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NI: The Rainbow Project Welcomes NI Assembly Move On Pardons

NI: The Rainbow Project Welcomes NI Assembly Move On Pardons

The Rainbow Project yesterday welcomed the passing of the LCM on the Policing and Crime Bill by the Northern Ireland Assembly. Director of the Rainbow Project, John O’Doherty, welcomed the moves by the Justice Minister saying: “This is the first time that the Northern Ireland Assembly has voted in favour of LGB&T legislation. It was […]

Production Starts On Irish Famine Film, Black 47

Production Starts On Irish Famine Film, Black 47

Filming has started on BLACK 47, starring multi-award winning actor Hugo Weaving, Jim Broadbent, and Stephen Rea. The eight-week shoot is taking place in Connemara, Kildare and Wicklow. It’s 1847, and Ireland is in the grip of the Great Famine that has ravaged the country for two long years. Feeney, a hardened Irish Ranger, who […]

FGG: Help Send Athletes to Paris 2018 Gay Games 10

FGG: Help Send Athletes to Paris 2018 Gay Games 10

Join the cause of sending artists and athletes to the next Gay Games and continuing the Federation of Gay Games (FGG) mission of promoting equality in, and through, sport and culture. All funds received through this program directly support scholarships to Paris 2018 Gay Games 10, and through December 31, 2016 donations will be generously […]

NI: Women’s Aid Federations Call On British Government To Ratify Istanbul Convention

NI: Women’s Aid Federations Call On British Government To Ratify Istanbul Convention

Women’s Aid England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have joined forces to call on British MPs to take action on violence against women and girls. The four Federations are asking MPs to attend the Second Reading debate of the Private Members Bill on the Istanbul Convention on the 16 December in the House of Commons. If […]

US: Trans Survey Launch Livestream Event

US: Trans Survey Launch Livestream Event

In the US, on Thursday, December 8th 2016, at 1-2 pm eastern time, the National Centre for Transgender Equality (NCTE) will release the much-anticipated report of the 2015 U.S. Trans Survey (USTS) at a livestreamed launch event at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The survey represents the collective efforts of individuals and organizations across the […]

Film Review & Trailer: South

Film Review & Trailer: South

Frances Winston felt that this was a sweet little film, despite some minor problems Directed by: Gerard Walsh – Starring: Darragh O’Toole, Joe Rooney, Andie McCaffrey Byrne, Emily Lamey It’s been a great year for Irish cinema, with an abundance of home-grown movies on offer for cinema-going patrons. Given the work that goes into getting […]

‘VR is a Game Changer’ – Virtual Reality Summit 2016 – 6th Dec

‘VR is a Game Changer’ – Virtual Reality Summit 2016 – 6th Dec

VR is a Game Changer As major global investment is poured into the virtual reality market and research predicts that by 2020, 11.5 million headsets will be shipped to Europe alone, the value of VR content is indisputable. At the VR Summit 2016, a panel of experts examines the impact VR is having on the […]