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Award-winning space exploration Irish film The Farthest releases In Irish cinemas July 28

Award-winning space exploration Irish film The Farthest releases In Irish cinemas July 28

Written and directed by Emer Reynolds, Produced by Crossing The Line Productions, Ireland, 2017 It is one of humankind’s greatest achievements. More than 12 billion miles away a tiny spaceship is leaving our Solar System and entering the void of deep space – the first human-made object ever to do so. Slowly dying within its heart is […]

LGBT Helpline and eir to promote positive mental health at today’s Dublin Pride

LGBT Helpline and eir to promote positive mental health at today’s Dublin Pride

The LGBT Helpline, the national support service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people, is teaming up with eir to promote positive mental health at today’s Dublin Pride parade. The parade will commence at St. Stephen’s Green South at 2pm today (Sat. 24 June) finishing with a Pride Party in Smithfield Square, Dublin 7.

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 […]

US: Trump-Pence Endorse Agenda of Anti-LGBTQ Organisation

US: Trump-Pence Endorse Agenda of Anti-LGBTQ Organisation

Yesterday (22 June) the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) condemned the Trump Administration’s plans to celebrate an organization dedicated to undermining LGBTQ people and families.  Today, Pence — who has his own long and extensive record opposing LGBTQ equality — will speak on behalf of the Trump Administration at an anniversary celebration of Focus on the Family, a […]

GLOW – Ladies’ Wrestling Series Premieres Today on Netflix!

GLOW – Ladies’ Wrestling Series Premieres Today on Netflix!

It’s GLOW day today (23 June) on Netflix. Time to celebrate the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling! GLOW tells the fictional story of Ruth Wilder (Alison Brie), an out-of-work, struggling actress in 1980s Los Angeles who finds one last chance for stardom when she’s thrust into the glitter and spandex world of women’s wrestling.  In addition […]

Over €3,000 To Be Won In Prizes – Intercultural Writing Competition

Over €3,000 To Be Won In Prizes – Intercultural Writing Competition

Metro Éireann and Kenan Institute of Ethics have announced the third annual intercultural writing competition, with over €3,000 to be won in prizes. Metro Éireann, in collaboration with Duke University’s Kenan Institute of Ethics, invites young writers living in Ireland to submit original works of writing to its third annual intercultural writing competition.

Kiev: Sunday’s Gay Pride March Largely Incident-free

Kiev: Sunday’s Gay Pride March Largely Incident-free

Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching for Gay Pride in Kiev on Sunday (18 June) carrying banners and waving rainbow and Ukrainian flags, in a parade flanked by a thick cordon of helmeted police. Some supporters of LGBT rights see progress in Ukraine as symptomatic of the country’s closer integration with the European […]