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LGBTQ+ Parenting: What advice would you give to the people who raised you?

LGBTQ+ children share the advice they would give to their parents or the people who raised them.

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Questionmark on how we spend Quarantine

We asked you how you spend your quarantine. Here are your answers, with your stories, tips, feelings and more.

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Protected: Dating App Stories

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Creating a better LGBTQ+ community #1

All your answers from the recent survey are included below in the format: “Answer”- author Putting our money where our mouth is Giving money to LGBT causes can be of the highest importance for our community. I believe we can all understand how funding NGOs that protect our members and allies, provide shelter, professional support […]

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A library of LGBTQ history links (ever-expanding)

Reading The History of LGBT rights The American Gay Rights Movement Respect Your Trans Elders: Two Justice Warriors Who Paved the Way for Today’s Trans Movement Unbreakable Rainbow in Warsaw Instagram Irish Queer Archive LGBT History Video & Movies Queer UK 1900-1990 Pink Triangles Stonewall Riots Explained Beaten, Robbed & Left to Die (1982) The […]

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Your coming out stories #2

I was 19. “A Tuesday afternoon in October. I was on the way to college. I still remember the sweat beating down my back as I stood outside the black iron gates of Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. My mum would ring me and simply as the question “are you gay?” It was as easy as […]

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Should companies join Pride?

Yes, they should! But also, no, they shouldn’t. Your opinions Should corporations participate in Pride parades? Are they supporting or exploiting the LGBT community? It is not about the brand, it is about the people who work for the brand. Apple has a presence in every Pride where they have offices and then some, but […]

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Do Fetishes Have a Place In Our Pride Parades?

Your opinions only Intro from Mike. In this post, I haven’t included my opinion but only your answers. Make me happy by subscribing to the future blog posts. The “Yes” ones I think they do, pride is all about celebrating our sexual orientation, sexuality and for some, a huge part of their sexuality centres around fetishes. So why […]

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Are we being exploited?

A community, a movement, and the games of profit. Exploitto make use of meanly or unfairly for one’s own advantagee.g. exploiting migrant farm workersSource Who is trying to exploit the LGBT community? 34 of you replied: Some of your opinions Is the exploitation of the LGBTQ+ community a thing? Are there perpetrators that try to take advantage […]

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Stop Fighting Over The Pride Flag Colours

Backstory A few months ago the More Colour More Pride group started spreading the idea of a new Pride flag. The goal is to highlight the struggles of the black and brown LGBT people. Discussions and debates have sparked since. One thing is sure; we are polarised. After reading all your answers, I distilled the […]

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An Umbrella Term To Unite All LGBTQIAP+

Life would be great without labels but here we are. I have probably said several times that I hate labels. And I do. But even though I wish for a day when labels are meaningless, that day will take a while to come. My suggestion? Let’s make labels work right. Why we need an umbrella term Our community […]

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Pride In The LGBTQ+ Community

Pride is the first of the seven deadly sins, and I believe I know why. Before leaving Greece, I experienced the rise of the far-right and realised one thing. Pride, combined with ignorance, paves the shortest path to fascism. When you are proud of something you haven’t accomplished, you lack the knowledge that comes with experience. […]