Transgender News & Issues

Out Now! EILE Magazine’s August Edition FREE To Read Or Download!

Out Now! EILE Magazine’s August Edition FREE To Read Or Download!

Welcome to August’s edition of EILE Magazine! This month we feature musical artistes, Zander Bleck, Pontea, Stunt Lover, and Told Slant. Galway Community Pride 2017 saw Galway put on a great festival despite some early setbacks. We have Dublin Fringe Festival news on Irish Modern Dance Theatre’s Everything Now, and Benjamin Britten’s opera, Owen Wingrave, and […]

Stunt Lover: Album Launch Date For ‘Aldona’s Daughter’

Stunt Lover: Album Launch Date For ‘Aldona’s Daughter’

Trans-fronted, Dublin-based band, STUNT LOVER, will be launching their first album, Aldona’s Daughter, on September, 22nd! The album is four years in the making. Stunt Lover is a 3-piece alt-punk rock band based in Dublin, made up of Kaylee Bear on guitar and vocals, San Peric on bass, and Al Soldati on drums. Their first […]

Reaction to Trump’s Comments on Transgender Troop Ban

Reaction to Trump’s Comments on Transgender Troop Ban

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has responded to Donald Trump’s comments regarding his plan to ban transgender service members, where he said that he felt he was doing the military a favour: “Donald Trump’s delusional comments regarding his reckless ban on transgender troops are demonstrably false and lack any basis in reality” said Chad Griffin, […]

NI: Belfast Pride Parade 2017 Route -Today 5th August!

NI: Belfast Pride Parade 2017 Route -Today 5th August!

The Belfast Pride Parade 2017 takes place today, 5th August, details are below: When: Saturday 5th August at 1.00pm. Leaving from Custom House Square, parade build-up starts from 11.30am. The Festival : Belfast Pride Festival is one of the biggest festivals in Belfast, and runs to Sunday 6th August, with Pride Day and the centrepiece Pride Parade […]

US: 56 Retired Generals/Admirals Condemn Trump’s Trans Military Ban

US: 56 Retired Generals/Admirals Condemn Trump’s Trans Military Ban

In a clear repudiation of the US President’s harmful and ill-conceived Twitter policy-making, 56 retired Generals and Admirals released a joint statement warning President Trump’s transgender military ban would degrade military readiness. According to the statement released yesterday by the Palm Center, the decorated military brass not only condemned Trump’s reckless ban, but also declared […]

Trump’s Ban On Transgenders In Military In Exchange For Border Wall Funding?

Trump’s Ban On Transgenders In Military In Exchange For Border Wall Funding?

According to the American Civil Liberties Union’s (ACLU) National Political Director, Faiz Shakir, Donald Trump’s recent proposed ban on transgender people serving in the military was to secure funding for his US/Mexico border wall. Mr Shakir writes: “Despite Trump’s false claim that his pronouncement was the result of consultation with “my Generals” and concerns over […]

Trump transgender ban alarms some senior military officers

Trump transgender ban alarms some senior military officers

U.S. President Donald Trump’s sudden decision to ban transgender personnel from serving in the military has alarmed some senior military officers who were caught off guard by it. Trump’s declaration, which came via early morning tweets on Wednesday, appeared to pre-empt an ongoing Pentagon review looking into allowing openly transgender recruits to join the military, […]