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Northern Ireland

Bigot tipped to become N Ireland’s new First Minister is a homophobe, misogynist & creationist
2 weeks ago

Bigot tipped to become N Ireland’s new First Minister is a homophobe, misogynist & creationist

DEAR readers, I give you Edwin Poots, above, front runner for the position of First Minister of Northern Ireland. He threw his dunce’s cap into the ring after the shock …
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Northern Ireland politicians pass motion to ban conversion therapy
3 weeks ago

Northern Ireland politicians pass motion to ban conversion therapy

TABLING a motion for a ban on conversion therapy with party colleague John Stewart, Beattie, above,  told members of the Stormont, the Northern Ireland parliament, ‘I’m a straight man, I …
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In a first for conservative Northern Ireland, an interracial gay couple have a religious wedding
5 months ago

In a first for conservative Northern Ireland, an interracial gay couple have a religious wedding

UNTIL the beginning of 2020 same-sex marriage wasn’t allowed in God-fearing Northern Ireland, although gay marriage was legalised in the rest of the Britain in 2013. Matters progressed when the …
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N Ireland clerics will be allowed to spew anti-LGBT hatred with impunity
1 year ago

N Ireland clerics will be allowed to spew anti-LGBT hatred with impunity

YESTERDAY (Thursday) I reported in a Freethinker post that the Christian Institute had embarked on some silly scaremongering exercise, claiming that laws protecting religious bigots from hate-speech prosecutions on the …
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Jubilant scenes as gay marriage becomes law in Northern Ireland
2 years ago

Jubilant scenes as gay marriage becomes law in Northern Ireland

NORTHERN Ireland woke to the news today (Tuesday) that same-sex marriage and abortion have been legalised, joining the rest of the UK.

A last ditch attempt to oppose the legislation  …
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BBC pulls out of N Ireland Pride 2019
2 years ago

BBC pulls out of N Ireland Pride 2019

THOUSANDS took to the streets of Belfast last weekend for a Pride parade, but the BBC, which had paid £250.00 to be corporately represented at the event pulled out at …
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Public support for marriage equality in N Ireland soars
2 years ago

Public support for marriage equality in N Ireland soars

SUPPORT in Britain for full marriage equality in Northern Ireland – the only part of the UK where it is illegal – has soared to 70 percent – up five …
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At last, some positive moves on gay rights in N Ireland
2 years ago

At last, some positive moves on gay rights in N Ireland

ROBIN SWANN, of the Ulster Unionist Party, was among a number of Northern Ireland politicians who gathered yesterday (Thursday) to call for marriage equality, anti-bullying legislation and gender recognition reform.


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