Tag Archive | Belong To
‘BeLonG To’ have finally launched their brand new website. Their goal was to make it as easy as possible for you to learn about their services, ways to get involved, and find any supports that you need. They’ve also given a huge thanks to their friends at Paypal – Michael, Podge and Antonio. They generously […]
BeLonG To has announced that Nikki Gallagher, Director of Communications and Secretariat at SOLAS, has been selected as the new Chairperson of the Board of Directors. Nikki brings with her an impressive track record in governance, public affairs and communications, and a strong commitment to advancing the rights and welfare of children. She has been a […]
The review of the Gender Recognition Act is underway and now it’s time to have your say. The Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty TD, has announced the launch of the consultation process, and they want as many voices as possible – especially young voices. By making a submission, no matter how long […]
Thanks to you, BeLonG To have responded to the needs of hundreds of LGBTI+ young people in 2017 – offering a listening ear, personal support, free counselling, spaces for connection and for many, a place to call home. “BeLonG To, to me, is an escape for a few hours to a world that’s slightly more […]
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 […]