On this International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, the EU stands together with LGBTI people all around the world in the struggle to end discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity. All human beings are equal in dignity and all are entitled to enjoy their rights as enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
PlanetRomeo announces their groundbreaking Gay Happiness Index (GHI) to be launched 17 May 2015 on the International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHOT). Contrary to what the index name implies, the situation is anything but happy.
Today (20th November) is Trans Day of Remembrance. This is an international day of commemoration that memoralises the lives lost in the course of the year due to transphobia and it also raises awareness of the violence trans people can face simply because they are trans. The Trans Day of Remembrance began in 1998 in the United States in response to the murder of Rita Hester, a trans woman.
BeLonG To Youth Services the national organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual & trans young people in Ireland is hosting the 30th General Assembly of the International lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth and student organisation (IGLYO) this November.
A month after organizers of New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade made the historic announcement that it would let an LGBT group march openly, activists are ramping up demands that the organization withdraw from the event because, they claim, the procession still excludes Irish gays.
A move by one of the State’s biggest Garda divisions to fly a rainbow flag outside its divisional headquarters has been described as a significant symbol of support for the gay community in Ireland.
The European Diversity Awards recognise and celebrate those organisations and individuals that have shown innovation, creativity and commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion during 2014.
The Gay Pride festival is 40 years old this month. Ian Lambkin takes a look back at its ‘difficult teenage years’ and measures the challenges ahead
June has been designated as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month, and in support, Facebook this week launched a new set of LGBT-themed stickers.
Ireland as a country should celebrate National Coming Out Day, says Michael Barron, Director of BeLongTo, the organisation for LGBT people aged between 14 and 23.
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