February 2018

NORTHERN IRELAND LGBT TEENS LAUNCH EQUAL MARRIAGE PETITION

2018-02-08T16:56:00+00:00

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

NORTHERN IRELAND LGBT TEENS LAUNCH EQUAL MARRIAGE PETITION2018-02-08T16:56:00+00:00

January 2018

MARRIAGE EQUALITY CAMPAIGNERS TO MEET SECRETARY OF STATE KAREN BRADLEY

2018-01-31T16:34:32+00:00

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

MARRIAGE EQUALITY CAMPAIGNERS TO MEET SECRETARY OF STATE KAREN BRADLEY2018-01-31T16:34:32+00:00

SECRETARY OF STATE’S PARALLEL ON SAME MARRIAGE AN INSULT TO SAME SEX COUPLES – CAMPAIGNERS

2018-01-23T11:57:36+00:00

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

SECRETARY OF STATE’S PARALLEL ON SAME MARRIAGE AN INSULT TO SAME SEX COUPLES – CAMPAIGNERS2018-01-23T11:57:36+00:00

December 2017

Couple to ask Theresa May to bring Marriage Equality to Northern Ireland

2017-12-05T09:47:31+00:00

New campaign to secure Westminster legislation for same-sex marriage Carrickfergus couple Jayne Robinson and Laura McKee are asking Theresa May to bring marriage equality to Northern Ireland. The couple is launching an online petition calling for the UK Prime Minister to lead the way on marriage equality in Northern Ireland, so that they can finally

Couple to ask Theresa May to bring Marriage Equality to Northern Ireland2017-12-05T09:47:31+00:00

July 2017

20,000 People Take Part In March For Equal Marriage

2017-09-07T15:35:48+01:00

An estimated twenty thousand people took part in the March For Equal Civil Marriage today in Belfast, calling on the next NI Executive to implement marriage equality as a matter of urgency. Actress Bronagh Waugh, star of BBC's The Fall, hosted the rally as it marched from Writer's Square to Belfast City Hall

20,000 People Take Part In March For Equal Marriage2017-09-07T15:35:48+01:00

June 2016

‘Overwhelming equal marriage support continues to grow’ – Love Equality

2017-09-07T15:35:49+01:00

Love Equality has welcomed today's IPSOS Mori poll as confirmation of the overwhelming support for Marriage Equality in Northern Ireland. One year after Ireland became the first country in the world to legalise same sex marriage by popular vote the poll carried out by IPSOS Mori found that 70% of respondents believe same-sex couples should

‘Overwhelming equal marriage support continues to grow’ – Love Equality2017-09-07T15:35:49+01:00

May 2016

One year on from Ireland’s ‘Yes’ vote: it is time for Northern Ireland to deliver

2016-05-22T20:36:27+01:00

One year on from the historic Yes vote in the Republic of Ireland’s marriage equality referendum, campaigners in Northern Ireland have said it’s time for the region’s Assembly to deliver the same rights for thousands of couples there.   On 23 May 2015 there were jubilant scenes across Ireland as it became clear that the

One year on from Ireland’s ‘Yes’ vote: it is time for Northern Ireland to deliver2016-05-22T20:36:27+01:00

March 2016

Demanding marriage equality in Northern Ireland

2016-04-14T12:21:03+01:00

When it comes to gay rights, Northern Ireland has been left behind. It’s the only part of the UK where same-sex couples are denied the right to a civil marriage. We’re campaigning for Northern Ireland to to (delete repeated word) ensure that same-sex couples are afforded an equal chance at civil marriage. The current laws

Demanding marriage equality in Northern Ireland2016-04-14T12:21:03+01:00

December 2015

Judgement reserved in legal case challenging Northern Ireland’s ban on same-sex marriage 

2017-09-07T15:35:49+01:00

Judgement has been reserved in the case taken by two same-sex couples who were the first people in the UK to enter civil partnerships in 2005. Grainne Close, Shannon Sickles and Chris and Henry Flanagan-Kane were granted judicial review in which they challenged Stormont as the only UK administration to ban same-sex marriage. Marriage

Judgement reserved in legal case challenging Northern Ireland’s ban on same-sex marriage 2017-09-07T15:35:49+01:00

November 2015

Majority in NI back same sex marriage

2017-09-07T15:35:49+01:00

I read with surprise the assertion by Councillor John Finlay (November 5) that there is no overwhelming support for same sex marriage. Consistently polls carried out by the Belfast Telegraph, RTE/BBC, IPSOS MORI and others have shown majority support for equal marriage in Northern Ireland from both Catholics and Protestants. Cllr Finlay notes the large number of

Majority in NI back same sex marriage2017-09-07T15:35:49+01:00
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