Culture & Arts

LGBT+ people date ‘online’ during coronavirus

LGBT+ people date ‘online’ during coronavirus

With LGBT+ communities warned off casual relationships during the coronavirus pandemic, the latest dating site figures show people are sending more messages online to meet new people. British HIV/AIDS charity, Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) issued a statement on Friday, saying the country’s current lockdown and advice to keep two metres from anyone “has to include […]

Gay anthem YMCA honoured by Library of Congress

Gay anthem YMCA honoured by Library of Congress

The disco hit, YMCA, which became a gay anthem and international dance phenomenon, was deemed on Wednesday to be of historical importance by the de facto national library of the United States. The US Library of Congress said Village People’s 1978 song, which has inspired partygoers globally to shape out letters on the dance floor, […]

Film Review & Trailer: Toni Morrison – The Pieces I Am

Film Review & Trailer: Toni Morrison – The Pieces I Am

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders – Featuring: Toni Morrison, Oprah Winfrey, Russell Banks, Angela Davis, Barack Obama Novelist Toni Morrison was the first Black woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, and is widely considered one of the most important writers of the past several decades. Even if you’re not overly […]

Video: Payson Lewis – Making Trouble

Video: Payson Lewis – Making Trouble

The frenetic energy in Philadelphia native, Payson Lewis’s music is what we, at EILE, feel really marks him out as exceptional. His latest track, Making Trouble, is just what the doctor ordered –  think Red Hot Chilli Peppers ‘Can’t Stop’ and you’ve some idea what you’re in for!  Singing of meeting that particular someone who […]

New On Netflix For April!

New On Netflix For April!

Now that most of you have more time on your hands to watch Netflix, here is a selection of what’s on offer during your confinement! NETFLIX ORIGINAL TV Nailed It!: Season 4  01/04/2020 The hosts you love, the hot messes you crave. Welcome back to the Nailed It! kitchens, where anyone, like, literally, anyone, can […]

Drag queens go online as coronavirus shuts clubs

Drag queens go online as coronavirus shuts clubs

As bars and clubs shutter around the world, drag queens are performing online to make up for lost income and keep their fans in good spirits during the coronavirus epidemic. From live-streaming shows from home, to personalised Instagram raps for fans, some of the biggest names in drag, including RuPaul’s Drag Race stars, Latrice Royale […]

Irish Film: The Last Right (& Trailer)

Irish Film: The Last Right (& Trailer)

A fateful exchange on a flight from New York to Ireland has complicated consequences for Daniel Murphy (Michiel Huisman). He’s left in charge of a corpse, the body of someone he never knew. In a bid to persuade his autistic brother, Louis (Samuel Bottomley) to return to New York with him, Daniel agrees to drive […]