Tag Archive | LGBTQ

US: HRC – Pulse Massacre 5th Anniversary

US: HRC – Pulse Massacre 5th Anniversary

Yesterday, 12th June, was the 5th anniversary of the PULSE Massacre in Orlando. In commemoration of the lives lost, Human Rights Campaign Foundation President, Alphonso David, issued the following statement: Five years ago, 49 people, most of them Latinx, Black and LGBTQ, were killed in a terrible act of violence at the Pulse Nightclub in […]

US: Pentagon won’t allow pride flags on installations

US: Pentagon won’t allow pride flags on installations

(Reuters) – The Pentagon said on Friday that it would not make an exception to allow US military installations to fly rainbow pride flags in June, keeping a policy set by former President, Donald Trump, that limited the type of flags that could be flown on bases. Earlier this week, President Joe Biden said that […]

Queerbio: LGBTQ Inventors

Queerbio: LGBTQ Inventors

Most people consider inventions in the realm of science, and indeed many of the LGBTQ inventors on the list have been particularly active in the field of computer science. Well-known inventors are particularly prominent in medicine and engineering. The profession is led by such LGBTQ icons as Great Britain’s Sir Francis Bacon, who is considered the […]

Florida bans trans girls from sports

Florida bans trans girls from sports

(Reuters) – Florida on Tuesday became the latest, and by far the largest, US state to ban transgender women and girls from participating in school sports, part of a campaign in statehouses nationwide this year, assailed as discriminatory by equal rights activists. Republican Governor Ron DeSantis, who is closely aligned with former President Donald Trump, […]

Biden: Nearly 14% of agency appointees are LGBTQ

Biden: Nearly 14% of agency appointees are LGBTQ

(Reuters) – Nearly 14% of US President Joe Biden’s 1,500 federal agency appointees identify as LGBTQ, he said on Tuesday, in a proclamation marking the start of Pride Month, celebrating the LGBTQ community. A Democrat, Biden urged Congress to protect LGBTQ people from discrimination, by passing the Equality Act. Donald Trump, his Republican predecessor, did […]

LGBTQ Sylas Dean Debut EP ‘American Dreeming’

LGBTQ Sylas Dean Debut EP ‘American Dreeming’

SD · Shine US small town songwriter, Sylas Dean, has just released his debut EP, American Dreeming, to the tune of synth-driven power pop melodies and earworm hooks, reminiscent of writers such as Max Martin, Ester Dean, and Leland. A newcomer to the underground power pop scene, among names like Charli XCX and Slayyyter, LGBTQ […]

Paul Middleton releases cover of A-ha’s ‘Take On Me’

Paul Middleton releases cover of A-ha’s ‘Take On Me’

Pop musician Paul Middleton releases cover of A-ha’s classic, Take on Me, to promote mental health awareness Well-known to EILE readers, and the wider LGBTQ community in Ireland, pop musician Paul Middleton has officially released a cover of A-ha’s classic song: Take on Me. The well-liked LGBTQ performer, an indie artist and advocate for mental health in […]

Toronto: LGBTQ ‘So Fierce Music’ Takes On Music Industry

Toronto: LGBTQ ‘So Fierce Music’ Takes On Music Industry

LGBTQ+ owned and operated company, So Fierce Music, is successfully tackling industry bias, by embracing the very characteristics that some music labels try to erase. So Fierce Music (SFM) is an international LGBTQ+ inclusive entertainment services company, that has exploded onto the electronic dance and pop music scene, with an extensive, worldwide roster of music […]

US: Bluegrass Pride – LGBTQ Virtual Valentine’s Day Sing-Along

US: Bluegrass Pride – LGBTQ Virtual Valentine’s Day Sing-Along

Bluegrass Pride, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to uplifting LGBTQ+ folks in American roots music, invites the public to join them for a special Valentine’s Day edition of their monthly livestream series, Live With Bluegrass Pride. On Sunday, February 14, 2021, at 1pm PST / 4pm EST, old-time musicians, multi-instrumentalists, and educators, Rachel Eddy & Em Hammond, […]

Memoir: Living And Loving In The Age Of AIDS

Memoir: Living And Loving In The Age Of AIDS

LIVING AND LOVING IN THE AGE OF AIDS A Memoir – Derek Frost This memoir is an important and inspirational addition to the gay literary canon, due to be published on 13th April, and endorsed by Matthew Parris below. It’s a rare record which is already exciting interest amongst the LGBTQ community, and beyond. With […]