OUT NOW! EILE Magazine November Edition!

screenshot-2016-11-13-01-53-14Welcome to EILE Magazine’s  November issue. We hope you like it. This month we feature an interview with Sgt Richard Muldarry – Chairman of the Defence Forces LGBTA network, Defend With Pride.

We have musical guests galore with Lio Nicole, Andrew Marks, Dublin band Swords, and Frances Winston interviews Christine Bovill about her show singing Édith Piaf.

Mark Anthony tells us how to keep warm and look good in the cold, Lisa Reynolds reviews Jordan Gray’s last album, Brian Rochford writes about lowering your cholestrol, and California Dispatch’s Lucia Chappelle writes on the demise of some iconic LGBT news media in the US. Frances Winston reviews  the lastest movies, and our Travel destination is Italy.

All this and much more in this November edition of EILE MagazineEnjoy!

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US: Corporate Equality Index 2O17-Top Firms Include Ebay, Ernst & Young, Apple and Yahoo

screenshot-2016-12-06-02-53-01America’s major companies and law firms are advancing in record numbers vital policies and practices to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workers around the world, according to the 2017 Corporate Equality Index released yesterday by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the largest US LGBTQ civil rights organization.

The Corporate Equality Index (CEI) launched in 2002 to assess LGBT-inclusive policies and practices at Fortune 500 companies, also highlights how corporate leaders are increasingly stepping up to play a leading role in opposing anti-equality legislation – from statehouses to the US Capitol. Continue Reading »

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Film & Trailer: Ballerina

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UK: NHS – major extension of HIV prevention programme after Court ruling

HIVThe NHS in England will fund a major extension to the national HIV prevention programme led by Public Health England with the aim of supporting those most at risk and reducing the incidence of HIV infection.

It has also decided to routinely commission ten new specialised treatments as part of the annual prioritisation process for specialised treatments.

The new HIV initiative is joint between NHS England and Public Health England, and follows the recent Court of Appeal ruling that NHS England, alongside local authorities, has the power, although not the obligation, to fund the provision of anti-retroviral drugs for the prevention of HIV, known as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). Continue Reading »

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Film Review & Trailer: Life, Animated

screenshot-2016-12-02-12-34-03This documentary about how Disney movies helped an autistic child, both moved and made Frances Winston chuckle in parts. It is sure to be of interest to anyone with an autistic child, or working in the area

Directed by: Roger Ross Williams – Starring: Owen Suskind, Ron Suskind, Cornelia Suskind, Wayne Suskind

It’s well known that anything ‘Disney’ weaves a certain magic, which seemingly also extends to therapy for autism! That is the premise of this documentary, which tells the story of Owen Suskind, who was, to all intents and purposes, a normal happy toddler, until he suddenly became withdrawn and speechless, only communicating in gibberish. Continue Reading »

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Film Review & Trailer: Sully

screenshot-2016-12-02-11-46-51Frances Winston feels that Sully was well directed, with some great performances, in this latest Clint Eastwood offering based on a true story of modern-day heroism

Directed by: Clint Eastwood – Starring: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney

It is highly unlikely that anyone thinking of viewing this movie doesn’t know the back-story, as it is such recent history. The Sully of the title is Captain Chelsey ‘Sully’ Sullenberger, who famously landed a passenger jet on the Hudson River in 2009, after birds flew into their engines disabling them. Continue Reading »

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LGBT Helpline Launch ‘LGBT Connaught Guide’ in Galway

lgbtconnaughtguideThe LGBT Helpline, the national support service for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, launched a guide to LGBT support services in Connaught at 11am today, Friday, 2nd December, at Teach Solais LGBT+ Resource Centre, Merchants Road, Galway.

The guide was produced by the LGBT Helpline to provide practical information on a range of issues affecting LGBT people and their family members, including the supports available for them in the Connaught region.

The guide is targeted at health professionals and others working with LGBT people. Continue Reading »

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Don’t Miss: Club GASS XMAS Night!! 9th Dec

gass-xmas-poster-1Don’t miss the next great Club GASS night at the Róisín Dubh in Galway, on Friday 9th December. Doors 11 pm.

It’s the Christmas club night, with all sorts of special things happening, like a free XMAS gift for everyone on the night!

With the wonderful Miss KIKI as hostess, DJ Simcard spinning the discs and entertainment from My Bare Butler and Donatella.

For more information, visit Club GASS on Facebook