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ICCL: Marriage Equality Act a “vindication of the will of voters”

ICCL: Marriage Equality Act a “vindication of the will of voters”

Ireland’s human rights watchdog, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has warmly welcomed the signature on Saturday  (29 August) of the Thirty-fourth Amendment of the Constitution (Marriage Equality) Act 2015 by the President of Ireland. Together with colleagues from its partner organisations, the Gay & Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN) and Marriage Equality, the ICCL […]

Historic Day As President Higgins Signs Marriage Equality Into Law

Historic Day As President Higgins Signs Marriage Equality Into Law

President Michael D. Higgins signed the 34th Amendment to the Constitution (Marriage Equality) Act yesterday evening (29th) meaning equal marriage is now legal in Ireland.  GLEN (The Gay & Lesbian Equality Network)  have expressed their delight at the news. Kieran Rose, Chair of GLEN welcomed the news: “This is a historic moment for LGBT people […]

Watch: McKellen – Manchester Pride 2015 Grand Marshall

Watch: McKellen – Manchester Pride 2015 Grand Marshall

Watch Ian McKellen as Grand Marshall of the 2015 Manchester Pride Parade yesterday (29th) obviously enjoying himself! Earlier in the day, the Stonewall founding member had spoken to BBC Breakfast about the long struggle for gay rights in Britain, which had led to equal marriage, although he emphasised “not in Northern Ireland” yet. You can […]

Spain: Injuries As Gay Couple Attacked

Spain: Injuries As Gay Couple Attacked

A gay man sustained injuries as he tried to defend his partner against an attack in Almeria, Spain. The man’s injuries included a broken collarbone, arm, and tooth, in a homophobic attack, which one witness described as coming from youths looking like “neo-nazis”, as the couple were attacked from behind.

Pierce Brosnan Would Support Gay James Bond

Pierce Brosnan Would Support Gay James Bond

In an interview with Details men’s magazine, Pierce Brosnan has stated his support for a possible future gay James Bond, and his support for a black Bond, possibly black actor, Idris Elba. When asked if he ‘saw legalised gay marriage coming’ in Ireland, 62- year-old Brosnan replied: I never thought in a million years, but […]

MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS – DOWNTOWN (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS – DOWNTOWN (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

The latest hip-hop, rap, single from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Downtown, with Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee & Grandmaster Caz, is featured in our Friday music slot this week. It seems mopeds are back in fashion! See what you think! To download the single, you can visit: Spotify: http://open.spotify.com/album/3MVL172… iTunes: http://smarturl.it/DowntownTheSong

New family film Ghosthunters (Trailer Below) featuring Amy Huberman in Irish Cinemas 2nd October

New family film Ghosthunters (Trailer Below) featuring Amy Huberman in Irish Cinemas 2nd October

Wildcard Distribution is delighted to announce the Irish cinema release of the family movie, “Ghosthunters – On Icy Trails”, on Friday October 2nd. Wildcard will partner with Altitude Film Entertainment for the distribution of the film in Ireland. Based on the bestselling novel “Ghosthunters and the Incredibly Revolting Ghost” by Cornelia Funke, “Ghosthunters – On […]