Tag Archive | Belong To

BeLonG To: Let’s Talk About Drugs…

BeLonG To: Let’s Talk About Drugs…

“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.

‘BELONG TO’ Welcomes Ireland’s First Openly Gay Presumptive Taoiseach

‘BELONG TO’ Welcomes Ireland’s First Openly Gay Presumptive Taoiseach

“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 […]

‘BeLonG To’ Calls for Public’s Support to Help Fund Vital LGBT Support Services

‘BeLonG To’ Calls for Public’s Support to Help Fund Vital LGBT Support Services

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 […]

Half of all LGBT+ students are bullied at school – BeLonG To

Half of all LGBT+ students are bullied at school – BeLonG To

HSBC Ireland (Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation) has been supporting BeLonG To’s Stand Up! anti-bullying campaign to make Irish schools safer for all young people through a yearlong partnership with BeLonG To, the national organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT+) young people. Bullying is a major factor in the higher risks to the […]

Attention: Corrected LGBTI+ Strategy Consultations Information

Attention: Corrected LGBTI+ Strategy Consultations Information

BeLonG To apologises for some mistakes in the notice which was featured in EILE Magazine on Saturday morning last, 29th April. They’ve highlighted corrected information in pink below, which only seems to affect Sligo, which is now listed as May 10th. The Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) wants to hear from young people […]

Urgent: (Update 2nd May) LGBTI+ Strategy Consultations Information

Urgent: (Update 2nd May) LGBTI+ Strategy Consultations Information

BeLonG To tells us that the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) wants to hear from young people in relation to how we can all make Ireland a better place for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex young people. With this in mind, they’re holding consultation sessions around the country:

Anti-LGBT Persecution in Chechnya – Two Ways to Show Solidarity

Anti-LGBT Persecution in Chechnya – Two Ways to Show Solidarity

You have no doubt heard about the horrifying persecution the LGBT+ community in Chechnya are facing by government forces. BeLonG To has been in contact with their colleagues at the Russian LGBT Network, and they have advised them about the terrifying reality on the ground. There are direct steps you can take to help support […]