Tag Archive | GLEN

The Path To Marriage Equality In Ireland – A Case Study

The Path To Marriage Equality In Ireland – A Case Study

The Path to Marriage Equality In Ireland: A Case Study  – Susan Parker December 2017 Charitable foundation, Atlantic Philanthropies (AP), commissioned a case study from Susan Parker on the passing of marriage equality in Ireland, to partner a study performed on the passing of legislation for civil partnerships. It had invested more than €63 million […]

GLEN: Jillian Van Turnhout To Carry Out Review

GLEN: Jillian Van Turnhout To Carry Out Review

Jillian Van Turnhout has been appointed by GLEN to carry out a review of the organisation. GLEN has had to answer queries from the Charities Regulator, after Chairperson and long-time activist, Kieran Rose, who resigned yesterday, had received funding of €11,500 for his senatorial campaign, apparently out of the organisation’s funds. Mr Rose had repaid […]

Exciting new departure for GLEN and for LGBT Equality in Ireland

Exciting new departure for GLEN and for LGBT Equality in Ireland

Today, 30th September, GLEN [Gay & Lesbian Network] are delighted to announce the appointment of Áine Duggan as the new Executive Director of GLEN. For the past four years, Áine has served as President and CEO of Re:Gender, a national U.S.-based gender equality organization. Under her leadership, Re:Gender rebranded and evolved its programming to address […]

WEI: Ireland’s ‘Best Places to Work for LGBT People’ Unveiled With Accenture In Top Spot

WEI: Ireland’s ‘Best Places to Work for LGBT People’ Unveiled With Accenture In Top Spot

This afternoon, Tuesday September 20, GLEN  (Gay and Lesbian Equality Network) announced the winners of Ireland’s LGBT Workplace Equality Index Awards at an award ceremony in Dublin.  “We are delighted to recognise the companies and executives who are leading the way in making Irish workplaces fully inclusive of LGBT people. These organisations and leaders are […]

GLEN: Shortlist of Ireland’s leaders on LGBT Workplace Equality Announced

GLEN: Shortlist of Ireland’s leaders on LGBT Workplace Equality Announced

GLEN has announced the shortlist of key figures from Irish business for the Leadership Awards of Ireland’s prestigious LGBT Workplace Equality Index 2016. Twelve leaders were shortlisted from a wide cross-section of private and public sector employers to recognise their contribution in 2016 to making Irish workplaces LGBT inclusive. The shortlist for four categories was […]

GLEN Welcomes Minister Harris’ removal of permanent blood ban for gay men

GLEN Welcomes Minister Harris’ removal of permanent blood ban for gay men

GLEN has welcomed the decision of the Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, to remove the permanent ban on blood donation by gay men, following a recommendation by the board of the Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS). “We welcome the decision by Minister Harris to remove the permanent ban on blood donations by gay men. […]

Irish LGBT organisations on Orlando tragedy – Silent vigil tonight, Monday from 18:45, in Dublin

Irish LGBT organisations on Orlando tragedy – Silent vigil tonight, Monday from 18:45, in Dublin

As reports continue to come in about the horrific shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Ireland’s three National LGBT Organisations BeLonG To, GLEN and TENI made the following statement: “We are all in shock at the horror unfolding at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Speaking on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people […]

GLEN expresses solidarity with LGBT communities in the US

GLEN expresses solidarity with LGBT communities in the US

Responding to the violent attack on the LGBT community in Orlando, Florida which has claimed the lives of 50 people and injured at least 53 others, Kieran Rose and Margot Slattery, the co-chairs of GLEN (Gay and Lesbian Equality Network) issued the following statement: “We offer our deepest condolences to the families, loved ones and […]

GLEN: “One Year On – 412 Lesbian and Gay Couples Married, Now Let’s Resolve the Remaining Challenges”‏

GLEN: “One Year On – 412 Lesbian and Gay Couples Married, Now Let’s Resolve the Remaining Challenges”‏

“This weekend last year was an extraordinary and joyful weekend for LGBT people, their families and indeed all of Ireland, when with great generosity, Irish people voted that their lesbian and gay children, brothers and sisters, family members, friends and community members should be equal citizens and equal in our Constitution for the very first […]

GLEN: Joan Burton TD made a critical contribution to LGBT Equality‏

GLEN: Joan Burton TD made a critical contribution to LGBT Equality‏

GLEN has paid tribute to the former Tanáiste and Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton TD., as she stepped down as Leader of the Labour Party. “As Tánaiste and Leader of the Labour Party, Joan Burton provided critically important leadership on LGBT equality issues throughout the last Government which was one of the most progressive Governments […]