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Exciting new departure for GLEN and for LGBT Equality in Ireland

Exciting new departure for GLEN and for LGBT Equality in Ireland

Today, 30th September, GLEN [Gay & Lesbian Network] are delighted to announce the appointment of Áine Duggan as the new Executive Director of GLEN. For the past four years, Áine has served as President and CEO of Re:Gender, a national U.S.-based gender equality organization. Under her leadership, Re:Gender rebranded and evolved its programming to address […]

UAL Lecturer Turns Shame of ‘Coming Out’ into Pride for London Gay Men’s Chorus

UAL Lecturer Turns Shame of ‘Coming Out’ into Pride for London Gay Men’s Chorus

Shame Chorus is an uplifting new music and spoken word performance art piece in reaction to the shame of being gay, as experienced by the London Gay Men’s Chorus. It was created by artist and University of Arts London (UAL) lecturer Jordan McKenzie who teaches BA Drawing at Camberwell College of Arts. It will premiere on […]

Professional LGBTQ Mixed Martial Arts Fighters

Professional LGBTQ Mixed Martial Arts Fighters

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)  a full-combat and unarmed sport, is a mix of wrestling, boxing, and traditional martial arts. Known for its outright aggressiveness and brutality, it has very few rules, other than those minimally required to maintain a competitor’s safety. MMA’s popularity has increased in recent years, despite the fact many sports regulators remain […]

US: PepsiCo to Receive HRC Award at 2017 HRC Gala

US: PepsiCo to Receive HRC Award at 2017 HRC Gala

Yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) announced that PepsiCo will receive the HRC Corporate Equality Award at the 2017 HRC Greater New York Gala on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. The award recognizes PepsiCo’s exceptional commitment to equality for the LGBTQ community. “PepsiCo is a longtime leader in […]

Transparent Season 3 Now Streaming

Transparent Season 3 Now Streaming

The Emmy Award and Golden Globe-winning series TRANSPARENT is streaming its third season. The Pfefferman family splinters into disparate journeys on their continued path of self-discovery. After a jarring reality check, Maura seeks to become the woman she envisions through gender confirmation surgery. All paths converge on a family cruise to Mexico, affirming that though […]

Justin Timberlake and The Tennessee Kids – Netflix 12th Oct

Justin Timberlake and The Tennessee Kids – Netflix 12th Oct

Get ready to rock your body!  This October, Justin Timberlake is coming to Netflix. Check out the trailer and key art for JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE + THE TENNESSEE KIDS, premiering on 12th October only on Netflix. Music superstar, Justin Timberlake, and acclaimed director, Jonathan Demme, team up for a visionary concert-film experience with the new Netflix […]

Help ‘BeLonG To’ Improve Their Youth Services, Take The Survey!

Help ‘BeLonG To’ Improve Their Youth Services, Take The Survey!

As most of you know, BeLonG To Youth Services are very important to LGBT+ youth, and are open to LGBT+ young people, aged 14yrs – 23yrs of age. They really value and care about what services you think BeLonG To should be providing. A core part of this is finding out what LGBT+ young people, like yourself, think, […]