Welcome to the February 2017 issue of EILE Magazine!
In our February issue, we feature US artists, Joseph Eid and Emerald Portal, and English singer/songwriter, the iconic Ray Davies. Brian Rochford writes on men’s fashion this month, and Lisa Reynolds reviews a trans documentary, Sam & Evan. We have worldwide travel and USA travel, and lots of news on the upcoming LGBT festivities, like Béar Féile, Galway Community Pride, Mr Gay Ireland, Club GASS, Glória’s 21st Gala, Maspalomas, and RuPaul’s DragRace 2017, as the tour is coming to Dublin! Brian Rochford also writes on health, and Frances Winston gives us the lowdown on some great movies.
All this and so much more makes up the February 2017 edition of EILE Magazine. Enjoy!
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Are you or a friend interested helping BeLonG To make a better Ireland for LGBT+ young people? They are now looking for three new team members! 2 Paid positions, and one Voluntary.
The deadline for the Volunteer Co-Ordinator (Voluntary) position is this Friday, 24th March, details below. The Director of Fundraising (Paid Position) has an application deadline of Monday 27th March.
Please note the third position below, that of Communications Officer (Part-Time), has its closing application date this morning Thursday 23rd at 9am, and any further queries on this position after this time should be directed to Belong To at www.belongto.org
Volunteer Coordinator (voluntary)
This exciting new role will lead the development and management of a volunteer program at BeLonG To, to assist our busy Youth Work Team in supporting LGBT+ young people in the Dublin region.
Application Deadline: 5.00pm GMT Friday 24th March 2017
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Director of Fundraising (part-time)
The Fundraising Director will feed into the development and implementation of BeLonG To’s strategic plans and take over leadership fundraising. They will help to significantly accelerate income growth at BeLonG To to meet the growing demand for our services nationally.
Application Deadline: 09.00am GMT Monday 27th March 2017
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Communications Officer (part-time) [Note: Applications For This Position Will Be Closed From 9am This Morning Thursday 23rd]
This new post will take over responsibility for the day-to-day management of the communications function at BeLonG To, and lead on the implementation of the organisation’s communications strategy.
Application Deadline: 9.00am GMT This Morning Thursday 23rd March 2017
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Tour guide Nell Andrew during a Queer Tour of London in Trafalgar Square, London, March 3, 2017. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Cormac O’Brien
“Queer Tours is a reaction to the mass closure of gay bars, community centres and charities catering to the specific needs of the group, from HIV education to mental health”
In the red-carpeted north London town hall where one of the first gay weddings in Britain took place, activists buzz around a map of the city, armed with post-it notes. Continue Reading »
Grace & Frankie Season 3 premieres this Friday, 24 March on Netflix.
Jane Fonda, the icon and star of ‘Grace and Frankie’, shared all of the intimate details of her hit show’s new season, specifically her vibrant new co-star with Ellen DeGeneres! ellen.tv/2mm28WO
BUMP, an all-new club night, is due to hit Castlebar on March 25th, and it looks like it’s going to be an amazing night!
With the success of ‘pop-up’ clubs in Galway, Cork, and Dublin, Mayo is about to experience the entertainment value these nights can bring!
Opening night sees drag host and DJ, Dixie, push out the tunes, and while stocks last, she’ll be giving away free shot vouchers as people come in!
“Mayo has some great night spots but Bump will be about creating safe spaces for everyone,” said Hunter Kincaid, one of the organisers of this new club night.
Continue Reading »
ILGA-Europe welcome the European Parliament’s adoption of two reports, which contain significant provisions in relation to the rights of LGBTI people.
The first report, from Rapporteur Kozłowska-Rajewicz, is a positive development, as it recognises that Member States should adopt legislation that protects trans people against discrimination when accessing goods and services. Continue Reading »
Actor Alan Cumming in After Louie at the BFI Flare London LGBT Film Festival 2017
The full programme has been announced for BFI Flare, the London LGBT Film Festival for 2017.
The 31st edition of the Festival opened with the world premiere of Fergus O’Brien’s BBC production, Against the Law at BFI Southbank, and will close with the international premiere of Jennifer Reeder’s Signature Move at BFI Southbank. Continue Reading »
This Sunday morning, we feature British electronic band, Clean Bandit’s new single ‘Symphony’, featuring Swedish singer, Zara Larsson.
The heart-wrenching video features a gay couple, and when one of them is killed in an accident, the other only truly grieves when the Symphony is performed, with him conducting.
Fans of the band acted as the audience in the video, and Richy Chatto did the orchestral arrangement.
Clean Bandit is presently made up of Grace Chatto, Jack Patterson and Luke Patterson. Neil Milan (Neil Amin-Smith) the band’s violinist, left the band in October, 2016.
Your can download or stream Symphony now at: https://atlanti.cr/symphony
and you can visit the band at: