Out Sports

Newry Rainbow Centre Cycling Club - meets every Thursday evening at 7:00pm outside Newry Sports Centre.  www.gaynewry


Out’n’About Walking Group - A group for LGBT people which meets twice a month for a walk of various lengths and challenges.


Belfast Front Runners is a group for LGBT people and friends.  They run twice a week in the South Belfast area.  Contact them at


LASI’s Basketball Group - Each Sunday from 2-3pm, usually in Shaftesbury Leisure Centre, Belfast but check with Orlaith for up to date details.   All  lesbian and bi women welcome   07597879630



SUPPORT (and social)

Transgender Support


Trans Derry - This is a new group which is currently facilitated in the Rainbow Project Foyle Centre.   If you would like more information, contact Sean  


SAIL is a voluntary support group for family, friends, carers and individuals living with gender issues.


The Oyster Group is a peer support group for those attending the Gender Identity Clinic in Belfast.


The Belfast Butterfly Club is a group of people who want to reach out to others who, like themselves, are transgendered.


Advocacy Service - Harriet Long is an advocacy officer based at the Rainbow Project who provides a service across the whole LGB sector and also for Trans individuals and groups. She offers support and information to anyone who has been a victim of, or witness to, hate crime or hate motivated incidents, to people who are having trouble accessing services such as housing or to those who feel they may be living in an abusive relationship. To better engage with lesbians and bi women, Harriet is based in the LASI offices on Tuesday mornings from 10am.    You can contact Harriet at  02890319030  


Live and Let Live Group  Supporting people who identify as LGBT and with a desire to recover from alcoholism/narcotic addiction.  Every Tuesday at 8.30pm in Men's Action Network, 40 Carlisle Road, Derry


Group & Couples’ Counselling - The Rainbow Project provides both group and couples counselling for gay and bisexual men.   For further information,  or phone the office directly on 02890 319030.


Newry Rainbow Centre - Drop-in Centre open on Hill Street Newry every evening Monday - Friday 7pm to 10pm and on Saturday afternoon from 2pm to 6pm - call in for a chat and coffee and to avail of the information and services available.


Strabane LGBT Centre run a generic drop every Thursday Night and a women’s drop in on the 2nd Wednesday from 7pm to 9pm.  They are currently running a women’s personal development course and a Cook It course.    Contact


Fermanagh Rainbow Community – Based at the Aisling Centre in Enniskillen, this is a new group supported by the Rainbow Project and co-ordinated locally by Frankie Dean to develop social, personal development and educational opportunities in this area.  Contact Frankie for more info


Wednesday Older Women’s Group is a social group for lesbian and bisexual women, meets at 7pm on the first Wednesday of the month in LASI Belfast.  


LASI Craigavon Group –  Contact LASI for more details on 07597879630 (text anytime) or


LASI’s Derry Group  -    Contact LASI for more details on 07597879630 (text anytime) or


LASI ARK Erne Fermanagh Group –   Contact LASI for more details on 07597879630 (text anytime)


LASI Coleraine Group –  Contact LASI for more details on 07597879630 (text anytime) or


LASI Family Group –  This is a group for lesbian and bisexual women who have families or for those who are interested in finding out about how to start a family in Northern Ireland. Contact LASI for more details on 07597879630 (text anytime) or


LASI Carer’s Group – This is a group for lesbian and bisexual women who are caring for partners, relatives, friends. n  


Young People’s Groups in Derry – Facilitated by the Rainbow Project, the youth groups are targeted at young people aged 14-25 who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender or who are exploring their sexual orientation.  The LADZ Group (Wednesday evenings 4.00pm – 6.00pm) and iD Girls (Tuesday evenings 6.00pm – 8.00pm)  For further information, contact Natalie