Tag Archive | Belong To

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 […]

BeLonG To: LGBT Training for Mental Health Professionals

BeLonG To: LGBT Training for Mental Health Professionals

Mental Health Professionals: Would you like to learn how to support the mental health of LGBTI+ young people, and understand the current landscape of LGBTI+ young people’s mental health? If you are a Mental Health Professional, BeLonG To  invite you to a series of free, one-day workshops on the topic of supporting LGBTI+ young people’s […]

BeLonG To: Amplifying LGBTI+ Voices With Climate Survey

BeLonG To: Amplifying LGBTI+ Voices With Climate Survey

This Summer, BeLonG To are gathering the experiences of LGBTI+ young people, between 12 and 18 years, at school via our School Climate Survey. This is their first School Climate Survey in partnership with the Ivy League research university, Columbia University, in the USA. They will share the results with politicians, policy makers, educators, and […]

BeLonG To: Support Trans Pride July 6th!

BeLonG To: Support Trans Pride July 6th!

Trans Pride Dublin is taking place this Saturday, July 6th,  and BeLonG To hope that people will come out and support the trans community. They will meet at 11.30am on Saturday at the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin, leaving at 12 noon to march to Merrion Square. This is a community event open to all trans, […]

BeLonG To: NSCS Poster for LGBT+ Students

BeLonG To: NSCS Poster for LGBT+ Students

BeLonG To are gathering the experiences of LGBTI+ people between 12 and 18 years at school, via their School Climate Survey, and have created a poster for you to share at your School or Youth Service. This is their first School Climate Survey in partnership with the Ivy League research university, Columbia University in the […]

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 […]