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May 2017

Student movement strengthens calls for marriage equality in Northern Ireland on second anniversary of referendum win

A staged equal marriage ceremony will be held on the steps of the Assembly at Stormont today, 22nd May at 1pm to mark the second anniversary of the successful marriage equality referendum in the Republic of Ireland. The event has been arranged by student activists to celebrate the second anniversary of the referendum but also

Love Equality Hails Success Of #LoveOnTheStreet

Love Equality activists took to the streets of Belfast on Tuesday the 16th May to speak to people from all backgrounds in the North, South, East & West of the city. An estimated 2,000 people were spoken to about the campaign with an overwhelmingly positive response. Activists from the students union movement, trade


As part of Northern Ireland LGBT Awareness week (15th – 21st April), Love Equality, the campaign for marriage equality in Northern Ireland, is taking the campaign to the streets to demonstrate how widespread support for marriage equality is and to answer questions from members of public on how this affects them, their families and their

March 2017

Renewed call for Marriage Equality from Love Equality coalition

A commitment to deliver equal marriage must be a litmus test for any new Northern Ireland government, campaigners said today at a press conference in Belfast. The campaigners, from the Love Equality coalition, the campaign for equal civil marriage in Northern Ireland, said that they believed there was now a clear majority of MLAs in

February 2017

Love Equality Welcomes John Hopkins Report Linking Equal Marriage To Drop In Suicide Rates

Clare Moore of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, a partner organisation in the Love Equality campaign, today welcomed a report from the United States estimating that the US Supreme Court decision to legalise equal marriage in 2015 was directly linked to a seven percent drop in suicide rates amongst LGB youth. “This report shows

January 2017

Love To Vote!

Love Equality is holding a voter registration event in Belfast in Cornmarket on Saturday the 28th January - we will be encouraging people to complete voter registration forms in anticipation of the NI Assembly election which is due to be held on March 2nd. Your vote matters - we will not be canvassing for any

Volunteer Recruitment Night – Newry

Love Equality is hitting the road again and heading to Newry to recruit some of you lovely people to help our campaign for marriage equality. Everyone is welcome to come along - there will be free pizza and refreshments and you will have the chance to ask as many questions as you want of our

December 2016

Volunteer Recruitment Night – Foyle

Come along to the Foyle office of the Rainbow Project on January 17th for some pizza and to find out a bit more about the campaign for marriage equality in Northern Ireland.

All We Want For Christmas Is Marriage Equality!

Equal marriage campaigners will take to the streets of Belfast on Thursday (8 December) evening in a festive appeal for equality. Activists from Love Equality, the campaign for equal civil marriage in Northern Ireland, will be in city centre Belfast with a ‘Big Gay Christmas Card’ which they will be asking members of the public to sign to “ask Santa for equality this Christmas”. The fun campaign is designed to enlist the support of Christmas shoppers and to spread a festive message of love which they hope will reach all the way to Stormont through the use of selfies and social media.

November 2016

Northern Ireland Still Without Marriage Equality One Year On From Republic of Ireland

A year ago today the first same sex marriage took place in the Republic of Ireland when Cormac Gollogly and Richard Dowling married in Clonmel, Count Tipperary. Since then same-sex couples in the Republic Of Ireland have been able to have their love, commitment and respect for each other enshrined in law by way of

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