Tag Archive | LGBTQ

US: LGBT Group Responds To Proposal Allowing Health Care Workers to Discriminate Against LGBTQ People

US: LGBT Group Responds To Proposal Allowing Health Care Workers to Discriminate Against LGBTQ People

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has responded to the Trump-Pence Administration’s potential proposal for new rules that would allow healthcare workers to discriminate against patients based on gender identity and other factors. On Wednesday, Politico reported that the Trump-Pence White House is currently reviewing a proposed Department of Health and Human Services regulation that would […]

US: HRC Releases Annual State Equality Index Ratings

US: HRC Releases Annual State Equality Index Ratings

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute in the US, have recently released their annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive state-by-state report detailing statewide laws and policies that affect LGBTQ people and their families, and placing states in one of four categories based on their pro- and anti-LGBTQ state laws. […]

US: Senate Republicans Pass Trump-Pence Tax Scheme — Including Attack on Health Care

US: Senate Republicans Pass Trump-Pence Tax Scheme — Including Attack on Health Care

US Senate Republicans have passed legislation carefully crafted to undermine the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and other vital health care programs, and could impact on Medicare, Medicaid and HIV/AIDS programmes. The Human Rights Campaign, the American LGBTQ civil rights organization, issued the following statement about the vote:  “With thoughtless disregard for their constituents, 51 Senate Republicans […]

HRC & Trans People of Color Report on Violence Against Trans Community

HRC & Trans People of Color Report on Violence Against Trans Community

The HRC Foundation and the Trans People of Color Coalition (TPOCC) released A Time to Act: Fatal Violence Against Transgender People in America in 2017, a heartbreaking report documenting the often deadly violence faced by transgender people, and exploring factors that have made this year the deadliest on record for the transgender community. The report comes […]

Music: Parker Matthews – Lost With You [Gay-themed]

Music: Parker Matthews – Lost With You [Gay-themed]

This morning, EILE’a music section features pop singer-songwriter and Pittsburgh native, Parker Matthews, who has just released his latest single, Lost With You. Matthews is an advocate for Suicide prevention and anti-bullying, having gone through bullying himself, and supports organizations such as The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and LGBTQ+, spreading positivity and fortitude through […]

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 […]

Out Now! EILE Magazine’s September Edition FREE To Read Or Download!

Out Now! EILE Magazine’s September Edition FREE To Read Or Download!

Welcome to September’s edition of EILE Magazine! This month brought the sad news of Edie Windsor‘s passing, and Australia are in the thick of the equal marriage plebiscite. Our musical guests are Ezra Furman and Oriel Poole, Lisa Reynolds review LGBT animation, In A Heartbeat, Frances Winston reviews the latest films, and Arosa Ski Week […]