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The brand new Dublin Pride issue of GCN features a stunning cover image by London-Irish writer and photographer, PP Hartnett, and an interview about interrogating the flip side of the gay community through his work. We also talk to maverick trans rapper, Mykki Blanco about his life post abandoning Trump’s America. Will Vladimir Putin go to war with Chechnya over the region's gay purge? We analyse the situation. Our editor goes to New York to attend a meeting of Gays Against Guns, one year on from the Pulse massacre in Orlando. We meet Irish HIV activists who are taking inspiration from the fierce examples set by ACT UP NYC at the peak of the AIDS crisis, and we talk to Joni Crone, the first ever lesbian to appear on The Late Late Show in 1980 for a legendary interview. And that’s just a flavour of what we’ve got in store for you this month!
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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Below is a selection of articles in GCN 331.

FROM THE EDITOR We couldn’t have made this brand new GCN without your feedback and suggestions Welcome to the brand new GCN. We’re delighted to share it with you, along with our brand new website, after a long proce...
GCN TEAM If you were a queer icon, what one would you be, and why? And we discovered icons we didn’t even know existed. AIDAN I’d have to be The Babadook, because I love hats and have a flair for drama...
FOCÁL UP! This month we’re having words about… The Burning Issue Ireland’s irst gay leader is making for some heated chatter at GCN Towers… “I have plenty of frailties and flaws, and I do...
QUEER VIEW MIRROR #Pride #Varadkar #Glen #MyGCN GLEN Takes The High Road It was sad that GLEN felt compelled to wind down after the recent reporting of untidy financial practices. By any measure, they were one ...
Happenin’things to do this month 1 RIOT Revival RIOT was the talk of the GCN offices last September, when it literally took the Dublin Fringe by storm. Selling out an eleven-night long run at the Spiegeltent, it wowed audienc...
THE BOOK GUY What’s got Stephen Boylan up at night this month? If, like me, you’re obsessed with any of David Sedaris’s bestselling books, including Me Talk Pretty One Day, Naked and Let’s Explore Diabetes ...

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