Tag Archive | Rainbow Project

NI: Equal marriage intervention said to complicate talks

NI: Equal marriage intervention said to complicate talks

(Reuters) – The British parliament’s decision to bypass politicians in Northern Ireland and legislate on same-sex marriage could deepen a stalemate in the region at the heart of Britain’s struggle to leave the European Union, a senior lawmaker warned on Thursday. British lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to compel the government to legalise same-sex marriage, […]

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: Stonewall And The Rainbow Project Launch Workplace Partnership And Client Account Manager Wanted

NI: Stonewall And The Rainbow Project Launch Workplace Partnership And Client Account Manager Wanted

Two charities join forces to support LGBT-inclusive employers, the Diversity Champions programme is to be extended in Northern Ireland, and Northern Ireland’s top LGBT employer to be named by 2019 Two leading LGBT charities – The Rainbow Project and Stonewall – are joining forces to support LGBT-inclusive employers in Northern Ireland. The partnership, announced last Thursday (26 […]

NI: Rainbow Project to discuss LGBT inclusion in bid for European City of Culture 2023

NI: Rainbow Project to discuss LGBT inclusion in bid for European City of Culture 2023

Have your say! Help the Raibow Project ensure LGBT voices are heard, and LGBT cutlure is represented, in the#WeAre2023 bid for European Capital of Culture 2023. Join them for a community discussion event this Saturday, 30th September, from 2.30 to 4.00pm, at the Belfast LGBT Centre, 3rd Floor. Refreshments provided. The Rainbow Project was set […]

NI: NY Assembly Member Daniel J. O’Donnell Gives Marriage Equality Address At Ulster University

NI: NY Assembly Member Daniel J. O’Donnell Gives Marriage Equality Address At Ulster University

New York State Assembly member, Daniel J. O’Donnell, delivered a keynote address, entitled “Marriage Equality: How The US Was Won” in Ulster University, Belfast, Friday last, 9th October, on how the campaign for marriage equality was won in the United States. This was followed by a panel discussion to draw out lessons for Northern Ireland. […]

Tributes Paid to Sean Morrin, LGBT Rights Activist

Tributes Paid to Sean Morrin, LGBT Rights Activist

The LGBT activist and founder of Foyle Pride, Sean Morrin, passed away last Saturday in his home city of Derry, aged 48. Morrin was a well-known LGBT rights activist in Derry and the northwest region, having worked regularly with the Rainbow Project in the city and appearing in local media as an advocate of gay […]

NI Court Allows Adoption By Same-Sex Couples

NI Court Allows Adoption By Same-Sex Couples

The Court of Appeal in Northern Ireland has dismissed health minister Edwin Poots’ appeal against the high court determination that the current ban on same sex couples adopting in Northern Ireland represents unlawful discrimination. The minister has now been ordered to allow same sex couples to begin the adoption process.