LGBT

Indonesia: President urged to scrap anti-LGBT+ law changes

Indonesia: President urged to scrap anti-LGBT+ law changes

Indonesia’s president, who on Friday ordered lawmakers to delay a planned vote on updates to the country’s penal code, has been urged to scrap the changes, as they would further persecute the country’s beleaguered LGBT+ community. Under draft laws agreed by lawmakers and the government earlier this week, unmarried couples who “live together as a […]

Brazil: Prosecutor orders indictments in gay councilwoman murder

Brazil: Prosecutor orders indictments in gay councilwoman murder

(Reuters) – Brazil’s top public prosecutor on Tuesday ordered five people indicted over sabotaging efforts to investigate the assassination of a Rio de Janeiro city councilwoman, and said federal investigators would take over the case. In comments to reporters on her last day in office, Brazil’s prosecutor general, Raquel Dodge, said she would charge two […]

Myoa’s eclectic debut album, Beautiful Journey, is out now!

Myoa’s eclectic debut album, Beautiful Journey, is out now!

EILE has recently featured the amazing Myoa on our daily magazine, and in our bi-monthly edition (links below): issuu.com/eilemagazine/docs/julyaug2019 https://eile.ie/2019/08/12/listen-star-power-myoa/ and now, the rising artist has just released her eclectic debut album, Beautiful Journey. With African influences, a powerful voice, and compelling lyrics, Myoa fully embodies her soul-pop-jazz sound.  Comprised of twelve tracks, Beautiful Journey is a […]

Indonesia: Draft Criminal Code Disastrous For LGBT+ And Minority Rights

Indonesia: Draft Criminal Code Disastrous For LGBT+ And Minority Rights

The Indonesian parliament should substantially revise the proposed new criminal code to meet international human rights standards, Human Rights Watch has stated. The current bill contains articles that will violate the rights of women, religious minorities, and LGBT people, as well as freedom of speech and association. “Indonesia’s draft criminal code is disastrous not only for […]

Film Review& Trailer : Ad Astra

Film Review& Trailer : Ad Astra

Frances Winston reviews this latest science fiction film, starring Brad Pitt Directed by: James Gray – Starring: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Liv Tyler, Donald Sutherland Ad Astra means To The Stars, so the clue really is in the title here. Brad Pitt plays astronaut, Roy McBride, who is sent to Neptune to […]

Great FREE Events For Culture Night This Year!

Great FREE Events For Culture Night This Year!

Frances Winston gives us a run-down on what we can expect from Culture Night this year, with some great events for the LGBTQ community! From humble beginnings in 2006, Culture Night has grown to become an annual institution that sees cultural activities, venues, tours, and one-off events open to the public totally gratis for one […]

Lyric Video: Kelsey Waldon – Sunday’s Children

Lyric Video: Kelsey Waldon – Sunday’s Children

  On EILE’s Wednesday music slot today, we feature Kelsey Waldon, and her single, Sunday’s Children. Waldon, who is no stranger to calling it as she sees it, writes songs that are honest observations of real-life, in the trenches issues. Small-town woes, prescription drug addiction, and all manners of heartbreak,  have been on Waldon’s chopping […]