Tag Archive | New York

US: St Pat’s For All Parade Is Supported By Mayor Bill De Blasio

US: St Pat’s For All Parade Is Supported By Mayor Bill De Blasio

As the alternative St Pat’s For All parade took off in Queens, New York yesterday, 1st March, Mayor Bill De Blasio arrived, with lavender shirt and green tie, to support the LGBT participants and their allies. This parade, which starts in Queens, is one in which all LGBT groups can participate, unlike the official St […]

Irish-American LGBT Groups & Public Reps Renew Boycott of NYC Paddy’s Day Parade

Irish-American LGBT Groups & Public Reps Renew Boycott of NYC Paddy’s Day Parade

Irish and LGBTQ community groups and elected officials have announced the renewed boycott of the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade in 2015. They pledged to uphold the boycott until Irish LGBTQ groups can march under their own banners on the same terms as other groups. Protests will also continue at the parade. 

Event: ‘Eirebrushed’ @ Irish Arts Centre, New York City: Jan 21, 2015

Event: ‘Eirebrushed’ @ Irish Arts Centre, New York City: Jan 21, 2015

New York City’s oldest LGBT theater company and its all-inclusive St. Patrick’s Day parade have joined forces to present a benefit reading of Irish playwright Brian Merriman’s new play, Eirebrushed, at the Irish Arts Center, Wednesday, January 21 at 7:30pm. Eirebrushed premiered at the 2014 International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival to sellout houses, extensive coverage […]

Watch: Worldwide Pride Parades on 40th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots

As well as the highly successful Dublin Pride, many other LGBT Pride festivals took place on both sides of the Atlantic over last weekend, including New York, London, Chicago, Mexico City, and World Pride in Toronto. These Pride festivals took place on the fortieth anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, widely accepted to be the starting […]

Top Celebrities Auction Used Cameras for MIX NYC

Top Celebrities Auction Used Cameras for MIX NYC

Over 150 celebrities – from actors to musicians and writers to performers – are currently auctioning off used disposable cameras as part of the MIX NYC #NakedEye Camera Benefit. The Naked Eye benefit features some of the biggest names in entertainment and the arts, including James Franco, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Frankie J. Alvarez, Julie Bowen, Jesse […]

Don’t Miss: International Web Forum on LGBTI Rights Under Threat

Don’t Miss: International Web Forum on LGBTI Rights Under Threat

Front Line Defenders, together with the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN), will host a live Web Forum with leading LGBTI rights defenders from India, Russia, Uganda and Peru on Friday, 16 May at 3pm Irish time.  The forum will discuss recent legislative efforts to restrict LGBTI rights in those countries and explore the risks […]

Guinness and Heineken Pull Sponsorship of NYC Paddy’s Day Parade Over LGBT Exclusion

Guinness and Heineken Pull Sponsorship of NYC Paddy’s Day Parade Over LGBT Exclusion

Two major sponsors of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City have announced that they have dropped their sponsorship of the event, due to ongoing discrimination against LGBT groups and organisations. Guinness made a statement yesterday, only a day before the major Irish-American parade in New York City, in which it announced the reasoning […]

Sunday Serenade: Sonali – Find Your Way

Sunday Serenade: Sonali – Find Your Way

Sonali Argade is a wonderful singer/songwriter from Florida, who is now based in New York City. Her EP, Wake Up, is currently available on iTunes, and our song of the day is the beautiful Find Your Way, taken from the EP. You can also find out more about Sonali in our interview with her on pages 8-10 […]

EILE March Issue – OUT NOW!

EILE March Issue – OUT NOW!

The monthly digital issue for March of EILE Magazine is now available free to read and/or download! In this issue, we find out about Such Good People, a brilliant new comedy starring Michael Urie (Ugly Betty) and Randy Harrison (Queer as Folk US). We catch up with new music from Sonali in New York and Elaine […]

Boston and New York Mayors Pave The Way for LGBT-Inclusive St. Patrick’s Day Parades

Boston and New York Mayors Pave The Way for LGBT-Inclusive St. Patrick’s Day Parades

The mayors of both New York City and Boston have now made their voices heard in the campaign to allow LGBT Irish-American groups to march in the St. Patrick’s Day parades of the two cities. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh – an Irish-American whose parents hail from the Connemara Gaeltacht – has said that allowing LGBT […]