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Uganda: LGBT+ find hope and despair on election day

Uganda: LGBT+ find hope and despair on election day

Despite a presidential campaign marked by homophobic rhetoric, LGBT+ Ugandans turned out to vote on Thursday, with many hoping for change, and finding unexpected camaraderie. In the capital, Kampala, a ballot officer asked 30-year-old transgender lawyer, Noah, whether he was male or female when he handed over his identity documents, but fellow voters spoke out […]

US: Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez for diverse Biden inauguration

US: Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez for diverse Biden inauguration

(Reuters) – Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez will take the stage at US President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony in Washington next week, alongside others, in what his transition team said would showcase a diverse America. The two will perform at the January 20 event for the incoming 46th US president, which will also feature remarks […]

Cork: Gay Project – At Home Fitness With Aoife Cook

Cork: Gay Project – At Home Fitness With Aoife Cook

Welcome to this 8 Week ‘At Home Fitness Class’ for the LGBT+ Community, with Aoife Cooke. This series was developed as a collaboration between the Gay Project, the Cork Hellhounds Rugby Club, Frontrunners Cork Running Club, Cork Rebels Football Club, and the Gay Ramblers Hillwalking Club. Whether your goal is to lose some lockdown pounds, […]

Uganda: UN urges respect for LGBT+ ahead of polls

Uganda: UN urges respect for LGBT+ ahead of polls

The United Nations has called for LGBT+ Ugandans to be treated with respect and dignity, following homophobic remarks by some politicians, including the president, ahead of Thursday’s polls. Sexual minorities face widespread persecution in Uganda, where [homosexuality] is punishable by life imprisonment, and LGBT+ rights groups fear politicians exploiting anti-gay sentiment to win votes could […]

Cork Gay Project: A Festival of Dangerous Ideas

Cork Gay Project: A Festival of Dangerous Ideas

Greetings & Happy New Year to You from the Cork Gay Project! They have also announced that the final four instalments of The Festival of Dangerous Ideas, Queer Hedge school, start again this week, on Thursday, 14th January. This is a 12-week, online course in LGBTQ Studies, which began on 29th Oct 2020, to educate, uplift […]

BeLonG To: We are Hiring a Development Worker

BeLonG To: We are Hiring a Development Worker

Would you like to join the BeLonG To LGBT+ Youth Services team? They are now recruiting a Development Worker, to help them create more safe spaces for LGBTI+ youth.  The Development Worker will ensure youth services across Ireland are safe, inclusive and welcoming spaces for LGBTI+ young people. They will support BeLonG To’s National Network […]

Shades of Gay – All New LGBTI+ YouTube Show & Podcast

Shades of Gay – All New LGBTI+ YouTube Show & Podcast

Listen to the all new LGBTI+ YouTube chat show and podcast – Shades of Gay Bringing you news, views and a touch of shade Having launched in December of 2020, this YouTube show and podcast is already proving popular viewing. The show sees Jay Molyneux, Susan McGrady and Rob Partridge, all members of the LGBTI+ […]

Greece: First gay minister hopes to erode homophobia

Greece: First gay minister hopes to erode homophobia

Greece’s first openly gay minister said encountering homophobia in public life was “a given”, but hoped his appointment to the conservative government would make it easier for LGBT+ people to tackle discrimination. Nicholas Yatromanolakis was named deputy minister for contemporary culture after being promoted last week, in a cabinet reshuffle, by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, aimed […]

Gay author Corbin’s ‘Atonement Camp…’ now on Audible

Gay author Corbin’s ‘Atonement Camp…’ now on Audible

Gay author, Evan J. Corbin’s book, Atonement Camp for Unrepentant Homophobes, has just released an ‘Audible’ adaptation, alongside the print and e-book adaptations.  The story: The oldest translation of a Gospel is returned to the world by a secret society long dedicated to its preservation. In it, Jesus explicitly condemns bigotry and homophobia. In a new […]

Sligo Pride: Tonight AGM 2021 on Zoom

Sligo Pride: Tonight AGM 2021 on Zoom

Sligo Pride Public AGM Tonight, Monday, 11th January, 2021, 7pm – 9pm Online Meeting via Zoom Link Sligo Pride Festival invites you to attend their Annual General Meeting tonight, Monday, January 11, at 7:00pm. Sligo Pride aims to make their AGM and committee meetings as accessible as possible, and by going online over Zoom they can […]