Tag Archive | Transgender
Yesterday (20th) LGBTQ rights group, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) in the US, criticised Secretary Ben Carson’s admission that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is delaying important resources protecting LGBTQ people in homeless shelters.
Supreme Court Removes Medical and Judicial Criteria to Change Legal Gender Brazil’s Supreme Court ruled that the government can no longer require transgender people who want their name and gender marker on identification documents changed to undergo medical procedures or subject their decisions to judicial review.
A transgender recruit has signed a contract to join the U.S. military for the first time since a federal court ruled late last year that the military would have to accept openly transgender people, the Pentagon said on Monday last. Military officials do not know how many transgender people have begun to enlist since January […]
A Hong Kong pop star said on Thursday last that she had been denied permission to perform in Malaysia because she campaigns for gay rights, amid criticism from activists of rising intolerance toward the LGBT community in the Muslim-majority nation. Singer Denise Ho, who is openly gay, said Malaysian officials told her promoter that her […]
Belfast City Hall saw the launch of a first for the city, yesterday, an LGBT History Festival. ‘Outing the Past, Belfast’ was launched by the Lord Mayor, Cllr. Nuala McAllister, at an event from 6pm yesterday, Friday, February 16th. The Lord Mayor was helped in launching the festival by Senator David Norris, from the Irish […]
EILE’s music slot this morning features trans-fronted band, Stunt Lover, with another great track, Fear of Falling, from their concept album, Aldona’s Daughter. The album was released in September 2017, and is now on Bandcamp to stream or download. Members of the alt/punk/rock Dublin-based band are San Peric (bass, backup vocals) Al Soldati (drums) and […]
On Friday 2nd February, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the American LGBTQ civil rights organization, responded to a vote by the Republican National Committee (RNC) to support Donald Trump’s unconstitutional ban on transgender service members in the military. “Transgender members of the military are serving their country with effectiveness and honor,” said David Stacy, HRC […]