Transgender News & Issues

Top Television News Anchors Who Identify As LGBTQ

Top Television News Anchors Who Identify As LGBTQ

Around the world, LGBTQ television newscasters have a prominent profile in most countries. In their role as daily newscasters, and commentators, they convey an aura of reliability,integrity, and diversity, in an ever-changing domain of news and current affairs. They are usually at the forefront of breaking news, reflecting the presence of the LGBTQ people in broader society.

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 […]

Sneak Peek at Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 September 9 – 24 (and Volunteers Wanted)

Sneak Peek at Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 September 9 – 24 (and Volunteers Wanted)

Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 announces its first batch of hotly-tipped shows from this year’s heart-stopping new programme. This year’s festival will rise to a new magnificence this September, hosting a rip-roaring sixteen days and nights of thrilling, provocative events, that will consume and inspire the city.

HRW: LGBTI people should be protected from violence and discrimination

HRW: LGBTI people should be protected from violence and discrimination

Human Rights Watch have welcomed the first report of the Independent Expert on SOGI-related violence and discrimination. They state: “We recognize that some States opposed creation of the mandate, but are encouraged that it was reaffirmed by the General Assembly with support from all UN regional groups. We hope that all can stand united in […]

GALWAY PRIDE IS COMING…!

GALWAY PRIDE IS COMING…!

A week long celebration is coming from 7th to 13th of August, as the Galway Pride committee put the finishing touches to the planned events for this year’s Galway Pride Festival. As Monday 7th August celebrates the Launch of the the annual event, Tuesday and Wednesday offer Workshops in mental and sexual health.  Thursday sees a […]

US: ‘History Unerased’ to cast light on LGBT Americans in schools

US: ‘History Unerased’ to cast light on LGBT Americans in schools

For generations, young Americans could go all the way through high school without learning that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have long been part of their country’s history. Spurred by gay rights victories at the Supreme Court and elsewhere in recent years, a Lowell, Massachusetts-based organization, called History Unerased, is trying to change that […]

US: GLSEN Responds to 7th Circuit Ruling On Transgender Rights

US: GLSEN Responds to 7th Circuit Ruling On Transgender Rights

In response to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling affirming the rights of a transgender high school student, Ash Whitaker, to use the bathroom that matches his gender identity, GLSEN’s (Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network) Director of Public Policy, Nathan Smith, released the following statement yesterday 31 May:  “This ruling justly affirms the rights […]