Save the date! This year the annual LGBT Noise March for Marriage will take place on Sunday, 12th August.
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Morning Gaelickers! Hope you are all refreshed after a weekend of rest and relaxation. I am having tech rage with my lovely alarm clock. The stoopid thing decided to reset itself this morning, how does a clock do that? Its a fairly fancy one with an ipod docking station and all that jazz.
Yesterday the government introduced the Finance Bill 2012. The proposed legislation will be discussed today in the Dáil. “So far, so boring,” I hear you say. Well, yes. But, in amongst the latest raft of measures implementing economic shock doctrine in Ireland, there are provisions which affect civil partners.
Gaining marriage equality rights in one state may be considered fortunate. Gaining marriage equality in two states may be regarded as real progress. California’s Proposition 8 ruling is, like, so two days ago. Now it’s all about the passing of a marriage equality Bill by the Washington legislature. (Do keep up.) West coast, y’all!
Last February Lucinda Creighton caused uproar when she tweeted her thoughts on marriage equality. So when the LGBT Society at Sligo IT heard about her trip to the college on Monday, they got their thinking caps on and immediately decided that they were going to make their presence felt and show her that they were there, they mattered, and the fight for their right to marry was still going as strong as ever.
It’s LGBT History Month in the UK, but it was across the Atlantic that history was being made yesterday. A court in the United States ruled yesterday on the validity of California’s Proposition 8, the referendum proposal which introduced a ban on marriage equality in the state.
Aoife Neary, a secondary school teacher and Doctoral researcher at the University of Limerick, has been in contact regarding her current research – and you can get involved! What is this research about? The experiences of lesbian and gay teachers who are considering, planning or have had a civil partnership or civil [...]
A video of a 14 year old girl asking the people of Maryland to vote “No” on marriage equality has gone viral on Buzz Feed. She spent her birthday with the Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee and made her birthday wish to lawmakers. Here’s what she said
This summer people in North Carolina will be voting on an anti same-sex marriage amendment which is aiming to take their fight for marriage equality in the wrong direction. True to form, however, people aren’t taking it lying down. Enter Curtis Brown
Yesterday, Canada’s Globe and Mail published a story stating that lawyers, on behalf of the Canadian Government, were set to argue that a same-sex marriage contracted between two non-residents was never a valid marriage in the first place, and thereby decline to allow a divorce.
Following a successful nomination to the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) by Marriage Equality, Senator Katherine Zappone and Dr Ann Louise Gilligan have been featured in the EU organisation’s “Women Inspiring Europe” 2012 calendar along with leading inspirational female role models in Europe.
2011 has been celebrated as a great year for the LGBT community. Of course, as long as severe inequality persists, it’s difficult to wholeheartedly agree that it was a great year. All the same, 2011 has certainly upheld that crucial message; that it gets better. So, grab a cup o’ kindness and we’ll run through some of the achievements of the LGBT movement in 2011.
A new ad for Marriage Equality, this time from the land of Oz, has become an internet hit. The ad depicts one person simply loving and caring for a man, the person turning out, of course, to be a man himself. Simple but to the point
Good morning, lesberinos! How are we on this fine November morn? Grab yourself a hot cuppa and peruse some of the queer headlines from Ireland and around the world.
LGBT Noise are having a table quiz on 1st December next. Fighting for equality is expensive work and funds need to be raised in order to be able to continue fighting for our rights – So join LGBT Noise and pals in the Front Lounge to help raise money and be in with a chance of winning some amazing prizes!
The fight for marriage equality in Ireland suffered a minor setback yesterday when the Supreme Court ruled against Senator Katherine Zappone and Dr Ann Louise Gilligan on a technical point.