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12 issues per year View Reviews   |   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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Welcome to the October Issue of GCN, as our much-missed printed issue makes a return, and it’s a great one!
Inside, we take a look at the incredible Proud AF campaign, which speaks to under-represented queer men and platforms their voices. There’s also a hard-hitting feature on the national emergency that is the state of Trans healthcare.
Expect amazing photospreads, including a look at the triumphant return of the Mother Block Party, while photographer Niamh Barry captures portraits of queer youth.
On the arts side of things, Once Before I Go is an unmissable show in the Gate theatre looking at 40 years of LGBTQ+ life, while Emma Wolf-Haugh’s exhibition celebrates queer women through the lens of Eileen Gray. The community speaks, as members talk about issues such as the blood ban, body image, the situation for LGBTQ+ people in Direct Provision, and The Outing amongst others.
There’s also an incredible feature on Ireland's history of criminalising gay men tying in with the upcoming Decade of Centenaries. With all that quality content, put on the kettle and get comfy!
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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informative, current Reviewed 26 July 2020

Always inspiring

Not just for Ireland Reviewed 24 July 2019

Thoroughly good read

Great magazine for the Republic of Ireland Reviewed 20 July 2019

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It's a good magazine for the LGBT community! Reviewed 20 September 2017

Highly interesting

Very detailed reviews of venues in Ireland Reviewed 13 September 2017

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Below is a selection of articles in GCN 368.

ONCE MORE WITH FEELING Photos by Agata Stoinska. “It’s a gay odyssey,” says Selina Cartmell, Director of both the Gate Theatre and its latest production, Once Before I Go. Written by Philly McMahon, perhaps bes...
The Outing Festival Returns! COMM —UNITY LISTINGS NOTICE TO OUR DEAR READERS, FOR THE TIME BEING OUR COMMUNITY LISTINGS SECTION MUST NECESSARILY BE PUT ON HOLD. A new twist on an old tradition, the world famous queer mus...
INNER SPACE/OUTER SPACE photographer Niamh Barry The striking new photography project by Niamh Barry, which is only partly captured across the new few pages, came from a place of realising how something so priva...
BLACK QUEER BOOK CLUB Book Club – Black Queer Writers – Black Queer Readers It was started last autumn, at the height of the Covid pandemic to provide a much needed solace for the Black queer community and POC alli...
HAPPY ALMOST BIRTHDAY, TRANS WRITERS UNION Anna had been tweeting about a new anthology of queer writing in Ireland, which was proving problematic: being included in the anthology would be a great opportunity for emerging writers like...
Proud as My name is Bulelani. I am a Black, gay African man. I’m queer, and I’m Proud AF. Ireland is seen as one of the most progressive countries in the world, but for LGBTQ+ People of Colo...

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