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