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Happy Stand Up Week From BeLonG To! 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. It is unacceptable that 70% of young LGBTI+ students feel unsafe at school.
“Stand Up Week is a week where we stand up for our LGBT+ brothers and sisters and we say it’s OK to be gay or to be transgender” -Ailbhe Hickey, Teacher – St Paul’s College, Dublin It’s not too late for your youth service to take part in Belong To’s Stand Up Awareness Week from November […]
“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.
“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 […]
National Organisation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Young People ‘Overwhelmed’ by Demand Two years on from the historic Marriage Referendum success, national youth LGBT support group, BeLonG To, is experiencing unprecedented demand for its vital support and advocacy services. The organisation urgently needs to secure funding to meet current demand, and is asking the […]