Marriage equality

Love Equality is a campaign led by a consortium of organisations within Northern Ireland who are campaigning to for the introduction of legislation in Northern Ireland for equal civil marriage for same sex couples.

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Volunteer

The Rainbow Project couldn’t carry out its work without the help of our amazing team of volunteers. We have a strong volunteering ethos and seek to create opportunities for people to contribute to our overall organisational aims and objectives.

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Location: 23-31 Waring Street,, Belfast

Fundraise

Fundraising is an important part of allowing The Rainbow Project to continue to provide the services we do. As Northern Ireland's foremost LGB&/T Charity, we rely on support from people like you to allow us to help and support the most vulnerable in our community.

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Author: Anthony McHugh

Promoting the Health and Wellbeing of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people and their families in Northern Ireland Read More

Latest News

  • STONEWALL AND THE RAINBOW PROJECT LAUNCH WORKPLACE PARTNERSHIP

    Two leading LGBT charities – The Rainbow Project and Stonewall - are joining forces to support LGBT-inclusive employers in Northern Ireland. The partnership, announced today (Thursday 26 October), builds on an employers’ programme established five years ago by The Rainbow Project. Read more

  • There's a Bishop in my Bedroom - Part of the Outburst Queer Arts Festival 2017

    There's Bishop in my Bedroom is a hugely entertaining new one-man show about love and equal marriage. Written and performed by Richard O’Leary it follows his early years as a would-be priest in Cork, to sourcing illegal condoms in Dublin, through to coming out in 1988 as a gay man in Belfast. He falls in love with a Protestant minister who would become his life-long partner. Read more

  • DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION RESEARCH SHOWS INSTITUTIONAL BIAS AGAINST LGBT YOUNG PEOPLE

    Today the Department of Education published research which is further evidence that schools in Northern Ireland have a negative impact on the emotional wellbeing of the 30,000 LGBT young people in our schools. Additionally 67% of LGBT young people see their schools as unwelcoming. Read more

Upcoming Events

  • Transgender Day of Remembrance (Mural Launch)

    Transgender Day of Remembrance is an annual observance on November 20th that honours the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti- transgender violence. For the last six weeks Eden Place Arts Centre & The Rainbow Project have been working on a mural to highlight the trans community who survive in spite of the everyday prejudices that they encounter. Read more

  • Festive Craft Fair

    Join us for a festive craft fair, to get a few gifts while supporting The Rainbow Project - ONLY ONE SPACE REMAINING FOR A SELLER. Read more

  • Abseil - 100ft off Belfast Castle - do you have the nerve?

    Test your nerve, abseil from one of the most iconic buildings in Belfast, our wonderful Castle. Read more