Scott De Buitléir | @scottdebuitleir
Founder, Editor-at-Large

Scott launched EILE in April 2013 with the intent of creating an all-Ireland online publication for the LGBT community, before it expanded quickly to include internationally-based writers and content. Originally from Dublin, Scott is now based in Nottingham, England.

MKB is our Editor at EILE, and also writes for the magazine. With a broad interest in human rights and equality, she has studied psychology & philosophy.

Mark Anthony | @MarkAnthonyy__

Mark is a UCD English graduate who writes his own menswear fashion blog. Mark has also produced several fashion shows in the past, all in aid of worthwhile causes. More of his work can be found on


Lucia Chappelle | @lachapp

Lucia is Associate Producer of the LGBT radio show, This Way Out, as well as being a freelance journalist, activist and musician. She lives in Los Angeles.

Stephen Donnan | @stevedonnan

Stephen is a writer, LGBT rights and political activist, based in Belfast. He is founder of the all-Ireland equal marriage group, #LoveProudly.


Lisa Reynolds | @lisarey1990

Originally from County Meath, Lisa is a fashion industry student living in Bray, County Wicklow.

Gareth Russell | @garethrussell1

Gareth Russell is a native of Belfast and studied History at the University of Oxford. His first novel, “Popular,” about the life of young people in modern-day Belfast was published in 2011. His first non-fiction book, a history of the British monarchy, is due out later this year.


Frances Winston

Frances Winston has been working in the media for around 15 years and has worked in both print and broadcast media and as a writer and editor. She has contributed to titles such as The Irish Independent, The Irish Sunday People, The Sunday World, U Magazine and Irish Tatler and is a regular contributor to popular online magazine The Daily Update.

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