STUDENT GRADUATES WITH PRIDE
During her graduation ceremony from Queen’s University Belfast, student Ciara Cinnamond carried a rainbow flag with her onstage. This was an act of solidarity with the thousands of people who, at the same time, were marching for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. Ciara’s girlfriend and parents cheered her on from the audience. The Conservatives recently signed a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party, which has repeatedly blocked same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland, to support Theresa May’s minority government in key votes.