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A new ad for Dublin Bus was released this week that celebrates LGBTQ elders and Pride. The ad, entitled “The Long Road To Pride,” tells a few of the elders’ stories. One gay man said that, when he was younger, he told his doctor that he couldn’t live without affection. “What right have you to affection?” the doctor responded. A lesbian said that she knew when she was a kid that “there is something mentally or physically wrong” with her because...

Great “pride outfits” keep popping up all over social media. Part II of our series features more free people from around the world, in different cities and interpeting the rainbow pride theme in unique ways. These two lads (above) were at The Manila Pride March in Manila, The Philippines (above), the longest-running pride event in southeast Asia. Take a look at some of the outfits that people wore to prides, and don’t forget to check back at GayCities for the final...

In 1974, Dublin, Ireland hosted a one-day festival celebrating the LGBTQ community. This one-day event has now grown to a ten-day event and serves as an annual celebration of the social and political progress that has occurred within the LGBTQ community. The festival also serves as a reminder of the things that still need to change, and work that still needs to be done. Declan Flynn, a 31-year old gay man, was attacked and killed in Fairview Park in September...

Two weeks ago the city council of Dublin, California voted 3-2 to reject a proposal to fly a pride flag over city hall during the month of June, Pride month. According to ABC, in response to the vote, Dublin Mayor David Haubert said: Issues were raised during the council meeting in May because residents felt if the rainbow flag were to be flown, so should other flags that identify residents of other subgroups. Residents who attended the meeting posed questions...

City Councilman Shawn Kumagi asked City Hall to fly rainbow flag during Pride month (photo courtesy – Kumagi)You might think the city of Dublin, California, would be pretty inclusive in regard to LGBTQ issues being just 35 miles east of San Francisco. But at a City Council meeting Tuesday night, a request for flying the LGBTQ rainbow flag at City Hall for Pride month was voted down, according to local Fox affiliate KTVU. ...

A town rejected a request to fly the rainbow flag during Pride Month because of hateful public comments. Shawn Kumagai is gay and a member of the City Council in Dublin, California. He initiated a request to fly the rainbow flag over City Hall. Members of the public were outraged by the idea of flying a rainbow flag in their town. Two people during the ensuing debate said that “P” is being added to the initialism “LGBTQ” to stand for “pedophilia.” “At the...

The city council of Dublin, California — a small city east of San Francisco with about 61,000 people — voted against flying a rainbow flag during Pride Month after numerous people spoke out against it. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Shawn Kumagai, the first out gay Dublin City Councilman, initiated the request and when the council first considered it, they unanimously supported the idea…. … then the public debate started. Two people said they didn’t want to raise a rainbow flag because...
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I love seeing the pictures of prides around the world. Viewing how some countries that are further along in and others that are just starting out in the LGBTQ+ equality fight are celebrating their prides is full of emotions. Knowing that some have such a long way to go, others are doing it better than the US, and knowing that the entire overall theme is L.O.V.E. The American Pride movement of course started with the riots at Stonewall Inn. Not...
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One of the oldest and most known gay bars in Dublin has been vandalised with homophobic and Nazi graffiti. The George pub, on George Street, was left with Nazi symbols and homophobic words scrawled on the front. The graffiti was discovered early this morning. By 11am, a cleaning group was called to remove the vandalism and Dublin Town, a local community group, was notified. A spokesman for the group said that they were prepared to deal with this type of vandalism. “We have staff...
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Couple who met on Big Brother say they were attacked Hughie Maughan, star of Big Brother and Dancing With The Stars Ireland, has claimed he was attacked in an alleged homophobic attack in Dublin yesterday (29 January). The gay reality TV star went to an awards show and an after party with his Big Brother co-star and fiancé, Ryan Ruckledge, when he says a ‘bunch of lads’ confronted them. Can’t believe what happened last night me and Ryan went to an awards...

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