Tag Archive | Belong To

BeLonG To & TENI: Gender Recognition Act Review Report

BeLonG To & TENI: Gender Recognition Act Review Report

Review of the Gender Recognition Act 2015 A Joint Response from BeLonG To and TENI – Transgender Equality Network Ireland Signed by Moninne Griffith and Sara Phillips of BeLonG To and TENI: Like many members of the LGBTI+ community, we have been waiting for news about the review of the Gender Recognition Act 2015. At […]

BeLonG To: A human rainbow of solidarity!

BeLonG To: A human rainbow of solidarity!

To mark a decade of Stand Up Awareness Week, BeLonG To invited students to #ComeIn to school wearing a colour of the Pride flag, to show solidarity and support for LGBTI+ students last week.  Across the country, school communities created a human rainbow of solidarity. Following their School Climate Survey, they know now more than […]

BeLonG To: Research reveals 73% of LGBTI+ students feel unsafe at school

BeLonG To: Research reveals 73% of LGBTI+ students feel unsafe at school

National school survey shows LGBTI+ students experience physical and sexual assault, harassment and abuse at school. BeLonG To Youth Services calls on the Minister of Education, Joe McHugh TD, and second-level schools to take urgent action, following the shocking results of the 2019 School Climate Survey. The research was released today to mark the 10th […]

10 Years of Stand Up Awareness Week!

10 Years of Stand Up Awareness Week!

This year marks the 10-year anniversary of BeLonG To’s ‘Stand Up Awareness Week’. For a decade now, youth across Ireland have been taking a stand against homophobic, transphobic, and biphobic bullying.   Unfortunately, anti-LGBTI+ bullying is not a thing of the past. It is happening across Ireland every day.  You can take a stand for LGBTI+ young […]

BeLonG To: Shining A Light On FDYS Wexford

BeLonG To: Shining A Light On FDYS Wexford

When ‘BeLonG To’ first opened their doors, young LGBTI+ people travelled for as long as three hours to attend their youth groups, and access support services. Their national network was set up to provide nationwide support for young LGBTI+ people closer to home. They now work in partnership with Youth Work Ireland, Foróige, and several […]

BeLonG To: Submissions – Relationships & Sexuality Education In Ireland

BeLonG To: Submissions – Relationships & Sexuality Education In Ireland

The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) are currently accepting submissions as part of its major review of Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE). This is to help ensure the findings and related draft advice of the review is reflective of the needs of students, schools and parents. The submissions process is a huge opportunity […]

BeLonG To: 24/7 Text Support for LGBTI+ Youth

BeLonG To: 24/7 Text Support for LGBTI+ Youth

Growing up can be tough, and being LGBTI+ can bring more challenges. Taking the brave step of opening up to someone about your worries and fears, no matter how big or small, is worth it.  24/7 ANONYMOUS TEXT SUPPORT If you need support at any time of crisis, you can chat in confidence, 24/7, with […]