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Dublin Festival of History explores untold LGBT+ stories

Dublin Festival of History explores untold LGBT+ stories

Dublin Festival of History to explore untold stories from LGBT+ Communities Drawing on histories that were previously swept under the carpet, the Dublin Festival of History will celebrate the lesser-known stories of the city’s LGBT+ communities as part of this year’s varied programme of events. The Festival will see over 150 walks, tours, exhibitions, and talks, taking […]

BeLonG To: 24/7 Text Support for LGBTI+ Youth

BeLonG To: 24/7 Text Support for LGBTI+ Youth

Growing up can be tough, and being LGBTI+ can bring more challenges. Taking the brave step of opening up to someone about your worries and fears, no matter how big or small, is worth it.  24/7 ANONYMOUS TEXT SUPPORT If you need support at any time of crisis, you can chat in confidence, 24/7, with […]

Wildcard Distribution acquires Gibney’s latest documentary ‘Citizen K’

Wildcard Distribution acquires Gibney’s latest documentary ‘Citizen K’

Wildcard Distribution has acquired the rights for Academy Award-winning writer/director, Alex Gibney’s documentary, CITIZEN K, from Kew Media.  Wildcard, which handled the theatrical release of Gibney’s No Stone Unturned last year, will release the critically acclaimed film in Irish and UK cinemas in December. CITIZEN K, which premiered at the recent Venice Film Festival, is an […]

Dublin Bears: A Ghoulish Halloween Party!

Dublin Bears: A Ghoulish Halloween Party!

Coming Up! A great Halloween night from Dublin Bears! Grab ’em by the Ghoulies! Yes, our furry-faced friends, the Dublin Bears, are throwing a fantabulous Halloween Party, on Saturday 26th October, in the Adelphi, Dublin. The venue is being completely revamped, with a new sound and lighting system among other things, and they have been […]

US: PrEP use to transition from ‘Truvada’ to ‘Descovy’ within year

US: PrEP use to transition from ‘Truvada’ to ‘Descovy’ within year

(Reuters) The US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Gilead Sciences Inc’s Descovy to reduce the risk of [HIV infection]. The approval does not include use of the drug by women to prevent HIV infection. Descovy, a combination drug, was approved in 2016 to treat people already infected with HIV. It contains a newer […]

US: LGBT+ rights in spotlight as US Supreme Court returns

US: LGBT+ rights in spotlight as US Supreme Court returns

(Reuters) – The US Supreme Court kicks off its new term this week, with a major dispute on tap over whether a landmark decades-old federal anti-discrimination law, that bars sex discrimination in the workplace, protects gay and transgender employees. The nine-month term opens on Monday, with three cases to be argued before the nine justices. […]

OPINION: UK gov. must pardon all convicted of historic consensual same-sex offences

OPINION: UK gov. must pardon all convicted of historic consensual same-sex offences

By Paul Johnson Professor Paul Johnson is head of the department of sociology at the University of York; Alistair Lexden is a Conservative peer and Lords Deputy Speaker; and Michael Cashman, a former Labour MEP, is a non-affiliated peer in the House of Lords The UK government must stop dragging its heels and move quickly […]