Transgender News & Issues

India: Revised trans rights bill presented after backlash

India: Revised trans rights bill presented after backlash

India’s government on Friday presented a revised version of its transgender rights bill to parliament, after criticism from the country’s vibrant transgender community, who said sections of an earlier version would violate their rights. India’s Supreme Court officially recognised trans people as a third gender, with equal rights under the law in 2014, but they […]

Honduras: Transgender murders stoke fears of backlash against LGBT+ rights

Honduras: Transgender murders stoke fears of backlash against LGBT+ rights

The murder of three transgender women in Honduras this month has raised fears that a push for LGBT+ rights in the country has prompted a backlash. Bessy Ferrera, a 40-year-old LGBT+ rights activist, was gunned down by unknown assailants early on July 8, in the capital Tegucigalpa. Santi Carvajal, a trans TV show host, was […]

India: Bullying leads to LGBT+ schoolchildren drop-out

India: Bullying leads to LGBT+ schoolchildren drop-out

The school bullies started by teasing six-year-old Shemba for walking in a feminine way, and graduated to stone-throwing, when the transgender girl – initially raised as a boy – started wearing girls’ uniform, aged 10. So Shemba dropped out of school altogether, and abandoned her dream of becoming a lawyer, with begging or sex work […]

BeLonG To: Support Trans Pride July 6th!

BeLonG To: Support Trans Pride July 6th!

Trans Pride Dublin is taking place this Saturday, July 6th,  and BeLonG To hope that people will come out and support the trans community. They will meet at 11.30am on Saturday at the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin, leaving at 12 noon to march to Merrion Square. This is a community event open to all trans, […]

Dublin Bus:  ‘The Long Road to Pride’ – Heartwarming Video!

Dublin Bus: ‘The Long Road to Pride’ – Heartwarming Video!

As the glitter settles on the proudest month of all, Dublin Bus remind us why Pride is so important with this heart-warming video ‘The Long Road to Pride’.  As a nation, Ireland has come so far in the last 26 years;  decriminalising homosexuality in 1993, the first country globally to vote ‘Yes’ to marriage equality […]

Trans Pride Dublin 2019

Trans Pride Dublin 2019

Saturday, July 6th 12 noon Trans Pride Dublin 2019 (Break the Binary) Garden of Remembrance, Dublin 1 For more, visit: http://www.facebook.com/transpridedublin/

Out Now! May/June 2019 Issue of EILE Magazine – FREE!

Out Now! May/June 2019 Issue of EILE Magazine – FREE!

Welcome to the May/June 2019 issue of EILE Magazine! In this edition, we feature ‘Art After Stonewall 1969-89’, an upcoming exhibition at the Frost Art Museum FIU Florida, the GAZE Film Festival in Dublin, and an article on the importance of Pride and visibility by Shaley Howard. Our music section welcomes Wes Mason, Lulise, Rainne […]