Tag Archive | LGBTI

EP recognises specific discrimination faced by trans and intersex people

EP recognises specific discrimination faced by trans and intersex people

ILGA-Europe welcome the European Parliament’s adoption of  two reports, which contain significant provisions in relation to the rights of LGBTI people. The first report, from Rapporteur Kozłowska-Rajewicz, is a positive development, as it recognises that Member States should adopt legislation that protects trans people against discrimination when accessing goods and services.

ILGA-Europe call for greater leadership on LGBTI equality

ILGA-Europe call for greater leadership on LGBTI equality

ILGA-Europe have called for greater leadership on LGBTI equality from EU institutions and member states, at the High-level Ministerial Conference on LGBTIQ Equality Mainstreaming, held by the Maltese Presidency of the EU in Malta. “The EU Commission has set out a List of Actions they are taking to progress equality for LGBTIQ people throughout Europe. […]

GLAAD: Over 140 entertainers, including Lady GaGa and Amy Poehler, against anti-LGBTQ bills, support #TXtogether

GLAAD: Over 140 entertainers, including Lady GaGa and Amy Poehler, against anti-LGBTQ bills, support #TXtogether

GLAAD, in partnership with Equality Texas, The Ally Coalition, and leading artists, entertainers, and influencers, have released an open letter with more than 140 signatures, opposing bills that threaten harm to the LGBTQ community in the Lone Star State.  The diverse range of signatories addressed the letter to leaders in Texas, urging they oppose Senate Bill 6 (SB […]

EP deplores harmful medical treatment for trans and intersex people

EP deplores harmful medical treatment for trans and intersex people

In a key vote on gender equality in mental health, the European Parliament has urged for stronger action on trans and intersex people’s mental health. The Parliament deplores that transgender people are still considered mentally ill, and highlights that this diagnosis “is a source of significant distress for transgender persons”.

Notice: Galway Pride Festival & Facebook Page

Notice: Galway Pride Festival & Facebook Page

It has come to our attention that information on Galway Pride Festival 2017, which we featured on EILE Magazine’s daily site at eile.ie, on 9th February last, may not have come from the official Galway Pride committee. The rightful ownership of the Galway Pride Facebook page also appears to be in contention. On foot of the above, […]

The 12th LGBT TLVFest – Submission Deadline Feb 19th

The 12th LGBT TLVFest – Submission Deadline Feb 19th

The 12th TLVFest (Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival) is scheduled to take place June 1st – June 10th, 2017, at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque. The festival only accepts films with gay, lesbian, transgender, bisexual, intersex and queer themes. The submission deadline is February 19, 2017, and you can submit a film by going to: […]

Don’t Miss! February Club GASS At The Róisín Dubh, Galway

Don’t Miss! February Club GASS At The Róisín Dubh, Galway

Get on your glad rags on 24th February for another great Club GASS night at the Róisín Dubh, Dominick Street, Galway! Miss Kiki St Clair is the hostess with the mostest on the night, DJ John will be spinning the discs, and entertainment will be supplied by Paul Ryder and Donatella. All the ingredients for […]