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Today, The Rainbow Project, Northern Ireland’s largest support organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender people welcomed a Court of Appeal judgement confirming that Ashers Baking company had acted unlawfully by refusing to fulfil their contractual agreement to make a cake with a slogan supporting marriage equality. Reacting to...

The Rainbow Project calls on the Justice Minister to enact Turing Law in Northern Ireland

Following the announcement by the UK government that gay and bisexual men convicted of now-abolished sexual offences are to receive posthumous pardons The Rainbow Project has called on the Minister for Justice to take immediate action to ensure that convictions occurring in Northern Ireland are dealt with in the same way. Speaking on the...

Bronagh Waugh to present the Toleranita Awards 2016

The Rainbow Project have the pleasure to announce that Bronagh Waugh, star of The Fall, Hollyoaks and Supernatural, will be joining us to present the 2016 Tolerantia Awards in Titanic Belfast. Ahead of the awards she said: ‘I am absolutely delighted and honoured to be able to come home to Belfast and host the Tolerantia Awards.  The...

Mary McAleese announced as Guest of Honour at Belfast Tolerantia Awards

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW – JUST CLICK HERE The Rainbow Project has announced that former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese will be the Guest of Honour at the European Tolerantia Awards, to be hosted by The Rainbow Project in Titanic Belfast on 25th October. President McAleese will also be The Rainbow Project’s recipient of the 2016...


Northern Ireland’s largest LGB&T support and advocacy organisation has welcomed the removal of the lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood but has warned that its replacement with a ban on those men who have had sex within the past 12 months means it is unlikely to allow for more than a handful to donate. Speaking ahead of the...

The recognition of The Rainbow Project at The Belfast Pride Awards 2016

At this year’s Belfast Pride Awards the Rainbow Project received recognition by winning an award in the following four categories: the Community Action Award, the Community Support of the Year, the Innovation in the LGBT Community Award; which was for the Befriending Programme and the 4th award in partnership with Here NI was the Community...


The Rainbow Project, the largest organisation in Northern Ireland, which promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender people has launched the second phase of its campaign to remove unnecessary and stigmatising barriers to gay and bisexual men becoming blood donors on World Blood Donor Day (14th...

The Rainbow Project welcomes Minister O’Neill’s removal of lifetime blood ban

Today, The Rainbow Project was delighted to welcome Health Minister Michelle O’Neill MLA and newly-appointed Deputy Lord Mayor of Belfast, Cllr Mary Ellen Campbell to the Belfast LGBT Centre. This was the first time that a sitting minister had visited the LGBT Centre and we were delighted that this was where the Health Minister declared an end...
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