Tag Archive | LGBTQI

Hungary: LGBTQI face increased government hostility – rights group

Hungary: LGBTQI face increased government hostility – rights group

(Reuters) – Hungary’s gay community is facing increased government ‘attacks’ and fears that its hard-won rights, and an improvement in public acceptance of them, may be at risk, a rights group said. The European Union has long criticised Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s right-wing government, over its record on the rule of law and civil liberties, […]

Rainbow Project NI: ‘Pride in Newry’ to host UK & Ireland Pride

Rainbow Project NI: ‘Pride in Newry’ to host UK & Ireland Pride

The Rainbow Project in Northern Ireland have congratulated their partners, Pride in Newry, on being chosen to host next year’s 2019 UK & Ireland Pride Festival and Parade. They say the team have worked very hard in increasing visibility and acceptance of LGBT people in Newry, and beyond. The Rainbow Project said:

Cork Gay Project: LGBT Personal Development & Info For Running Group

Cork Gay Project: LGBT Personal Development & Info For Running Group

If you are interested in Personal Development, and live in the Cork area, then you may be interested in one of these courses:  The Cork Gay Project have a one-day Workshop on Emotional Self-Care with Brian Burleigh using the work of Byron Katie, this Saturday 29th at 11am. In addition, Dr. Robert Fourie is hosting an […]

TENI & Pavee Point launch gender identity resource for Traveller community

TENI & Pavee Point launch gender identity resource for Traveller community

A resource for Travellers that will raise awareness about transgender people was launched by TENI (Transgender Equality Network Ireland) and Pavee Point yesterday, 6th September 2018. “We know trans Travellers exist and through our work we want to ensure positive visibility and inclusivity in the Traveller rights’ movement going forward,” said Aoife Mallon, Pavee Point […]

Cork Gay Project appoints Michael O’Donnell as new Community Development Officer

Cork Gay Project appoints Michael O’Donnell as new Community Development Officer

Cork Gay Project are delighted to announce that they have just appointed Michael O’Donnell as their new Community Development Officer.  Michael had this to say about his appointment: “I am delighted to be working so closely with the LGBTQI+ community in the role of community development officer. I have always been passionate about issues of […]

Paris hosts Gay Games amid surge in anti-gay aggression in France

Paris hosts Gay Games amid surge in anti-gay aggression in France

(Reuters) Athletes from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Russia were among the thousands of people convening in Paris on Saturday for the opening ceremonies of the 10th Gay Games, which aim to raise awareness about LGBT rights. They paraded behind their respective national flags in a stadium in western Paris, in celebrations attended by Mayor Anne […]

UK: LGBT asylum seekers denied refuge due to unfair demands – charity

UK: LGBT asylum seekers denied refuge due to unfair demands – charity

An estimated 6 percent of all asylum claims made in Britain between July 2015 and March 2017 were based on sexual orientation Gay and transgender asylum seekers in Britain are being unfairly denied refuge because authorities are demanding excessive proof of their sexual orientation or gender identity, and rejecting claims based on flawed assumptions, a […]

UK: GFEST 2018 – Open call for organisers!

UK: GFEST 2018 – Open call for organisers!

Show off your own ART PRIDE! GFEST opens up for organising your own events this November After 10 successful years of annual LGBTQI+ cross-art events, GFEST – Gaywise FESTival is calling for organisers to plan and hold their own events. GFEST 2018 has the theme of Socially EQUAL, and events will run from Monday 12 […]

Wattpad and ILGA Announce Pride Month Partnership to Empower LGBTIQ+ Youth

Wattpad and ILGA Announce Pride Month Partnership to Empower LGBTIQ+ Youth

Wattpad, the global multiplatform entertainment company for original stories, and the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) have announced a partnership to celebrate, empower, and give back to LGBTIQ+ youth around the world. Throughout Pride Month, Wattpad will host the Pen Your Pride write-a-thon, a global writing event, encouraging Wattpad users to […]

SOLD OUT! Glória’s Glórious Christmas Concert 2017!

SOLD OUT! Glória’s Glórious Christmas Concert 2017!

We know you’re disappointed, those of you who don’t have tickets to Glória’s Glórious Christmas Concert 2017, as it is now SOLD OUT! Glória, Dublin’s Lesbian and Gay Choir, are returning to their festive home of St Patrick’s Cathedral on 15th December. This is their Christmas Concert 2017, and will feature their usual great mix […]