LGBT

LGBT+ Afghans left behind say world turned its back on them

LGBT+ Afghans left behind say world turned its back on them

LGBT+ Afghans said on Friday they felt abandoned by the international community, as the closure of Kabul airport to passengers this week shattered their hopes of fleeing Taliban rule. Many LGBT+ people have gone into hiding since the Islamist militia seized power last month, fearing a return to the group’s harsh 1996-2001 rule, when it […]

LGBT+ Paralympic medallist: ‘Coming out was liberating’

LGBT+ Paralympic medallist: ‘Coming out was liberating’

At an age when many LGBT+ teenagers are coming to terms with their sexuality, gay Paralympic medal-winner, Hailey Danz, was coping with a bone cancer diagnosis, and the decision to have her left leg amputated above the knee. Danz, a triathlete, who won her second Paralympic silver medal at the 2020 Games in Tokyo, came […]

Cork Gay Project: Carrauntoohil Climb 12th Sept!

Cork Gay Project: Carrauntoohil Climb 12th Sept!

  Join Gay Ramblers on Sunday 12th September, as they conquer Ireland’s tallest mountain!  Register at hillwalkers@gayproject.ie to receive meeting times and location, or call the Gay Project team on 021 4300430.

GAZE LGBTQ+ Film Festival 2021 – Sept 29-Oct 3 (see Trailer)

GAZE LGBTQ+ Film Festival 2021 – Sept 29-Oct 3 (see Trailer)

GAZE international LGBTQ+ Film Festival announce early programme highlights Dublin | 29 September – 3 October 2021 GAZE International Film Festival announces a return to in-cinema screenings this Autumn, for the festival’s 29 edition, showcasing some of the most exciting LGBTQ+ narratives on the big screen today, and welcoming some of the most sought after LGBTQ+ […]

Russia: Navalny activist’s election bid is crushed

Russia: Navalny activist’s election bid is crushed

First came leaflets in her stairwell, accusing her of encouraging children to become gay. Then her office was vandalised, and its windows shot at. And after that she was taken to hospital for COVID-19 treatment that she said she did not need or want. Violetta Grudina, an opposition activist in Russia’s Arctic port city of […]

OPINION: Social media a weapon of mass LGBT+ destruction

OPINION: Social media a weapon of mass LGBT+ destruction

Pride month ended this year with Europe divided.  A rainbow curtain now cuts across the European Union, with Hungary’s anti-LGBT+ law just the latest sign of an increasingly sharp frontier in the fight for LGBT+ rights. All eyes are now on Brussels and the fightback by the European Commission. But they should also be focused […]

Blocked: LGBT+ websites from Russia to Indonesia

Blocked: LGBT+ websites from Russia to Indonesia

When Russian cities started banning Pride marches, LGBT+ rights activist, Mikhail Tumasov, took to the internet to make sure his organisation kept its voice. But state authorities were quick to catch up. Tumasov said the country’s internet regulator had tried repeatedly to shut down his group’s website under the terms of Russia’s 2013 ‘anti-gay propaganda’ […]

Film Review & Trailer: Worth

Film Review & Trailer: Worth

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Sara Colangelo, – Starring: Michael Keaton, Stanley Tucci, Amy Ryan, Tate Donovan, Shunori Ramanathan, Laura Benanti Available on Netflix September 3rd! The 20th anniversary of the Twin Towers tragedy is looming large, and as difficult as it may be to believe that two decades have passed since the atrocity, […]

Droichead Arts Centre: Live Music Events from 4 September

Droichead Arts Centre: Live Music Events from 4 September

SOLO, curated by SJ McArdle, is an intimate concert series which Droichead Arts Centre has produced in various guises, and has previously seen performances from Maria Doyle Kennedy, Niamh Regan, Ollie Cole, Niamh Parsons, and many more. Over the past two years, the series has moved online, but now Droichead is delighted to bring it back […]

Cork Gay Project: Lived Exp. of LGBTQ People of Colour

Cork Gay Project: Lived Exp. of LGBTQ People of Colour

If you’d like to participate in research about the lived experience of LGBT+ POC in Cork, reach out to Thomas Heising on crossroads@gayproject.ie