News & Current Affairs

Site Selection for GayGames XII 2026 Starts January 2020

Site Selection for GayGames XII 2026 Starts January 2020

Would your city like to bid for the 2026 Gay Games?  Your chance to bring the largest sporting event open to all is coming very soon!  The Request for Information (RFI) document will be available on January 31, 2020, with a response for intending bidders due back by February 21, 2020.

The Good Room Presents ‘West Cork Podcast Live’

The Good Room Presents ‘West Cork Podcast Live’

THE GOOD ROOM PRESENTS ‘WEST CORK PODCAST LIVE’ Vicar Street, Dublin – Wednesday 22nd April 2020 Black Box Theatre, Galway – Thursday 23rd April 2020 Live at St Luke’s, Cork – Friday 24th April 2020 The Good Room are delighted to announce that the ‘West Cork Podcast Live’, presented by journalist, Sam Bungey, and documentarian, […]

Dating Apps share intimate data, says consumer group

Dating Apps share intimate data, says consumer group

Popular dating apps like Grindr and OkCupid share personal data about users, including their location and sexuality, with about 100 other businesses, a Norwegian consumer group said on Tuesday, as it filed a complaint about breach of privacy rules. The Norwegian Consumer Council found that 10 widely used Android apps that gather sensitive data about […]

US: Democrats seek release of trans migrants

US: Democrats seek release of trans migrants

Dozens of Democrats in the US Congress on Tuesday asked government immigration authorities to release all transgender migrants held in federal detention, saying they are particularly at risk of being attacked or harmed. Transgender migrants are vulnerable to sexual harassment, physical assault and medical neglect and often are put in solitary confinement, the 44 lawmakers […]

LA LGBT Center Opens New Facility For LGBT Black And Latino Communities

LA LGBT Center Opens New Facility For LGBT Black And Latino Communities

On Saturday, 11th,  the Los Angeles LGBT Center opened the doors of Center South, a 5,500-square-foot community space located at 2313 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. near Leimert Park, which signifies the first-ever expansion of the world’s largest LGBT organisation into South Los Angeles, and champions its long-term commitment to care for LGBT people living […]

The Everyman Theatre: BrokenCrow present Blackwater Babble

The Everyman Theatre: BrokenCrow present Blackwater Babble

ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE AT THE EVERYMAN, BROKENCROW, PRESENT BLACKWATER BABBLE 8pm, Monday 20 – Thursday 23 January 2020 The Everyman, Cork Blackwater Babble is a story of forty summers spent traversing the Blackwater River – forty years of sitting in the corner of each pub, scribbling in a notebook, trying to understand the dynamics and the variables […]

US: Eco-Feminist/Artist Mira Lehr – Confronting Climate Armageddon

US: Eco-Feminist/Artist Mira Lehr – Confronting Climate Armageddon

At the age of 85, and with a career that spans six decades, US eco-feminist and artist, Mira Lehr, is creating more new art now than at any other point in her life – with a heightened sense of urgency. “The time to act is now. We must start referring to this perilous issue as […]