Giving Loyalist Women a Voice

Giving Loyalist Women a Voice

Category: Interviews

Her Loyal Role:  The Female Protester

Her Loyal Role: The Female Protester

Editor: It is my view that protesting is a fundamental human right within a democratic society.  Exercising the right to protest is a vital tool to ensuring your voice is heard.  Protests take place all across the globe and Northern Ireland is no exception. From […]

In Conversation with Shirley McMichael

In Conversation with Shirley McMichael

There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t think of my Dad. Since starting Her Loyal Voice it seems to have amplified. My Dad and I didn’t always see eye to eye. He would have said white, I would have said black. You […]

In Conversation with Kellie Anne Fulton

In Conversation with Kellie Anne Fulton

The first recorded example of men telling a woman to “shut up”, that her voice was not to be heard in public dates back almost 3000 years. Today not much has changed. Where gender, class and religion intersect I have found a deeply disturbing inequality. […]

In Conversation with Gwen Ferguson

In Conversation with Gwen Ferguson

Her Loyal Voice is a passion project of mine. I’ve tried to understand where that passion comes from and work out why I feel so strongly about providing a platform for the voices of Loyalist women. I’ve managed to consolidate it in to three words. […]

In Conversation with Emma Shaw

In Conversation with Emma Shaw

Starting this blog has always been about giving voice to the views, ideas and aspirations of Loyalist women who don’t often get the chance. I have received many direct messages from people offering support and encouragement. Those messages are greatly appreciated. One such message brought […]

In Conversation with Stacey Graham

In Conversation with Stacey Graham

On the news, on the bookshelves, on social media there is often an uneven narrative. I have found that voices, particularly women’s voices, from the Loyalist community have been thrown to one side, silenced, demeaned, ridiculed. I want those voices to have a platform. I […]

In Conversation with Julie-Anne Corr-Johnston

In Conversation with Julie-Anne Corr-Johnston

Her Loyal Voice has come about because in my quest to learn more about my identity I have found an uneven narrative. The voices of women are often missing or forgotten, and more than that the voices of women from the Loyalist and Unionist community […]