Scott De Buitléir
The victory of Germany’s Social Democrats and the election of the country’s first openly transgender lawmakers has buoyed LGBT+ activists’ hopes for gains on trans rights after scant progress during Angela Merkel’s 16 years as chancellor. Two Greens party candidates, Tessa Ganserer and Nyke Slawik, made history by winning Bundestag seats in Sunday’s election as […]
The Police Service of Northern Ireland announced on Thursday that they had charged two men with the 2019 murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Derry, whose death sparked outrage in the British-run province, as well as throughout the LGBT community in Ireland and Britain.
Kieran Rose is a decorated veteran hero of the Irish gay rights movement, and has continued to campaign and work as an LGBT advocate for over 50 years. Over those years, he has been accosted by police in Paris, interviewed by the late Gay Byrne in a then-groundbreaking interview on Irish television, spoken out against […]
Germany has banned unnecessary surgeries on babies who are born intersex, neither clearly male or female, but critics warned on Friday that the new law could easily be sidestepped by doctors and parents.
This week’s EILE Music Highlight is Toronto-based pop artist, Brandon Hutcheson, who has released a mixture of upbeat melodies and ardent lyrics create the framework for his new single, “Don’t Say,” a testament to heartbreak caused by past relationships. “Don’t Say” is now available for streaming and download on digital music platforms worldwide.
Scott De Buitléir writes on the importance of Pride, its different manifestations, and a memorable teenage trip to Denmark.
Mathew Hulbert is a councillor representing the Liberal Democrats on Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council in England.
EILE’s founder, Scott De Buitléir, reacts to yesterday’s news of impending changes at RTÉ, recalling a once-promising era of LGBT radio
The Irish Government intends to become a member of the ERC from 2019.
Scott De Buitléir writes from San Francisco about an LGBT history lesson worth cherishing.