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It’s National HIV Testing Week – Help The Rainbow Project raise awareness of HIV

This World AIDS Day 2015 (Tuesday 1st December) marks the 27th anniversary of global HIV awareness days. This year The Rainbow Project are encouraging all our partners, friends, colleagues, businesses and organisations to go red (by wearing red on world AIDS Day, donating to The Rainbow Project or another HIV charity or by sharing status updates...


  The Rainbow Project, Northern Ireland’s largest LGB&T support and advocacy organisation welcomed the historic vote in favour of civil marriage equality in the Northern Ireland Assembly. Speaking after the vote, Director of The Rainbow Project, John O’Doherty said: ‘We are absolutely elated today. We cannot overstate the impact...

The Rainbow Project respond to PPS decision regarding Jim Wells MLA

The Rainbow Project have responded to todays decision by the PPS not to prosecute Jim Wells MLA. John O’Doherty, Director of The Rainbow Project said “Making comments, as Jim Wells did, which are unfounded and deeply hurtful, is not necessarily a criminal act. In this case, the PPS made the right decision, based on all the available...


PRESS RELEASE WEDNESDAY 7TH OCTOBER 2015 THE RAINBOW PROJECT IS HONOURED TO HOST NEW YORK COUNCIL MEMBER DANIEL DROMM The Rainbow Project are honoured to announce a visit by New York Council Member Daniel Dromm to Belfast. Council Member Dromm has been a progressive leader in Queens for over 20 years. An award-winning public school teacher, Dromm...

The Rainbow Project Sexual Health Clinics

Below are a list of OUTreach Clinics and how they function: August 2015 Date Venue Time Type of Clinic Drop In or Appointment Contact Tuesday 11/08/2015 Outside Sauna 5.30 – 8.00 pm Rapid HIV/Syphilis Drop In James 028 90319030 Thursday 20/08/2015 Newry Rainbow Community, Monaghan Street 3.00 – 7.00 pm Rapid HIV/Syphilis Drop...

Calling all Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Women! We need your help!

Do you identify as a Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual woman? The Rainbow Project is currently working towards safer sex packs for LGB women. We will be holding a focus group for between six and ten LGB women (including trans women) aged sixteen and upwards who are interested in having their say on its content and design. If you would like to be involved...

HIV + Gay and Bisexual Men’s Survey

Are you a gay man living with HIV? We would like to hear about your experiences and views as a gay man living with HIV. You are invited to participate in a brief online questionnaire (20 minutes) as part of a study being carried out by Queens University Belfast exploring your views on stigma as a gay man, how you cope with it, and answer some...

Newry Rainbow Community and The Rainbow Project Present’s the BIG GAY NEWRY HEALTH DAY

The Rainbow Project is bringing its BIG GAY HEALTH DAY to Newry in association with Newry Rainbow Community. As you’re aware The LGBT community has been bruised by so much going on in Northern Ireland, from Ashers to Conscience Clauses to Marriage and political homophobia. So we’ve come up with the perfect solution. Come along...
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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