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UN Makes History on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

UN Makes History on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

UN human rights body establishes an Independent Expert In a defining vote today, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on “Protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation, and gender identity”, to mandate the appointment of an Independent Expert on the subject.

First GEM Fest: Sunday 17th July at the Phoenix Park Bandstand!

First GEM Fest: Sunday 17th July at the Phoenix Park Bandstand!

The very first Gem Fest is to take place on  Sunday July 17 at the Phoenix Park Bandstand, in Dublin. Little Gem Records present a free concert and celebration, with performances from special guests: Patrick Kelleher Roslyn Steer I Heart The Monster Hero Fuzzy Hell + more Where: Phoenix Park Bandstand (behind tea rooms/close to the […]

Netflix Release Marco Polo Featurette With Gabriel Byrne

Netflix Release Marco Polo Featurette With Gabriel Byrne

Yesterday Netflix released a featurette for Marco Polo Season 2 showcasing the themes, returning cast, new characters and high quality action that viewers can expect from the upcoming series.  The behind the scenes featurette includes interviews with creator and executive producer John Fusco as well as cast members Lorenzo Richelmy, Gabriel Byrne, Benedict Wong, Remy Hii, Tom […]

Young Voices 2016 – EU Youth Consultation – Have Your Say!

Young Voices 2016 – EU Youth Consultation – Have Your Say!

Young Voices EU Consultation ‘Diversity, Connectivity, Inclusion’ This event is part of the European wide Structured Dialgue Cycle V theme: “Young people shaping a diverse, connected and inclusive Europe”. Young Voices invite young people aged 15 – 30yrs to join them in Pearse Street Library on Thursday July 28th, to take part in this consultation. […]

Watch: Brielle – Rock The Catwalk

Watch: Brielle – Rock The Catwalk

Billboard chart-topping Pop/Dance songwriter and recording artist, Brielle, has just released her debut self-titled album “BRIELLE”. In 2014, her single Avalanche peaked at #4 on Billboards Hot Singles Sales and spent 8 consecutive weeks in the Top 10. Not surprising really, when you consider her pedigree – she is the daughter of former 10,000 Maniacs’ […]

Winner: Two Tickets to The Gate Of The Year at the MAC Theatre!

Winner: Two Tickets to The Gate Of The Year at the MAC Theatre!

Congratulations to Donna Caldwell, of Co. Down, who has won two tickets to Gareth Russell’s play, The Gate Of The Year, for Thursday 30th June, at the MAC Theatre in Belfast! Enjoy the evening Donna!  

HRC Welcomes Pope Francis’ Apology to LGBTQ People

HRC Welcomes Pope Francis’ Apology to LGBTQ People

Yesterday (27th June) in response to recent comments from Pope Francis that the church should “apologize to the person who is gay whom it has offended,” the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, released the following statement: “Pope Francis’ words […]