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Taoiseach of Ireland, Leo Varadkar, set to resign on Thursday

Taoiseach of Ireland, Leo Varadkar, set to resign on Thursday

Leo Varadkar, the Taoiseach of Ireland has announced he intends to resign as the country’s leader on Thursday after the countries recent election process ended in a deadlock. Varadkar’s party Fine Gael suffered a crushing defeat at the 8 February election which ended with votes split three ways among his party,  republican party Fianna Fáil, and Sinn […]

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John Oliver publishes children’s book about Mike Pence’s gay bunny

John Oliver publishes children’s book about Mike Pence’s gay bunny

Comedian John Oliver has trolled US Vice President Mike Pence in spectacular fashion. The Vice President, who is famous for his anti-LGBTI views, has just promoted a book about his pet rabbit Marlon Bundo. The book is written by his daughter Charlotte Pence, and is illustrated by his wife, Karen Pence. The book explains what […]

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Leo Varadkar will be the next Prime Minister of Ireland

Leo Varadkar will be the next Prime Minister of Ireland

Leo Varadkar is set to become the next Prime Minister of Ireland after his party Fine Gael elected him to be the successor to Edna Kenny. Varadkar will be Ireland’s first Prime Minister who is gay, and the fourth head of state who is known to be same sex attracted. As political commentators had predicted, […]

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Is Ireland about to get their first gay Prime Minister?

Is Ireland about to get their first gay Prime Minister?

Is Ireland about to get their first gay Prime Minister? Current Irish leader Edna Kenny has announced he’ll be stepping down as leader of political party Fine Gael, bringing an end to his time as the country’s Taoiseach, or Prime Minister. The man looking most likely to replace him his current Social Protection Minister Leo […]

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Is Leo Varadkar on course to be Ireland’s next Taoiseach?

There’s growing speculation that Leo Varadkar, Ireland’s openly gay Minister for Social Protection, is next in line to be the country’s Prime Minister (Taoiseach). There have been suggestions that current Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny might step down from leading the country next month. Following mounting leadership speculation Kenny said he would deal with the […]

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Prime Minister: Whose side are you on?

OUTinPerth’s July issue, which will be released tomorrow morning, features a satirical image of the Prime Minister fighting the growing wave of support for marriage equality. Western Australia’s free monthly publication for the LGBTIQ communities has highlighted how many people in the community feel about Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s continual dismissal of the calls for […]

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Irish Health Minister Leo Varadkar Comes Out

Irish Health Minister Leo Varadkar Comes Out

Leo Varadkar, Ireland’s Minister for Health has revealed that he is gay during a radio interview. Varadkar shared his sexuality with radio presenter Miriam O’Callaghan on RTÉ Radio, saying that he wanted to be honest with people ahead of the country’s referendum on marriage equality. “I am a gay man, it’s not a secret but it’s […]

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