New LGBT addiction peer support group launches this Thursday in Belfast by @TRPNI Continue reading New LGBT addiction peer support group in Belfast
As many readers will know, many of the Unionist politicians in Northern Ireland have real problems with allowing the LGBT communities in the Province to exist peacefully and to express their culture. Following on from the statement issued by the … Continue reading A statement from the Combined NI LGBT Communities…
Unsung Heroes of Belfast, by The Belfast Jurys Inn Hotel } Continue reading Unsung heroes of Belfast.
Following a complaint about non-inclusion of a link to Northern Ireland sexual health services, Michael tells why Channel 4 has nearly got it right but not quite yet. Continue reading Embarrassing Bodies Risk Checker still not got a link to services in Northern Ireland
All of us who are living with HIV are concerned at how the reform of the welfare system which has been initiated by HM Government at Westminster is going to affect our lives. For those of us in Northern Ireland … Continue reading Welfare reform: how will it affect me?
Belfast’s Waterfront Hall is set to host a photographic exhibition to mark World Aids Day 2013 and help raise awareness of HIV in Northern Ireland. The exhibition is part of a series of events co-ordinated by Positive Life (Northern Ireland’s only … Continue reading World Aids Day 2013: Exhibition–Images of Otherness in Waterfront Hall
I have just been watching the Channel 4 programme Embarrassing Bodies: Live from the Clinic which has Dr Christian Jessen as one of its presenters. Having been told about a new STI Risk checker which they have developed, I went and … Continue reading Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies has an embarrassing problem
The story that is told by the exhibition that I was visiting this afternoon is one that has been told many times before. It one which is drawing great crowds of visitors to Belfast – it is a story of great success but also of great tragedy.
The exhibition is that in the Titanic Belfast centre in the Titanic Quarter of Belfast. The centre looks out on the slipways where RMS Titanic and her sister ship RMS Olympic were built. Continue reading “an exhibition of which Belfast can be very proud”
Today has been an uplifting day. I ended up over in the Lisburn Road area of the city of Belfast which is not somewhere I have been for quite some time. I can’t remember when I was last over there. … Continue reading Instonians on both sides: the Academy boy fights back!
Later this evening, the Northern Ireland football team will play their Russian counterparts at Windsor Park. Nothing particularly strange with this, it is a game that was put off from earlier in the year in March, when we had lots of snow. What is crossing my mind is how many Northern Ireland fans could show their support for tolerance and human rights by going with rainbow flags, or wearing something rainbow coloured to brighten up the home team’s support? Why should we do this? The simple reason is here in Northern Ireland we benefit from basic human rights that are … Continue reading Your wee country needs you – to stand up for human rights.