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Philadelphia can exclude anti-LGBT foster agency – Court

Philadelphia can exclude anti-LGBT foster agency – Court

(Reuters) – Philadelphia can exclude a Catholic foster care agency from a program for placing children with foster families, because it refuses to work with same-sex couples, a federal appeals court ruled on Monday. In a 3-0 decision, the 3rd US Circuit Court of Appeals said Catholic Social Services failed to show that the placement […]

US: Supreme Court takes up major LGBT+ job discrimination cases

US: Supreme Court takes up major LGBT+ job discrimination cases

(Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether US law banning workplace discrimination on the basis of sex protects gay and transgender workers, as the conservative-majority court waded into a fierce dispute involving a divisive social issue. At issue in the high-profile legal fight is whether gay and transgender people are covered […]

Listen: Richard Mulligan – Wagon Wheel

Listen: Richard Mulligan – Wagon Wheel

Richard Mulligan is an Irish Country & Western singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, who has recently released his debut album, I Never Met You, and we are delighted to feature his cover of Wagon Wheel from this album today on EILE. Richard has lived in Dublin for the last 30 years, having grown up Galway, and is […]

Galway: New Event! Let’s Have A Kiki – Upstairs at the Róisín Dubh – FREE Entry!

Galway: New Event! Let’s Have A Kiki – Upstairs at the Róisín Dubh – FREE Entry!

There is a new LGBT+ event happening in Galway, upstairs in the Róisín Dubh, this Wednesday 24th April.  Join the Queen of Galway herself, Kiki St. Clair of GASS, this Wednesday in the upstairs bar of the Róisín Dubh, Dominick Street, Galway, for Let’s have a Kiki  night, full of pop, camp hits, and disco […]

Peru official takes on new battle: legalising gay marriage

Peru official takes on new battle: legalising gay marriage

(Reuters) – Susel Paredes often finds herself in dangerous situations, donning a bulletproof vest to lead high-profile police operations and breaking up cartels of street vendors in one of the grittier parts of Peruvian capital Lima. Now the short, curly-haired city official is taking on a more personal battle; legalising gay marriage in the conservative, […]

US: Legalisation of same-sex marriage linked to growing acceptance – study

US: Legalisation of same-sex marriage linked to growing acceptance – study

Anti-LGBT+ biases dropped significantly as same-sex marriage was being legalised across the United States, according to new research looking at the link between attitudes and policy change. Biases declined both in states that legalised gay marriage and in states that did not, said research by McGill University, published in the journal Proceedings of the National […]

2019: ‘Walk The Long Table’ Returns For Cork Midsummer Festival

2019: ‘Walk The Long Table’ Returns For Cork Midsummer Festival

Twice daily: 12,13,14, 19, 20 and 21 June 2019, 2.30pm & 3.00pm  as part of Cork Midsummer Festival Duration: 3 hours Tickets €85 pp – includes 8 courses and paired drinks, go on sale May 2 via corkmidsummer.com Experience Cork’s Long Table guided by the restaurateurs, meet the people behind the scenes at their premises, […]