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NI: ‘New culture war’ – LGBT+ community fights for gay marriage

NI: ‘New culture war’ – LGBT+ community fights for gay marriage

Hidden away up several flights of stairs in the centre of Belfast, Northern Ireland, teenagers, many of them with shocks of red, blue and rainbow hair, relaxed and joked with one another. At the LGBT+ youth group, run by charity Cara-Friend, they felt themselves to be among friends, free to be themselves. But outside, the […]

NI: Tonight! ‘Removed’ World Premiere Sat 9 (till 16th March) At Belfast Children’s Festival

NI: Tonight! ‘Removed’ World Premiere Sat 9 (till 16th March) At Belfast Children’s Festival

New production images are released for Removed, a brand new play inspired by interviews with young people growing up in care in Northern Ireland, created by Prime Cut Productions, in collaboration with playwright Fionnuala Kennedy, and Voice Of Young People In Care (VOYPIC), and in association with Young at Art.  Removed will receive its world premiere at […]

Rainbow Project NI: ‘Pride in Newry’ to host UK & Ireland Pride

Rainbow Project NI: ‘Pride in Newry’ to host UK & Ireland Pride

The Rainbow Project in Northern Ireland have congratulated their partners, Pride in Newry, on being chosen to host next year’s 2019 UK & Ireland Pride Festival and Parade. They say the team have worked very hard in increasing visibility and acceptance of LGBT people in Newry, and beyond. The Rainbow Project said:

NI: QUB – Conor McGinn MP – Equality & Diversity Lecture – 22 Nov

NI: QUB – Conor McGinn MP – Equality & Diversity Lecture – 22 Nov

Conor McGinn, who recently proposed an NI equal marriage amendment to a Westminster Bill, gives an Equality and Diversity talk at @QUBelfast on Thursday, 22 November, at 7.00pm. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/queens-university-policy-engagement-lecture-series-tickets-50348852774 Conor McGinn MP, Labour Party 22 November 2018 @ 7.00pm | Emeleus Lecture Theatre | Queen’s University Belfast Queen’s University Belfast University Road Belfast […]

NI: The Rainbow Project – World AIDS Day 2018

NI: The Rainbow Project – World AIDS Day 2018

To mark World AIDS Day 2018, The Rainbow Project in Northern Ireland will be inviting everyone to their Foyle centre at 12.00PM, before heading to the Peace Bridge at 12.15PM, to drop a rose, and say a few words in memory of all those lost to HIV/AIDS, and to stand in solidarity with all those […]

Northern Irish Duo – The Japanese Popstars – Are Back!

Northern Irish Duo – The Japanese Popstars – Are Back!

Northern Irish duo, The Japanese Popstars (Gary Curran and Gareth Donoghue) have for years been lighting up the worldwide stage with their House-inspired tracks. You couldn’t go anywhere near a dance festival without the Japanese Popstars being mentioned. From Dublin to New York to Japan, The Japanese Popstars have done it all, including appearing live […]

NI: The Rainbow Project Condemns Scheduled Visit of Polish ‘comedian’, Wojciech Cejrowski

NI: The Rainbow Project Condemns Scheduled Visit of Polish ‘comedian’, Wojciech Cejrowski

The Rainbow Project, a support and advocacy organisation for LGBT people and their families in Northern Ireland, has condemned a scheduled appearance by Polish writer and ‘comedian’, Wojciech Cejrowski.   Wojciech Cejrowski is set to appear at Strand Arts Centre today Saturday, 15th September, for a stand-up comedy performance, which concerns stories about his travels in […]