WATCH: Saved from Slaughterhouse, Ireland's Gay Bull Finds Sanctuary
December 14 2014 3:28 PM ET

WATCH: Ireland's Gay Bull, Benjy, Finds Sanctuary

Thom Senzee

A cocreator of The Simpsons paid thousands to buy and transport to a U.K. sanctuary an Irish bull that was headed to the slaughterhouse because the animal would not mate with female cows.

Colin Farrell: It's 'Insane' That My Gay Brother Left Ireland to Marry
November 16 2014 9:27 PM ET

Colin Farrell: It's 'Insane' That My Gay Brother Left Ireland to Marry

Lucas Grindley

The actor is encouraging Ireland to vote for marriage equality in a national referendum next year.

WATCH: Irish Ad Looks to Inspire Youth to Say 'Yes' to Marriage Equality
November 12 2014 4:00 PM ET

WATCH: Inspiring Irish Ad Asks Youth to Vote 'Yes Equality'

Thom Senzee

Ahead of an anticipated referendum on marriage equality next May, LGBT advocates in Ireland are asking youth to register to vote by November 25, and say 'Yes Equality' next year.

Irish Trans Woman Settles Decades-Long Gender Recognition Battle
November 03 2014 4:38 PM ET

Irish Trans Woman's Gender Recognition Battle Finally Ends

Mitch Kellaway

Dr. Lydia Foy received a game-changing settlement from the Irish government after the High Court found that her human rights have been violated for over 20 years.

PHOTOS: Dublin Marches for Marriage Equality
August 25 2014 10:52 AM ET

PHOTOS: Dublin Marches for Marriage Equality

Organizers are hoping this year's march will mark the final time LGBT-supportive Irish citizens have to take to the street to advocate for marriage equality.

WATCH: 'Horrors' of Marriage Equality Hit Home In Irish Parody
August 24 2014 3:33 PM ET

WATCH: Irish Marriage Equality Will Bring 'Armagayddon'

Thom Senzee

An Irish LGBT group has taken the claims of antigay activists who think marriage equality will destroy society to their logical conclusion in a biting parody. 

Ahead of Next Year’s Expected Vote, Vast Majority of Irish Support Marriage Equality
August 24 2014 2:37 PM ET

Could Ireland Have Marriage Equality Next Year?

Thom Senzee

Ireland has come a long way toward LGBT equality, and could embrace marriage equality early next year, according to a new poll by the Sunday Times.

Irish Archbishop: Stop Homophobia in the Church
February 11 2014 2:07 PM ET

Irish Archbishop: Stop Homophobia in the Church

Michael O'Loughlin

The Catholic archbishop of Dublin laments cultural homophobia ahead of a 2015 referendum on marriage equality in Ireland.

WATCH: Irish Lawmakers Call Out 'Rampant Homophobia'
February 05 2014 6:28 PM ET

WATCH: Irish Pols Slam 'Rampant Homophobia'

Sunnivie Brydum

Two Irish representatives delivered impassioned speeches taking aim at homophobia in the Irish Senate and the European Union Parliament Tuesday.

WATCH: Irish Drag Queen's Powerful Takedown of Homophobia
February 04 2014 1:02 PM ET

WATCH: Irish Drag Queen Deconstructs Homophobia

Jase Peeples

Drag queen Panti Bliss delivered a powerful speech at Ireland’s national theatre on the effects of homophobia on LGBT people and the oppression of heterosexual privilege.

Ireland Launches Attack on Antigay Bullying
September 13 2013 3:21 PM ET

Ireland Launches Attack on Antigay Bullying

Trudy Ring

A new policy issued by the nation's education minister requires all schools to address and seek to prevent such bullying.