Govt 'failing gay men and lesbians': Rights groups

Gay and lesbian rights groups say the Government is failing to meet its commitments under the Good Friday Agreement when it comes to civil partnership.

A Civil Partnership train will travel from Belfast to Dublin today to highlight the fact that gay and lesbian couples have fewer rights in the Republic than in the North.

Organisers say the Government promised to provide an equivalent level of protection of human rights as in the north, but have failed where the Civil Partnership Bill is concerned.


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