Tag Archive | Paris

Thousands march in Paris’ first LGBT pride since lockdown

Thousands march in Paris’ first LGBT pride since lockdown

(Reuters) – An LGBT Pride march drew thousands of people to the streets of Paris on Saturday, with many using the first event of its kind since the coronavirus pandemic to denounce the situation in Hungary. Marchers, who chanted slogans such as “Gay rights are human rights!”, made their way in a joyful atmosphere from […]

Paris: LGBT Pride activists protest against racial injustice

Paris: LGBT Pride activists protest against racial injustice

(Reuters) – A pared-down LGBT Pride march drew thousands of people to the streets of Paris on Saturday, without the colourful trucks blasting out techno music, but with powerful slogans demanding racial equality and protesting against police violence. The French capital’s official Pride parade was postponed to November because of the coronavirus epidemic, but organisers […]

Paris: Police, activists split over surge in LGBT+ attacks

Paris: Police, activists split over surge in LGBT+ attacks

The figures tell one story; gay activists fear another. But nobody disputes that Paris has suffered a string of homophobic attacks in recent months, with gay men set upon in a chic inner-city neighbourhood and a trans prostitute shot dead in a popular cruising spot in the French capital. Yet police say their data shows […]

Only 6 Days Left – Crowdfunding For New Album by Irish singer Liv Monaghan – Under A Bruised Parisian Sky

Only 6 Days Left – Crowdfunding For New Album by Irish singer Liv Monaghan – Under A Bruised Parisian Sky

There are only 6 days left to support, and/or pre-order Irish singer/songwriter and EILE favourite Liv Monaghan’s new album, Under a Bruised Parisian Sky, which is her first full-length album, on the CrowdFunding platform, KissKissBankBank.  “This is my first full-length album, after my first original EP, Beauty in the Park. There are eight songs on the album, which were whittled down […]

Listen: Bird & Base – Dead Lady’s Cigarettes

Listen: Bird & Base – Dead Lady’s Cigarettes

This morning, we feature Irish alt/jazz singer-songwriter, Liv Monaghan and her band, Bird & Bass, made up of  Soheil Tabrizi Zadeh (guitar) Liv Monaghan (vocals) and Sava Medan (bass) on our music slot. The band, based in Paris, released a new album on Bandcamp recently, called Relativity, and the featured track this morning is called […]

Bird&Bass To Release Debut EP ‘Beauty in the Park’

Bird&Bass To Release Debut EP ‘Beauty in the Park’

Bird&Bass are proud to present their debut EP, Beauty in the Park (release date 2nd December) comprising five original tracks by Irish vocalist/songwriter, Liv Monaghan. Liv has been featured in EILE Magazine on many occasions in the past, both for her music and her fashion-design. The alternative jazz group have garnered a dedicated following, both […]

Federation of Gay Games Opens Registration For Gay Games 10 Paris 2018

Federation of Gay Games Opens Registration For Gay Games 10 Paris 2018

The Federation of Gay Games (FGG) has announced the opening registration for Gay Games 10, taking place in Paris, France, in 2018. Early registration is encouraged with incentives at https://www.paris2018.com/. “We are tremendously excited to invite the world to register and begin plans to rendez-vous in Paris for the 2018 Gay Games 10!,” states FGG Co-President […]

Listen: ‘Stay Negative’ HIV Prevention Campaign in Paris

This podcast, produced for World Radio Paris by Paul Wright (@OutUrbanArtsBoy on Twitter) for the #urbanstates podcast, takes a look at HIV awareness and prevention, with a focus on Paris and France in general. To mark World AIDS Day, we are featuring this excellant interview with Tom Craig, founding member of Act Up Paris, a charity […]

Listen: Asa – Fire On The Mountain

Listen: Asa – Fire On The Mountain

This is a great song by Asa, from her self-titled album Asa (Asha) from 2007. A Nigerian born in Paris, Asa has recently released a new album, titled Bed of Stone. Enjoy! You can visit Asa on Facebook HERE

EILE June (Pride) Issue – OUT NOW!

EILE June (Pride) Issue – OUT NOW!

The Dublin Pride Special issue of EILE Magazine (June 2014) is now available to download and read for free! – Complete with Programme of Events for Ireland’s biggest LGBTQI festival. We also interview Justin Utley, American singer/songwriter. We have Mark Graham on menswear; gay holidays with Oscar Wilde Tours; Frances Winston on film; Gareth Russell on King Edward II; Lisa Reynolds on Grace Kelly’s […]