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THE RAINBOW PROJECT LAUNCHES #SHOUT4EQUALITY CAMPAIGN FOR FINAL WEEK OF ELECTION

As the election campaigns for the Northern Ireland Assembly enter their final week, The Rainbow Project, Northern Ireland’s largest support and advocacy organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender people, and their families, has published its policy priorities for the next mandate and has urged candidates to commit their support...

THE RAINBOW PROJECT LAUNCHES RESEARCH INTO THE EXPERIENCES OF RURAL LGB&/T PEOPLE

Today The Rainbow Project, the largest LGB&T support and advocacy organisation in Northern Ireland, launched its research entitled ‘OUTstanding in Your Field – the experiences of LGB&/T people in rural areas of Northern Ireland’. The research was supported by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. 410 LGB&/T people...

REGISTERING TO VOTE DOESN’T HAVE TO BE A DRAG

The Rainbow Project and the Electoral Commission have today launched a campaign across Northern Ireland urging the LGBT community to ensure they are registered to vote for the upcoming Northern Ireland Assembly election.   The Rainbow Project, the largest organisation in Northern Ireland which works to promote the health and wellbeing of...

THE RAINBOW PROJECT EXPRESSES DISAPPOINTMENT WITH BLOOD BAN VERDICT

Today, The Rainbow Project, the largest organisation in Northern Ireland which works to promote the health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender people and their families expressed disappointment with a decision upholding the lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men. Speaking after the judgment, Director of...

THE RAINBOW PROJECT CONDEMNS STREET HARASSMENT OF LGB&T PEOPLE

Today The Rainbow Project, the largest LGB&T support and advocacy organisation in Northern Ireland, issued a condemnation of the lies and smears against LGB&T people peddled on the streets of Derry/Londonderry. A man fled from police after a complaint was made by a local resident that a man was distributing homophobic and incendiary...

Research into the experiences of LGBT young people in School

The Department of Education has commissioned a survey into the experiences of LGBT young people in school. Please take 10 minutes to complete this survey and share on your timelines to make sure as many people complete the survey as possible. The results will inform the Department’s approach to LGBT young people so getting as many responses as...

Office Hours – Christmas Holidays

The Rainbow Project offices will be closed from Wednesday 23rd December 2015 to Monday 4th January 2015. If you would like to contact us in the meantime please email info@rainbow-project.org and someone will try to respond over the break. If you’re in distress or despair please contact Lifeline on 0808 808 8000. Have a happy...

Equality groups to protest Tyson Fury at BBC SPOTY

The largest support and advocacy organisation for LGBT people in Northern Ireland, The Rainbow Project along with LGBT Groups Cara-Friend, HEReNI and the grassroots LGBT activist collective Fight4Equality will protest at the SSE Arena in Belfast in opposition to the addition of Tyson Fury to the short list of BBC Sports Personality of the Year...
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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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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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