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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 […]

HRC Opposes Nomination Of Judge Gorsuch To Supreme Court

HRC Opposes Nomination Of Judge Gorsuch To Supreme Court

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), has announced its opposition to President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court of the United States. “Never in the history of our movement have we had more at stake as a community, or as a country” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “Since the moment he stepped […]

LGBTQ Spoken Word And Slam Poets

LGBTQ Spoken Word And Slam Poets

Poetry has a long history as an oral and performance tradition, dating back to the Greeks if not before. Spoken poetry has the power to engage and inspire a community, and topics can cover social, cultural, economic and political issues. Beginning in the 1980s, this traditional aspect of poetry took on new life with the […]

Experts: US LGBT community fears backlash after Trump victory

Experts: US LGBT community fears backlash after Trump victory

Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election this week has left many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocates fearing a backlash against their community. The president-elect said during his election campaign he embraced the LGBT community. But his choice for vice-president, Mike Pence, has rankled many LGBT rights activists who are wary of […]