Out in UL is back, baby! We have an exciting semester ahead of us, so let me tell you all about it. First of all, finally, we’re back to all our regular scheduling, after 3 weeks of chaotically being moved around. So, here’s what you need to know: Member’s Meetings are taking place every … Continue reading We’re Back, Baby!
Out in UL’s largest showcase event, Queerbash, will take place on Friday, April 7th in Dolans Warehouse. Queerbash, now in its fourteenth year, is Limerick’s longest running LGBTQ+ night out, and also one of the longest running events in the University of Limerick’s history. Every year, Queerbash takes on a new theme, with people encouraged … Continue reading Queerbash 14 is near!
Brian McCarthy In April 2015 six committee members of Out in UL travelled to Athlone for the Board of Irish College Society awards after winning Best Society in UL. For most of us it was our first time at BICs but our Secretary, Colin, had been there the year before when we were nominated … Continue reading Out in UL Go to BICS 2015
Hey guys! After a break in our programme over Christmas we are back again from 12 to 2 on Fridays! Come give us a listen to hear the lastest news that is happening in the Queer world, some bitching sessions, the bants and fantastic music. Listen to us here Listen back on our previous shows here: … Continue reading Out on the Radio
Well lads, the biggest Pride festival in Ireland has begun and of course, we are going to storm the castle, so to speak. We'll be traveling up on Friday 27th and most likely, partaking in an event or two on that night (well... most nights). But it's gonna be so much fun! We've been traveling … Continue reading Dublin Pride 2014
Independent TD Stephen Donnelly has tabled a bill which aims to remove the the term “offence” from the Broadcasting Act as he believes its inclusion can be used to “gag free speech”. Donnelly told the Dáil this afternoon that he is introducing the bill in the wake of the Pantigate controversy which he says, along with the … Continue reading ‘Anti-Pantigate’ Bill to Stop “the litigious and thin-skinned”
Limerick County Council will formally approve same-sex unions at next Mondays full council meeting. This will be the first local authority to formally approvesince the Constitutional Constituion voted to support marriage equality. The motion is being backed by Sinn Fein councillor Maurice Quinlivan and Fine Gael councillors Maria Byrne, Jim Long, Diarmuid Scully and Michael Hourigan, … Continue reading Limerick City Council to Support Same Sex Marriage
Have you always wanted to tell your coming out story to the rest of the world? Do you have some Do's and Don't's that you'd like to share with the LGBTQ community? Are there any hard and fast rules to coming out, in your opinion? If you're willing to tell your story - whether sad, … Continue reading Coming Out in UL – A new project
Barrack Obama has recently come out in support of marriage equality. This is obviously fantastic news for LGBTQ people in the US, and shows further progression towards full equality. But is this reflective of Obama's own views, or is this just a way to garner the liberal vote in the upcoming election? A member of … Continue reading Obama Embraces Marriage Equality
Cork Fine Gael Deputy Jerry Buttimer announced earlier on this week that he was gay and has won plaudits and praise for his bravery at coming out in such a positive manner. Buttimer was keen to point out that he is “A TD who just happens to be gay” and that it would not and … Continue reading Fine Gael Deputy Comes Out