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EU chief executive decries ‘LGBT-free zones’

EU chief executive decries ‘LGBT-free zones’

(Reuters) – The European Union’s chief executive said on Wednesday there was no place in the bloc for so-called ‘LGBT-free zones’, a pointed criticism of Poland’s nationalist government pushing to curb the rights of LGBT people. “LGBTQI-free zones are humanity free zones. And they have no place in our (European) Union,” European Commission President Ursula […]

OPINION: Flying straight and level as an African lesbian

OPINION: Flying straight and level as an African lesbian

By Enid Otun Enid Otun is an aviation engineer and the creator of, ‘If Women Were Meant To Fly, The Sky Would Be Pink’, a podcast about her life as a female pilot in Nigeria As a Black, female commercial pilot in Nigeria in the 1980s and 90s, I was starting to grapple with the […]

Cork Gay Porject: What Next for All Inclusive Rugby in Cork?

Cork Gay Porject: What Next for All Inclusive Rugby in Cork?

What Next for All Inclusive Rugby in Cork? Info Night An Information Evening with Adam O Brien and The Gay Project Join The Gay Project for this info night to find out more about an ‘All Inclusive Rugby’ Club in Cork. This is an opportunity to be involved in an exciting project from the beginning. […]

BeLonG To: Launch of LGBTQI+ Youth Homelessness Report

BeLonG To: Launch of LGBTQI+ Youth Homelessness Report

In partnership with Focus Ireland, BeLonG To are excited to invite you to an event to launch A Qualitative Study of LGBTQI+ Youth Homelessness in Ireland. The study set out, for the first time, to give voice to the topic of LGBTQI+ youth homelessness in Ireland. Join them on Friday, September 18th, at 11am, for […]

Disney, Google, Microsoft back trans rights amid fierce British debate

Disney, Google, Microsoft back trans rights amid fierce British debate

Dozens of organisations including Disney, Google, and Microsoft, weighed into a fierce debate over transgender rights in Britain on Monday, writing to Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask him to support making it easier for people to legally change gender. Trans rights have become a contentious issue since the government launched a consultation into reforming […]

Poland: Anti-LGBT+ tirade similar to pre-war ‘dehumanising’ of Jews, MEP says

Poland: Anti-LGBT+ tirade similar to pre-war ‘dehumanising’ of Jews, MEP says

A prominent gay politician in Poland has compared the government’s repeated attacks on the LGBT+ community to the way Jewish people were ‘dehumanised’ in the run-up to World War Two. LGBT+ rights are increasingly contested in Poland, where President Andrzej Duda was re-elected in July, after an acrimonious campaign, in which he proposed a constitutional […]

LGBT+ history of Ireland at Dublin Festival of History 2020

LGBT+ history of Ireland at Dublin Festival of History 2020

An event exploring of ‘The Queer history of Kilmainham Gaol’ returns to the Dublin Festival of History 2020 line-up, taking place on Saturday, 12th September. A festival favourite, this tour has consistently booked out over recent years. This special ‘virtual’ tour of Kilmainham Gaol will focus of the lives of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender […]

Club GASS: 2 Shows – Dine & Drag – 18th Sept!

Club GASS: 2 Shows – Dine & Drag – 18th Sept!

The amazing team at Club GASS are doing their level best to get you out of the pandemic doldrums! On Friday, 18th September, they are presenting 2 shows, Dine & Drag, at 7pm and 9.30pm! These will take place at the Róisín Dubh, Dominick Street in Galway, and please note: Tickets are only available from […]

Cork: Gay Project – Lost in the City – Desperately Seeking Fortune

Cork: Gay Project – Lost in the City – Desperately Seeking Fortune

Lost in the City – Desperately Seeking Fortune The Drama Club, at the Cork Gay Project, have been working really hard on an exciting film  project, ‘Lost in the City – Desperately Seeking Fortune’, which will premiere on Culture Night, September 18th, at 7PM. This film was written, directed and developed entirely by the community. To attend, please click […]

GAZE 2020: Ireland’s International LGBTQ+ Film Festival Returns!

GAZE 2020: Ireland’s International LGBTQ+ Film Festival Returns!

GAZE International Film Festival 2020 Irish Film Institute, Lighthouse Cinema, and Online: September 30 – October 4  GAZE 2020: Ireland’s International LGBTQ+ Film Festival returns with an exciting programme of in-cinema and online (at-home) experiences for the LGBTQ+ community of Ireland. For its 28th edition, GAZE International Film Festival returns this year with the newest releases in […]