EILE Magazine

Openly-gay freestyle skier Kenworthy eyes Team GB for 2022 Games

Openly-gay freestyle skier Kenworthy eyes Team GB for 2022 Games

Openly-gay, freestyle skier, Gus Kenworthy, who competed for the United States at the last two Winter Olympics, said on Tuesday he hopes to represent Britain at the 2022 Games. The 28-year-old dual citizen, who was born to a British mother and American father, won a silver medal in slopestyle at Sochi in 2014 for Team […]

OPINION: Helping UK LGBT+ homeless youth means addressing their needs

OPINION: Helping UK LGBT+ homeless youth means addressing their needs

By Natasha Kennedy and Matt Horwood Natasha Kennedy is the policy officer, and Matt Horwood is the assistant director of communications at akt, a British charity that supports LGBT+ young people who are at risk of, or have experienced, homelessness LGBT+ young people are disproportionally affected by homelessness, with 1 in 4 young people experiencing […]

UK: Police investigate alleged homophobic chants by West Ham fans

UK: Police investigate alleged homophobic chants by West Ham fans

(Reuters) – Police are investigating allegations of homophobic chanting by some West Ham United supporters, during their team’s 1-0 Premier League win at Chelsea on Saturday, the BBC has reported. Official LGBT+ supporters’ groups of both clubs — Pride of Irons and Chelsea Pride — said on Twitter that they had witnessed continuous discriminatory chanting, […]

India: Trans community calls to block bill

India: Trans community calls to block bill

India’s transgender community took to social media on Monday, to urge the president to stop a bill that aimed to protect them, concerned it required them to register to be legally deemed trans, and failed to crackdown on sexual abuse. Tagging the president’s Twitter handle, and using #StopTransBill2019, trans people, campaigners and supporters tweeted against […]

Australian Open to honour homophobic player, Margaret Court

Australian Open to honour homophobic player, Margaret Court

(Reuters) – Tennis Australia have brokered a truce with Margaret Court, and will recognise the 50th anniversary of her calendar Grand Slam at next year’s Australian Open, but reiterated the organisation disagrees with her personal views on same-sex marriage. Court, who holds the all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles, has not attended the […]

The Westmeath Bachelor Competition & Ball 2020!

The Westmeath Bachelor Competition & Ball 2020!

The Westmeath Bachelor Competition, one of the County’s most famous and recognisable events, is back under a new guise in 2020, and this time on a national and international level. The organising committee are aiming to put St. Patrick’s Weekend in Mullingar firmly on the map nationally. The Competition Directors, Tomas and Niamh Nally, and […]

Film Review & Trailer: Citizen K

Film Review & Trailer: Citizen K

Citizen K Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Alex Gibney – Featuring: Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Anton Drel, Maria Logan, Alexei Navalny, Tatyana Lysova, Leonid Nevzlin, Igor Malashenko, Derk Sauer At a time when world politics seems to be imploding on itself, this extraordinary tale will leave you slack-jawed. Acclaimed documentary maker, Gibney, tackles the story of […]