Tag Archive | LGBT

FGG: Afro Games 9-14 December 2018

FGG: Afro Games 9-14 December 2018

The FGG is delighted to announce the first LGBT+ international sports event in Africa! The event is being organised in partnership with South African FGG member organisation, KZN LGBT Recreation. For updates, you can follow at: Facebook.com/AfroGames2018

UK: LGBT asylum seekers denied refuge due to unfair demands – charity

UK: LGBT asylum seekers denied refuge due to unfair demands – charity

An estimated 6 percent of all asylum claims made in Britain between July 2015 and March 2017 were based on sexual orientation Gay and transgender asylum seekers in Britain are being unfairly denied refuge because authorities are demanding excessive proof of their sexual orientation or gender identity, and rejecting claims based on flawed assumptions, a […]

Trans Film-maker Screens Ground-breaking Story Of Trans Male Pregnancy  ‘A DEAL WITH THE UNIVERSE’ At The Galway Film Fleadh

Trans Film-maker Screens Ground-breaking Story Of Trans Male Pregnancy ‘A DEAL WITH THE UNIVERSE’ At The Galway Film Fleadh

Groundbreaking trans pregnancy documentary, A DEAL WITH THE UNIVERSE, screened at the 30th Anniversary of Galway Film Fleadh last night (Friday 13th). It had launched as the centrepiece film at BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival in a three night sell-out run, where they had got a standing ovation, and was produced by BFI’s Vision award-winning producer, […]

Preview: GAZE Film Festival 2018 plus festival promo trailer!

Preview: GAZE Film Festival 2018 plus festival promo trailer!

Frances Winston previews this year’s GAZE Film Festival Now in its 26th year, and a staple of the August Bank Holiday weekend, the GAZE LGBT Film Festival remains one of the highlights of the queer calendar, showcasing the best of LGBT cinema. Given the ever-decreasing funding available to arts ventures, to have reached a quarter-century […]

UK: GFEST 2018 – Open call for organisers!

UK: GFEST 2018 – Open call for organisers!

Show off your own ART PRIDE! GFEST opens up for organising your own events this November After 10 successful years of annual LGBTQI+ cross-art events, GFEST – Gaywise FESTival is calling for organisers to plan and hold their own events. GFEST 2018 has the theme of Socially EQUAL, and events will run from Monday 12 […]

India: LGBT activists hopeful as top court hears challenge to Section 377

India: LGBT activists hopeful as top court hears challenge to Section 377

(Reuters) – India’s top court on Tuesday began hearing arguments challenging a colonial-era law banning homosexuality, and activists said they were optimistic it would be overturned, despite opposition from some ruling lawmakers. The Supreme Court hearing comes around five years after it reinstated a ban on gay sex – still considered taboo by many in […]

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 […]