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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 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...

The Rainbow Project Launches LGBT AD: Addiction Support for LGBT individuals


THE RAINBOW PROJECT WELCOMES DUP CLIMBDOWN ON BLOOD BAN Today, The Rainbow Project, the largest support and advocacy organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender (LGB&T) people in Northern Ireland, welcomed the announcement by DUP Health Minister, Simon Hamilton MLA that blood donation regulations should be based on medical...

The Rainbow Project launch World AIDS Day Campaign: Four Steps to Combat HIV

In the run up to World AIDS Day (1st December), The Rainbow Project, the largest support and advocacy organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender people (LGB&T) and their families in Northern Ireland, will launch their campaign to combat the spread of HIV and the stigma associated with the infection. Speaking on the launch of...

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...
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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