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BeLonG To Hope for Another Fundraising Success with 2nd Rainbow Ball

BeLonG To Hope for Another Fundraising Success with 2nd Rainbow Ball

Celebrities, corporate partners and allies, will come together for a moving night to support LGBTI+ young people this Friday, November 16th. The Rainbow Ball is the signature annual fundraising event hosted by BeLonG To Youth Services last year, raising €53,000 to help eliminate bullying from schools across Ireland. The Rainbow Ball offers a night of […]

Facebook and BeLonG To Launch Guide to be Kinder Online

Facebook and BeLonG To Launch Guide to be Kinder Online

Facebook and BeLonG To have launched a guide to tackle the abuse of young LGBTI+ people online entitled: End Bullying, Be Kind Online. The online guide is launched as part of BeLonG To’s Stand Up Awareness Week, during which all second-level schools in Ireland are encouraged to take a stand against homophobic, biphobic and transphobic […]

Happy Stand Up Awareness Week!

Happy Stand Up Awareness Week!

During this week, students, teachers, and school communities across Ireland will take a stand against the anti-LGBTI+ bullying, harassment, and name-calling that silences many students.   Recent research highlights the harrowing effects of anti-LGBTI+ bullying on the mental health of LGBTI+ youth. A huge 76% of LGBTI+ young people surveyed disclosed that anti-LGBTI+ bullying is a major source of […]

Take A Stand For LGBTI+ Youth – Stand Up Awareness Week – Nov 12-16

Take A Stand For LGBTI+ Youth – Stand Up Awareness Week – Nov 12-16

Stand Up Awareness Week takes place from November 12th-16th, and BeLonG To would love you to join them for Ireland’s largest anti-LGBTI+ bullying campaign. FREE RESOURCE PACK AND POSTERS Visit their website to download a Free Resource Pack brimming with Stand Up activity ideas, a primer on LGBTI+ terminology, and information about supporting trans youth. This year’s pack also includes posters […]

BeLonG To: Better Out Than In! – New LGBT mental health campaign

BeLonG To: Better Out Than In! – New LGBT mental health campaign

BeLonG To have a very important message for those who are struggling with mental health issues in the LGBT community, and they’ve included two videos from their new campaign, Better Out Than In, featuring James Mitchell and Jamie O’Herlihy telling their coming out stories to help others: “When worries and fears have nowhere to go, […]

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. […]

BeLonG To: A Magical Day…!

BeLonG To: A Magical Day…!

On Saturday last (30th June), over 400 LGBTI+ young people from across Ireland joined BeLonG To and Youth Work Ireland, marching through the streets of Dublin for Pride. Many of these young people marched for the first time through streets decorated with rainbow flags, and lined with people showing their acceptance. BeLonG To’s Moninne Griffith says she “wished […]