LGBT

Galway: New Event! Let’s Have A Kiki – Upstairs at the Róisín Dubh – FREE Entry!

Galway: New Event! Let’s Have A Kiki – Upstairs at the Róisín Dubh – FREE Entry!

There is a new LGBT+ event happening in Galway, upstairs in the Róisín Dubh, this Wednesday 24th April.  Join the Queen of Galway herself, Kiki St. Clair of GASS, this Wednesday in the upstairs bar of the Róisín Dubh, Dominick Street, Galway, for Let’s have a Kiki  night, full of pop, camp hits, and disco […]

Peru official takes on new battle: legalising gay marriage

Peru official takes on new battle: legalising gay marriage

(Reuters) – Susel Paredes often finds herself in dangerous situations, donning a bulletproof vest to lead high-profile police operations and breaking up cartels of street vendors in one of the grittier parts of Peruvian capital Lima. Now the short, curly-haired city official is taking on a more personal battle; legalising gay marriage in the conservative, […]

US: Legalisation of same-sex marriage linked to growing acceptance – study

US: Legalisation of same-sex marriage linked to growing acceptance – study

Anti-LGBT+ biases dropped significantly as same-sex marriage was being legalised across the United States, according to new research looking at the link between attitudes and policy change. Biases declined both in states that legalised gay marriage and in states that did not, said research by McGill University, published in the journal Proceedings of the National […]

2019: ‘Walk The Long Table’ Returns For Cork Midsummer Festival

2019: ‘Walk The Long Table’ Returns For Cork Midsummer Festival

Twice daily: 12,13,14, 19, 20 and 21 June 2019, 2.30pm & 3.00pm  as part of Cork Midsummer Festival Duration: 3 hours Tickets €85 pp – includes 8 courses and paired drinks, go on sale May 2 via corkmidsummer.com Experience Cork’s Long Table guided by the restaurateurs, meet the people behind the scenes at their premises, […]

European Parliament condemns Brunei over ‘retrograde’ anti gay law

European Parliament condemns Brunei over ‘retrograde’ anti gay law

The European Parliament on Thursday strongly condemned Brunei for introducing “retrograde” anti-gay legislation. The Muslim-majority sultanate has drawn global condemnation from the United Nations, governments, and a host of celebrities, for introducing the latest stage of Sharia laws on April 3. It began rolling out the Islamic criminal laws in 2014. The resolution adopted by […]

Australia’s Folau asks for code of conduct hearing

Australia’s Folau asks for code of conduct hearing

(Reuters) – Wallabies fullback Israel Folau has asked for a code of conduct hearing to be scheduled by Rugby Australia (RA) after the governing body said they intended to terminate his contract for controversial social media posts. The 30-year-old Folau, a devout Christian, was issued a code of conduct breach notice on Monday following an […]

NI: Dali-icious art break in Belfast’s Culloden Estate this June

NI: Dali-icious art break in Belfast’s Culloden Estate this June

The largest collection of Dali’s works seen in Ireland, plus collections from Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso and Banksy, will form the centrepiece of Art In The Garden at the five-star Culloden Estate, Belfast, from June 15-30. In conjunction with Gormleys Fine Art, 14 pieces from the Dali Universe in Switzerland will lead the exhibition, containing more than 120 […]