Health & Fitness

Openly Gay Footballer Robbie Rogers Retires Encouraging Others To Come Out

Openly Gay Footballer Robbie Rogers Retires Encouraging Others To Come Out

The following is a social media post put out on 7th November, by professional footballer, Robbie Rogers, aged 30, as he retires from professional football. Rogers had retired once before, on February 15 2013, aged 25, and then came out as gay when he left Leeds United. In May 2013, Rogers signed with the Los […]

Harvard Honours Elton John For Work Against HIV/AIDS

British musician Elton John will receive an award on Monday from the prestigious Harvard Foundation for his contribution to the fight against HIV/AIDS, the group said. John will join the likes of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, former U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, and Nobel peace laureate, Malala Yousafzai, as a recipient of the Harvard University-based organisation’s […]

Federation of Gay Games Announces Hong Kong As 2022 Gay Games XI Presumptive Host

Federation of Gay Games Announces Hong Kong As 2022 Gay Games XI Presumptive Host

FGG three finalist cities were Guadalajara (MEX), Hong Kong (CHN) and Washington D.C. (USA) The Federation of Gay Games (FGG) General Assembly voting took place 30 October 2017 in Paris, France; Hong Kong is the 2022 Gay Games XI presumptive host city. Site inspections of the three finalist cities took place June & July 2017 by a […]

Out Now! EILE Magazine’s October Edition FREE To Read Or Download!

Out Now! EILE Magazine’s October Edition FREE To Read Or Download!

Welcome to the October issue of EILE Magazine! As usual, we have a packed magazine to keep you entertained this month. For your musical enjoyment, we bring you American singer-songwriters, Julia Othmer and Veronica Bianqui. Brian Rochford tells us about fats in our diet and Lisa Reynolds reviews LGBT-themed film Pretty Boy. Irish emigrant, Paul Dowling, writes […]

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.

HIV Ireland calls for Government action as national survey finds stigma continues to impact on people living with HIV

HIV Ireland calls for Government action as national survey finds stigma continues to impact on people living with HIV

17 per cent of HIV positive people say they have felt suicidal in the last year HIV Ireland is calling on the Government to provide additional resources for HIV prevention, education and care after its ‘HIV in Ireland Survey 2017’ revealed the impact that stigma continues to have on people living with the condition in […]

LGBT activist calls for national AIDS memorial

LGBT activist calls for national AIDS memorial

LGBT activist, Tonie Walsh, has called on the Irish Government to fund an Irish AIDS Memorial, to honour those who have died from AIDS in Ireland, as well as their caregivers and activists. Mr Walsh will outline his vision at this week’s HIV Ireland National Conference on HIV and Stigma. The conference, which marks the […]