Tag Archive | sexual orientation

Cork Gay Project: A Festival of Dangerous Ideas

Cork Gay Project: A Festival of Dangerous Ideas

Roll Up! Roll Up! The Gay Project is delighted to present a 12-week Queer Studies Programme to entertain, educate and delight you. Starting on Thursday 29th October, and finishing up in early 2021, each week will see a new topic explored in conversation with an expert – it will be fun and full of surprises.

Swiss Senate votes to improve protection on grounds of sexual orientation but not gender identity

Swiss Senate votes to improve protection on grounds of sexual orientation but not gender identity

On 28 November 2018, the Senate of Switzerland voted to criminalise hate speech and discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation, but refused to do the same for grounds of gender identity. ILGA-Europe welcomes the extension of protections against hate speech and discrimination based on sexual orientation – this is an important step forward for lesbian, […]

NI: Ashers Bakery Gay Cake Case – UTV Rounds Up Day 1

NI: Ashers Bakery Gay Cake Case – UTV Rounds Up Day 1

UTV Live reports on the first day of the Supreme Court hearing for Ashers Baking Company in Belfast. The case involved Ashers Bakery refusing to bake a cake for gay man, Gareth Lee, citing their religious beliefs as grounds for refusal. The appeals court ruled that the bakery had discriminated against Lee on the basis […]

Opinion: Why Sexuality Should Be Allowed Its Privacy

Opinion: Why Sexuality Should Be Allowed Its Privacy

Scott De Buitléir reacts to the idea that a person’s sexual orientation should be public information

UN – Landmark Resolution On Anti-Gay Bias, Ireland Among Supporters

UN – Landmark Resolution On Anti-Gay Bias, Ireland Among Supporters

The UN Human Rights Council resolution, passed on September 26, 2014, to combat violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, is a critically important achievement for upholding the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 25 human rights and other groups said today. The new resolution follows a June 2011 resolution by […]