Tag: LGBT

Australia: Massive YES vote to marriage equality

Australia: Massive YES vote to marriage equality

There was a huge turnout with 79.5% of eligible participants returning their surveys. Of those, 61.6% voted ‘yes’, in favour of marriage equality! That is 7,817,247 people in support of equal rights!

"Jim Wells is not the victim"

"Jim Wells is not the victim"

Fight4Equality Campaign Says “Jim Wells is Not the Victim” The Fight4Equality campaign has responded angrily to former Health Minister Jim Wells’ attempt to clear his name regarding homophobic comments made at a hustings event in Downpatrick. Mr Wells claims that a video of him speaking at the event which was […]

No to the homophobic conscience clause!

The attempt by the DUP to introduce a new clause into Northern Ireland’s equality laws which would allow religious business owners to refuse services to LGBT customers is a blatant attempt to enshrine a right to discriminate into law. This attempt to drive society backwards would make it perfectly acceptable […]

Film Review: ‘Pride’

Film Review: ‘Pride’

The film Pride is set against the backdrop of the miners’ strike during the Thatcher era in the 1980s. It is a light-hearted comedy that manages to give an uplifting sense of solidarity between the miners on strike and the LGBT community. The film opens with the Solidarity Forever anthem […]

Challenging homophobia in sport

When you go to a football match you expect to enjoy the event and hope your team wins, right? Showing support for your respective team. However this is not the case when it comes to most gay people in sports who fear homophobia from all quarters. Homophobia has become a […]