EILE Magazine

UK: Third of employers ‘less likely’ to hire transgender staff

UK: Third of employers ‘less likely’ to hire transgender staff

One in three employers in Britain say they would be less likely to hire someone if they were transgender, according to a new study published on Monday. Less than one in five British employers have an inclusive policy towards transgender staff, and only nine percent believe in legal protection against discrimination, according to the study […]

UN envoy wants global ban on ‘barbaric’ conversion therapies

UN envoy wants global ban on ‘barbaric’ conversion therapies

Banning the “barbaric” practice of giving people electric shocks and injections to “cure” them of homosexuality is a key priority, the UN envoy on LGBT rights has said. Despite global gains in LGBT rights, many gay people are still forced to undergo invasive therapy based on the idea that homosexuality is a mental disorder or […]

TENI: Gender Identity no longer ‘a disorder of the mind’ – new WHO classification

TENI: Gender Identity no longer ‘a disorder of the mind’ – new WHO classification

Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) has today welcomed the long-anticipated decision of the World Health Organization to delete references to gender identity disorder and related categories from its classification of mental and behavioural disorders. In the latest revision of the International Classification of Diseases*, WHO has removed outdated references toTranssexualism, Dual Role Transvestism, and Gender […]

Ukraine: Kiev police detain anti-Gay Pride March protesters

Ukraine: Kiev police detain anti-Gay Pride March protesters

(Reuters) Ukrainian police said they had detained 56 members of far-right radical groups in Kiev on Sunday after scuffles before the capital’s Gay Pride march. Otherwise, the annual rally of several thousand supporters of LGBT rights took place without serious incident. Early in the morning, more than 150 far-right protesters had sought to block off the […]

GLOW – Watch The Season 2 Trailer Now

GLOW – Watch The Season 2 Trailer Now

The Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling are back in town.  GLOW Season 2 launches globally on Netflix June 29. Season 2 follows the women of GLOW as they become local celebrities, confronting the good, the bad, and the ugly realities of their newfound fame. As Ruth and Debbie settle into the day-to-day of making a season […]

Film Review: Hereditary

Film Review: Hereditary

Frances Winston found this film atmospheric and disturbing, with some great acting from Toni Collette Directed by: Ari Aster – Starring: Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, Gabriel Byrne Horror is a tricky genre to get right. There’s a very fine line between chills and cheese. However, Hereditary has been lauded as this generation’s […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Happy Prince

Film Review & Trailer: The Happy Prince

Frances Winston reviews this biopic about Oscar Wilde, directed by Rupert Everett Directed by: Rupert Everett – Starring: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Colin Morgan, Emily Watson, Tom Wilkinson, Edwin Thomas To say this Oscar Wilde biopic is a passion project for writer, director, and star, Everett, is something of an understatement. He first began the […]