Out Now! December 2014 Issue of EILE Magazine, FREE to download

EILE Magazine December 2014Our December 2014 issue of our monthly EILE Magazine is out now, FREE to read or download! In this month’s issue, we look in on Deja Rae, singer/songwriter and stuntwoman, enjoy Jenny Butler’s Christmas shenanigans and delicious recipes, read Gareth Russell’s take on history, look at the fashions that Mark Anthony has chosen as party sparklers, read Lisa Reynolds review and interview, and so much more including music with Nick, film with Frances, and Tobias Larsson’s Rainbow Duck.

From all at EILE Magazine, hope you enjoy the Christmas break, and that you all have a happy holiday season!

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Call for Submissions: EILE January 2015 Issue

EILE Magazine December 2014Here at EILE Magazine, we make sure that ours is an LGBT publication created by and for our community. That is why we’d love to hear from you.

EILE is now accepting submissions for our upcoming January 2015 digital issue, to be released early in the new year.

Our current team of amazing contributors are based in Ireland, Northern Ireland, the United States, New Zealand and Finland. As you can see, while we’re an Irish publication, we’re not limited to Ireland, Continue Reading »

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Tropical Medical Bureau – Health Risks With Returning Travellers

tropical medical bureauWith the Christmas season well and truly upon us, people are starting to return home from all corners of the world to celebrate with their families or taking a festive break.

While this is a great time for reunions and celebration, some people can get so caught up in it that they miss symptoms of illnesses Continue Reading »

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Monday Music: These Days – Paul Middleton Cover of Take That

For our Monday Music this week, we feature Paul Middleton’s great version of Take That’s “These Days“.  This is from his Covers 2 album, and raises money for cancer research.

If you’d like to buy the album, go to

https://paulmiddleton.bandcamp.com/

 

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More Upcoming Highlights from The Workman’s Club

The-Workmans-Club-1-438x246Tonight, Sunday 21 December, The Workman’s Karaoke Club are thrilled to announce the return of a VERY VERY deadly Christmas Stars In Their Eyes Special. There will be 8 people chosen to compete who will dress up and do WHATEVER IT TAKES takes to win some tip top prizes. They have gone all out and are thrilled to announce that the one Continue Reading »

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Watch: Australian Same-Sex Couples Read #5DaysofEquality Support Messages

glaad_australiaDuring the 7th to 12th of December last year (2013) Australia’s ACT (Australian Capital Territory, i.e. greater Canberra) government began granting marriage licenses to same-sex couples, for the first time. Thirty-one couples were married in the city-state, until the Australian federal government ruled that the ACT’s actions were unconstitutional. The Australian High Court later invalidated all these marriages.

Earlier this month, however, GLAAD inspired people on social media to use the hashtag #5DaysOfEquality to show their support and recognition of those married during those five days last year. Continue Reading »

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BeLonGTo: Published Gender Recognition Bill Falls Short of Trans Needs

belongtoToday, BeLonG To, the national LGBT organisation, acknowledges the publication of the Gender Recognition bill but says that the bill falls far short of meeting the needs of Trans people, especially Trans young people.

The Bill introduces a mechanism whereby young people aged 16 and 17 can obtain a Gender Recognition Certificate. While the inclusion of under 18’s within the bill represents some progress, the process they would have to follow is, BeLonG To believes, too arduous, impartical and unfair on young people.

The process for 16 and 17 year olds will require parental consent, a court order, Continue Reading »

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Church Of Scotland Statement On Gay Ordination Protest Group

PrintAlthough the good news yesterday was that the majority of presbyteries of the Church of Scotland have voted in favour of appointing ministers who are in civil partnerships ahead of the voting deadline of New Year’s Eve, there is a group forming which is against the appointment of gay and lesbian ministers.

The Church of Scotland yesterday issued a statement in response to the formation of the group, launched  in Glasgow, called the Covenant Fellowship, opposed to the ordination of gay ministers. Continue Reading »

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