Tag Archive | Belong To

BeLonG To: National School Climate Survey

BeLonG To: National School Climate Survey

It’s 29 years since the World Health Organisation removed homosexuality as a mental illness from the International Classification of Diseases. May 17th is now IDAHOBIT – International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia – a time to champion inclusion and build a better world for the LGBTI+ community. BeLonG To are excited to launch their first […]

BeLonG To: Sharing the Learning – Strategic Plan 2019-2021

BeLonG To: Sharing the Learning – Strategic Plan 2019-2021

“When you support BeLonG To, you support the lost kid who isn’t ready to talk to their parents, but needs someone to listen”. These were the words of Jay Pope, who spoke about his experience growing up trans at the launch of ‘Sharing the Learning’ BeLonG To’s Strategic Plan 2019-2021 and Annual Report 2018. Read the Strategic Plan HERE […]

Long-standing LGBT+ campaigner to run for European Elections

Long-standing LGBT+ campaigner to run for European Elections

Midlands North West European candidate, Dominic Hannigan, calls on candidates to sign ILGA’s ‘Come Out Pledge’ Dominic Hannigan, one of the first openly gay TDs elected to Dáil Eireann, will be the Labour Party’s candidate for the European Elections in the Midlands North West constituency. A native of Drogheda, Co. Louth, Mr. Hannigan is a […]

BeLonG To: Job Vacancy – Youth Worker!

BeLonG To: Job Vacancy – Youth Worker!

‘BeLonG To’  are hiring a Youth Worker. Reporting to the Youth Work Manager, the Youth Worker works as part of the Youth Work Team, who provide a quality youth service in Dublin. Application Deadline:  Tuesday 16th of April, at 5pm GMT The post holder is responsible for the provision of support to Peer Educators, young […]

BeLonG To: shOUT It From The Rooftops!

BeLonG To: shOUT It From The Rooftops!

When BeLonG To first opened their doors, young LGBTI+ people travelled for as long as 3 hours to attend youth groups and access support. 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 community groups […]

‘BeLonG To’ holds Transboree!

‘BeLonG To’ holds Transboree!

‘BeLonG To’ LGBT+ Youth Services held their first-ever Transboree  recently. Transgender and non-binary young people often navigate challenging journeys and experiences relating to their bodies. You may have seen this played out in media coverage over the past number of weeks. Recognising this, IndividualiTy, the group for trans and non-binary young people, put their heads together […]

BeLonG To: LGBTI+ Support in Other Languages

BeLonG To: LGBTI+ Support in Other Languages

BeLonG To recently welcomed international friends at their head office in Dublin. These young LGBTI+ activists were from the organisation, Zagreb Pride, based in Croatia. Meetings like this highlight how, despite language barriers and borders, all are connected as members of the LGBTI+ community, and can support one another to feel equal, safe and valued. […]