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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 […]

Transgender Irish youths launch campaign at 10th anniversary of oldest trans youth group in Europe

Transgender Irish youths launch campaign at 10th anniversary of oldest trans youth group in Europe

Yesterday, transgender, and non-binary young people from IndividualiTy launched their TransVisibility Public Awareness Campaign. The campaign was launched at a celebration of the 10-year anniversary of IndividualiTy, the first Transgender Youth group in Ireland and Europe, founded by BeLonG To, the national organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) young people. This young people-led […]

Looking For A Job? ‘BeLonG To’ Are Hiring!

Looking For A Job? ‘BeLonG To’ Are Hiring!

Are you or a friend interested in helping BeLonG To make a better Ireland for LGBT young people?  Well now you can, because BeLonG To are looking for a new team member! They now have an opening for a Finance Manager. The Finance Manager will be someone who’s ready to take on new challenges, and […]

BeLonG To: 2016 A Year To Be Proud Of!

BeLonG To: 2016 A Year To Be Proud Of!

BeLonG To have really had a year to be proud of for 2016! With the dedication, generosity, and hard work of their supporters, they’ve transformed the lives of many lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans young people in Ireland this year. There have been so many highlights this year for the youth support group, such as: 

‘BeLonG To’ welcomes appointment of Una Mullally, but says urgent action needed

‘BeLonG To’ welcomes appointment of Una Mullally, but says urgent action needed

BeLonG To, the National LGBT+ Youth Organisation, has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone TD, of her appointment of Una Mullally as chairperson for the Government’s LGBT Youth Strategy. Moninne Griffith, Executive Director of BeLonG To said: “We are very pleased to see the Government taking steps to deliver […]

BeLonG To: Happy #StandUp2016 Week!

BeLonG To: Happy #StandUp2016 Week!

On Friday last (11th November) the Minister for Education, Richard Bruton TD, joined BeLonG To, the National LGBT+ Youth Organisation, to launch #StandUp2016 the largest anti-LGBT bullying campaign in Ireland. According to research, 1 in 3 young LGBT people aged 14 – 18 have attempted to take their own lives because of bullying, rejection, and pressure to […]

Minister Bruton stands with LGBT students for launch of #StandUp2016 as research shows 1 in 3 have attempted suicide

Minister Bruton stands with LGBT students for launch of #StandUp2016 as research shows 1 in 3 have attempted suicide

Today (11th November) the Minister for Education, Richard Bruton TD, joined BeLonG To, the National LGBT+ Youth Organisation to launch #StandUp2016, the largest anti LGBT bullying campaign in Ireland. According to research, 1 in 3 young LGBT people aged 14 – 18 have attempted to take their own lives because of bullying, rejection and pressures […]