Posts Tagged ‘ LGBT ’

Survey: Being LGBT in the workplace & university

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: This and That

MA student, Stephen Maguire, is research the topic of LGBT people in the workplace and in university. Have your say!

Melissa Etheridge’s Powerful ‘Uprising of Love’

Mar 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Music

Melissa Etheridge found herself feeling outraged and deeply saddened by the treatment of Russian gay people. She channeled her emotions into her latest musical offering as she sings from her heart in support of LGBT people in Russia in her new video for ‘Uprising of Love’.

A Place to Call Our Own

Mar 10th, 2014 | By | Category: This and That

Two weeks ago, I came across something that sparked my attention whilst travelling through the interwebsz, posted by Tumblr blogger straightallies.

RTÉ’s Cosmo joins forces with Gay Star News

Feb 26th, 2014 | By | Category: This and That

RTÉ have been in the LGBT spotlight for all of the wrong reasons recently but now they are catching our attention in a totally different way with the launch of a new podcast for audiences in Ireland, the UK and much further afield.The Cosmo on RTÉ Pulse has teamed up with LGBTI news site Gay Star News to present a show which will feature LGBT news, interviews and discussions.

Vladamir, vladamir, we are here and we are queer!

Feb 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Affairs

On Friday 7th February at 5pm two protests took place in Northern Ireland, against homophobia in Russia.

GLEN Launches Ireland’s first Careers Directory for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Graduates

Oct 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

GLEN’s Diversity Champions programme, Ireland’s network for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender inclusive employers, launches the inaugural LGBT Graduate Directory today Wednesday October 9th at the gradireland recruitment fair, RDS, Dublin.

Are you age 18 – 30 and identify as LGBT?

Sep 20th, 2013 | By | Category: This and That

LGBT Empowering Realities is a new initiative that will be taking place over 6 Saturdays, from October to December 2013, running between 9.30am-4.30pm on each of these Saturdays. The programme is free of charge, and there is also an option to complete this programme for accreditation through UCD.

Totally Wentworth it

Jul 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: The Small Screen

Wentworth is a whole lot more than the modern version of Prisoner Cell Block H, it’s hard-hitting, funny, warm and has a hot lesbian in it.

Original Irish documentary: African Pride

Jul 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

African LGBTs are raped and killed. Those brave and proud enough to be out need your help for their voices to be heard.

Prides of Ireland

Jun 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Out on the Town

The sunshine over the last few days might have finally convinced us that there is still potential for an Irish summer. You might just be waking up the possibilities of a seasonal shift, but hundreds of volunteers, organisers and banner wavers all over the country are waaaaay ahead of you.

No Happily Ever After in NI

May 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

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

Out in the NBA

Apr 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Sport

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.

Maltese form Gay / Trans Council

Apr 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

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.

Stand Up! And RUN!

Mar 10th, 2013 | By | Category: This and That

Show Your Support for LGBT Young People!

Join Team BeLonG To this June Bank Holiday weekend for the annual Flora Women’s Mini Marathon!

Stand Up! From March 11th – 15th

Mar 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

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.

Bumblefuck USA Review

Jan 31st, 2013 | By | Category: Movies

Bumblefuck, USA follows a young Dutch documentary maker Alexa (Cat Smits), as she arrives in a
small Iowa town for the summer to film a documentary.

Polish government rejects civil partnership (again)

Jan 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

Even though we tell ourselves that the world is making progress sometimes LGBT rights can seem like one step forward, one step sideways and the occasionally leap backwards. I feel this particularly about the legal situation of LGBT people in Poland. One of my favourite ‘I bet you’d never guess’ facts that I like to use from time to time is that Poland has never in its history criminalised homosexuality.

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