THOUSANDS TO MARCH IN BELFAST CALLING FOR LEGISLATION Sara Canning, Lyra McKee’s partner, to address rally at Belfast City Hall on Saturday 18 May “If the politicians won’t legislate for equal marriage at Stormont, then the Prime Minister should do it at Westminster. That’s what I told Theresa May at Lyra’s funeral” – Sara Canning
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRIDAY 26 OCTOBER 2018 NORTHERN IRELAND: DISAPPOINTMENT AND ANGER AS EQUAL MARRIAGE LAW BLOCKED AGAIN “It cannot be right that a single MP has been able to thwart the happiness of thousands in Northern Ireland” - Conor McGinn MP Campaigners for marriage equality in Northern Ireland have expressed their disappointment and anger
UK government must end denial of rights in Northern Ireland – “There can be no second-class citizens in the UK. It is now up to Theresa May and the UK Government to deliver on the promise of equality.” - Patrick Corrigan March for equal marriage will be led by Belfast Lord Mayor. Rally speakers to
NEW REPORT: INCREASING SUPPORT FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY ACROSS NORTHERN IRELAND; STILL SOME CONFUSION ABOUT DISTINCTION BETWEEN CIVIL AND RELIGIOUS MARRIAGELove Equality2018-04-26T12:26:21+01:00
Civil Conversations full report available here “It is good to talk about marriage equality - what it means to LGBT+ couples, and what it means to the rest of the community” – Clare Moore A new report, due to be published today (Thursday), demonstrates increased support for marriage equality across most sections of the Northern Ireland
CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE PETITION NOW LGBT teenagers in Northern Ireland have launched a petition calling for equal marriage legislation as part of any Stormont Talks deal. The teenage campaigners want marriage equality to be guaranteed as part of any deal for a new government at the Stormont talks. Failing that, they say, they
Campaigners will urge Westminster legislation if Stormont talks fail Campaigners for civil marriage equality in Northern Ireland will meet the Northern Ireland Secretary of State tomorrow (Thursday, 3pm) afternoon, as inter-party talks continue at Stormont. The equality campaigners are due to meet Karen Bradley at Stormont House, the first time that a Northern Ireland Secretary
Responding to news of the recruitment of staff by the Northern Ireland Office to work on equality and human rights issues, including marriage equality, Director of The Rainbow Project, John O’Doherty said: “We welcome this appointment of a senior civil servant within the Northern Ireland Office, apparently with a remit to help bring marriage equality
Campaigners want meeting with Secretary of State to discuss on-going impasse to extension of same sex marriage to Northern Ireland Campaigners for civil marriage equality in Northern Ireland have criticised Secretary of State Karen Bradley for comparing the on-going denial of marriage equality to the roll-out of broadband in an interview on radio station U105
IF STORMONT CAN’T DELIVER MARRIAGE EQUALITY, THEN WESTMINSTER MUST – CAMPAIGNERS URGE SECRETARY OF STATELove Equality2018-01-22T09:58:57+00:00
Campaigners want meeting with Secretary of State as talks due to resume Campaigners for civil marriage equality in Northern Ireland have written to Secretary of State Karen Bradley to urge that the issue is part of any settlement to restore devolution to Stormont. Failing that, the campaigners want the Westminster government to introduce legislation
SIGN THE PETITION NOW Campaigners have issued a call, on the twelfth anniversary of the UK’s first civil partnerships, for Secretary of State James Brokenshire to legislate for civil marriage equality in Northern Ireland. Tomorrow (December 19th) marks the twelfth anniversary of the UK’s first civil partnerships, which came into effect in Northern Ireland on