Tag Archive | decriminalisation

Historic apology to LGBT people from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar And Seanad

Historic apology to LGBT people from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar And Seanad

The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, has stated that it was no secret that some of the founding patriots of the state, both men and women, also happened to be homosexual, and that the laws that affected them prior to 1993 were “discriminatory, contrary to human dignity and an infringement of personal privacy and autonomy”. This was […]

IDGTF 2018: Box Office Now Open – Festival starts next Monday!

IDGTF 2018: Box Office Now Open – Festival starts next Monday!

IDGTF 2018 Box Office Now Open Festival 2018 starts in one week! With the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival 2018 starting in just one week, the IDGTF Box Office is now open! Join them in Street 66, Parliament Street, Dublin, for bookings, Festival merchandise, and information: Pop in from 12-3pm Mon-Sat Phone: 00353 89 219 6898 […]

IDGTF 2018 Programme Out Now – Year of Celebration! (& Volunteers Required)

IDGTF 2018 Programme Out Now – Year of Celebration! (& Volunteers Required)

 IDGTF 2018 are delighted to launch the programme for the 15th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival. Festival 2018 is a year of celebration!  They mark 15 years of IDGTF and 25 years since decriminalisation of homosexuality in Ireland, with over 25 productions to choose from. They explore the diverse lives of LGBT people today – […]

Kenya: LGBT await ruling in case to decriminalise homosexuality

Kenya: LGBT await ruling in case to decriminalise homosexuality

When John Mathenge finished primary school in the early 1990s, he dreamed of becoming a lawyer. But his dreams were shattered when life showed him what being gay in Kenya meant. His sexual orientation was seen as sinful from childhood. Mathenge’s father refused to pay his secondary school fees,