Survey: Diversity in the Workplace

Our friends at The Rainbow Project are researching lesbian, gay and bisexual people’s experiences of equality and diversity in the workplace in Northern Ireland. This is the first piece of research of its kind in Northern Ireland.It will provide a vital snapshot of the experiences of lesbian, gay and bisexual people working in Northern Ireland.…

Dates set for 2011 Festival!

Following our AGM, the Belfast Pride management committee set the dates for 2011. The festival, now in it’s 21st year, will run from Saturday 23rd July when we will host our launch event right through to Saturday 30th July when the Pride parade will yet again hit the streets of Belfast celebrating our 21st birthday.…

McIlveen Joins Pride for Talks Back

Reverend David McIlveen of Sandown Road Free Presbyterian Church, long standing opponent of the Belfast Pride Parade, is joining local politicians from SDLP, Ulster Unionists, Alliance, Sinn Fein and Senator David Norris, Republic of Ireland presidential candidate, for the annual “Pride Talks Back” debate at the Europa hotel on Monday 26th of July at 8pm…

Belfast Pride supports UK charity drive!

//// PRESS RELEASE \ Belfast Pride, Ireland’s LARGEST lesbian, gay and transgender festival has welcomed the local endeavours of two motoring enthusiasts as they attempt to raise funds for local charities through the most strangest of ways. Little Fiat Big Adventure are raising Funds for a range of charities including the HIV Support Centre and the Northern Ireland…

Belfast Pride launch – Tickets on sale!

Just a quick reminder that tickets are now on sale for the official Launch Night Party for Belfast Pride 2010. Held in Queens Film Theatre on Saturday 24th July, with a wine reception starting at 8.15pm, the Launch Night will be a great opportunity to find out more about what is coming up in this year’s festival. We…

The Rainbow Project at Belfast Pride

The Rainbow Project has a key role in the LGBT community, working to improve the sexual and mental health of members of our community.  They have always been supportive of Pride, and this year they are organising three sexual health clinics during Pride week, and will also be sending volunteers to help us at every…

Going back to our roots…

The Belfast Pride Guide 2010 is now locked down, and off to the printers!  The Festival programme this year is bursting at the seams, and we have a wider, bigger and better range of events in 2010 than ever before. And, fittingly in this, our 20th year, the Festival is full of community led events. …

Big names line up for Belfast Pride 2010

The 20th Belfast Pride Festival is attracting lots of attention, and we can now confirm some of the big names who will be taking part in one form or another!  The NASUWT Teachers Union has invited their UK Chairperson Chris Keates to their event during Pride week, and can confirm that Chris Gibbons from the…

Prime Cut Productions – Vincent River

Belfast Pride is working in association with Prime Cut Productions, Northern Ireland’s leading theatre company.  Prime Cut will be staging the premiere of ‘Vincent River’, a major new play by renowned writer, Philip Ridley, in the Crescent Arts Centre, week beginning 2nd August.  This is a major production, and will be receiving a lot of…