Tag Archive | LGBTQ

US: Anti-Transgender Amendment Fails in House of Representatives

US: Anti-Transgender Amendment Fails in House of Representatives

In America, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has claimed victory following the defeat of an amendment proposed by Representative Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) to the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which would ban critical access to transition-related health care for military service members and their families. The amendment was defeated by a vote of 214-209, […]

Pride Idol! Galway Pride Fundraiser – July 20th!

Pride Idol! Galway Pride Fundraiser – July 20th!

Calling all X Factor wannabes!   Pride Idol comes to Galway, and kicks off on Thursday, 20th July, in Nova at 9pm!   Singers will battle it out to win a place in the finale on August 3rd, with the final winner getting a cash prize, plus a slot on the main stage at the […]

US: Massachusetts Transgender Protections Will Face Repeal Vote 2018

US: Massachusetts Transgender Protections Will Face Repeal Vote 2018

Over the weekend, Massachusetts celebrated the one-year anniversary of the state extending non-discrimination protections to transgender residents. However, the celebration could be short-lived as the young law is already in danger of being stripped away at the ballot next year. In 2016, soon after the bill was passed in the state legislature with bipartisan super-majorities […]

Top Television News Anchors Who Identify As LGBTQ

Top Television News Anchors Who Identify As LGBTQ

Around the world, LGBTQ television newscasters have a prominent profile in most countries. In their role as daily newscasters, and commentators, they convey an aura of reliability,integrity, and diversity, in an ever-changing domain of news and current affairs. They are usually at the forefront of breaking news, reflecting the presence of the LGBTQ people in broader society.

Dublin Pride 2017 Parade Route, Highlights and Safety Update

Dublin Pride 2017 Parade Route, Highlights and Safety Update

Hope you have a very happy and very safe Pride Day! The Dublin Pride Parade will be taking place today June 24th. Participants gathering from 11am. Parade begins at 2pm sharp. People and floats will be assembling at St. Stephen’s Green. PRE-PARADE RALLY Dublin Pride are hosting a pre-parade rally at St Stephen’s Green South, from 12 […]

Kiev: Sunday’s Gay Pride March Largely Incident-free

Kiev: Sunday’s Gay Pride March Largely Incident-free

Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching for Gay Pride in Kiev on Sunday (18 June) carrying banners and waving rainbow and Ukrainian flags, in a parade flanked by a thick cordon of helmeted police. Some supporters of LGBT rights see progress in Ukraine as symptomatic of the country’s closer integration with the European […]

Remove Hate From Your Internet – Free #LoveWins Extension!

Remove Hate From Your Internet – Free #LoveWins Extension!

Award winning open innovation studio, Connector, proudly launched its free #LoveWins Google Chrome extension to make the internet a more loving, tolerant place  According to GLSEN, 42% of LGBQTA+ youth have experienced cyber bullying, 58% say something bad is said to them or about them online just because of their sexuality and over 35% receive […]