EILE Magazine

The Path To Marriage Equality In Ireland – A Case Study

The Path To Marriage Equality In Ireland – A Case Study

The Path to Marriage Equality In Ireland: A Case Study  – Susan Parker December 2017 Charitable foundation, Atlantic Philanthropies (AP), commissioned a case study from Susan Parker on the passing of marriage equality in Ireland, to partner a study performed on the passing of legislation for civil partnerships. It had invested more than €63 million […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Post

Film Review & Trailer: The Post

Frances Winston enjoyed this gripping and entertaining treatement of this true-life political thriller Directed by: Steven Spielberg – Starring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Matthew Rhys A true-life political thriller, directed by a cinematic powerhouse, starring two of the finest actors of their generations, and scored […]

US: LGBT Group Responds To Proposal Allowing Health Care Workers to Discriminate Against LGBTQ People

US: LGBT Group Responds To Proposal Allowing Health Care Workers to Discriminate Against LGBTQ People

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has responded to the Trump-Pence Administration’s potential proposal for new rules that would allow healthcare workers to discriminate against patients based on gender identity and other factors. On Wednesday, Politico reported that the Trump-Pence White House is currently reviewing a proposed Department of Health and Human Services regulation that would […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Commuter

Film Review & Trailer: The Commuter

Frances Winston reviews The Commuter, the latest action-movie starring Liam Neeson Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra  –  Starring: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Jonathan Banks, Elizabeth McGovern, Sam Neill Liam Neeson has a special set of skills which he has retired. However, he is forced to utilise them once more when his family is in […]

Human Rights Council: Universal Periodic Review Working Group holding 29th session until 26 January 2018

Human Rights Council: Universal Periodic Review Working Group holding 29th session until 26 January 2018

The twenty-ninth session of the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group is being held in Geneva at present, until 26 January, during which the next group of 14 States are scheduled to have their human rights records examined under this mechanism. The group of States to be reviewed by the Universal Periodic […]

Kürşad Kahramanoğlu, Turkish LGBT activist and former ILGA Sec-Gen, has passed away

Kürşad Kahramanoğlu, Turkish LGBT activist and former ILGA Sec-Gen, has passed away

Kürşad Kahramanoğlu, the LGBT activist from Turkey who played a crucial role in the ILGA organisation for many years, passed away on Friday last, 12th January. A passionate LGBT activist, trade unionist, and leader in the community, Kürşad served as Secretary-General of ILGA between 1999 and 2006, becoming one of the longest-standing Secretary-Generals in the history of […]

India: Digital ID project could violate rights of millions, campaigners say

India: Digital ID project could violate rights of millions, campaigners say

India’s ambitious biometric identity project could lead to millions of people being denied access to essential services and benefits in violation of their human rights, campaigners said, ahead of key court hearings on the legitimacy of the programme. India launched Aadhaar, now the world’s biggest biometric database, in 2009, to streamline welfare payments, and cut […]