Politics

Australians Overseas May Vote If Registered With Overseas Address or Have ‘Trusted Person’

Australians Overseas May Vote If Registered With Overseas Address or Have ‘Trusted Person’

If you are an Australian living abroad, for instance in Ireland, but have registered an overseas address with the Electoral Roll, or can nominate a trusted person to vote on your behalf, or get a secure access code from the ABS, you will still be able to vote in the Australian marriage equality plebiscite, according […]

Australia: The Equality Campaign – “We have a Bill for marriage equality!”

Australia: The Equality Campaign – “We have a Bill for marriage equality!”

Anna Brown of The Equality Campaign in Australia says: “We now have a bill for marriage equality, written by Government politicians who are pushing for a free vote. This is an exciting moment — one we should all be incredibly proud of”. If this legislation is passed, marriage would be defined as a union between […]

Opinion: The DUP May Bring LGBT Equality, Whether They Like It Or Not

Opinion: The DUP May Bring LGBT Equality, Whether They Like It Or Not

Scott De Buitléir writes from an England that is trying to re-aquaint itself with the Democratic Unionist Party, and sees that now could be a turning point for LGBT rights in Northern Ireland. Never let it be said that British politics is dull; if anything, recent events have given playwrights and screenwriters a plethora of […]

Australia:  Time to make them vote!

Australia: Time to make them vote!

Alex Greenwich of The Equality Campaign in Australia has stated that they feel it is time to make Australian politicians vote on marriage equality. He says: “Australian politicians return to Parliament on Tuesday — a perfect opportunity to decide LGBTI couples are equal under the law. But they won’t unless Australians make them by taking action […]

Opinion: A View Of Recent Events At Home And Abroad

Opinion: A View Of Recent Events At Home And Abroad

Brian Ward gives his opinion on the rise of conservative politics after recent terror attacks, and the conservative policies of first gay upcoming Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar I have avoided commenting on recent events, more because I have found it hard to articulate the horror that has befallen the poor people of Manchester and London. What […]

Opinion: We Need To Talk About Leo

Opinion: We Need To Talk About Leo

Scott De Buitléir can see why the world is in awe of a gay Taoiseach, but the Irish aren’t.

‘The Journey’ With Colm Meaney As Martin McGuinness, In Irish Cinemas May 5th

‘The Journey’ With Colm Meaney As Martin McGuinness, In Irish Cinemas May 5th

The Journey, starring Colm Meaney as Martin McGuinness, Timothy Spall as Ian Paisley, directed by Nick Hamm, and written by Colin Bateman, will open in Irish cinemas on May 5th 2017.  Colm Meaney has been nominated for an IFTA award for his performance in the film. The awards take place today, Saturday, April 8th. The […]