Tag Archive | LGBTQ

Successful LGBTQ Technology Entrepreneurs

Successful LGBTQ Technology Entrepreneurs

A high profile representation of the LGBTQ community in the technology industry is important, as it is the largest growth industry in the developed world, showing that LGBT people are capable of participating equally with others in this area without discrimination. LGBTQ organizations have been created to help ensure the community’s participation in this industry. […]

HRC Criticise UM Church’s Decision to Rescind Appointment of Lesbian Bishop

HRC Criticise UM Church’s Decision to Rescind Appointment of Lesbian Bishop

On Saturday, 29 April, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), the educational arm of America’s largest LGBTQ civil rights organization, released the following statement in response to the United Methodist Church’s (UMC) decision to rescind the appointment of openly lesbian Bishop, Karen Oliveto. Oliveto’s appointment was challenged earlier this year by the South Central Jurisdiction […]

100 DAYS: HRC’s Timeline of Trump’s Attacks on LGBTQ Community

100 DAYS: HRC’s Timeline of Trump’s Attacks on LGBTQ Community

HRC has launched a website – HRC.org/Trump – chronicling the Trump Administration’s unprecedented attacks against the LGBTQ community. The timeline, which continues to be updated, spotlights efforts to undermine the LGBTQ community from rescinding guidelines protecting transgender students, to appointing Jeff Sessions to the nation’s highest law enforcement post, to threatening a ‘licence to discriminate’ […]

US: American Health Care Act Pulled From Vote: LGBTQ People To Retain Health Care

US: American Health Care Act Pulled From Vote: LGBTQ People To Retain Health Care

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) the largest LGBTQ civil rights organization in the US, released this statement, after Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA) from consideration by the House of Representatives. The Congressional Budget Office projected that the provisions of the legislation would result in 14 million Americans […]

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 […]