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India: First LGBTI job fair held after gay ban lifted

India: First LGBTI job fair held after gay ban lifted

(Reuters) – An LGBTI job fair, billed by organisers as the first such event in India, attracted more than 250 people on Friday looking for employment with companies including Intel, Goldman Sachs and Uber . The event in the southern city of Bengaluru comes after India’s Supreme Court overruled a law banning homosexuality in 2018, […]

GAZE LGBT Film Festival launches 27th edition programme

GAZE LGBT Film Festival launches 27th edition programme

The GAZE LGBT Film Festival officially launched the programme for the 27th festival last night.  The launch took place at The Dock, Accenture’s flagship R&D and Global Innovation Centre and was attended by special guests and filmmakers. The GAZE LGBT Film Festival announced yet another packed line-up of International and Irish films and guest filmmakers taking part […]

US: HRC Announces Huge Support For Reintroduction of Equality Act

US: HRC Announces Huge Support For Reintroduction of Equality Act

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) have announced that an unprecedented 161 leading businesses have joined HRC’s Business Coalition for the Equality Act. With a combined operation in all 50 states, headquarters in 26 states, more than $3.7 trillion in revenue, and more than 8.5 million employees across the United States, these companies know how important […]

India: Small firms opt out as India Inc races to be LGBT-friendly

India: Small firms opt out as India Inc races to be LGBT-friendly

Following India’s September move to scrap a colonial-era ban on gay sex, more and more corporations are opening their doors to LGBT+ people and ushering in policies to make them feel more welcome. But smaller firms across industries – textile houses, printing presses, rubber manufacturers, real estate agencies, and others – are not racing to […]

Dr. Mary McAleese, Former President of Ireland, receives inaugural Vanguard Award from GAZE LGBT Film Festival

The GAZE LGBT Film Festival has presented Dr. Mary McAleese, Former President of Ireland, with the festival’s inaugural Vanguard Award.  The award was presented by filmmaker, John Butler, on the closing night of the hugely popular film festival in Light House Cinema, Smithfield, Dublin. The special Vanguard Award was created this year by the GAZE […]

GAZE 26th LGBT Film Festival Opens With Lord Mayor of Dublin Nial Ring in attendance

GAZE 26th LGBT Film Festival Opens With Lord Mayor of Dublin Nial Ring in attendance

The GAZE LGBT Film Festival officially opened last night at Light House Cinema, with the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Nial Ring, in attendance as special guest of honour. The 26th festival opened with the Irish premiere of Riot, which charts and celebrates the history of LGBT activism in Australia, telling the story of the roots of […]

GAZE LGBT Film Festival launches 26th edition of programme!

GAZE LGBT Film Festival launches 26th edition of programme!

The GAZE LGBT Film Festival officially launched its programme for the 26th festival last night at an event hosted by lead sponsor, Accenture. The launch took place at The Dock – Accenture’s multi-disciplinary research and incubation hub, at 7 Hanover Quay – and was attended by special guests and filmmakers. The GAZE LGBT Film Festival announced an […]