Tag Archive | UK

Kürşad Kahramanoğlu, Turkish LGBT activist and former ILGA Sec-Gen, has passed away

Kürşad Kahramanoğlu, Turkish LGBT activist and former ILGA Sec-Gen, has passed away

Kürşad Kahramanoğlu, the LGBT activist from Turkey who played a crucial role in the ILGA organisation for many years, passed away on Friday last, 12th January. A passionate LGBT activist, trade unionist, and leader in the community, Kürşad served as Secretary-General of ILGA between 1999 and 2006, becoming one of the longest-standing Secretary-Generals in the history of […]

Listen: Glory – Chloe Bodur

Listen: Glory – Chloe Bodur

In our EILE music slot this morning, we feature the latest track, Glory, from North West London, neo-soul jazz singer, 19 year-old Chloe Bodur, which was just released via Live Nation’s Ones To Watch. Produced by UK Top 10 charting producer, JD. Reid (Mabel, Katy B, Sinead Harnett, D Double E), this great new single, with themes […]

UK: Elite London Gents’ Club Bends Rules To Accept Trans Woman

UK: Elite London Gents’ Club Bends Rules To Accept Trans Woman

An exclusive London gentlemen’s club has defied its 150-year-old tradition as a male-only bastion, by allowing a woman to join – but only because she was born a man. The Savile Club, in Mayfair in central London, has never accepted women since it opened in 1868, but bent its rules after one of its existing […]

UK: Trans People Will Not Need Medical Tests – May Says Law To Change

UK: Trans People Will Not Need Medical Tests – May Says Law To Change

Eliminating medical tests for transgender people in Britain seeking to legally change gender would spare them from distress and humiliation, activists said on Thursday, hailing British Prime Minister Theresa May’s pledge to make the process easier. People in Britain wanting to change their legal gender must win the approval of medical professionals, and be diagnosed […]

GFEST – Gaywise FESTival 2017

GFEST – Gaywise FESTival 2017

GFEST – Gaywise FESTival 2017 Arts Protest! Not just dissent. A World full of Stories of “protests” revealed at London LGBTQI artists fest GFEST 2017. GFEST – Gaywise FESTival invites you to the 10th anniversary celebrations of the showcasing eclectic art, films & performances by both local and international LQBTQI artists. The event will take place across multiple […]

UK: Survey shows hate crimes against LGBT almost double in 4 years

UK: Survey shows hate crimes against LGBT almost double in 4 years

Hate crimes against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Britain have almost doubled in the past four years, campaigners said on Thursday last (7th September), with one in five people targeted in the past 12 months. A newly-released survey of 5,000 LGBT people by pollster, YouGov, found 16 percent of lesbian, gay and […]

UK: Brighton and Hove Triathlon 2017 – Stonewall

UK: Brighton and Hove Triathlon 2017 – Stonewall

After a fantastic first year’s event with 1,000 entrants, the UK’s Brighton and Hove Triathlon returns on Sunday 17 September 2017. The race will see participants take on the challenge of a sea swim (which was a mill pond for the 2016 event), a scenic cycle along the seafront on the closed road cycle leg, […]