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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 issue of GCN we celebrate sexuality and all the great things that get us in the mood - feeling safe, respected and seen. To that end, we have an amazing photo series by Hazel Coonagh of the current Mister Leather Ireland. We dive into the world of ‘cam girls’ and have a frank discussion of male sexuality from the editor of Quench, followed by a profile of the wild life of screenwriter David McGillivray. In community news, we look at the launch of Call It Out - a new campaign which aims to address homophobia in Ireland, we get the lowdown on what to expect at the TRANS-FUSION Trans Arts Festival and check in with the keynote speakers at the Gay Health Forum. You can also expect interviews with two super cool LGBT+ musical acts – Ireland’s SOAK and Lebanon's Mashrou' Leila. This is a good one, folks!
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 July 24, 2019
Not just for Ireland
   Thoroughly good read Reviewed July 20, 2019
Great magazine for the Republic of Ireland
   Highly interesting Reviewed September 13, 2017
Very detailed reviews of venues in Ireland

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in GCN 354.

FROM THE TEAM Welcome, dear reader, to an issue that celebrates sensuality and sexuality, but also all the other great things that get us in the mood – feeling safe, feeling respected and feeling seen. To that end...
In Memory of Lyra McKee “You’re gonna kill me for this, but…” is something I’ve become used to hearing in the first sentence of a phone call at 2am. Whether someone was in a pickle (read: needed a chat and KFC gravy) or was...
NXF: & The Early Pioneers Of LGBT Equality By Adam Long, Advocacy And Communications, National LGBT Federation Some of the leading lights of the Irish LGBT+ civil rights movement are to be found among the early members of the National LGBT Fed...
The morning after... Let’s talk about PEP Post-Exposure Prophylaxis - usually called PEP- is an emergency method of preventing HIV that can be used after a potential risk for HIV. Taking PEP after a potentially risky sexual encounter can sto...
Quench Thirst Meets Thought The editor of a new magazine which deals with male sexuality in a shame-free, sexpositive way talks about its creation. I decided that when I finished my tenure as GCN’s Web Content Editor almost two ...
Druges & Afterparties Graham Ryall of the Rialto Community Drug Team and Dr Kiran Santlal, a Registrar in Psychiatry of Substance Misuse in the HSE National Drug Treatment Centre, speak about the rise of Crystal Meth and G...

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