Queen Elizabeth shocked the LGBT community in England when she congratulated London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard on its 40th anniversary. It’s the first time she has publicly referred to the community.
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Coca-Cola are in the firing line again for yet another questionable move towards the LGBTQ community. Their recent social media campaign, Share-A-Coke, allows users to personalise and share a custom can with their friends over the internet.
A Sinn Fein motion in Northern Ireland’s assembly to legalise same sex partnerships has been voted down. this is a set back but the fight for equality continues
Jason Collins of the NBA has become the very first openly gay player on a major American sports team. well done to him, his brave move will inspire countless people in and out of the sports world.
Malta move towards same sex marriage with the formation of an LGBT inclusive advisory council. They are also looking into trans rights and hopefully this will all lead to a safer and more equal society for all Maltese LGBTs.
Yesterday, Wednesday, March 6th, Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairí Quinn TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald TD and Cork GAA sports star, Donald Óg Cusack joined forces to Stand Up against homophobic and transphobic bullying in Ireland.
I started questioning my spiritual beliefs just before I made my Confirmation. Science and doubt pervaded my thoughts and I flipped between blasphemous atheism and overwhelming Catholic guilt until I was fourteen.
Cruz is the first openly gay man in boxing history. “I’ve been fighting for more than 24 years and as I continue my ascendant career, I want to be true to myself” said Cruz. “I want to be the best role model I can be for kids who might look into boxing as a sport and a professional career.
A few months back, Bindel wrote an article for the Huffington Post called “Where’s the Politics in Sex?”. There are things she says that make sense. Like how we all face compulsory heterosexuality from birth. And how she made a positive choice to be a lesbian. Good for her! We really do live in a world that assumes heterosexuality of (almost) all of us. And choosing to embrace your sexuality, to decide who and how you will love is brilliant.
Halifax, in the Canadian maritime province of Nova Scotia, is a pretty awesome place to be gay. It’s the city where I first went to a pride parade. It’s also the city where I married my wife. There is a really amazing feminist and queer bookstore there too. A homophobic murder in Halifax is a […]
I have always hated this expression. I hate it because, to me, it sounds like we’re still using the word “gay” to mean “not ok”. But in this instance, I may have to concede the point. Because homophobia is apparently, quite literally gay. I know this files under “how the hell do they still get […]
I’ve never been fond of cats or the association lesbians have with them. Where did it come from and is it true? I know some lesbians who have cats and any time I show my dislike for their feline companions their ears go back, their shoulders rise and they hiss at me. The figurative claws come out.
For a growing number of people, “queer” is the way they express their identity. It’s an umbrella term which can be used to cover a whole host of sexualities and gender expressions.
This week, I lost quite a bit of faith in the LGBT student movement. What started off as a link left on a wall of a Facebook group, turned into a week-long debate that has left me somewhat disillusioned and if I’m honest, a little bit heartbroken. I don’t know if you have heard of the offensive train wreck of a television show called Work It currently being aired by ABC?
Meeting people online gives you the chance to come across as less of a plonker than you do in real life. But only if you make an effort to stand out. New Gaelick contributor, Tole, takes you through the ups and downs of being an online Casanova.
Civil Partnership is NOT equality, so to show your derision at being a second-class citizen, march with LGBT Noise.
Spoiler warning for Episodes 1 and 2 of Season 4 which have not aired yet in Ireland. Now that Glee is over for the summer, I have had to turn my television attention to my other TV love, True Blood. And oh, even after such a long absence, it does not disappoint. We were teased […]