Tag Archive | LGBT

Sparking Change with Dil! – New Podcast from Dil Wickremasinghe

Sparking Change with Dil! – New Podcast from Dil Wickremasinghe

Dil Wickremasinghe sparks social change one conversation at a time with new podcast A week after her decade-long Newstalk show was abruptly cancelled, Dil Wickremasinghe will be returning to your ears, minds and hearts. She has joined The HeadStuff Podcast Network to create her brand new podcast, Sparking Change with Dil. This new podcast will […]

Winter Pride Maspalomas 2017: Select Your Premium Events!

Winter Pride Maspalomas 2017: Select Your Premium Events!

Get ready for Winter Pride Maspalomas, 6 – 12 November 2017, and prepare your holiday today! Many events are free admission, but your holiday would not be complete without visiting one of the amazing Premium Events, such as the Tea Dance, Club Air Pool Party, Garbo’s Dinner Show, and the VIP Lounge, where you can […]

US: AG Sessions Becomes Tongue-Tied on License to Discriminate

US: AG Sessions Becomes Tongue-Tied on License to Discriminate

Yesterday (18th) the US Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, failed to answer questions about recent attacks on the LGBTQ community coming from the Department of Justice (DOJ). During a DOJ oversight hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, several Senators addressed recent policies and memos issued by the DOJ including the sweeping “license to discriminate” order. Sessions […]

Indonesia: Draft Bill With Anti-‘LGBT On TV’ Legislation

Indonesia: Draft Bill With Anti-‘LGBT On TV’ Legislation

Indonesia’s parliament is considering national legislation that would ban lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender content from TV screens by the end of the year. The Draft Bill would ban LGBT content and ads, and comes amid police raids on ‘gay spas’. The UN has condemned gay raids in Indonesia, and Egypt, and the bill is not […]

The MAC Theatre, Belfast – There’s A Bishop In My Bedroom – Outburst QAF

The MAC Theatre, Belfast – There’s A Bishop In My Bedroom – Outburst QAF

Tinderbox Theatre Company and Outburst Queer Arts Festival present – There’s a Bishop in my Bedroom. A hugely entertaining one-man show that riffs on the familiar theme of religiously mixed marriage to address a very contemporary topic: same-sex love and marriage. Directed by Patrick J O’ Reilly, this is wonderfully funny, raw, and deeply-affecting storytelling […]

UNHCHR: Alleged Detention Of LGBT People In Azerbaijan, Egypt and Indonesia Should Be Investigated And Perpetrators Punished

UNHCHR: Alleged Detention Of LGBT People In Azerbaijan, Egypt and Indonesia Should Be Investigated And Perpetrators Punished

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights,  Rupert Colville, gave a press briefing yesterday, 13th October, in Geneva, stating that allegations of detention of LGBT people in Azerbaijan, Egypt, and Indonesia should be investigated, and the perpetrators punished. Mr Colville stated: “We are deeply concerned by a wave of arrests in Azerbaijan, Egypt […]

US: Legislation Introduced To Protect Transgender Service Members

US: Legislation Introduced To Protect Transgender Service Members

Yesterday (13th October) saw the U.S. House of Representatives introduce bipartisan legislation to protect currently-serving transgender service members from being discharged due to President Trump’s transgender military ban. The legislation was introduced by Representatives, Jackie Speier (D-CA), Charlie Dent (R-PA), Susan Davis (D-CA), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Adam Smith (D-WA), and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ). “Transgender troops serve […]