Tag Archive | Gay Pride

Singapore’s gay pride event forges ahead despite opposition

The organisers of Singapore’s annual gay pride rally vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with an online event after nearly 30,000 people signed a petition demanding restrictions and called the content “immoral”. The Pink Dot rally has been held since 2009, under stringent public assembly laws, at a park in Singapore […].

Ukraine: Kiev police detain anti-Gay Pride March protesters

Ukraine: Kiev police detain anti-Gay Pride March protesters

(Reuters) Ukrainian police said they had detained 56 members of far-right radical groups in Kiev on Sunday after scuffles before the capital’s Gay Pride march. Otherwise, the annual rally of several thousand supporters of LGBT rights took place without serious incident. Early in the morning, more than 150 far-right protesters had sought to block off the […]

Winter Pride Maspalomas 2017 – Get The New App!

Winter Pride Maspalomas 2017 – Get The New App!

For those of you thinking of going to Maspalomas for the Winter Pride 2017 celebrations in November, you can now download the Winter Pride Maspalomas App –  Available at the Apple App Store (iPhone) and Google Play (Samsung) Winter Pride Maspalomas 2017 have developed a new app for your iPhone or Samsung. This means you […]

Singapore: Pride Rally Draws Thousands Despite New Restrictions

Singapore: Pride Rally Draws Thousands Despite New Restrictions

Singapore’s annual Pink Dot gay pride rally drew thousands of people on Saturday, July 1st, despite new restrictions aimed at keeping foreigners out of domestic politics, and barricades put up around the rally site. The rally has been held since 2009 under stringent public assembly laws at Speakers’ Corner, an area set aside for demonstrations, […]

EILE – June 2015 Issue OUT NOW!

EILE – June 2015 Issue OUT NOW!

The June 2015 issue of EILE Magazine is now available to download and read for free! In this month’s issue, we get some personal views from Gráinne Healy, Kieran Rose, Maria Keogh and Mark Kelly about the Marriage Referendum. We also take a look at this year’s Dublin LGBTQ Pride with Jason Flynn, and feature California-based duo Karmin!   All this […]

Watch: Worldwide Pride Parades on 40th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots

As well as the highly successful Dublin Pride, many other LGBT Pride festivals took place on both sides of the Atlantic over last weekend, including New York, London, Chicago, Mexico City, and World Pride in Toronto. These Pride festivals took place on the fortieth anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, widely accepted to be the starting […]

Over 40,000 Take Part in Colourful #DublinPride Parade

Over 40,000 Take Part in Colourful #DublinPride Parade

Over 40,000 people took to the streets of Dublin yesterday to take part in a massively successful Dublin Pride parade, which started at the Garden of Remembrance on Parnell Square and finished up at Merrion Square (click on link below for more photos and link to Garda Band video!). Many Irish societies, groups and companies […]

Answering Dublin Pride’s Call

  As summer approaches rapidly, preparations will shortly get underway for the Republic’s largest LGBT festival, but Dublin Pride also needs your help  The Dublin Pride festival has grown vastly since it started out in the 1980’s. The 2014 Festival begins on June 14th and will be a two-week long celebration of LGBT culture in Ireland […]

EILE Podcast #7: Vancouver Pride Special

EILE Podcast #7: Vancouver Pride Special

EILE Magazine‘s Jenny Butler recently travelled to Vancouver to find out about the city’s two pride festivals; Vancouver Pride and East Side Pride. There, she found out about the history of the Canadian pride movement as well as speaking to those behind the festivals, including the vibrant and community-conscious drag scene that the city holds […]

Opinion: The Human Cost of Pride

Kaycee Clifford ponders the meaning of Pride in the 21st Century From time to time I hear the same question: “Is pride still a relevant occasion” in this day and age, when we, the LGBT people of the world, seem to be coming along in strides regarding equality and recognition. It does seem to the […]