Tag Archive | Belong To

BeLonG To: In The Know – Personal Dev Course

BeLonG To: In The Know – Personal Dev Course

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’ Are Hiring!

‘BeLonG To’ Are Hiring!

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, […]

BeLonG To: We are Hiring a Development Worker

BeLonG To: We are Hiring a Development Worker

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 […]

BeLonG To: Open online for LGBTI+ Youth

BeLonG To: Open online for LGBTI+ Youth

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 […]

BeLonG To: “I felt like the world was falling on top of me”

BeLonG To: “I felt like the world was falling on top of me”

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: “A space to be unapologetically me”

BeLonG To: “A space to be unapologetically me”

“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.

BeLonG To: ‘Thank You For Standing Up!’

BeLonG To: ‘Thank You For Standing Up!’

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 […]

BeLonG To: Happy Stand Up Awareness Week!

BeLonG To: Happy Stand Up Awareness Week!

This week thousands of young people across Ireland are taking a stand against homophobic, biphobic, and transphobic bullying. Will you join them and BeLonG To, and take a stand for LGBTI+ youth? 

BeLonG To: Will you #ComeIn?

BeLonG To: Will you #ComeIn?

The team at BeLonG To believe that no one would have to come out if everyone chose to come in. To come in is to show that you support, you understand, and you accept the LGBTI+ community. Last year they put this to the nation as part of their #ComeIn campaign with IAPI and RTE 2FM.  This […]

BeLonG To: For LGBTI+ Youth, ‘Coming Out’ is the Biggest Issue

BeLonG To: For LGBTI+ Youth, ‘Coming Out’ is the Biggest Issue

BeLonG To sat down recently with their Frontline Team to look at the top presenting issues for LGBTI+ young people in their service, and they wanted to share some insights with you. Their most recent data highlights the fact that ‘coming out’ is the main challenge LGBTI+ youth face today, with 58% of their Dublin […]