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The Rainbow Project responds to Conscience Clause consulation

Today, The Rainbow Project, Northern Ireland’s largest support and advocacy organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender people responded to the DUP consultation on introducing a conscience clause to the Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations (NI). Speaking on their response, John O’Doherty, Director of The Rainbow Project...

Volunteer Opportunity: Self Defense Organisation for Vulnerable Communities

The Rainbow Project is supporting the development of a Self Defense Social Enterprise in Lisburn. Can you get involved to help set it up? Interested in getting involved in the setting up of a social enterprise? We have been contacted by a social enterprise currently being set up in Lisburn who would like to specifically work with communities more...

Licence to discriminate cannot be permitted

LICENSE TO DISCRIMINATE CANNOT BE PERMITTED – THE RAINBOW PROJECT Click here to view our letter to businesses asking for support. The Rainbow Project, Northern Ireland’s largest LGB&/T support organisation expressed it’s disappointment that Paul Givan MLA, with the support of the Enterprise Minister and First Minister launched his...

Together For You

Together For You Programme The Together For You is a partnership led by Action Mental Health. The services available are free of charge, delivered by nine leading mental health charities who have come together for you to help improve the mental health and wellbeing of individuals living in Northern Ireland. The Rainbow Project as part of the...

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 8th annual Outburst Queer Arts Festival runs from 14th to 22nd November 2014 at various venues throughout Belfast. This festival celebrates the best in local and international queer and LGBTI arts. For full details of the festival click here (you will be taken to the Outburst Arts...

Sexual Health Clinics Ballymena

Identify as a gay or bisexual man? Need a full sexual health screen? Live in the Ballymena area? The Rainbow Project, in partnership with the Northern Health and Social Care Trust’s GUM clinic, have organised  free, confidential sexual health testing and support clinics in the Ballymena area. This is a full sexual health screen ie HIV,...

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 and Outside Saunas and the LGB&T Centre. No appointment is necessary....
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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