Youth

Australia seeks to ban schools from expelling gay students

Australia seeks to ban schools from expelling gay students

(Reuters) – Australia aims to ban private or religious schools from expelling students on the basis of their sexuality, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday. Debate over personal rights is growing ahead of a crucial by-election for Morrison’s ruling Liberal-National coalition, in the blue-ribbon Sydney seat of Wentworth on October 20. “I will be […]

BeLonG To: LGBT Mental Health Survey

BeLonG To: LGBT Mental Health Survey

  BeLonG To Youth Services is carrying out research on the mental health experiences of LGBTI+ youth in Ireland. This research will help shape their new mental health campaign to support LGBTI+ young people seeking help and support relating to mental health challenges. Help shape the future of LGBTI+ Youth Mental Health. Take this survey and […]

Russia: Minor appeals ‘gay propaganda’ law fine

Russia: Minor appeals ‘gay propaganda’ law fine

The first Russian minor to be fined under the law against so-called gay propaganda for posting pictures of shirtless men embracing has filed an appeal, his lawyer said on Monday. Maxim Neverov, 16, was fined 50,000 rubles ($760) this month, after a commission on juvenile affairs found him guilty of “promoting non-traditional sexual relationship among […]

LGBT youth slam ad industry for lack of visibility

LGBT youth slam ad industry for lack of visibility

Young people attacked the global advertising industry on Thursday for failing to represent them, as a major new poll indicated almost a third of those aged between 18 and 21 in the United States now identify as LGBT. For millennials, aged between 22 and 39, the figure was 20 percent, found the survey – shared […]

BeLonG To: Free LGBT Personal Development Course

BeLonG To: Free LGBT Personal Development Course

Want to know more about personal development and sexual health? Look no further! In The Know, BeLonG To’s free personal development course is back this August! The six-week course is for GBT men and trans women between 17 and 24 years. It will run each Saturday at BeLonG To in Dublin, from 1 to 4pm, starting on August 11th. […]

US: Survey Finds LGBTQ Student-Athletes Overwhelmingly Remain Closeted

US: Survey Finds LGBTQ Student-Athletes Overwhelmingly Remain Closeted

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the University of Connecticut have released a groundbreaking report, Play to Win: Improving the Lives of LGBTQ Youth in Sports, detailing the experiences of LGBTQ student-athletes. The report analyzes responses to sports-related questions by more than 12,000 young people, ranging in age from 13 to 17, from all […]