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IDGTF 2017: Monday Matinee Madness!

IDGTF 2017: Monday Matinee Madness!

Travel the World from €10 This Weekend The weather may not be looking so great this weekend but don’t worry! There are plenty of ways to enjoy the long weekend with the start of the 14th Dublin Gay Theatre Festival: Free seminar ‘Love in the Trenches‘ on Sunday April 30th @ 2:30pm Bank Holiday Monday […]

Anti-LGBT Persecution in Chechnya – Two Ways to Show Solidarity

Anti-LGBT Persecution in Chechnya – Two Ways to Show Solidarity

You have no doubt heard about the horrifying persecution the LGBT+ community in Chechnya are facing by government forces. BeLonG To has been in contact with their colleagues at the Russian LGBT Network, and they have advised them about the terrifying reality on the ground. There are direct steps you can take to help support […]

Film Review & Trailer: Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2

Film Review & Trailer: Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2

Frances Winston really enjoyed this Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and felt it was even better in some ways than the first movie Directed by: James Gunn – Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan, Sean Gunn, Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell […]

14th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival – Opens this May Bank Holiday Weekend!

14th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival – Opens this May Bank Holiday Weekend!

The world’s largest Gay Theatre Festival opens this May Bank Holiday Weekend, as five venues across the city become home to the best gay theatre the world has to offer. The festival commences with “Love In the Trenches,” a free academic seminar, exploring homosexuality through poetry during World War I, and featuring Lance Ringel, acclaimed […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Promise

Film Review & Trailer: The Promise

Frances Winston felt that The Promise missed a great opportunity to educate people about the Armenian genocide, although there were some great performances Directed by: Terry George – Starring: Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon, Christian Bale, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Rade Šerbedžija Much has been written lately about the lack of reporting of serious […]

ACLU Video: A Boy Named Gavin

ACLU Video: A Boy Named Gavin

TIME just named Gavin Grimm one of the 100 most influential people in the world. This is where his fight for trans rights began. On November 11, 2014, fifteen-year-old Gavin, a transgender boy, was forced to stand before his community, with a basic request to recognize his humanity. Even under the cruellest of circumstances, though, […]

Have Your Say on the LGBTI+ National Youth Strategy

Have Your Say on the LGBTI+ National Youth Strategy

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs wants to hear from you in relation to how they can make Ireland a better place for LGBTI+ young people. What do you think needs to change? Or be improved? Please take a moment and fill out a short survey here and have your say. This is your opportunity […]