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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 […]

Gender Recognition Act One Year On: BeLonG To & TENI Statement and Case Study NC

Gender Recognition Act One Year On: BeLonG To & TENI Statement and Case Study NC

Today marks the first anniversary of the commencement of the Gender Recognition Act, 2015 – a milestone piece of legislation that allows transgender people in Ireland to have their gender legally recognised for the first time. The move has significantly improved the lives of over 150 people who have had their gender legally recognised since […]

BeLonG To and Minister Kevin Humphreys launch new resource for transgender young people and their families at Dublin Pride Festival

BeLonG To and Minister Kevin Humphreys launch new resource for transgender young people and their families at Dublin Pride Festival

In the wake of their successful marriage equality referendum campaign, and while the Gender Recognition Bill is at committee stage in the Dail, BeLonG To – Ireland’s LGBT youth organisation, launches a new resource for transgender young people. Speaking at the launch, BeLonG To’s Founding Director Michael Barron said: “We are so proud that the […]

BeLonG To Unequivocally Welcomes Senator VanTurnhout’s Proposed Amendment to the Gender Recognition Bill‏

BeLonG To Unequivocally Welcomes Senator VanTurnhout’s Proposed Amendment to the Gender Recognition Bill‏

BeLonG To Youth Services, the national organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual & trans young people has unequivocally welcomed Senator VanTurnhout’s proposed amendment to the Gender Recognition Bill, which was tabled at Report Stage. The amendment would introduce ‘an interim Gender Recognition Certificate’, for Trans young people, providing significant protections for the rights of trans young […]