During this week, students, teachers, and school communities across Ireland will take a stand against the anti-LGBTI+ bullying, harassment, and name-calling that silences many students.
Recent research highlights the harrowing effects of anti-LGBTI+ bullying on the mental health of LGBTI+ youth. A huge 76% of LGBTI+ young people surveyed disclosed that anti-LGBTI+ bullying is a major source of anxiety in their lives.
Spread the Word
If you have friends or family members who are teachers or students at second-level schools, encourage them to take part!
Download the free Stand Up Awareness Week Pack today. This includes a Resource Booklet packed with activity ideas; tips on supporting transgender students; and a poster to let students know that their school is LGBTI+ friendly.
Growing up LGBTI+ doesn’t need to be painful and challenging. With your help, Ireland can be a place where LGBTI+ youth feel accepted and equal.