Tag Archive | Belong To
Three LGBT organisations from Cork and Dublin are getting ready to compete in the National Lottery Good Causes Awards on Saturday 29th May. The National Lottery Good Causes Awards honour the inspiring work and achievements of thousands of projects, clubs and individuals from all over Ireland who with the help of National Lottery Good Causes […]
Today, Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman TD launched the BeLonG To 2020 Annual Report. As you will read in the report below, anxiety, isolation, and fear of family rejection increased demand for their support services by 113% in 2020. They experienced a 360% increase in individual interventions (phone, email, and text […]
Happy International Women’s Day from BeLonG To. “I am a woman, and that’s what is most important to me.” These are the words of Ariana from The Ladybirds, BeLong To’s youth group for LBT gals and their non-binary pals. To mark the occasion, they sent group members an #IWD2021 swag bag, including a t-shirt, tote […]
The Channel 4 show ‘It’s a Sin’ started essential conversations recently about HIV and LGBTI+ sexual health. The team at ‘BeLonG To’ know that these conversations can be daunting, but with their online course, ‘In the Know’, you can learn about LGBTI+ safer sex in a fun, relaxed, and non-judgmental setting.
BeLonG To LGBT+ Youth Services are expanding their team, and looking for passionate, hard-working individuals, to join them, as they work to improve the lives of LGBTI+ young people in Ireland. They are currently recruiting a Receptionist, a Communications & Policy Assistant, and a Fundraising Assistant. BeLonG To are a growing organisation, with a big mission, […]
Would you like to join the BeLonG To LGBT+ Youth Services team? They are now recruiting a Development Worker, to help them create more safe spaces for LGBTI+ youth. The Development Worker will ensure youth services across Ireland are safe, inclusive and welcoming spaces for LGBTI+ young people. They will support BeLonG To’s National Network […]
Over the years, BeLonG To LGBT+ Youth Services have been there for LGBTI+ young people when they needed them most. And today, although it’s an anxious and overwhelming time for many as we face Level 5 restrictions, BeLonG To are open online, and are still here for LGBTI+ youth. If you are anxious, or feeling alone or […]
Since March, the world as we as know it has been turned upside down. For many LGBTI+ young people, the pandemic compounded existing mental health challenges, as they were isolated from their support networks, who love and accept them for who they are. These fears and worries were reflected in the demand for BeLonG To’s […]
“BeLonG To gave me a space to be unapologetically me”. These are the words of 17-year-old Lara Fitzsimons, who attends The Ladybirds – BeLonG To’s youth group for LBT gals, and their non-binary pals. Last night, Lara performed as part of Dear Ireland III, an Abbey Theatre Production.
It’s been one week since hundreds of second-level schools took a stand against anti-LGBTI+ bullying and joined BeLonG To for Stand Up Awareness Week 2020. ‘Be yourself’ was a phrase echoed on posters, school corridors, and classroom walls, as students, teachers, and school communities joined together to stand up against homophobic, transphobic, and biphobic bullying. BeLonG To […]