David Bowie (1947-2016). A Star is Dead.

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of January 12, 2016) He was an author, a composer, a performer, an actor and a producer – but most of all, he was an innovator and an avant-gardist. David Bowie passed away at the age of 69 years last Sunday, January 10, 2016. Two days before his death, Jimmy King captured [...]

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Belgium Hiring Public Officials Independently of Their Gender

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of December 23, 2015) The Belgian Selection Office for Public Administration (Selor = Bureau de sélection de l’administration fédérale) is now recruiting public officials independently of their gender. The choice is now: Male (H), female (F) or undecided (X). In addition to the existing fields for Female (F) and Male (H = [...]

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Irish Parliament Prohibits Layoffs for Religious Reasons

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of December 9, 2015) On December 2, 2015, the Lower House of the Irish parliament (Dáil Éirann) unanimously repealed any homophobic discrimination in employment based on religious grounds. This amendment of the Employment Equality Act still needs to be ratified by the head of state. The Upper House (Seanad Éireann) has already [...]

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