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.




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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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

  • 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


    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

  • The Rainbow Project expresses dissapointment at marriage rulings

    Speaking after the judgment, Director of The Rainbow Project said: ' Of course we are bitterly disappointed for our clients who just wanted to be treated the same as everyone else. They were lawfully married in England and all they sought was recognition of their marriage at home in Northern Ireland. Read more

Upcoming Events

  • #OCTSober

    Go Sober this October to show solidarity with LGBT people who are living with an addiction or substance misuse problem. The Rainbow are here to support you or someone you know if you feel you have an addiction or substance misuse problem Read more

  • PSNI LGBT+ Recruitment Information Evening

    Have you got what it takes to make a difference in your community? Do you value integrity and fairness? Do you want to protect human rights? If so, the Police service needs you. 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