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.
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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
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.
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.
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.
African LGBTs are raped and killed. Those brave and proud enough to be out need your help for their voices to be heard.
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.
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.
Show Your Support for LGBT Young People!
Join Team BeLonG To this June Bank Holiday weekend for the annual Flora Women’s Mini Marathon!
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 follows a young Dutch documentary maker Alexa (Cat Smits), as she arrives in a
small Iowa town for the summer to film a documentary.
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.
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.
I have a lot of things to say about John Irving’s In One Person, but I’m going to start with a few very notable notes.