Mary McAleese says the new study on homosexuality in the Catholic Church "brings hope where it is needed.”
"Politicians earning cheap headlines and passing bills that insist birth sex is the only criteria that undermine its complexity."
One of Ireland's youngest politicians has admitted he "prayed for years" that he would not be gay due to his sense of shame.
Some of Arlene Foster's DUP colleagues were reportedly "bitterly disappointed" that she abstained from a recent vote on gay conversion therapy.
Irish playwright Oscar Wilde was charged with gross indecency and was ultimately sentenced to two years of hard labor.
Like the Titanic once built by its forefathers, Northern Ireland is a place forever sinking under icebergs of its own making.
Conversion therapy is a controversial practice that refers to an attempt to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity,
The Vatican recently ruled that unions between same-sex people cannot be blessed.
New York's Irish LGBT community rallied at St. Patrick's Cathedral on Easter Sunday against the Vatican's continued refusal to bless same-sex unions.
"In 2015 the promise of that old, mad Easter Rising finally meant something to me. I was finally free, I was finally equal."
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