We are heartbroken at the senseless loss of life in Orlando, FL. where 53 people have lost their lives when a homophobic gunman opened fire, taking many hostage. Many more remain injured and hurt following the attack. So many happy, carefree people just living their lives trying to create safe spaces for themselves and others, … Continue reading Vigil in Solidarity with Orlando
A statement (Sunday 10th) by the the Bishop of Kilmore, Bishop Leo Reilly in opposition to same sex civil marriage has been challenged by the group Faith in Marriage Equality (FiME). Faith in Marriage Equality(FiME) spokesperson Dr Richard O'Leary said that: “Travelling through the north west last week I met many Catholics who disagreed with … Continue reading A Response from Faith in Marriage Equality to the Bishop of Kilmore
LGBTI Leitrim are hosting a Fundraiser for YesEquality. Open mic night and cabaret hosted by the divine Mistresses of Ceremonies -- Roxanne Dirte and Honeysuckle Rose. This is indeed a very special event as well as special guests on the night this will mark Roxanne Dirte's premiere performance in Ireland. The Mallard Bar, The Landmark … Continue reading Fundraiser in aid of Yes Equality – Landmark Hotel
Dear Followers, Last Wednesday, April 15, 2015, the Leitrim Observer posted a letter from Mr. Liam Kearns in it's Letters to the Editor section. The same letter was reportedly printed in the Longford Leader and Roscommon Herald as well. While we at LGBTI Leitrim always strive to respect our fellow citizens for their differences of … Continue reading Response to Mr Kearns in Leitrim Observer (15/04/2015)
On May 22nd, the people of Ireland will decide whether to give every citizen the right to marry. Opinion polls show strong support for marriage equality. But the vote isn't won yet – conservative politicians are pushing back hard. To win in Ireland, we need to make sure that supporters turn up to vote “yes” … Continue reading All Out – Donate to Yes Equality
Hi all, We'd like to invite you all to the first meeting of the North Leitrim branch of YesEquality Leitrim. Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2015. Time: 8pm (20:00) Location: McKenna's Parlour, Main Street, Manorhamilton. come along and get involved - or contact Anne Lewis 086 826 2188, for further details.
Niall Jordan from Yes Equality Leitrim was interviewed by Deirdre O’Byrne on the foundational moves by Yes Equality Leitrim as we all enjoyed the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with the folks from Longford LGBT.
Thanks to Deirdre O’Byrne (Eile Magazine) and to Declan Donohoe (Longford LGBT / YesEquality Longford) for a wonderful day and allowing YesEquality Leitrim to weigh in on the day! 🙂