Topics :: Northern Ireland
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By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Sep 26, 2013
A man from Belfast, Northern Ireland, says he was allegedly beaten after leaving a popular gay nightclub by two men, who hurled anti-gay slurs at him.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday May 1, 2013
Lawmakers in Northern Ireland voted against a measure that would have recognized marriage equality.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Aug 31, 2012
A lawmaker from Northern Ireland recently resigned after serving 50 years as a member of the country’s Ulster Unionist Party, for making anti-gay remarks and comparing gay sex to bestiality.
Friday Jun 1, 2012
Various Voices, the choral event featuring talent from around the world, has selected Dublin as the host city for 2014’s festival and, as ever, is reaching out to LGBT choirs from around the world.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Aug 1, 2011
The 21st edition of Belfast’s Pride Parade took place on July 30, drawing a crowd to the city but also triggering anti-gay religious protests. Organizers took pains to make the occasion welcoming to all, going so far as to host a "family fun day."
By Steve Weinstein | Friday Jan 15, 2010
And here’s to
you, Mrs. Robinson: Northern Ireland’s most homophobic lawmaker, who has resigned in disgrace, can at least take credit for reviving on the greatest songs of the 1960s.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Jan 8, 2010
Anti-gay North Ireland politician Iris Robinson has admitted to an affair with a 20-year-old man.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Sep 11, 2009
A church in Belfast, Ireland, is appealing a ban on a newspaper ad that claims gays have a "perverted form of sexuality."
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Jun 12, 2009
A male couple in the North Ireland city of Londonderry say that they are being terrorized by neighbors who reject them for being a gay family.
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