The Child Exploitation Unit of the Ontario Provincial Police in Canada is taking a novel approach to tackling underage sexting and online harassment
Our Noble Queen, Panti, is the focus of a new documentary, “The Queen of Ireland.” With production under way, the film’s makers are looking for your support. Currently at 21%, the aim is to have raised 30% by tomorrow, Friday, 9th August
Last week a young female teacher in an Italian Catholic school claimed she was fired from her position on account of her (perceived) sexual orientation. She had previously been employed at the school in Trento for five years
Following deliberations on the part of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission earlier this year, including a review of a public call for submissions, Minster for Education Ruairí Quinn and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald are expected to bring an amendment to the Equality Employment Act .
In the four years my girlfriend and I have been together she has lived in three countries, and I in just one. By next autumn she will have upped her tally to four and I will be moving abroad for the first time, though not to the same country she is moving to.
Clermont Foot, a Ligue 2 French soccer team, will make football history at the start of June when they welcome Helena Costa on board as their new first team coach, making her the first female to be appointed to a senior coaching position in the men’s game.
A player on the American Samoa team, amongst all the nations competing to qualify for the next World Cup – Jaiyah Saelua – has become the first (known/out/recognised) transgender individual to play in a World Cup qualifier.
Actress Laverne Cox was awarded the Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 25th Annual GLAAD media awards. It’s hard to think of anyone who could be more deserving of the honour.
The documentary will focus on three people – Sam, Louise and Kay – and give a close-up account of their trans* experience and both challenges and joys that have faced them. It looks as though the documentary has very much allowed the individuals taking part to lead the way on how to tell their stories, and the documentary has been strongly welcomed by TENI:
Penguins are regularly cited as evidence of homosexuality or bisexuality present in the ‘natural world’ (which humans aren’t part of?) and you may even be familiar with some more famous couplings such as Silo and Roy, two chinstrap penguins in New York.
I’m amazed the things that become issues or propaganda just because somebody notices something that, if you took a few strong drinks, squinted your eyes and tilted your head juussst so, could, possibly be interpreted as insert-ideology-here propaganda.
In the wake of Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan’s resignation, Deputy Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan is taking over his role in the interim as Acting Garda Commissioner. This means that for the first time in the Irish state, there is a woman at the head of An Garda Síochána.
The oldest bi-focused, national organisation in the United States is the Bisexual Resource Centre in Boston, and they have declared March to be Bisexual Health Awareness Month.
The GAA has once again showed that, while it is in many ways an organisation dedicated to preserving tradition and heritage, it can also do progress like nobody’s business. The best progressive moments are the quiet, but-of-course moments where it’s not a big deal because it’s not a big deal.
When her plane is grounded in a country she didn’t plan to be in, Ilben asks a minibus driver Tina to show her around the city rather than sit in a hotel for the night. Tina obliges, and very quickly falls in love.
A Street in Palermo (Via Castellana Bandiera) was described on the JDIFF festival website thus: ‘Don’t mess with Sicilian women.’ That about covers all the key points.