EILE Magazine

US: AG Sessions Becomes Tongue-Tied on License to Discriminate

US: AG Sessions Becomes Tongue-Tied on License to Discriminate

Yesterday (18th) the US Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, failed to answer questions about recent attacks on the LGBTQ community coming from the Department of Justice (DOJ). During a DOJ oversight hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, several Senators addressed recent policies and memos issued by the DOJ including the sweeping “license to discriminate” order. Sessions […]

Australia: AFL blocks transgender footballer from AFLW Draft

Australia: AFL blocks transgender footballer from AFLW Draft

THE AFL (Australian-rules Football League) has blocked transgender footballer, Hannah Mouncey, from entering this year’s NAB AFL Women’s Draft, according to Marc McGowan of the AFL newsite, AFL.com.au. Mr McGowan writes that a subcommittee was formed to rule on Hannah’s eligibility, and its decision was based on analysis of transgender strength, stamina and physique, as […]

Watch: Lina – I Wore It Better  (Three Irish Dates on Little Mix Tour)

Watch: Lina – I Wore It Better (Three Irish Dates on Little Mix Tour)

History-making international star, Lina, has been confirmed as the opening act for the entire Little Mix tour starting in October, including 3 Irish dates. The American Israeli-Palestinian songstress, who first found fame after winning The Voice Israel, will join the girls as their special guest for all 37 arena shows. Lina, who already counts Alicia Keys […]

Indonesia: Draft Bill With Anti-‘LGBT On TV’ Legislation

Indonesia: Draft Bill With Anti-‘LGBT On TV’ Legislation

Indonesia’s parliament is considering national legislation that would ban lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender content from TV screens by the end of the year. The Draft Bill would ban LGBT content and ads, and comes amid police raids on ‘gay spas’. The UN has condemned gay raids in Indonesia, and Egypt, and the bill is not […]

The MAC Theatre, Belfast – There’s A Bishop In My Bedroom – Outburst QAF

The MAC Theatre, Belfast – There’s A Bishop In My Bedroom – Outburst QAF

Tinderbox Theatre Company and Outburst Queer Arts Festival present – There’s a Bishop in my Bedroom. A hugely entertaining one-man show that riffs on the familiar theme of religiously mixed marriage to address a very contemporary topic: same-sex love and marriage. Directed by Patrick J O’ Reilly, this is wonderfully funny, raw, and deeply-affecting storytelling […]

Listen: Prime – Satellite

Listen: Prime – Satellite

This Monday morning, we bring you another great track from Prime, whom we featured in our July monthly edition of EILE Magazine. This multi-ethnic pop singer-songwriter is truly a citizen of the world, who was raised in New York City, and this is reflected in his music, which is an unusual mix of energetic beats, […]

New Study reveals LGBTI face inequalities, barriers, discrimination in health services

New Study reveals LGBTI face inequalities, barriers, discrimination in health services

Researchers, experts, and activists in LGBTI health, conducted a state-of-the-art review, and 12 focus groups, in six EU Member States, for an EU-funded pilot project, Health4LGBTI. The aim was to better understand the specific health inequalities experienced by LGBTI people and the barriers faced by health professionals when providing care to these groups.