This weekend is the highlight of Dublin’s Pride festival with ladies night tonight and the parade tomorrow, but what does it all mean to you?
Morning Gaelickers! I don’t quite know what to make of that orange ball in the sky that’s emitting heat but hey, let’s enjoy it while its there eh? I have just about recovered from the eurovision final, I think I am more disappointed about Albania finising the top 5 then I am about our boys finishing 19th. Seriously, what was with Albania? It was appalling.
The OUT for the Weekend crew are looking forward to the weekend which promises to be the biggest yet. Taking place in a variety of venues around the city, this years festival line up is more diverse this year and offers something for everyone of all ages, genders and persuasions.
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans Pride continues in Waterford this weekend with some fantastic nights out as well as plenty to get you going during the day.
Tonight I assume a lot of you lovely readers will be heading to the Dyke Night! Back in the day when I toddled along it was such a great night and so many lovely ladies! This year it has a 1920’s theme so glad your glad rags on and get down the Purty Kitchen.
It’s Pride season! The month’s festivities kick off with Cork’s parade on the June bank holiday Sunday. And June concludes with Dublin’s parade on Saturday, the 25th. And there’s plenty happening in between, before and after – these highlights are very Kerry, Cork and Dublin-centred, so let us know in the comments if we’ve left anything out!
If you’re thinking what to do with yourself this summer, you could do a hellova lot worse than head to the Big Apple for Pride. Around 300,000 people are expected to attend. Imagine! Heritage of Pride, which organises LGBT events in New York City to commemorate and celebrate the 1969 Stonewall Riots, will present a week-long roster of activities that will showcase NYC as one of the most popular LGBT destination in the world.
Last night saw the second annual Cork Rebel Awards. The Awards were established as a non profit collaboration between the Cork Gay Project, Cork Pride, GayCork.com and L.inC to give recognition to members of Cork’s LGBT community.
2011 will mark the first state-sanctioned gay pride in Moscow. To celebrate, organiser and recently kidnapped gay rights advocate, Nikolai Alekseev is encouraging LGBT people from all over the world, and our allies, to attend and make Moscow Pride 2011 an international celebration.
Just when you are ready to give up on the summer and get your winter head on, up pops Limerick Pride to get you back into those shorts one last time – rain be damned!
Limerick Pride 2010 runs from Sept 5th to Sept 12th, so why not get out there and get involved?
There are five more Pride festivals to come around Ireland, including Kilkenny’s Out For the Weekend, running over the last weekend in August, Friday 27th to Sunday 29th. As if you needed an excuse to visit one of Ireland’s most beautiful and fun cities.
The World Cup has arrived; after much hoopla, hype and hyperbole finally it’s up to the lads on various pitches around South Africa to show us their footballing skills. If you’re a fan of the so-called beautiful game, enjoy your orgy. Those of you who are going to be a football widow for the next few weeks, or if you just don’t give a toss, there are some other things happening around the country.
For the first time ever, a gay pride march has taken place in Moscow without the marchers being assaulted or arrested (or both). You may recall previous attempts to have Gay Pride marches in the Russian capital. In 2007, they marched to celebrate the 14th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality. From all accounts, the … [Read more...]
At last the weekend is upon us! But what have you missed in Gaelick-land this week? Here’s a quick round-up of what we’ve been yakking about.
The first LGBT Pride festival is upon us people! Cork will be awash with quares from all over, as Cork Pride kicks up its heels this weekend.
Those of us living in Dublin could be mistaken and think that Dublin Pride is the only one in Ireland but nothing could be further from the truth. Here’s a run down of some dates for your diary