Tag Archive | LGBT Youth

Supports Needed For LGBTI+ Young People At School And In Rural Communities

Supports Needed For LGBTI+ Young People At School And In Rural Communities

Minister of Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone launches the National LGBTI+ Youth Strategy – a world first.  The National LGBTI+ Youth Strategy has identified the urgent need for support for LGBTI+ young people particularly in rural areas and at school. BeLonG To Youth Services welcomes the strategy and its recommendations to create a safer, supportive and […]

‘BeLonG To’ have launched their new website!

‘BeLonG To’ have launched their new website!

‘BeLonG To’ have finally launched their brand new website. Their goal was to make it as easy as possible for you to learn about their services, ways to get involved, and find any supports that you need. They’ve also given a huge thanks to their friends at Paypal – Michael, Podge and Antonio. They generously […]

‘BeLonG To’ Announces New Chair of Board of Directors

‘BeLonG To’ Announces New Chair of Board of Directors

BeLonG To has announced that Nikki Gallagher, Director of Communications and Secretariat at SOLAS, has been selected as the new Chairperson of the Board of Directors.   Nikki brings with her an impressive track record in governance, public affairs and communications, and a strong commitment to advancing the rights and welfare of children. She has been a […]

‘BeLonG To’ Calls for Public’s Support to Help Fund Vital LGBT Support Services

‘BeLonG To’ Calls for Public’s Support to Help Fund Vital LGBT Support Services

National Organisation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Young People ‘Overwhelmed’ by Demand Two years on from the historic Marriage Referendum success, national youth LGBT support group, BeLonG To, is experiencing unprecedented demand for its vital support and advocacy services. The organisation urgently needs to secure funding to meet current demand, and is asking the […]

Half of all LGBT+ students are bullied at school – BeLonG To

Half of all LGBT+ students are bullied at school – BeLonG To

HSBC Ireland (Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation) has been supporting BeLonG To’s Stand Up! anti-bullying campaign to make Irish schools safer for all young people through a yearlong partnership with BeLonG To, the national organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT+) young people. Bullying is a major factor in the higher risks to the […]

US: New Youth Survey Shows Post-Election Spike in Bullying

US: New Youth Survey Shows Post-Election Spike in Bullying

Yesterday (18th January) the HRC Foundation released the results of a groundbreaking post-election survey of more than 50,000 young people ages 13-18 revealing the deeply damaging fallout the November election has had on youth across the United States. The online survey, believed to be the largest ever of its kind, found that 70 percent of respondents […]

Looking For A Job? ‘BeLonG To’ Are Hiring!

Looking For A Job? ‘BeLonG To’ Are Hiring!

Are you or a friend interested in helping BeLonG To make a better Ireland for LGBT young people?  Well now you can, because BeLonG To are looking for a new team member! They now have an opening for a Finance Manager. The Finance Manager will be someone who’s ready to take on new challenges, and […]