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Dublin: Same-sex marriage motion passes at local council

A motion supporting same-sex marriage passed with 34-1 majority in South County Dublin this week. Yesterday Fintan Warfield, Sinn Féin Councilor and Mayor of South County Dublin, received support for his...

Planning Your Holiday? Stay Within The Law, Stay Safe

As our thoughts turn to holidays, it’s important to remember that not all countries have the same laws, governing behaviour, as we do here in the United Kingdom. In lots of countries same-sex sexual activity is illegal and penalties range from fines to prison terms and in some cases death. It’s always important to consider the laws of...

Sexual Health Clinics Belfast

The Rainbow Project, in partnership with the Royal Victoria Hospital’s GUM Clinic, has organised free confidential, drop in sexual health testing and support clinics in the Pipeworks Sauna and the LGB&T Centre. No appointment is necessary. More

Rapid HIV And Syphilis Testing

Sex can be fun, intense, pleasurable, interesting, loving, intimidating or even just a passionate experience. Here at The Rainbow Project, we offer confidential, non-judgemental HIV and Syphilis  testing for  for men who have sex with men. It’s just a simple finger prick blood test. The whole process takes 45 minutes and you will receive...

The Rainbow Project And Cara-Friend Welcome Education Minister’s Anti-Bullying Legislation Move

Today, The Rainbow Project and Cara-Friend, two of Northern Ireland’s support organisations for lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender (LGB&T) people, welcomed Education Minister John O’Dowd’s announcement that his Department would be bringing forward new anti-bullying legislation within the mandate of this Assembly. In response to a...

US: Texas denies same-sex couple parental rights to twin sons

A Texas gay couple have been denied parental rights to their newborn twin sons, despite biologically fathering one each. Jason Hanna and Joe Riggs, who married in DC last year, fathered twin boys via a surrogate, CharLynn. Hanna and Riggs each biologically fathered one of the...

Women’s Support Group For Partners Or Ex Partners Of Gay And Bi Dads

Relate NI have organised a Women’s Support Group for partners and ex-partners of Gay and Bi Dads. Meetings will be held on the last Thursday evening of each month, from 7pm to 8pm in Relate NI offices, 3 Glengall Street, Belfast. The first group meeting will take place on Thursday 31 July 2014. For more information contact Relate NI, 3...

Video: Insurance company marks Pride with beautiful animated gay love story

American insurance company Allstate has released an animated short film featuring a gay love story, to commemorate Pride month. The film, titled Safe In My Hands, features a boy ostracised by society for being different, until he finds his same-sex partner. It is accompanied by a specially-written...
Counselling Services
The Rainbow Project provides a professional, confidential counselling services for gay & bisexual men or those unsure of their sexual orientation.
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Youth Groups in Foyle
Interested in meeting new people? Aged 14-25? The Ladz Group/iD Girls are youth groups for young men and women in the Foyle Area.
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Support and Advocacy Services
Have you been the victim of a homophobic hate crime? Are you experiencing problems at work because of your sexual orientation.....?.
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Sexual Health Services
Click on the link below to receive free safer sex supplies and to find out more about our sexual health support, outreach and testing services.
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Personal Development Programmes
Are you 18 years or over? Do you fancy a change of scene? Would you like to meet other guys in a relaxed, supportive environment?
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Family Ties/Parents Support
If you are the parent of a gay or bisexual child, The Rainbow Project can offer you support at Family Ties - a monthly group for parents of LGB children.
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