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The DUP’s policy on same sex marriage isn’t just regressive—it’s anti-unionist

As a gay man in Northern Ireland, I am a second-class citizen in the most Unionist part of the United Kingdom

By Stephen Donnan-Dalzell  

Campaigners attend a rally in Belfast to show their support for marriage equality. Photo: PA

By now you’ve probably heard of the DUP—most likely because of their out-of-the-blue Parliamentary deal to save Theresa May’s skin after the 2017 General Election where she managed to snatch Conservative defeat from the jaws of victory. ButBrexit aside, the DUP isn’t really that important to you if you live in London or Aberdeen. They’re just a weird little Northern Irish political party with only ten seats in the House of Commons with some…

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