In the Press

Coverage of Changing Attitude Ireland's work in the press, with most recent articles appearing first. For an overview of all press coverage on one page, visit the In the Press sitemap page.

Two Ceasefires and a Coming Out: A Memoir by Gerry Lynch

Gerry Lynch reflects on the time when he came out in 1994 against the background of the IRA and Loyalist ceasefires, with some thoughts on the continuing discrimination against young gays by Christians in Northern Ireland today:

Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch Dublin Talk, 9th May, 2014

Diarmaid MacCulloch, Professor of Church History at Oxford University spoke in Dublin on Friday 9th May about Faith and Sexuality. Professor MacCulloch’s ‘History of Christianity’ was made into a BBC TV series. He was ordained a deacon in the Church of England and is an openly gay man. The event took the form of a […]

Argentine leader becomes godmother for gay couple’s child

  Argentina’s leader, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, has become godmother to the child of a lesbian couple who was baptised in a Catholic church.

‘Imprisoned by the fears and prejudices of others’ by Gordon Linney

Thinking Anew, Irish Times,  22nd March,  Gordon Linney –    It’s quite a distance from New York to Sychar, a city that once stood in what we know today as the West Bank that tragic land ruled by fear and patrolled by Israeli soldiers. In the time of Jesus it was called Samaria.   In […]