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US: Gay former Goldman exec Chavez on diversity on Wall Street

US: Gay former Goldman exec Chavez on diversity on Wall Street

(Reuters) – Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc executive, Marty Chavez, said on Tuesday [that] Wall Street’s position on diversity has evolved since he started at the mega-bank, in the 1990s. Chavez, who is Latino and openly gay, said he hesitated when he was first offered a position on Wall Street, fearing Goldman Sachs might see […]

IDGTF 2020: Bursary Recipients Announced!

IDGTF 2020: Bursary Recipients Announced!

As the IDGTF were unable to hold the 17th edition of the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival, they opened their first Bursary Programme. They received 39 applications, and would like to thank all of the playwrights for sending in their work. IDGTF Artistic Director, Brian Merriman, had his work cut out for him. He was […]

‘It got scary’: Gloria Estefan’s daughter on coming out

‘It got scary’: Gloria Estefan’s daughter on coming out

Forbidden by her global superstar mother, Gloria Estefan, from coming out as a lesbian to her grandmother, singer Emily Estefan said she contemplated suicide. The second child of multi-Grammy award-winning, Cuban-American singer of hits like ‘Rhythm is Going to Get You’, said her “anxiety went through the roof” when her grandmother died a few months […]

Global HIV funds underfunding GBT

Global HIV funds underfunding GBT

Funding to fight HIV among gay and bisexual men and transgender women is a fraction of what it should be, researchers said on Tuesday, with advocates blaming stigma for the shortfall. Gay and bisexual men account for about one in five new HIV infections, but they were only allocated 1% of the $57 billion in […]

US: ‘Equal’ stars Samira Wiley, Billy Porter on LGBT history

US: ‘Equal’ stars Samira Wiley, Billy Porter on LGBT history

Emmy Award-winning actors, Samira Wiley and Billy Porter, may be among the most well-known LGBT+ stars in Hollywood, but when it comes to LGBT history, even they admit there’s a lot to learn. Wiley and Porter are featured in an upcoming documentary series, ‘Equal’, which mixes archival footage and dramatic reenactments to depict some of […]

Film: ‘The Racer’ for release in Irish cinemas on November 13th

Film: ‘The Racer’ for release in Irish cinemas on November 13th

THE RACE IS WON BY THE ONE WHO SUFFERS THE MOST Feel the pressure in The Racer, an intense and thrilling story of sporting highs and lows at the world’s most prestigious cycling event. In Summer 1998, the opening stages of Le Tour de France are relocated to Ireland. At the start of what will […]

Cork Kicks Off New LGBT-Inclusive Rugby Team

Cork Kicks Off New LGBT-Inclusive Rugby Team

The Cork Hellhounds Rugby Club was founded this month in association with the Gay Project, and training has begun already with a mixture of new and experienced players.

Soc Dems Announce 2 Online Events for Cork Pride

Soc Dems Announce 2 Online Events for Cork Pride

2 online events have been organised by the Social Democrats to coincide with this year’s Cork Pride. Scott De Buitléir will be hosting a webinar, titled ‘Where Next for LGBT+ Ireland?’ on Wednesday, 21st October, at 7.30pm. The panel features Cian O’Callaghan, TD, Siobhán O’Dowd, Cork City LGBTI Inter-Agency Group, Brian Sheehan, Gen Sec Soc […]

Cork LGBT+ Pride Festival Event Listings!

Cork LGBT+ Pride Festival Event Listings!

The Cork LGBT+ Pride Festival kicks off this Monday, 19th October! This year’s theme will be ‘Family Matters’, and includes a full program of online events for the week! Check out the link below for a full list of what’s happening. Happy Pride From The Cork Gay Project!   Cork Pride Events Listing

Italy: Demos planned as LGBT+ hate crime law is considered again

Italy: Demos planned as LGBT+ hate crime law is considered again

When Marlon Landolfo kissed his date on a night out, onlookers started heckling, a fight broke out, and his friend ended up in hospital – the latest in a series of anti-gay attacks in Italy, where plans to combat homophobic violence are hotly contested. “They hurled insults at us,” said Landolfo, 22, describing how he […]