LEGALLY SPEAKING: This is what you need to know before you say “I do”

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“What happens to me financially if a once-happy relationship unfortunately breaks down?” BY PHILIPPA CUNNIFF, PARTNER OF FAMILY LAW AT GILSON GRAY February 11 2020 was a mammoth day for #MarriageEquality as the first same-sex marriage took place in Northern Ireland. After years of vigorous campaigning by Love Equality, Northern Ireland is now almost fully [….]

MARRIAGE STORY: The best of lez/bi love

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Our favourite celesbians who put a ring on it BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM If there’s one thing that can cheer us all up, it’s a good ol’ lesbian love story. Here are some recent lez/bi engagements that you may have missed and a celebration of some of our all-time favourites that are sure [….]

I do! First same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland makes herstory

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“It’s a big day for us, but an even bigger day for equal rights in Ireland”  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE JUSTIN KERNOGHAN/AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL This week is a landmark for equal rights in Northern Ireland as Belfast couple, Sharni Edwards and Robyn Peoples, have married today, the 11 February, in Carrickfergus, County Antrim.  They are the [….]

NEWS: Same-sex marriage is legal in Northern Ireland

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Love Equality NI: “We did it” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE After years of campaigning by LGBTQI equality groups, organisations and allies, same-sex marriage is now legal in Northern Ireland with couples able to register their intention to marry from today, Monday 13 January 2020. Couples who are already married will also be legally recognised by the [….]