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Film: Dark Waters – Irish cinemas from February 28th

Film: Dark Waters – Irish cinemas from February 28th

Directed by Todd Haynes – Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins, Bill Camp, Victor Garber, Mare Winningham, William Jackson Harper, Bill Pullman A shocking cover-up is about to be exposed. Inspired by a shocking true story, a tenacious attorney (Ruffalo) uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths to one […]

Amnesty International: AGM 2020 San Diego

Amnesty International: AGM 2020 San Diego

Amnesty International USA is excited to be hosting the 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in San Diego, California! Join them for their 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in San Diego, California! The 55th AGM will be held at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines. 2020 Annual General Meeting Dates: Location: Friday, March 6th – Sunday, […]

Lesotho: Human rights record to be reviewed by UPR

Lesotho: Human rights record to be reviewed by UPR

Lesotho’s human rights record will be examined by the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group for the third time on Wednesday, 22 January 2020, in a meeting that will be webcast live. Lesotho is one of the 14 States to be reviewed by the UPR Working Group, during its upcoming session, […]

IOC ban silences strong sports voices like Megan Rapinoe

IOC ban silences strong sports voices like Megan Rapinoe

(Reuters) – Athletes are not just sports role models, and should speak out about social and political issues, just like US soccer player, Megan Rapinoe, at last year’s World Cup, the CEO of independent German athletes’ association Athleten Deutschland said. Johannes Herber said on Wednesday that the International Olympic Committee’s Rule 50, which banned any […]

S.Korea: First trans soldier sparks LGBT troop debate

S.Korea: First trans soldier sparks LGBT troop debate

(Reuters) – South Korea’s military said on Thursday it will hold a meeting to discuss whether it will discharge the first soldier to have undergone gender reassignment surgery, which has sparked national debate about the treatment of LGBT troops. The soldier, who holds the rank of staff sergeant, and is stationed in Gyeonggi Province, north […]

Dance Theatre: THE HERE TRIO – Belfast, Armagh, Limerick & Dublin

Dance Theatre: THE HERE TRIO – Belfast, Armagh, Limerick & Dublin

Maiden Voyage Dance & Liz Roche Company in a new co-production present The Here Trio The Mac, Belfast – 7 & 8 February, 2020  The Market Place Theatre, Armagh – 12 February, 2020  Dance Limerick – April 23, 2020 Samuel Beckett Theatre, Dublin – April 25 & 26, 2020 The Here Trio: From acclaimed choreographer Liz […]

Cork Sexual Health Network Conference 2020

Cork Sexual Health Network Conference 2020

  Supporters of the Cork Gay Project are invited to attend the Cork Sexual Health Network Conference 2020 Wednesday, 12 February 2020 from 12:30 to 16:30 (GMT) Event to be held at: Millenium Hall Cork City Council Eglinton Street Cork Ireland For those wishing to attend, click through to Eventbrite at: ATTEND You can also visit […]