Events

LGBT Helpline and eir to promote positive mental health at today’s Dublin Pride

LGBT Helpline and eir to promote positive mental health at today’s Dublin Pride

The LGBT Helpline, the national support service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people, is teaming up with eir to promote positive mental health at today’s Dublin Pride parade. The parade will commence at St. Stephen’s Green South at 2pm today (Sat. 24 June) finishing with a Pride Party in Smithfield Square, Dublin 7.

Dublin Pride 2017 Parade Route, Highlights and Safety Update

Dublin Pride 2017 Parade Route, Highlights and Safety Update

Hope you have a very happy and very safe Pride Day! The Dublin Pride Parade will be taking place today June 24th. Participants gathering from 11am. Parade begins at 2pm sharp. People and floats will be assembling at St. Stephen’s Green. PRE-PARADE RALLY Dublin Pride are hosting a pre-parade rally at St Stephen’s Green South, from 12 […]

2022 Gay Games XI Shortlist

2022 Gay Games XI Shortlist

The three shortlisted cities for 2022 Gay Games XI are:  Guadalajara, (Gay Games Guadalajara 2022), Hong Kong, (Gay Games XI Hong Kong 2022) and Washington, DC (Gay Games DC 2022). News of site inspections etc., for the three shortlisted cities, are being posted to social media, so that you can follow the activities. These three […]

Kiev: Sunday’s Gay Pride March Largely Incident-free

Kiev: Sunday’s Gay Pride March Largely Incident-free

Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching for Gay Pride in Kiev on Sunday (18 June) carrying banners and waving rainbow and Ukrainian flags, in a parade flanked by a thick cordon of helmeted police. Some supporters of LGBT rights see progress in Ukraine as symptomatic of the country’s closer integration with the European […]

GAZE Film Festival Special 25th Anniversary Programme

GAZE Film Festival Special 25th Anniversary Programme

The GAZE LGBT Film Festival has announced details of the 25th edition of the programme at a lively programme launch party hosted by Lead Sponsor Accenture. The launch took place at The Dock, Accenture’s multi-disciplinary research and incubation hub, at 7 Hanover Quay, in Dublin’s vibrant Grand Canal Dock. The anniversary programme was officially launched […]

US Figure Skating Adds Gender Identity to Non-Discrimination Policy

US Figure Skating Adds Gender Identity to Non-Discrimination Policy

Last year, a group of figure skaters, led by a former FGG Board Member and Treasurer, Alan Lessik, pressed US Figure Skating (USFS) not to hold its Adult Figure Skating Championships in North Carolina. After the North Carolina governor signed regressive legislation repealing significant aspects of LGBT rights in the state, there was a nationwide boycott […]

Funeral Arrangements: Dr Ann Louise Gilligan, RIP, Beloved Wife of Katherine Zappone,TD

Funeral Arrangements: Dr Ann Louise Gilligan, RIP, Beloved Wife of Katherine Zappone,TD

The wake service and funeral arrangements for Dr Ann Louise Gilligan, beloved wife of TD Katherine Zappone, have been finalised. Theologian Dr Gilligan passed away yesterday, 15th June, at St James Hospital in Dublin, after a short illness, in the care of the MISA team at the hospital. Her wife, Katherine, was by her side, […]