Youth

BeLonG To: Let’s Talk About Drugs…

BeLonG To: Let’s Talk About Drugs…

“Young people are only ever told to not take drugs, and they are never given information on how to take drugs safely” This was just one of the many responses BeLonG To received when they conducted a Drugs and Alcohol Attitudes Survey with LGBT+ youth.

Olympic Channel Launches Identify, An Original Series About Transgender Athletes

Olympic Channel Launches Identify, An Original Series About Transgender Athletes

On June 28, the Olympic Channel launched its original series, Identify. The five-episode docu-series features the inspiring journey of five transgender athletes, and how sport helped them find their true identity.  The athletes scheduled to appear in the 5 Identify episodes are: Chloe Anderson (volleyball player), Schuyler Bailar (swimmer), Harrison Browne (hockey player), Pat Manuel (boxer) and Chris […]

Club GASS: July 7th at The Róisín Dubh, Galway

Club GASS: July 7th at The Róisín Dubh, Galway

Fresh from a great day out at Dublin Pride (see photo below) Club GASS is rarin’ to go for July! Hosted by the delectable Miss Kiki St Clair, Paul Ryder and Donatella D’Burqa are the special guests on the night, and DJ Inertia is spinning the discs! It’s all happening on Friday 7th July, at […]

LGBT Helpline Highlight Impact of Social Media on LGBT Community

LGBT Helpline Highlight Impact of Social Media on LGBT Community

Growth in numbers coming out online, according to support service Growing numbers of LGBT people are choosing to come out online, according to the LGBT Helpline, the national support service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people. The organisation held an event with eir yesterday, which focused on the role of the internet in the […]

Impact of Social Media on LGBT Community to be Highlighted by LGBT Helpline

Impact of Social Media on LGBT Community to be Highlighted by LGBT Helpline

The LGBT Helpline, the national support service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people, will hold an event exploring the role of the internet in the lives of LGBT people, tomorrow, Wednesday, 14th June, 10.45am, at the headquarters of eir, 1 Heuston South Quarter, St. John’s Road, Dublin 8.  ‘It’s Good to Talk’, a positive […]

Malaysia defends contest on how to ‘prevent’ homosexuality

Malaysia defends contest on how to ‘prevent’ homosexuality

Malaysia’s health ministry on Saturday defended its decision to host a contest on how to ‘prevent’ homosexuality and transgenderism, saying the competition was aimed at helping teens make better health decisions. The Thomson Reuters Foundation reported on Friday that activists had criticised the contest, saying that it could fan hatred and violence against LGBT people.

‘BELONG TO’ Welcomes Ireland’s First Openly Gay Presumptive Taoiseach

‘BELONG TO’ Welcomes Ireland’s First Openly Gay Presumptive Taoiseach

“It is a historic day for the LGBT+ community, and indeed for all of Ireland as we welcome the country’s first openly gay presumptive Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar. This is a huge step forward for Ireland and we applaud the fact that this political race focused on policy and the issues, and not sexual orientation. As […]