Tag Archive | Northern Ireland

Game of Thrones actor – ‘crazy’ that Northern Ireland has no gay marriage

Game of Thrones actor – ‘crazy’ that Northern Ireland has no gay marriage

Game of Thrones actor, Kristian Nairn, said on Friday it is “crazy” that same-sex marriage is still banned in his home of Northern Ireland yet legal in the rest of the United Kingdom. “It confuses me why we always have to be that little step behind on social issues like this”, said Nairn, who is […]

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 […]

The Rainbow Project NI: Run Rampage for Rainbow!

The Rainbow Project NI: Run Rampage for Rainbow!

The Rainbow Project in Northern Ireland are asking you to sign up to Run Rampage for Rainbow, and they will pay your registration fee* – to show your commitment just pay a small £10 fee, for this fee you will be provided with a branded vest or shirt, and other rainbow goodies for your run. […]

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 […]

NI: GNI MAG AWARDS 2018

NI: GNI MAG AWARDS 2018

The third annual GNI MAG AWARDS are taking place this year on 9th November.  Once again, during the course of the gala evening, they will celebrate and honour those individuals and businesses who have made a positive contribution to our LGBT+ community.  Due to the popularity of the GNI MAG AWARDS they will be taking place at the […]

NI: Trans Pride  #Rally4GenderEquality – 2 June at 12.30pm

NI: Trans Pride #Rally4GenderEquality – 2 June at 12.30pm

  Trans Pride NI would like to invite you to a rally for Gender Equality, to be held at Writer’s Square, Donegall Street, Belfast, on 2nd June 2018, from 12.30 to 2.00pm, with post-rally events including films, music, and stalls going on until 5pm. The full details are: #RALLY4GENDEREQUALITY Saturday, 2 June 2018 from 12:30 […]

NI: Pro-equal Marriage March Belfast – Saturday 2 June

NI: Pro-equal Marriage March Belfast – Saturday 2 June

Campaigners and Conor McGinn MP call on Government to introduce Equal Marriage Bill for Northern Ireland after Private Member’s Bill blocked in Commons Pro-equal marriage march and rally announced for Belfast – Saturday 2 June, 2018 Conor McGinn MP and campaigners have called on the Government to introduce its own Equal Marriage Bill for Northern Ireland, […]

NI: The Rainbow Project appeals for information on the serious homophobic assault in Strabane

NI: The Rainbow Project appeals for information on the serious homophobic assault in Strabane

The Rainbow Project in Belfast, Northern Ireland, has appealed for information regarding the recent serious homophobic assault on a woman in Strabane.  The assault, which is believed to have been homophobic in nature, happened at around 2 am on Saturday morning (5th May) in Railway Street, Strabane, and a 17-year-old teenager has been charged in […]

LGBT History Festival Launched in Belfast

LGBT History Festival Launched in Belfast

Belfast City Hall saw the launch of a first for the city, yesterday, an LGBT History Festival. ‘Outing the Past, Belfast’ was launched by the Lord Mayor, Cllr. Nuala McAllister, at an event from 6pm yesterday, Friday, February 16th. The Lord Mayor was helped in launching the festival by Senator David Norris, from the Irish […]

NI: Rainbow Project – Free 2 Day Intro to LGBT-Affirmative Therapies Training

NI: Rainbow Project – Free 2 Day Intro to LGBT-Affirmative Therapies Training

The Rainbow Project of Northern Ireland believes that every service can and should be accessible to LGBT people, and they seek to provide professionals with the understanding, skills and confidence to be able to provide the best support for LGBT service users. Day One (11th) is a session on LGBT awareness, wherein participants will explore: […]