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IDGTF 2017 – 2 Weeks To Go – Celebrating Female Voices in Theatre

IDGTF 2017 – 2 Weeks To Go – Celebrating Female Voices in Theatre

Festival 2017 starts in less than 2 weeks, with tickets already selling strongly online, and at the IDGTF Box Office on O’Connell Street, opening next week. As we count down to May 1st, we take a look at a strong and varied programme of plays by or about women. These extraordinary stories should not be […]

Attention: Galway Community Pride AGM, Wednesday 22nd March

Attention: Galway Community Pride AGM, Wednesday 22nd March

Galway Community Pride will hold their AGM on Wednesday 22nd March at 8pm, in Teach Solais LGBT+ Resource Centre, Merchants Road, Galway. All Are Welcome! The recent very successful and very enjoyable Galway Community Pride Fundraiser at Club GASS in the Róisín Dubh, Dominick Street, in Galway’s West End, was packed to capacity. Well-known entertainer, Mr Pussy, aka […]

Happy New Year 2017 From EILE Magazine!

Happy New Year 2017 From EILE Magazine!

EILE Magazine would like to wish all our readers, contributors, and supporters, a Very Happy New Year 2017!  May you and your loved ones have your best year yet!  

New Gay-themed Sitcom, The Real O’Neals, With LGBT Activist Dan Savage As Executive Producer

New Gay-themed Sitcom, The Real O’Neals, With LGBT Activist Dan Savage As Executive Producer

ABC’s new comedy The Real O’Neals is a fresh take on a seemingly perfect family, whose lives take an unexpected turn when their son announces he’s gay (purportedly based on LGBT activist and author Dan Savage’s early life, and Savage also acts as Executive Producer on the show). Instead of ruining their family, the honesty […]

Austria: LGBT Pedestrian Lights Removed By Right-Wing Councillor

Austria: LGBT Pedestrian Lights Removed By Right-Wing Councillor

Traffic lights in Linz in Austria, which were put up to promote inclusion, and were funded by private donations, have now been taken down by a right-wing councillor, Markus Hein, who is a member of the Freedom Party (FPÖ). His party had also lodged a criminal complaint against the councillor who had organised the lights.

India: Finance Minister Says Anti-gay Laws Should Be Re-examined

India: Finance Minister Says Anti-gay Laws Should Be Re-examined

In India, New Delhi – born Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley,  has stated that ‘conservative’ and outdated laws against gay relationships should be re-examined by the Supreme Court. At the moment, the anti-gay laws mean that LGBT people can face imprisonment if having gay consensual sex, and discrimination, harassment and condemnation are all part of […]

ILGA Europe Welcomes Cyprus Vote On Civil Partnerships

ILGA Europe Welcomes Cyprus Vote On Civil Partnerships

The Cypriot parliament has voted in favour of the Civil Partnership Bill, meaning that same-sex couples in Cyprus will be legally recognised for the first time. The legislation, which has generated lots of debate nationally, will offer couples the same rights as civil marriage. However, joint adoption rights are not included as part of the […]