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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.

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Our provocative cover by artist and designer, Niall Sweeney, celebrates ten years of Pantibar while cheekily harking back to a certain fetish club both he and Rory O'Neill (aka Panti) ran in the mid-90s. Inside we discuss Sweeney's long-term artistic relationship with O'Neill and how their friendship has informed the evolution of Dublin's queer scene over three decades (the full recording of which is available via GCN’s new podcast Q&A: The Queer and Alternative Podcast).

Elsewhere we talk to some high-flying champions of LGBT+ diversity in companies like Vodafone, Deloitte, Accenture Ireland, eir and Web Summit, about the benefits of bringing your authentic self to work, and the members of Intertech Ireland tell us about connecting the LGBT+ tech workforce. Chris O’Donnell hears from some non-national LGBTs who are effectively serving time in Ireland’s hellish Direct Provision centres about the double discrimination of being an LGBT+ asylum seeker. Shaun Dunne, author of a documentary-style play featuring the testimony of those living with HIV speaks to members of ACT UP ahead of its Dublin Theatre Festival run, and Ray O'Neill talks work/life balance. Plus, all the best news, opinion, reviews, events, and much more.
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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Not just for Ireland
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Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in GCN 334.

FROM THE EDITOR We need to bridge the gap between LGBT+ haves and have -nots The past two issues of GCN have given me pause to think about the disparity of experience we have as LGBT+ people on this tiny island. Our ...
GCN TEAM Who would you give a lifetime achievement award to, and why? THIS MONTH, IN HONOUR OF OUR ANNUAL GALAS LGBT+ AWARDS CEREMONY, WE ASKED THE BRIAN My lifetime acheivement award goes to the wonder...
Water Cooler Chatter Just Tonie! We’re excited to see our founder, the father of GCN, Tonie Walsh take to the Dublin Theatre Festival stage this month for a taster of his one-man show. (Photo by Dónal Talbot) Brought to us by...
Awards Season It’s the most wonderful time of the year, again. Why? Because this is the month in which we celebrate everything that’s great and good about Ireland’s LGBT+ community with the annual GALAS awards. Th...
Gays On De Piste Do you love skiing? What about (figuratively) hot skiiers? Well, get your boots on and get ready for European Gay Ski Week (March 17-24) There’s so much to do on and off the slopes just reading the s...
Cox Rocks Queer Carlow-native Gar Cox sings songs of love and death “with a smattering of tractors, recipes, and lines blatantly stolen from other artists.” (Nice line, Gar.) In 2015 he released his Support Yo...

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