Youth

ACLU Video: A Boy Named Gavin

ACLU Video: A Boy Named Gavin

TIME just named Gavin Grimm one of the 100 most influential people in the world. This is where his fight for trans rights began. On November 11, 2014, fifteen-year-old Gavin, a transgender boy, was forced to stand before his community, with a basic request to recognize his humanity. Even under the cruellest of circumstances, though, […]

Have Your Say on the LGBTI+ National Youth Strategy

Have Your Say on the LGBTI+ National Youth Strategy

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs wants to hear from you in relation to how they can make Ireland a better place for LGBTI+ young people. What do you think needs to change? Or be improved? Please take a moment and fill out a short survey here and have your say. This is your opportunity […]

YOUTH WORK IRELAND Survey: 95% are more accepting of gay and bisexual men and women

YOUTH WORK IRELAND Survey: 95% are more accepting of gay and bisexual men and women

Today the largest youth organisation in Ireland, Youth Work Ireland, launches their ‘#Equality17’ Campaign at the start of Youth Work Ireland Week 2017. A new survey released to launch the campaign shows how 14 – 24 years olds in Ireland think about equality compared to their parents. The findings show that the young people of […]

Transgender Irish youths launch campaign at 10th anniversary of oldest trans youth group in Europe

Transgender Irish youths launch campaign at 10th anniversary of oldest trans youth group in Europe

Yesterday, transgender, and non-binary young people from IndividualiTy launched their TransVisibility Public Awareness Campaign. The campaign was launched at a celebration of the 10-year anniversary of IndividualiTy, the first Transgender Youth group in Ireland and Europe, founded by BeLonG To, the national organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) young people. This young people-led […]

US: Case Against Rights Of Minnesota Trans Teen Dropped

US: Case Against Rights Of Minnesota Trans Teen Dropped

An organization that filed a federal lawsuit last year, to bar transgender students from using locker rooms consistent with their gender identity, today announced that they have voluntarily dismissed their lawsuit. The American Civil Liberties Union, and the ACLU of Minnesota, had intervened in the case on behalf of a transgender girl, identified as Jane […]

US: ACLU Defends Rights Of Transgender Students In Pennsylvania

US: ACLU Defends Rights Of Transgender Students In Pennsylvania

In the US, The American Civil Liberties Union, and the ACLU of Pennsylvania, have filed a legal motion to defend the Boyertown Area School District’s practice of allowing students to use restrooms and locker rooms consistent with their gender identity. The motion to intervene in the case was submitted in a federal lawsuit that is seeking […]

Celebrating You and Me! IDGTF 2017 Programme Available Now

Celebrating You and Me! IDGTF 2017 Programme Available Now

The International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival 2017 programme is now available for online booking as they prepare for IDGTF 2017, from May 1st to 14th. Celebrate LGBT Identity in All Its Forms Join IDGTF on a whirlwind tour from the streets of modern New York and Dublin to Victorian London and 1920’s Paris … from […]