Sisters are doing it for themselves – thinking that is. Six years after the publishing of her book, Sister Margaret Farley is having to defend her opinions after the Catholic church’s watchdog group condemned it.
It’s raining out, the summer is over and I am not a happy bunny. We all know that there’s nothing like a gorgeous woman to put a smile on your face. So here are six.
Sunstone is a BDSM-themed web comic about a bunch of people both on and off the scene and their relationships with one anotherIt treads a really fine line between being an interesting and complex piece of work and being exploitative, stereotype-fuelled paintbrush pornography. So far it’s doing pretty well with complexity, probably helped by the fact that the creators are aware they are playing with fire.
Seamus Heaney, one of the best known Irish poets, passed away this morning after a short illness at the age of 74. He is survived by his wife Marie.
A series of novels that follows the lives of the women of yesteryear who also happen to be dominant, strong and independent warriors? Hold on a second, I need to grab my Kindle!
Just one of the many reasons we at Gaelick Towers think Gaelick’s Webmaster is the awesomest of all awesome people. And it was a big birthday last week, so we want to mark it.
You never really know what you’re going to get with films; it’s a deep-set fear of mine that, anticipating an LGBT classic with real depth and meaning, what I’ll actually find is some over-sexualised portrayal of a lesbian relationship. Not so with Stud Life.
RTE says it is a channel for the people, but RTE either does not know who the people are or it does not care.
Very quietly, May is creeping into our lives, and with it, the Dublin Gay Theatre festival. This has been an excellent festival in recent years and this year should be no exception.
The Dark Cully’s Mistress, the latest release from author Shiralyn J Lee, is set it in grubby Victorian London seen through the eyes of one of London’s finest prostitutes, and protagonist of the novel, Annie Smith.
Remember how a few months ago Cadburys invented chocolate for girls, and we rejoiced? Ladies, prepare to be overwhelmed, because Marvel and Hyperion have teamed up to bring us [drumroll, please]… Superheroes for girls!
David Norris is often portrayed as a kind of Irish Political Marmite. Even within the Gay Community, there is a huge divide over whether or not he is the greatest thing to ever happen to the Civil Rights movement in this country, or a posh old idiot who should keep his mouth shut.
Naomi Wolf is probably the least self-aware person in the world. I’m sure many of you may have heard of her new book Vagina. It’s been the talk of the book sections of all the newspapers for the last couple of weeks. Having read it myself, I can see why, and not in a [...]
Evangelical author, Rachel Held Evans, is due to release her second book, “A Year of Biblical Womanhood” in the coming month. However, some book sellers are having an issue with her vagina.
After two solid days of reading Balding’s life, I was taken on a significant journey through her animals and her troublesome childhood; her book provides so much more than a strict account of her past – it provides laugh out loud entertainment!
Do vaginas really need to be reclaimed? Are they not there for approximately 50% of the population, neatly joining our legs with added functional features? Hasn’t the naming of the vagina been snatched back from the eager beavers? Is Naomi just making a hoo ha about nothing?
I’m here today to sing the praises of 50 Shades and propose that we nominate it for a GLAAD award. It hasn’t portrayed the LGBT community in any way at all, but it does make us look better by comparison.