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Murders of transgender people rising worldwide – activists

Murders of transgender people rising worldwide – activists

Transgender people are suffering a spiral of “horrifying” violence worldwide, activists said, ahead of an annual day of remembrance for victims on Tuesday, aimed at raising awareness of transphobic hate crimes. Activists have identified at least 369 reports of trans people killed within the last 12 months, but said the true number may be significantly […]

Australia: Wedding magazine closes due to power of pink pound

Australia: Wedding magazine closes due to power of pink pound

An Australian wedding magazine has closed after LGBT+ activists used the power of the ‘pink pound’ to persuade advertisers to abandon it, over a decision not to cover same-sex marriages. The founders of White Magazine, Luke and Carla Burrell, said they had decided to close it after experiencing a “flood of judgement” that left it […]

Cork Gay Project: Some Upcoming Events!

Cork Gay Project: Some Upcoming Events!

For those in Cork city and the surrounding areas, here is some advice from the Cork Gay Project: “Recently a Cork man was found guilty of blackmailing on a gay dating app. While cases such as this are rare, we encourage everyone to be cautious of situations such as this, and to report any such […]

Everyman Theatre Cork: Christmas Panto – Cinderella!

Everyman Theatre Cork: Christmas Panto – Cinderella!

IT WOULDN’T BE CHRISTMAS WITHOUT A VISIT TO THE EVERYMAN FOR THIS YEAR’S PANTO… Cinderella  PRESENTED BY THE EVERYMAN & CADA, DIRECTED & PRODUCED BY CATHERINE MAHON-BUCKLEY The Christmas season wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Cork’s favourite traditional family pantomime at the Everyman. This year’s magical tale is Cinderella and it will bring the […]

NI: QUB – Conor McGinn MP – Equality & Diversity Lecture – 22 Nov

NI: QUB – Conor McGinn MP – Equality & Diversity Lecture – 22 Nov

Conor McGinn, who recently proposed an NI equal marriage amendment to a Westminster Bill, gives an Equality and Diversity talk at @QUBelfast on Thursday, 22 November, at 7.00pm. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/queens-university-policy-engagement-lecture-series-tickets-50348852774 Conor McGinn MP, Labour Party 22 November 2018 @ 7.00pm | Emeleus Lecture Theatre | Queen’s University Belfast Queen’s University Belfast University Road Belfast […]

Statement: International Gay Rugby denounce homophobic attack on rugby star Gareth Thomas

Statement: International Gay Rugby denounce homophobic attack on rugby star Gareth Thomas

International Gay Rugby (IGR) stands shoulder to shoulder with Gareth Thomas in condemning the homophobic attacks that he was subject to on Saturday evening in Cardiff, following Wales’ 74 – 24 win over Tonga. The IGR community offers their full support and a speedy recovery to Gareth who first came out as being gay in […]

Gay British former rugby star opts for apology after homophobic attack

Gay British former rugby star opts for apology after homophobic attack

A gay British former international rugby star said on Sunday he had chosen to ask for an apology rather than criminal charges after being attacked for being gay, in a bid to send out a “positive message”. Gareth Thomas, former Wales rugby captain, posted a video on social media, sporting cuts and bruises to his face, […]