Entries by Adam Shanley

RCNI launch LGBT Sexual Violence Report

The Rape Crisis Network of Ireland (RCNI) in partnership with Gay Switchboard Ireland and the Gay & Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN) have launched a report on sexual violence in the LGBT community. “Finding a Safe Place: LGBT Survivors of Sexual Violence and Disclosure in Rape Crisis Centres” was officially launched this morning, Monday 11th July [...]

President Higgins signs into law the Gender Recognition Bill now becoming the Gender Recognition Act 2015 (Act No. 25 of 2015)

  Fantastic news for everyone in the Transgender Community here in Ireland. President Michael D. Higgins has today signed the Gender Recognition Bill which is now officially the Gender Recognition Act 2015 (Act No. 25 of 2015) (Signed on 22 July, 2015) A huge step forward for all involved and well done on all the hard work [...]

Personal Development Course for Men – Places available now – FREE!

The next Personal Development Course for men commences on 8th September 2015. It’s free! To book your place, or for more information email pdc@ghn.ie or take a look at the information leaflet here  https://docs.zoho.com/file/h4i5yaf51e415694b404ca0c50d1e41a91b35 A series of 6 weekly workshops offered 3 times a year in February, May and September each year in Outhouse and facilitated by [...]

Gay Switchboard Ireland is recruiting new Volunteers

Following the successful live launch of our Online Chat Support service on Friday the 3rd July, Gay Switchboard Ireland would like to announce another important date for your diary. We will host an Open Day next Saturday the 11th July at Outhouse from 1pm to 4pm. You are more than welcome to pop in and [...]

Dublin Pride 2015

Pride Village returns on Parade Day, June 27th We listened to what you said and this year we’ve made Pride Village bigger and better than ever. Situated in and around Merrion Square, Dublin 2, we have a full day of activities and entertainment for everyone to enjoy. As in previous years our Parade will culminate in [...]

Dublin Gay Theatre Festival

Dublin Gay Theatre Festival 2015 is already underway and running until May 18th and with a jam packed programme of drama, comedy, music and cabaret, there really is something for everyone to enjoy.   Plays from the USA, Canada, South Africa, Israel and Australia, Northern Ireland and Britain will show in a number of venues [...]

Green Ribbon – Changing minds about mental health

    See Change, the National Stigma Reduction Partnership and their 90 partner organisations including Gay Switchboard Ireland are rolling out a month long national Green Ribbon Campaign to get people talking openly about mental health problems in May 2015. More than 500,000 green ribbons will be distributed nationwide free of charge to spark a [...]