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12 issues per year Write Review Subscribe for free GCN’s brand new custom tablet edition makes for a super-interactive reading experience on your tablet and our mobile-optimised view makes reading about gay Ireland on the go even easier, giving you a greater connection to Ireland’s inspirational, world-class gay magazine.

Since it was first published in 1988, GCN (Gay Community News) has been providing a uniquely Irish angle on LGBT culture, news, politics, entertainment, celebrity and lifestyle for a devoted readership. Published monthly, we have grown to become the most recognised and established gay magazine in Ireland, leading the way with top-rate journalism, fantastic production values and outstanding content.

For almost 30 years, we’ve stood firm as the best-known and best-loved publication for readers who value us for exactly what we are: a one-stop, absolutely essential resource, and the ultimate authority on everything that’s happening in gay Ireland and beyond, leading the way with intelligence, attitude and Irish wit. GCN is a beautiful, up-to-the-minute, queer magazine that is never afraid to pull punches. GCN never fails to get right to the heart of what’s important to LGBT people today, while serving up the bes

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In this special edition, our community's younger members take over for the annual Youth Issue. Our guest editor Emily profiles a group of young activists leading the charge for a new Ireland. We celebrate 15 years of the awesome BeLonG To, the national organisation supporting LGBTI+ youth while one of their subgroups, The LadyBirds, tackle the lack of awareness around women's sexuality and sexual health. A young asylum seeker in Direct Provision tells us of his struggles with homophobia while LGBT+ people in rural areas speak about the effects of isolation and how youth groups helped them find confidence. We top things off with a preview of the upcoming Science Of The Kiss exhibition, part of GCN's takeover of the Science Gallery. This is a good one!
GCN’s brand new custom tablet edition makes for a super-interactive reading experience on your tablet and our mobile-optimised view makes reading about gay Ireland on the go even easier, giving you a greater connection to Ireland’s inspirational, world-class gay magazine.

Since it was first published in 1988, GCN (Gay Community News) has been providing a uniquely Irish angle on LGBT culture, news, politics, entertainment, celebrity and lifestyle for a devoted readership. Published monthly, we have grown to become the most recognised and established gay magazine in Ireland, leading the way with top-rate journalism, fantastic production values and outstanding content.

For almost 30 years, we’ve stood firm as the best-known and best-loved publication for readers who value us for exactly what we are: a one-stop, absolutely essential resource, and the ultimate authority on everything that’s happening in gay Ireland and beyond, leading the way with intelligence, attitude and Irish wit. GCN is a beautiful, up-to-the-minute, queer magazine that is never afraid to pull punches. GCN never fails to get right to the heart of what’s important to LGBT people today, while serving up the best in lifestyle and celebrity content too.
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   Always inspiring Reviewed Wednesday, 24 July 2019
Not just for Ireland
   Thoroughly good read Reviewed Saturday, 20 July 2019
Great magazine for the Republic of Ireland
   Highly interesting Reviewed Wednesday, 13 September 2017
Very detailed reviews of venues in Ireland

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in GCN 347.

FROM THE YOUTH EDITOR Every year GCN publishes an issue which is completely dedicated to LGBTQ+ youth and every year it is an important contribution to the community. This year is no dif erent. I am delighted to have ...
Water Cooler Chatter The Housing Crisis While this particular issue of the magazine is focusing on the younger members of our community, here at GCN, along with the rest of the nation, we’ve been talking about an ever wor...
Future Forward Dublin’s Science Gallery recently launched their Intimacy exhibition. It examines the science and art of connection between humans through a thrilling mix of technology, neuroscience, art, behaviour,...
Portrait by The Artist of a Young Man Irish painter Stephen Doyle makes art history this month with his piece Dylan Is Ainm Dom. Shortlisted for the renowned Zurich Portrait Prize, it is the first painting to grace the walls of the Natio...
What’s the Tee? Created in response to homophobia on the terraces, artist Brian Teeling’s stunning t’s are both a celebration and recognition of queer fans of the beautiful game. Sports grounds can be an unwe...
The Godfather of Gay Brace yourselves for one of the biggest LGBT+ events of 2018’s cultural calendar, people! GCN founder and queer activist extraordinaire, Tonie Walsh marches into the Project Arts Centre this November...

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