Out Now! EILE Magazine’s July/August 2018 Edition – FREE!

Welcome to the July/August 2018 issue of EILE Magazine!

In this jam-packed edition of EILE Magazine, our music section features some great bands, with news on LA based No Small Children, The West Coast Feed, and OCNSide.

Frances Winston gives her very witty take on current films, especially The Meg, and we bring you New York and the Far East in our Travel section.

Lisa Reynolds writes about Sam Sparro and reviews a book and short film about the fabulous Baby X, and Brian Rochford writes on health and also on men’s fashion. We have theatre news from Dublin Fringe, Dublin Theatre Festival, Liz Roche, Assisted Solo, and Rough Magic, and Frances reviews Jimmy’s Hall at the Abbey Theatre. We feature trans documentary film A Deal With The Universe, and an exhibition called The House of Oscar Wilde.

We also bring news of a new book by gay author and celebrity, AJ Gibson, called Flipping The Script, a humourous look at those down times, and changing your perspective.

With lots more news, views and entertainment, we hope you enjoy this July/August 2018 edition of EILE Magazine!

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Only 6 Days Left – Crowdfunding For New Album by Irish singer Liv Monaghan – Under A Bruised Parisian Sky

There are only 6 days left to support, and/or pre-order Irish singer/songwriter and EILE favourite Liv Monaghan’s new album, Under a Bruised Parisian Sky, which is her first full-length album, on the CrowdFunding platform, KissKissBankBank. 

“This is my first full-length album, after my first original EP, Beauty in the Park. There are eight songs on the album, which were whittled down from many more to fit into just one full day of recording at Aeronef studios in Paris”, says Liv.

The highly original, and mesmerising track, Passion Fruit Moons (above) was written and finalised about four weeks before they went into the studio this Summer.

Liv has included a great set of rewards for those who contribute, and is grateful for even the smallest donation.

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Tipperary: TDP’18 – International Dance Festival


TDP’18 – International Dance Festival

Various venues: Tipperary, Clonmel, Thurles and Nenagh

Monday 8th – Sunday 14th October 2018

International performer and choreographer, Liz Roche, is just one of the myriad of artists and performers who will be in Tipperary for the International Dance Festival,(TDP – Tipperary Dance Platform) which takes place in various venues from October 8th to 14th.

Now in its ninth year, the world-class programme includes appearances by Mariantonia Oliver, Alexandra Waierstall, Holly Small, Luke Murphy, Affari Esteri and of course, The Liz Roche Company; masterclasses, workshops, exhibitions and symposiums, and it will put Tipperary at the centre of the dance world for a week in October. Continue Reading »

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Romania sets date for referendum to block gay marriage

(Reuters) Romania has set an October 6-7 date for a referendum to change the constitutional definition of marriage, to a union between a man and a woman, aimed at preventing same-sex partnerships from ever being legal in one of the few EU states to still ban them.

Most EU countries allow either same-sex marriages or civil partnerships, but Romania does not even recognise those performed abroad. Its constitution now defines a family as including spouses, without explicitly specifying their sex. Continue Reading »

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Club GASS: Party Monster on Friday October 12th!

The amazing Club GASS in Galway are all geared up to have their fun Party Monster Club Kid Night on Friday October 12th at the Róisín Dubh!

With the equally amazing DJ Ruth, the party kicks off at 11.30pm.

On October 12th Club GASS are paying homage to the outrageous Club Kid scene. So you’d better start working on those costumes people as there is a special prize for the person with the best and most salubrious Club Kid look.

The venue for the Club GASS Party Monster Club Kid Night is the Róisín Dubh, 8 Dominick Street, Galway, and time is 11.30pm.

Don’t Miss It!

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Fundraiser: Teach Solais at the Nova Bar Galway – 29th September

If you’re on the look-out for a fun night out, you could do worse than go to the Teach Solais Fundraiser at the Nova Bar in Galway, on Saturday 29th September.

The bodacious Miss Bella Boutique is the hostess on the night, and DJ Rob is at the turntable.

The fun starts at 8pm, and with over €1,000 in Spot Prizes, what’s not to like?

So go along and have a great night out, for a good cause, at the Nova Bar!

(For those who don’t know it, the Nova Bar is at 1, William Street West, Galway).




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Cork Gay Project: Upcoming Events

If you’re living in or around the Cork area, the Cork Gay Project has some great events you may be interested in going along to:

1) Queer Vibes Does Welcome to the City:

New or know someone who is new to Cork City? Come along at 7pm on Tuesday, upstairs in Starbucks on Opera Lane to make new friends and help you get settled into a new place

2) ShoutOUT Volunteer Training:

Interested in volunteering with ShoutOUT to deliver workshops to young people in schools and other locations? Come to the Cork Gay Project 6:30pm on Wednesday to get volunteer training

3) Cork Culture Night Drag Extravaganza 21st September 8-10pm:

From RuPaul to Panti Bliss, drag queens are spearheading modern pop culture. Our Cork Culture Night Drag Extravaganza! event will explore the very best of Cork drag with workshops, an exhibition, and live performances from the very best local drag talents, including Mia Gold and Letycha Le’Synn. Everyone welcome! #CorkCultureNight2018

4) Fundraiser:

We need your help and support! We want to create a new dedicated space for the LGBT community in Cork in the form of a pop-up cafe. To do this we need to raise money for furniture, equipment and LGBT resources. Please give what you can to support our community – no donation is too small or too large

5) New Drop in Hours:

Monday and Friday afternoons, from 12-3pm every Week in Cork Gay Project, 4 South Terrace, Cork city

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US: Court Rules Challenge To Defense Dept’s Discriminatory HIV Policies to Proceed

Sgt. Nick Harrison – Image: Lambda Legal

“We are pleased the court recognizes the importance of allowing this case to move forward, and of ensuring that outdated and irrational policies regarding people living with HIV are not allowed to stand.”

On September 14th, a Virginia federal court ruled that a case filed by Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN, along with pro bono counsel from Winston & Strawn LLP challenging the military’s discriminatory policies governing the enlistment, deployment, and promotion of service members living with HIV, will continue, by denying the government’s motion to dismiss. Continue Reading »