Tag Archive | Anti-Bullying

Watch: “Imagine That” anti-homophobic/transphobic bullying video

While Ireland is celebrating the marriage referendum results, remember our friends in other countries who are not so lucky. “Imagine that” examines the experience of homophobic and transphobic bullying in Asia-Pacific schools. It puts the viewer in the shoes of a young person experiencing this form of bullying, and calls for action to end school […]

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan launches first primary teachers’ resource on homophobic bullying

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan launches first primary teachers’ resource on homophobic bullying

Today (4th February) Jan O’Sullivan TD, Minister for Education and Skills will launch the first guide for primary teachers on homophobic and transphobic bullying. The guide, Respect: Creating a Welcoming and Positive School Climate to Prevent Homophobic and Transphobic Bullying in Primary School was developed by GLEN, the INTO and the INTO LGBT Group.  The launch […]

BeLonG To welcomes the publication of EU’s Fundamental Rights Agency Report ‘Being Trans in the EU’‏

BeLonG To welcomes the publication of EU’s Fundamental Rights Agency Report ‘Being Trans in the EU’‏

BeLonG To the national organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans young people in Ireland welcomes the publication of ‘Being Trans in the EU’ by the FRA. This report represents the most comprehensive research into the lived experiences of Trans people across the European Union and will form the bedrock of important policy development across […]

GLEN: Bill to End Job Discrimination Needs to Provide Certainty

GLEN: Bill to End Job Discrimination Needs to Provide Certainty

GLEN welcomes the announcement by Minister of State at the Department of Justice & Equality, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin that he will advance legislation to amend Section 37 of the Employment Equality Act. “No worker in any workplace publically funded or otherwise, should be faced with the threat of discrimination because of who they are”, said […]