Links

 

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.    http://www.outnabout-ni.org.uk/

 

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

 

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 orlaith@lasionline.org   07597879630

 

 

SUPPORT (and social)

Transgender Support  www.transgenderni.com

 

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  sean@rainbow-project.org  

 

SAIL is a voluntary support group for family, friends, carers and individuals living with gender issues.  http://www.transgenderni.com/SAIL-7017.html

 

The Oyster Group is a peer support group for those attending the Gender Identity Clinic in Belfast. http://www.transgenderni.com/Oysters-7016.html

 

The Belfast Butterfly Club is a group of people who want to reach out to others who, like themselves, are transgendered.  http://www.transgenderni.com/Butterfly-Club-7108.html

 

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 harriet@rainbow-project.org  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, contactMartin@rainbow-project.org  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.  www.gaynewry.com

 

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.  www.strabaneliffordlgbt.net    Contact gina@strabaneliffordlgbt.net

 

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  Fermanaghrainbow@gmail.com

 

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 orlaith@lasionline.org

 

LASI’s Derry Group  -    Contact LASI for more details on 07597879630 (text anytime) or orlaith@lasionline.org

 

LASI ARK Erne Fermanagh Group –   Contact LASI for more details on 07597879630 (text anytime) ororlaith@lasionline.org

 

LASI Coleraine Group –  Contact LASI for more details on 07597879630 (text anytime) or orlaith@lasionline.org

 

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 orlaith@lasionline.org

 

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

 

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  Nathalie@rainbow-project.org