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Uganda: UN urges respect for LGBT+ ahead of polls

Uganda: UN urges respect for LGBT+ ahead of polls

The United Nations has called for LGBT+ Ugandans to be treated with respect and dignity, following homophobic remarks by some politicians, including the president, ahead of Thursday’s polls. Sexual minorities face widespread persecution in Uganda, where [homosexuality] is punishable by life imprisonment, and LGBT+ rights groups fear politicians exploiting anti-gay sentiment to win votes could […]

Cork Gay Project: A Festival of Dangerous Ideas

Cork Gay Project: A Festival of Dangerous Ideas

Greetings & Happy New Year to You from the Cork Gay Project! They have also announced that the final four instalments of The Festival of Dangerous Ideas, Queer Hedge school, start again this week, on Thursday, 14th January. This is a 12-week, online course in LGBTQ Studies, which began on 29th Oct 2020, to educate, uplift […]

BeLonG To: We are Hiring a Development Worker

BeLonG To: We are Hiring a Development Worker

Would you like to join the BeLonG To LGBT+ Youth Services team? They are now recruiting a Development Worker, to help them create more safe spaces for LGBTI+ youth.  The Development Worker will ensure youth services across Ireland are safe, inclusive and welcoming spaces for LGBTI+ young people. They will support BeLonG To’s National Network […]

Shades of Gay – All New LGBTI+ YouTube Show & Podcast

Shades of Gay – All New LGBTI+ YouTube Show & Podcast

Listen to the all new LGBTI+ YouTube chat show and podcast – Shades of Gay Bringing you news, views and a touch of shade Having launched in December of 2020, this YouTube show and podcast is already proving popular viewing. The show sees Jay Molyneux, Susan McGrady and Rob Partridge, all members of the LGBTI+ […]

Greece: First gay minister hopes to erode homophobia

Greece: First gay minister hopes to erode homophobia

Greece’s first openly gay minister said encountering homophobia in public life was “a given”, but hoped his appointment to the conservative government would make it easier for LGBT+ people to tackle discrimination. Nicholas Yatromanolakis was named deputy minister for contemporary culture after being promoted last week, in a cabinet reshuffle, by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, aimed […]

Gay author Corbin’s ‘Atonement Camp…’ now on Audible

Gay author Corbin’s ‘Atonement Camp…’ now on Audible

Gay author, Evan J. Corbin’s book, Atonement Camp for Unrepentant Homophobes, has just released an ‘Audible’ adaptation, alongside the print and e-book adaptations.  The story: The oldest translation of a Gospel is returned to the world by a secret society long dedicated to its preservation. In it, Jesus explicitly condemns bigotry and homophobia. In a new […]

Sligo Pride: Tonight AGM 2021 on Zoom

Sligo Pride: Tonight AGM 2021 on Zoom

Sligo Pride Public AGM Tonight, Monday, 11th January, 2021, 7pm – 9pm Online Meeting via Zoom Link Sligo Pride Festival invites you to attend their Annual General Meeting tonight, Monday, January 11, at 7:00pm. Sligo Pride aims to make their AGM and committee meetings as accessible as possible, and by going online over Zoom they can […]

US: Corey Helford Gallery – ‘Your Wings’ Kazuki Takamatsu

US: Corey Helford Gallery – ‘Your Wings’ Kazuki Takamatsu

New Exhibition ‘Your Wings’ – Kazuki Takamatsu January 16 – February 20, 2021 COREY HELFORD GALLERY 571 S. Anderson St. Los Angeles, CA 90033 Open Tuesday-Saturday, 12pm – 6pm (310) 287-2340 On Saturday, January 16, downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery will be ringing in the New Year with the premiere of new works from one […]

BeLonG To: Open online for LGBTI+ Youth

BeLonG To: Open online for LGBTI+ Youth

Over the years, BeLonG To LGBT+ Youth Services have been there for LGBTI+ young people when they needed them most. And today, although it’s an anxious and overwhelming time for many as we face Level 5 restrictions, BeLonG To are open online, and are still here for LGBTI+ youth. If you are anxious, or feeling alone or […]

CORK: UCC – Call for Research Participants

CORK: UCC – Call for Research Participants

Call For Research Participants UCC are currently seeking participants aged 18 and over to take part in a study examining the impact of Covid-19 on access to HIV services in Ireland. If you would like to participate, or would like further information, you can email here [via Cork Gay Project]