EILE Magazine

WHO Removes Anti-gay Leader Robert Mugabe As Goodwill Ambassador

WHO Removes Anti-gay Leader Robert Mugabe As Goodwill Ambassador

Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization said on Sunday, following outrage among Western donors and rights groups at his appointment. WHO Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, named Mugabe to the largely ceremonial post at a meeting about chronic diseases on Wednesday in Uruguay attended by both men. […]

UK: Trans People Will Not Need Medical Tests – May Says Law To Change

UK: Trans People Will Not Need Medical Tests – May Says Law To Change

Eliminating medical tests for transgender people in Britain seeking to legally change gender would spare them from distress and humiliation, activists said on Thursday, hailing British Prime Minister Theresa May’s pledge to make the process easier. People in Britain wanting to change their legal gender must win the approval of medical professionals, and be diagnosed […]

Column: Embracing The Ordinary in Gay Ireland

Column: Embracing The Ordinary in Gay Ireland

Paul Dowling writes on the changes he has seen coming about in Ireland from a gay emigrant’s perspective As someone who’s lived outside of Ireland for almost eight years, there’s an element of risk involved in my asserting much about contemporary Irish life. Not only have I been gone for a significant amount of time, […]

Australia: Thousands march for gay marriage before plebiscite closes

Australia: Thousands march for gay marriage before plebiscite closes

(Reuters) – Thousands of people rallied around Australia on Saturday urging the legalization of same-sex marriage, one week before final ballots can be submitted in a contentious postal survey on the issue that has divided the country. The largest crowd was in Sydney, where organizers said between 5,000 and 10,000 people gathered in front of […]

Oscar-Winning Alex Gibney’s controversial ‘No Stone Unturned’ hits Irish and UK cinemas 10th November

Oscar-Winning Alex Gibney’s controversial ‘No Stone Unturned’ hits Irish and UK cinemas 10th November

No Stone Unturned, the latest film from the producers of Bobby Sands 66 Days and written and directed by the Oscar-winning and prolific American-documentarian, Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) will be released in Irish and UK cinemas from Friday 10th November. On 18 June 1994 in the small village of Loughinisland, County Down, […]

Sparking Change with Dil! – New Podcast from Dil Wickremasinghe

Sparking Change with Dil! – New Podcast from Dil Wickremasinghe

Dil Wickremasinghe sparks social change one conversation at a time with new podcast A week after her decade-long Newstalk show was abruptly cancelled, Dil Wickremasinghe will be returning to your ears, minds and hearts. She has joined The HeadStuff Podcast Network to create her brand new podcast, Sparking Change with Dil. This new podcast will […]

Winter Pride Maspalomas 2017: Select Your Premium Events!

Winter Pride Maspalomas 2017: Select Your Premium Events!

Get ready for Winter Pride Maspalomas, 6 – 12 November 2017, and prepare your holiday today! Many events are free admission, but your holiday would not be complete without visiting one of the amazing Premium Events, such as the Tea Dance, Club Air Pool Party, Garbo’s Dinner Show, and the VIP Lounge, where you can […]