Tag Archive | Pride

OPINION: The 50 years before Stonewall were decades of violence

OPINION: The 50 years before Stonewall were decades of violence

By James Polchin – writer, cultural historian, and a professor at New York University. He is the author of “Indecent Advances: The Hidden History of True Crime and Prejudice Before Stonewall” This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising when gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender patrons at a Greenwich Village bar in New York […]

OPINION: After Pride, it is time to focus on mental health for LGBT+ employees

OPINION: After Pride, it is time to focus on mental health for LGBT+ employees

By Simon Blake – chief executive of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England, and deputy chair of UK LGBT+ campaign group, Stonewall This month, around 1.5 million people turned out for London Pride and UK Black Pride. From PwC to Virgin Atlantic, many organisations took to the streets to celebrate the LGBT+ community. It is […]

US: YouTuber buys town and renames it Gay Hell

US: YouTuber buys town and renames it Gay Hell

YouTube star, Elijah Daniel, has bought the town of Hell and renamed it Gay Hell, only allowing Pride flags to fly, in protest at President Donald Trump’s administration’s refusal to allow US embassies to hoist the flag for LGBT+ Pride month. The California-based comedian and rapper – who goes by the name Lil Phag – […]

US: NYPD apologises for Stonewall raid 1969

US: NYPD apologises for Stonewall raid 1969

(Reuters) – The New York Police Department on Thursday apologised for the first time for the raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar 50 years ago, and anti-gay laws of the time, that gave rise to the modern LGBT rights movement, describing them as discriminatory and oppressive. Gay rights advocates welcomed the apology, which they […]

Myanmar: Stiletto races and hula hoops at Pride festival

Myanmar: Stiletto races and hula hoops at Pride festival

(Reuters) – Contestants ran a stiletto race, and swirled hula-hoops at a park in Myanmar’s biggest city on Sunday in the Drag Olympics, as a highlight of the Yangon Pride festival. The attendance of an estimated 2,000 people at the Thakin Mya Park was a sign of change in a predominantly Buddhist country, where traditionalism […]

Maspalomas Pride 2019: Wet & White Summer Edition!

Maspalomas Pride 2019: Wet & White Summer Edition!

Treat your loved one or yourself this Christmas, with tickets for the Wet & White Summer Edition, on May 8, at Amadores Beach Club in Maspalomas! An official Maspalomas Pride 2019 event, with DJs Micky Friedmann, Sharon O’Love, PK80, and performances from a vocal house singer, and saxophonist! Enjoy the huge pool, jacuzzi, etc., at […]

Video: Philip La Rosa – Drowning – (World Mental Health Day)

Video: Philip La Rosa – Drowning – (World Mental Health Day)

  EILE is delighted to feature the latest great video and atmospheric single from Fremantle-based, pop singer-songwriter, and LGBTQ advocate, Philip La Rosa, in our music slot this morning. Philip’s poignant balladic track, Drowning, with a great keyboard-based instrumental and powerful vocal, underpinned with easy slow beats, is released today, October 10th, to coincide with World Mental Health Day. […]

Love knows no borders – Twitter celebrates #Pride

Love knows no borders – Twitter celebrates #Pride

On Twitter, Pride is a celebration of love for every gender, orientation and identity. Twitter believes in inclusion, empowering diverse voices and communities across the globe to express themselves and connect, and so they now have a new emoji to celebrate Pride 2018.

INTO’s Pride-Inspired Logo To Show Solidarity With Dublin Pride

INTO’s Pride-Inspired Logo To Show Solidarity With Dublin Pride

INTO dons pride-inspired logo in show of solidarity to coincide with Dublin Pride from Monday, 25 June 2018 Ireland’s oldest trade union is committing to supporting LGBT+ teachers and students.    To coincide with Dublin Pride, The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) will temporarily rebrand in a show of support and solidarity with LGBT+ teachers, students and […]

Watch: Queer Eye in Conversation

Watch: Queer Eye in Conversation

15 years after the original series debuted, Netflix’s update of Queer Eye, has taken reality TV by storm again, with a brand-new Fab Five and an all-new setting: Atlanta, Georgia. To help celebrate Pride, join Bobby Berk (interior design), Karamo Brown (culture), Tan France (fashion), Antoni Porowski (food and wine) and Jonathan Van Ness (grooming) […]