in Dublin
Top News Faith and Religion International
Varadkar became the first openly homosexual government figure in Ireland, a conservative Catholic country that outlawed homosexual acts until 1993. ...
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