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Listen: Belfast Pride & GAZE Film Festival on New EILE Podcast

Listen: Belfast Pride & GAZE Film Festival on New EILE Podcast

In the latest EILE Magazine podcast, Scott chats to Seán Ó Néill, Chair of Belfast Pride, to find out about how the city is rallying behind Belfast’s LGBT community. Also, the 22nd GAZE International LGBT Film Festival in Dublin is about to kick off, and we hear from the festival’s programmer, Emma Connors, about what can be […]

Watch: Reactions to Virginia’s Knockdown of Equal Marriage Ban

Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban was recently deemed unconstitutional by a federal appeals court, in a decision that could overturn similar prohibitions in the Carolinas and West Virginia. According to Associated Press, the judges at the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, VA, ruled 2-1 that the American state’s ban against same-sex marriage, and denying recognition of such unions […]

Watch: LGBT News Round-Up for July 29

Colin Fallesen presents the PinkSixty LGBT News round-up for Tuesday, July 29. Stories featured today include Virginia’s equal marriage ban being declared unconstitutional; the One Scotland LGBT equality campaign and much more. EILE Magazine hosts PinkSixty News reports, each weekday afternoon on eile.ie. For more information on PinkSixty News, visit their website.

Listen: NPR Interview With George Takei

Listen: NPR Interview With George Takei

The Star Trek star turned LGBT activist, George Takei, was recently interviewed for the American NPR radio programme, Fresh Air. On the show, Takei discussed his fascinating life growing up in a Japanese internment camp, his time as a closeted gay actor, and coming out. Many fans know George Takei from his role as Mr. Sulu on […]

Watch: LGBT News Round-Up for July 28

Colin Fallesen presents PinkSixty’s news report for Monday, July 28, 2014. Produced in association with Out TV Canada.

Comment: Proud of Belfast Pride

Comment: Proud of Belfast Pride

Scott De Buitléir writes from Belfast about its LGBT community sticking together, despite the bad weather Taking a break from the weekend’s to-do list, I found myself wandering around central Belfast on an overcast and heavy Sunday afternoon with a friend. The previous Friday saw the official launch of Belfast Pride, and rainbow flags are […]

Russian Authorities Tell St. Petersburg LGBT Rally to Hold Event in Landfill

Russian Authorities Tell St. Petersburg LGBT Rally to Hold Event in Landfill

Local government authorities in the Russian city of St. Petersburg denied permission for an LGBT rights rally to be held in the city, suggesting instead to hold the event in a landfill on the outskirts of the city.  The Russian LGBT rights group, Ravnopraviye (Equality) requested permission to stage a rally yesterday, June 26, in the […]