To mark Mother’s Day on Sunday, the powers that be thought it would be a lark to have a vote for yummiest mummy in Ireland.
People we Love
Meet The Pink Gang; a name like that might make them sound like your favourite bunch of gay boys out on the town, but these ladies are taking it to the government big-style.
Mao was 35 and was a hard-working woman in a Chinese soap factory in Sanghai when, in 1988, she found out that she was pregnant. Already the mother of twins, having another baby was against Chinese one child per family law. She refused to have a state-imposed abortion and was put into a psyciatric hospital as a result.
Le Tigre’s anthem is a litany of 57 amazing feminists, queers, pioneers and genderfeckers. Today on International Women’s Day, I ask you this: Who from Irish society is your Hot Irish Topic?
Meet 23 year-old Camila, a geography student in Chile. She has led the Chilean students’ union and is a member of the Chilean Communist Party. Oh and she’s the face of a revolution.
Now that we’re looking at ladies beginning with B, it’s time we had a look at some queer voices. Some of the very best out there.
Folks, its a blustery grey day here in Dublin and its Monday. Let’s try and get the day off to a good start with a lovely lady? Up until Coyote Ugly, a truly awful movie, I mean awful, I hadn’t heard of Bridget Moynahan. Boy was I missing out?
Having looked the A Listers we now turn our attention to the ladies who’s names begin with B. Let’s start with some much loved TV characters
We hearted I ♥ Alice ♥ I very much indeed, so how lovely it was to quiz writer and director Amy Conroy about her award-winning play, her impressive multitasking and lesbian visibility in Irish theatre, for starters!
There are so many characters in the background of shows that ad so much but get very little time in the limelight. It’s their time to shine here on Gaelick, so lets have a look at some A-List sidekicks.
So everyone’s all annoyed at Cynthia Nixon because she said that being gay is her choice. Maybe it is. Why are we so ready to jump down her throat over it? “I gave a speech recently, an empowerment speech to a gay audience, and it included the line ‘I’ve been straight and I’ve been gay, [...]
Ana Matronic is a member of (possibly) the queerest band on earth; she’s bi; she was born in the queer-girl-est city; her real name is Anna Lynch (so we’re claiming her as one of our own): she’s a talented artist, singer, business woman; and she’s only feckin’ gorgeous. So, when do we stop ticking the “Amazing” boxes? Let us try, as we gaze upon her beauteous being
Today marks the start of the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival, and this year it’s the Year of the Dragon. The perfect excuse, then, to ask you: who is your favourite girl with the dragon tattoo, aka Lisbeth Salander? Noomi Rapace or Rooney Mara? Why not have a browse through some photos before voting!
Andrej Pejić has been genderfucking his way around the world ever since his family fled Bosnia and eventually settled in the land of Oz in 2000. Let’s have a Captain Cook at this antipodean beaut, y’flamin’ galahs.
Following a successful nomination to the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) by Marriage Equality, Senator Katherine Zappone and Dr Ann Louise Gilligan have been featured in the EU organisation’s “Women Inspiring Europe” 2012 calendar along with leading inspirational female role models in Europe.
Luxembourg lass and fashion student, Anne Catherine Frey, was all over Paris Fashion Week (or something) last year, and here she is now with her androgyny-chic. Is anyone else feeling un petit peu chaud around here..?