The History of Q Soc – Trinity LGBT

Trinity’s journey from activism to acceptance

In the early 1970s, a radical group of Trinity students began organising regular meetings to discuss issues of sexuality and its stigmatisation in Irish culture. This phenomenon was the first of its kind in Ireland, making our Q Soc the

A Rainbow Cog in the Capitalist Machine?

Sam Maguire assesses the ways a hyper-commercialised Pride alienates the LGBTQ+ community

At the risk of sounding terribly homophobic, it seems like Pride is being shoved down Dublin’s throat. The skies of the inner city are filled with pride flags waving from the roofs of political buildings, banks, brunch restaurants and shops. …

Dublin Day Trips

Ella-Bleu Kiely explores some of the best spots in Dublin to take a trip to this summer

This past year, I have humbly taken advantage of what Dublin has to offer in particular, its seaside. This article is a homage to Dublin’s coast and all the many food accounts on Instagram. Despite the longing you

The Morning Coffee writing competition is back again!

Flora Moreau explores the literary initiative aimed at raising money for the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

Now into their second year of raising funds for the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC), the organisers of Morning Coffee hope to inspire and encourage new submissions with a writing competition committed to highlighting the small joys in life. 

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Proud Trinity: LGBTQ+ artists and creators in college

Find out how you can support LGBTQ+ businesses and artists year-round

Identity expression through art can be incredibly therapeutic and validating. Third-year Drama and Theatre Studies student and poet, Niamh O’Farrell-Tyler, agrees with this sentiment, explaining, “Poetry allowed me to express emotions that as a kid I simply wasn’t able

Dublin Pride 2021 – Everything You Need To Know

Eva O’Beirne speaks to Dublin Pride representative Jamie Kenny about this year’s virtual festival

On June 25th 1983, the first official Gay Pride Parade occurred in Ireland. Organised by the National LGBT Federation and consisting of 200 people, the parade marked a hunger for justice and recognition felt by the LGBTQ+ community in Ireland.

Looking ahead to a post-pandemic Trinity

As we find our way back to ourselves, there’s a strange and uncertain road ahead

“Then we came forth to see again the stars.” This is a rough translation of the final line of Dante’s Inferno, published in the fourteenth century, a time which saw the effects of another raging and devastating pandemic: the Plague.