Youth

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 […]

BeLonGTo Wishes Everyone A Happy Pride!

BeLonGTo Wishes Everyone A Happy Pride!

Moninne Griffith of BeLonGTo would like to wish everyone a Happy Pride! She says: “I am surrounded by rainbow flags, face-paint, glitter and hundreds of LGBTI+ young people from all over Ireland who have gathered to march with us for Dublin Pride later today. For many of these young people, this will be a life-changing and […]

Supports Needed For LGBTI+ Young People At School And In Rural Communities

Supports Needed For LGBTI+ Young People At School And In Rural Communities

Minister of Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone launches the National LGBTI+ Youth Strategy – a world first.  The National LGBTI+ Youth Strategy has identified the urgent need for support for LGBTI+ young people particularly in rural areas and at school. BeLonG To Youth Services welcomes the strategy and its recommendations to create a safer, supportive and […]

TENI: Progress for young trans people at the heart of the Government’s new LGBTI+ Youth Strategy

TENI: Progress for young trans people at the heart of the Government’s new LGBTI+ Youth Strategy

The need to improve the physical and mental health of young transgender people has been identified as a key strategic objective in the Government’s new 3-year LGBTI+ National Youth Strategy. The creation of an inclusive physical environment for young transgender and intersex people was also identified as a strategic priority. The strategy, launched yesterday at […]

LUAS Is On Track To Celebrate Dublin Pride with LGBTI+ Young People and Minister Katherine Zappone

LUAS Is On Track To Celebrate Dublin Pride with LGBTI+ Young People and Minister Katherine Zappone

LUAS Is On Track To Celebrate Dublin Pride with LGBTI+ Young People and Minister Katherine Zappone BeLonG To Youth Services and Youth Work Ireland are delighted that Transdev is putting on a dedicated LUAS to transport almost 300 LGBTI+ young people and Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone to Dublin Pride this Saturday. […]

New radio documentary explores the experiences of seven Irish transgender people, in their own words

New radio documentary explores the experiences of seven Irish transgender people, in their own words

A new radio documentary explores the experiences of seven Irish transgender people, in their own words. Area of concern are the problems that trans people face when dealing with the Health service in Ireland, which still uses a psychiatric/diagnostic model. The documentary, All Mine, explores the experiences of a diverse group of Irish transgender people, […]

Dublin Pride Events 2018 – Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th

Dublin Pride Events 2018 – Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th

Friday June 22nd 7.30pm to 8.30pm – Dublin Pride Run 5K 2018 – Phoenix Park, Papal Cross Car Park, Dublin 8. Athletics Association of Ireland (AAI) accredited 5K race now entering its seventh year (Registration Closed). 8pm – The Outing and Dublin Pride does Rock, Indie & Pop – Whelans, 25 Wexford St, Dublin 2 Saturday […]