Tag Archive | California

US: Survey Reveals California LGBTQ Students Not Receiving Adequate Support

US: Survey Reveals California LGBTQ Students Not Receiving Adequate Support

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, in partnership with nine California civil rights and education organizations, has released the California LGBTQ Youth Report, a groundbreaking resource detailing the experiences of LGBTQ students in California. The report analyzes responses from more than 1,700 young people from California, ranging in age from 13 to 17, who participated in HRC’s online 2017 […]

Editor’s Letter: A Date with Castro’s History

Editor’s Letter: A Date with Castro’s History

Scott De Buitléir writes from San Francisco about an LGBT history lesson worth cherishing. 

Listen: You’ll Always Love Me – Kaely

Listen: You’ll Always Love Me – Kaely

This morning we have an amazing alt/soul singer-songwriter in EILE’s Friday music slot. California-based Kaely sings You’ll Always Love Me, a ‘somebody done somebody wrong’ song, with a passionate vocal and powerful instrumental. Think Amy Winehouse or Sam[antha] Brown, and you have some idea of what Kaely sounds like! Kaely says the song was based […]

US: Transgender Woman Wins Historic Settlement

US: Transgender Woman Wins Historic Settlement

 After winning a historic settlement with the State of California, Shiloh Quine, a 56-year old transgender woman held a men’s prison, will be the first transgender woman we know of to receive gender-affirming surgery while incarcerated. In addition to providing her with gender-affirming surgery “as promptly as possible” and moving her to a women’s prison, […]

Watch: Touching Speech as Teen Comes Out As Transgender

Earlier this month, a touching YouTube video showed a speech given by Tom Sosnik, a teenager who came out as transgender to his Jewish day school in El Cerrito, California. Since Sosnik’s family posted the video to YouTube, it has been viewed over 100,000 times, gaining international media attention from the likes of the Huffington […]

Listen: Great New Single From Molly Roth – RED

Listen: Great New Single From Molly Roth – RED

One of EILE’s favourite artists is California-based Molly Roth. We recently featured her single Hypnotized, which would make you want to get on your feet and dance. Showing Molly’s amazing vocal range, it has an almost Arabian feel in parts, and we loved it. Now you get a chance to listen to RED, a beaty, […]

Monday Music: New Molly Roth Single, ‘Hypnotized’

Monday Music: New Molly Roth Single, ‘Hypnotized’

‘Hypnotized‘ is the new single from California-based songstress, Molly Roth, and it is absolutely captivating, with a catchy Arabian pop feel. Molly Roth chatted with EILE last September about her music career, including studying in London and in the US, as well as her plans for the future. To read all about it, click here.