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US: HRC Releases 2018 Buyer’s Guide for LGBT Supportive Holiday Shopping

US: HRC Releases 2018 Buyer’s Guide for LGBT Supportive Holiday Shopping

As many Irish companies have their parent companies in the US, or are affiliates of US companies, the following might be of interest to the LGBT community and its supporters here. You can now quickly view the particular company by category online, and view its LGBT equality rating, to make an informed decision on whether […]

US: Supreme Court Hears Cake Case Arguments That Will Impact Anti-Discrimination Law

US: Supreme Court Hears Cake Case Arguments That Will Impact Anti-Discrimination Law

The American Civil Liberties Union appeared before the Supreme Court on Tuesday (5th December) in oral arguments for Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a case that will have a widespread impact on the future of anti-discrimination protection in the United States. The case centres on Charlie Craig and David Mullins, a gay couple […]

Listen: Tim Myers – The Bright Side (Holiday Version)

Listen: Tim Myers – The Bright Side (Holiday Version)

This morning EILE features The Bright Side, a hugely enjoyable track from Californian artist, songwriter, and producer, Tim Myers, which will have your feet moving even before you hear the hand-clapping. Fast and upbeat in both lyrics and instrumental, this track is a welcome relief from some of the gloom and doom present in today’s […]

US: Senate Republicans Pass Trump-Pence Tax Scheme — Including Attack on Health Care

US: Senate Republicans Pass Trump-Pence Tax Scheme — Including Attack on Health Care

US Senate Republicans have passed legislation carefully crafted to undermine the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and other vital health care programs, and could impact on Medicare, Medicaid and HIV/AIDS programmes. The Human Rights Campaign, the American LGBTQ civil rights organization, issued the following statement about the vote:  “With thoughtless disregard for their constituents, 51 Senate Republicans […]

US: Senate Judiciary Republicans Continue Approving Trump’s Anti-LGBT Agenda

US: Senate Judiciary Republicans Continue Approving Trump’s Anti-LGBT Agenda

On 9th November, the US Senate Judiciary Committee voted along party lines to move forward with the nomination of Gregory Katsas to the U.S. Federal Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, which is often described as the second most powerful court in the country behind the U.S. Supreme Court. Gregory Katsas is currently the Deputy […]

Music: RIVVRS – Don’t Give Up On Me

Music: RIVVRS – Don’t Give Up On Me

This morning, EILE brings you Los Angeles-based pop/Americana singer-songwriter, RIVVRS, and his latest powerful single, Don’t Give Up On Me, a heart-wrenching ballad, where he pleads for his love not to give up on him towards the end of a relationship. This is the lead single from his latest full length album, Cosmic Dream, which […]

Trans candidates score wins in first U.S. elections of Trump presidency

Trans candidates score wins in first U.S. elections of Trump presidency

Transgender political candidates scored wins in the first U.S. elections since Donald Trump became president, a sign of their growing acceptance in parts of the US, experts said on Wednesday. Five transgender candidates were victorious, among them a woman who won a heated race for state legislature in Virginia, the highest elected office ever for […]