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Trans politicians around the world

Rachel Levine made history [last] week as the first openly transgender person confirmed in a top government job by the US Senate, with senators voting 52-48 to approve her appointment as assistant health secretary in Joe Biden’s administration. A professor of paediatrics and psychiatry at Penn State College of Medicine, Levine led Pennsylvania’s response to […]

Ohio: Professor against trans pronouns can sue university

Ohio: Professor against trans pronouns can sue university

(Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Friday revived a philosophy professor’s lawsuit against a public university in southern Ohio that reprimanded him for refusing to address a transgender student by her preferred pronouns.ge The 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals said Nicholas Meriwether can try to prove Shawnee State University violated his First Amendment […]

Singapore podcast gives gay men a voice

Singapore podcast gives gay men a voice

When Singapore radio DJ Joshua Simon was asked to tone down a “sensitive” speech on coming out as gay, he pulled out of the talk, but ended up revealing all – by launching a podcast. The SG Boys, a new podcast focusing on LGBT+ issues hosted by three Singaporean gay men, including Simon, is unusual for […]

Music Highlight: Brandon Hutcheson – Don’t Say

Music Highlight: Brandon Hutcheson – Don’t Say

This week’s EILE Music Highlight is Toronto-based pop artist, Brandon Hutcheson, who has released a mixture of upbeat melodies and ardent lyrics create the framework for his new single, “Don’t Say,” a testament to heartbreak caused by past relationships. “Don’t Say” is now available for streaming and download on digital music platforms worldwide. 

Invite: LGBTI+ Youth Storytelling Event with the Dublin Story Slam

Invite: LGBTI+ Youth Storytelling Event with the Dublin Story Slam

Would you like to join ‘BeLonG To’ and some brave LGBTI+ story-tellers, for an evening of entertainment on Monday? BeLonG To are partnering with the Dublin Story Slam on Monday, June 22nd, at 7pm, for an evening of online storytelling to kick off Pride Week. There will be stories from LGBTI+ young people to do with the […]

LGBTQ Venture Capitalists and Startup Advisors

LGBTQ Venture Capitalists and Startup Advisors

Venture capitalists provide the funding required to launch innovative new projects, where there is a substantial amount of risk of success. These projects might be new ideas, or they might be an expansion of an existing business. The hope for the venture capitalist is that the ideas or products are successful, and generate a substantial […]

Gay Project – Free 6 Week Meditation Class

Gay Project – Free 6 Week Meditation Class

Community Members and Service-Users The Gay Project are delighted to invite you to a free 6-week meditation class, beginning Tuesday 12th May, at 10.30am. All LGBTI+ people and their allies, friends and families are most welcome to attend. Simply Click the button below and follow the prompts and you will find a Zoom link, which […]

Brazil: Supreme Court throws out rules that limit gay men donating blood

Brazil: Supreme Court throws out rules that limit gay men donating blood

Brazil’s Supreme Court has overturned rules that limit gay and bisexual men from donating blood, in a decision considered a human rights victory for LGBT+ people in the country. The move came as more nations review restrictions on blood donations imposed during the 1980s HIV/AIDS crisis, with some countries imposing blanket bans, some waiting periods […]

One World: Together At Home Special to Celebrate COVID-19 Workers

One World: Together At Home Special to Celebrate COVID-19 Workers

Global Citizen and the World Health Organization, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Lizzo, and many more artists and healthcare experts raise funds for global COVID-19 response efforts. Learn more at GlobalCitizen.org/TogetherAtHome. Register to become a Global Citizen at: https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/    

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