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
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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.
It isn’t easy or cheap to have a child when you’re a lesbian. Less so when you’re a gay man. If you happen to be a single, 30-something gay man who works in a comic book store, the money probably isn’t there.
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.
Harvey Nichols have come out on top of a number of complaints against an advertising campaign which features the suggestion of a ‘lesbian’ kiss. An image of a woman inches from kissing herself is accompanied by the tagline ‘Love Thyself’.
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.
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.
Being at a loose end for a good read, I started asking friends what would be on their “essential reading” list. The same title kept coming up over and over again, “Stone Butch Blues” by Leslie Feinberg.
Three Veils is an impressive film chronicaling the same story told from the points of view of three Muslim American women. We meet the women, Leila (Mercedes Masohn), Amira (Angela Zahra) and Nikki (Sheetal Sheth)
The Guest House is written, directed and produced by Michael Baumgarten. Starring Madeline Merritt as Amy, the midwestern newcomer, and Ruth Reynolds as Rachel, the Los Angeles goth girl, the film tries to tell a steamy love story.
Yeah, I said “tries”.
You know how they say “write what you know”? Well, they do.
I still get a wee feeling of dread before watching a film with subtitles. It means paying more attention, which, when you’re me, is no small task. I’ve been lucky, recently. Between the exceptional Tomboy and the devastating So Hard to Forget (directed by Malu de Martino), the feeling is starting to ebb.
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.
Morning Gaelickers! Let’s start this morning with some postive news from wait for it, the Daily Fail! I know! We posted this story yesterday on our Facebook
page. New York’s lesbian political power couple unveil wedding invitations (but won’t reveal the details of the dresses)
Paula, of the Random Ramblings and Musings blog, took a look at our latest poll and had a thing or two to say about it! Her article, which is reproduced with her kind permission, was originally posted here.
Can you be a couple and not know it? Jamie (Jacqui Jackson) is moving from Chicago to New York City to become a big, big star. Her roommate and best friend, Jessie (Jessica London-Shields), doesn’t know how to tell Jamie that she’s in love with her, or even if she should. To make matters worse, everyone [...]
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.