EILE Magazine

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 […]

IDGTF 2017 – Box Office Now Open – Celebrating Young People at IDGTF

IDGTF 2017 – Box Office Now Open – Celebrating Young People at IDGTF

Just One Week to Go Main Box Office Now Open Free Seminar Less that one week to go until Festival 2017, which starts next Sunday. Not sure what to see?  The main box office is now open: SpireVision, 5 O’Connell St Upper, Dublin 1 (Mon-Sat 12-5pm)

Video: Royal Blood – Lights Out

Video: Royal Blood – Lights Out

On EILE’s music slot this morning, we feature the fantastic, energetic track, Lights Out, from the new album, How Did We Get So Dark? by UK alternative rock band, Royal Blood. The duo, from Brighton, is made up of Mike Kerr (bass, keyboards, vocals) and Ben Thatcher (drums, percussion, piano). The track was produced by Jolyon Thomas & […]

IDGTF 2017: Bleach – Outhouse 1-6 May

IDGTF 2017: Bleach – Outhouse 1-6 May

Bleach is a brand new one man show, written and performed by gay actor Dan Ireland-Reeves. When Tyler Everett’s job at an all-you-can-eat Chinese restaurant falls through, and the love of his life walks out on him, he does whatever he can to make ends meet. Bleach is a visceral and moving story reflecting a […]

YOUTH WORK IRELAND Survey: 95% are more accepting of gay and bisexual men and women

YOUTH WORK IRELAND Survey: 95% are more accepting of gay and bisexual men and women

Today the largest youth organisation in Ireland, Youth Work Ireland, launches their ‘#Equality17’ Campaign at the start of Youth Work Ireland Week 2017. A new survey released to launch the campaign shows how 14 – 24 years olds in Ireland think about equality compared to their parents. The findings show that the young people of […]

Canada: Activists Urge Emergency Visas For Chechen LGBT

Canada: Activists Urge Emergency Visas For Chechen LGBT

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Canada should open its doors to LGBT people from Chechnya where dozens of men have been reported to be imprisoned and tortured because they are believed to be gay, a Canadian advocacy group says. The call for emergency visas came from Rainbow Railroad, which said it was working with a Russian […]