Tag Archive | LGBTQ

Inaugural Science on Screen Film Festival Ireland Launched

Inaugural Science on Screen Film Festival Ireland Launched

Yesterday marked the official launch of the ‘Science on Screen Film Festival Ireland’, an exciting new annual Irish Film Festival, running from the 5-8 November 2020 online. The free online Festival will showcase the best of science in film, and this year incorporates themes of representation and diversity in science, and the value of art-science […]

England to allow trans women play rugby

England to allow trans women play rugby

A ban on transgender women competing in international rugby matches will not stop them playing the women’s game in England, the sport’s governing body said on Wednesday, in the latest split over trans competitors in sport. World Rugby, which controls international matches, banned trans women from international female games last week, saying they were a […]

US: Record number of LGBT+ candidates set to run in election

US: Record number of LGBT+ candidates set to run in election

A record number of LGBT+ people will run for office in next month’s US election, reflecting stronger support for LGBT+ rights among Americans that is eroding concerns about the electability of gay, bisexual and transgender candidates. A report by the LGBTQ Victory Fund, which seeks to elect gay, lesbian, bi or trans lawmakers, said this […]

US Elections: HRC concludes 5-day LGBTQ ‘Pride Organizing Olympics’

US Elections: HRC concludes 5-day LGBTQ ‘Pride Organizing Olympics’

GOING FOR THE GOLD: America’s largest LGBTQ rights organization, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) have concluded a 5-day ‘Pride Organizing Olympics’ that involved staff and volunteers reaching out to Equality Voters in key target states. Their staff on the ground are targeting over 10 million Americans who vote on pro-equality LGBTQ issues. The Pride Organizing […]

IKEA and Microsoft urge Germany to relax gay blood ban

IKEA and Microsoft urge Germany to relax gay blood ban

A group of 13 companies, including IKEA and Microsoft, have called on the German government to relax a ban requiring gay and bisexual men to abstain from sex for a year before donating blood, as the coronavirus crisis puts pressure on supplies. The companies, which also included software group, SAP, and train operator, Deutsche Bahn, […]

HRC: Unique LGBTQ Vulnerabilities During COVID-19

HRC: Unique LGBTQ Vulnerabilities During COVID-19

On Friday, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign, America’s largest LGBTQ civil rights organisation, published a research brief outlining health and economic risks faced by the LGBTQ community during the COVID-19 public health crisis.  This brief provides critical data for policymakers and community advocates working to address the health and […]

LGBTQ singer Paul Middleton – ‘Someone Like You’ (Adele cover)

LGBTQ singer Paul Middleton – ‘Someone Like You’ (Adele cover)

LGBTQ singer and mental health activist, Paul Middleton, has recently released a compelling new version of Adele’s ‘Someone Like You’, where his vocal emotes vulnerability, while soaring confidently over cool house vibes and guitar riffs. Paul gives us his thoughts on mental health and going forward in 2020: “The New Year can be daunting. There […]

LGBTQ Sports: Sin City Classic 2020

LGBTQ Sports: Sin City Classic 2020

The Greater Los Angeles Softball Association, (GLASA) hit the jackpot in 2008, with the inception of the Sin City Classic. It started off with a strong foundation, created by softball teams that came together, and has grown to be the largest annual LGBTQ, multiple sport’s event that occurs every January, on Martin Luther King Jr […]

Site Selection for GayGames XII 2026 Starts January 2020

Site Selection for GayGames XII 2026 Starts January 2020

Would your city like to bid for the 2026 Gay Games?  Your chance to bring the largest sporting event open to all is coming very soon!  The Request for Information (RFI) document will be available on January 31, 2020, with a response for intending bidders due back by February 21, 2020.

Wet & Wild LGBT+ Outdoor Adventure Club

Wet & Wild LGBT+ Outdoor Adventure Club

Wet & Wild is an LGBTQ+ outdoor adventure club, based in Ireland. The club’s aim is to run adventurous, fun, and welcoming events, by organising a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities throughout the year. These events include kayaking, surfing, hiking, climbing, sea swimming, rounders, mountain biking, rounders, bowling, quasar, trampoline dodgeball, camping, adventure […]