Tag Archive | homophobic bullying

LISTEN: Coláiste Eoin ‘Cancels’ ShoutOut Anti-Homophobia Workshop

Owen Murphy of ShoutOut explains to EILE’s Scott De Buitléir what happened earlier this week when Coláiste Eoin, an Irish-medium secondary school in Stillorgan, Co. Dublin, reportedly cancelled ShoutOut’s anti-homophobic bullying workshop, scheduled at the school for the same day it was cancelled. Also, journalist Maitiú Ó Coimín from Irish-language news site, tuairisc.ie, reports on […]

BeLonGTo: Stand Up! Awareness Week 2015 – Registration & Training

BeLonGTo: Stand Up! Awareness Week 2015 – Registration & Training

How to address Homophobic & Transphobic Bullying in Schools: FREE Advanced Training for Teachers BeLonG To will be offering free advance training for teachers in late March 2015, ahead of the organisation’s annual ‘Stand Up’ awareness week against homophobic & transphobic bullying, which takes place from the 20th to 24th of April. These workshops are […]

Opinion: Christmas Wish to End Homophobic Bullying

Opinion: Christmas Wish to End Homophobic Bullying

Scott De Buitléir writes about a recent weekend in London, and a realistic Yuletide wish  My boyfriend and I took a trip over to London for the weekend, something I had been looking forward to for ages. London at Christmastime is just magical, energetic, and just as romantic as I had hoped. We weren’t the only […]

Archbishop of Canterbury to Implement Anti-Homophobic Bullying Measures in CoE Schools

Archbishop of Canterbury to Implement Anti-Homophobic Bullying Measures in CoE Schools

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Rev. Justin Welby, has announced the introduction of new measures to counteract homophobic bullying in schools run by the Church of England, calling such behaviour “anathema” to Christian practice. Writing for the i newspaper, Justin Welby acknowledged that despite recent progress, “homophobic bullying is still widespread in schools” in British schools. With almost a […]

Watch: Silence Helps Homophobia – Powerful Scottish Anti-Bullying Video

This powerful video shows how damaging inaction and silence can be when it comes to the effects of homophobic language and abuse on young people. Created by LGBT Youth Scotland, this 7-minute video delivers a powerful message. See what you think.

Watch: Stand Up For Your Friends

BeLonG To have released a moving new video to highlight homophobic and transphobic bullying in Irish schools, as part of their annual Stand Up! campaign. The video shows a teenage girl, getting ready for her debs ball, being the target of homophobia by her schoolmates. Research funded by the Department of Education and Skills and carried […]

BeLonG To Launches Stand Up! Campaign 2014

BeLonG To Launches Stand Up! Campaign 2014

RTÉ presenter Miriam O’Callaghan showed her support at the launch of Stand Up! Awareness Week against homophobic and transphobic bullying in Ireland. The fifth annual Stand Up! Awareness Week is organised by BeLonG To, Ireland’s national organisation for LGBT young people. For the week of March 10th – 14thth, BeLonG To has provided vital educational materials […]