Tag Archive | Belong To

BeLonG To: Better Out Than In – Life Opens Up When You Do…

BeLonG To: Better Out Than In – Life Opens Up When You Do…

When worries and fears have nowhere to go, they bounce around inside your head, and get amplified more, until they become larger than life. It’s when you share these thoughts that you realise they are far ‘Better Out Than In.’ BeLonG To have recently seen a huge increase in the number of LGBTI+ young people […]

BeLonG To: Rainbow Blood

BeLonG To: Rainbow Blood

1 in 5 people who identify as LGBTI+ have been physically attacked because of their sexuality. On Friday last, BelonG To held the attention of the nation for 60 seconds to deliver ‘Rainbow Blood’. Working with Boys+Girls, they asked the talented spoken word artist, Felicia Olusnaya, to reimagine ‘Over The Rainbow’, as they campaign for an end to violence experienced […]

Three LGBT groups compete in National Lottery Good Causes Awards

Three LGBT groups compete in National Lottery Good Causes Awards

Three LGBT organisations from Cork and Dublin are getting ready to compete in the National Lottery Good Causes Awards on Saturday 29th May. The National Lottery Good Causes Awards honour the inspiring work and achievements of thousands of projects, clubs and individuals from all over Ireland who with the help of National Lottery Good Causes […]

BeLonG To: 2020 Annual Report Launch

BeLonG To: 2020 Annual Report Launch

Today, Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman TD launched the BeLonG To 2020 Annual Report. As you will read in the report below, anxiety, isolation, and fear of family rejection increased demand for their support services by 113% in 2020. They experienced a 360% increase in individual interventions (phone, email, and text […]

BeLonG To: IWD2021 – “I am a woman, and that’s what is most important to me.”

BeLonG To: IWD2021 – “I am a woman, and that’s what is most important to me.”

Happy International Women’s Day from BeLonG To. “I am a woman, and that’s what is most important to me.” These are the words of Ariana from The Ladybirds, BeLong To’s youth group for LBT gals and their non-binary pals. To mark the occasion, they sent group members an #IWD2021 swag bag, including a t-shirt, tote […]

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 […]