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North-West LGBT Pride events in Carrick on Shannon; August 4th – 9th‏

North-West LGBT Pride events in Carrick on Shannon; August 4th – 9th‏

In advance of the 10th annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride events in Sligo, North-West LGBT Family Pride join forces with community partners, 8 Rays Leitrim and Yes Equality, to bring a week of festivity to Carrick on Shannon and surrounding areas. All events are open to LGBTI+ people, their families and friends. […]

Jerusalem: Six LGBT Activists Stabbed At Pride Parade By Previous Stabber

Jerusalem: Six LGBT Activists Stabbed At Pride Parade By Previous Stabber

An ultra-orthodox Jew, who had just been released from prison for a previous stabbing incident at the 2005 Pride Parade, stabbed six people at this year’s Jerusalem Pride Parade, leaving two in a serious condition. Yishai Shlissel was arrested at the scene, and was the same person responsible for stabbing three people at the 2005 […]

IHREC Publication Seeks to Advance Human Rights for LGBT Iranians

IHREC Publication Seeks to Advance Human Rights for LGBT Iranians

The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) has released a collection of eight articles that offer innovative and provocative approaches to advance acceptance and improve understanding of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community of Iran. With contributions from prominent international activists, lawyers and scholars from IGLHRC’s second conference held in Düsseldorf, […]

Film Preview & Trailer: Spotlight

Film Preview & Trailer: Spotlight

Directed by Thomas McCarthy –  Starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schrieber, Brian D’Arcy James and Stanley Tucci SPOTLIGHT tells the riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city, and cause a crisis in one of the world’s oldest and most trusted institutions.

Magayzine, the New Spanish LGBT Television Channel

Magayzine, the New Spanish LGBT Television Channel

For a few weeks now, Magayzine has been trial-broadcasting. At the moment broadcasting is intermittent; several stories, a special on Spanish activist Pedro Zerolo (responsible for marriage equality in Spain), some contests, and full coverage of the Pride in Madrid. It will soon begin its regular programming, which will include talk shows, and especially self-produced […]

Listen: Speak Up – Come On Live Long

Listen: Speak Up – Come On Live Long

Our music slot this morning features great Irish Alternative/Electronic/Folk/Funk band from Dublin, Come On Live Long, with their recent single, Speak Up, which was recorded at The Hive studios. This four-piece band is made up of Robert Ardiff, Louise Gaffney, Ken McCabe, and David O’Connor, and if you haven’t heard them before, you’re in for a treat! This […]

London LGBTQI cross-arts festival GFEST announces 2015 dates

London LGBTQI cross-arts festival GFEST announces 2015 dates

GFEST – Gaywise FESTival, recognised as London LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex) cross-arts annual event in November has announced 2015 dates: Monday 9th to Friday the 20 November. GFEST 2015 theme is ‘(Complacent Present) …Fragile Future?’ GFEST 2015 visual arts exhibition will explore Asian identities under the theme: Asian Future. The films […]