Tag Archive | The Rainbow Project

NI: ‘New culture war’ – LGBT+ community fights for gay marriage

NI: ‘New culture war’ – LGBT+ community fights for gay marriage

Hidden away up several flights of stairs in the centre of Belfast, Northern Ireland, teenagers, many of them with shocks of red, blue and rainbow hair, relaxed and joked with one another. At the LGBT+ youth group, run by charity Cara-Friend, they felt themselves to be among friends, free to be themselves. But outside, the […]

NI: The Rainbow Project – World AIDS Day 2018

NI: The Rainbow Project – World AIDS Day 2018

To mark World AIDS Day 2018, The Rainbow Project in Northern Ireland will be inviting everyone to their Foyle centre at 12.00PM, before heading to the Peace Bridge at 12.15PM, to drop a rose, and say a few words in memory of all those lost to HIV/AIDS, and to stand in solidarity with all those […]

NI: The Rainbow Project Condemns Scheduled Visit of Polish ‘comedian’, Wojciech Cejrowski

NI: The Rainbow Project Condemns Scheduled Visit of Polish ‘comedian’, Wojciech Cejrowski

The Rainbow Project, a support and advocacy organisation for LGBT people and their families in Northern Ireland, has condemned a scheduled appearance by Polish writer and ‘comedian’, Wojciech Cejrowski.   Wojciech Cejrowski is set to appear at Strand Arts Centre today Saturday, 15th September, for a stand-up comedy performance, which concerns stories about his travels in […]

NI: GNI MAG AWARDS 2018

NI: GNI MAG AWARDS 2018

The third annual GNI MAG AWARDS are taking place this year on 9th November.  Once again, during the course of the gala evening, they will celebrate and honour those individuals and businesses who have made a positive contribution to our LGBT+ community.  Due to the popularity of the GNI MAG AWARDS they will be taking place at the […]

NI: The Rainbow Project appeals for information on the serious homophobic assault in Strabane

NI: The Rainbow Project appeals for information on the serious homophobic assault in Strabane

The Rainbow Project in Belfast, Northern Ireland, has appealed for information regarding the recent serious homophobic assault on a woman in Strabane.  The assault, which is believed to have been homophobic in nature, happened at around 2 am on Saturday morning (5th May) in Railway Street, Strabane, and a 17-year-old teenager has been charged in […]

NI: Trans Day of Remembrance Superhero Mural Launch

NI: Trans Day of Remembrance Superhero 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. In Northern Ireland, for the last six weeks, Eden Place Arts Centre and The Rainbow Project have been working on a mural to highlight the trans community who survive, in […]

NI: The Rainbow Project – Festive Craft Fair – Free Entry!

NI: The Rainbow Project – Festive Craft Fair – Free Entry!

Northern Ireland’s The Rainbow Project have a Festive Craft Fair coming up, which is a fund-raiser for the LGBT activist group. Lots of goodies are on offer, and you’re sure to find something for that special person in your life, your friends, family, and you’ll be supporting a great cause as well! Stalls include:

NI: LGBT+ PSNI Recruitment Information Evening

The PSNI is holding an information evening in the LGBTQ+ community centre in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on 8th November. At the event, there will be more information on the recruitment process. A panel of serving officers and human resources staff will be there to answer questions. When and Where: Third floor Community Space 8th November […]

NI: The Rainbow Project Welcomes NI Assembly Move On Pardons

NI: The Rainbow Project Welcomes NI Assembly Move On Pardons

The Rainbow Project yesterday welcomed the passing of the LCM on the Policing and Crime Bill by the Northern Ireland Assembly. Director of the Rainbow Project, John O’Doherty, welcomed the moves by the Justice Minister saying: “This is the first time that the Northern Ireland Assembly has voted in favour of LGB&T legislation. It was […]

NI: Belfast Rally For Marriage Equality 13th June

NI: Belfast Rally For Marriage Equality 13th June

The Rainbow Project, Northern Ireland’s largest support organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender people and their families welcomed the ‘Yes’ vote in the Republic’s marriage equality referendum. Speaking on the result, John O’Doherty, Director of The Rainbow Project said: ‘We are all simply elated at this stunning, landslide victory for our sisters and brothers […]