Tag Archive | LGBT Pride

Opinion: LGBT Pride as the Antidote to Shame

Opinion: LGBT Pride as the Antidote to Shame

When Oscar* walked into my office, I almost didn’t hear him over the sound of ringing phones, whirring printers and beeping photo-copiers. A few feet away from me, the other bilingual case manager spoke Cantonese with one of her clients. The office smelled like papusas, brought in by an older Salvadorian client earlier that day, […]

New York: Stonewall Inn bans Bud Light for LGBT+ Pride

New York: Stonewall Inn bans Bud Light for LGBT+ Pride

New York City’s famed LGBT+ Stonewall Inn said it would pour Bud Light and Stella Artois beer down the drain this week, to protest corporate donations by the brands’ owner to conservative lawmakers, who have backed bills targeting transgender rights. The Greenwich Village bar, considered the birthplace of the US gay rights movement, said it […]

Romania Pride postponed over coronavirus

Romania Pride postponed over coronavirus

The organiser of Bucharest Pride said on Wednesday that the event would be delayed by at least three months, due to coronavirus, the first of many LGBT+ rallies likely to be affected. The event, which attracts about 10,000 people, was postponed from May 23 until August or September, said executive director, Teodora Ion-Rotaru, as Romania […]

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 […]

Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Tackles Homophobia in Sport

Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Tackles Homophobia in Sport

Big names in Australian sport were cheered by the crowds as they helped shine a spotlight on homophobia at Saturday’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Over a dozen elite, professional athletes led this weekend’s parade, including Aussie Rules, Rugby, Cricket, Soccer and Olympic LGBTI athletes.  

Serbia Sees First Pride Festival In Four Years

Serbia Sees First Pride Festival In Four Years

The Serbian capital of Belgrade bore witness to the country’s first LGBT pride festival in four years last weekend, as hundreds took to the streets in a peaceful march through the city. Members of the LGBT community and several members of the Serbian authorities gathered over the weekend to march through Belgrade, which has not […]

Foyle Pride Launches Today for Derry~Londonderry

Foyle Pride Launches Today for Derry~Londonderry

Final preparations are being made for the annual 21st Foyle Gay Pride Festival in Derry~Londonderry, taking place from today, August 20, until Saturday, August 24. Shá Gillespie, chairperson of the festival, explained that not only is Foyle Pride a celebration of the LGBT community, but also an important cultural event for the entire city: 

Belfast Pride A Great Success (Despite The Rain!)

Belfast Pride A Great Success (Despite The Rain!)

Despite torrential rain, tens of thousands of people marched through the streets of Belfast yesterday in the culmination of Belfast Pride 2014. The parade was opened by the Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Nichola Mallon, who was greeted enthusiastically by the crowds and the Mayor was much in demand for numerous pictures along the route […]

Belfast Pride Parade Kicks off at Noon Today

Belfast Pride Parade Kicks off at Noon Today

Belfast Pride’s festival parade will kick off today, taking thousands of the city’s LGBT community and its supporters on a march around the city centre, with Lord Mayor Nichola Mallon leading the way. The Pride parade will start at Custom House Square at noon today, making its way down Royal Avenue and Donegall Place, around […]

Comment: Proud of Belfast Pride

Comment: Proud of Belfast Pride

Scott De Buitléir writes from Belfast about its LGBT community sticking together, despite the bad weather Taking a break from the weekend’s to-do list, I found myself wandering around central Belfast on an overcast and heavy Sunday afternoon with a friend. The previous Friday saw the official launch of Belfast Pride, and rainbow flags are […]