Tag Archive | LGBT Youth

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 […]

#StandUp2016 + great things happening at BeLonG To this November

#StandUp2016 + great things happening at BeLonG To this November

Autumn is a very busy time at BeLonG To. Next week 14th – 18th November is Stand Up! Week in post primary schools all over Ireland. This awareness campaign tackles homophobic and transphobic bullying by increasing awareness, friendship and support for LGBT students by other students. For seven years BeLonG To has been working to make […]

Attention! Changes To BeLonG To Youth Services

Attention! Changes To BeLonG To Youth Services

Since Ireland said Yes to Marriage Equality in May 2015, record numbers of young people have had the confidence to come out in a society they felt welcomed by. This incredible news has a drawback – not every young person can come out safely in their school, community or home without support. BeLonG To have […]

BeLonGTo Welcomes Government’s Pledge Of Greater LGBT Social Inclusion

BeLonGTo Welcomes Government’s Pledge Of Greater LGBT Social Inclusion

BeLonG To welcomes the promise of “Fostering Greater Social Inclusion and Empowering the LGBT Community” from the New Partnership Government, and calls for swift enactment of these pledges. BeLonG To are delighted that the new Government are promising to take a proactive and pragmatic approach to LGBT Youth Affairs with a series of measures that […]

BeLonG To Announces Moninne Griffith New Executive Director

BeLonG To Announces Moninne Griffith New Executive Director

BeLonG To, the national organisation for LGBT young people, has today announced the appointment of Moninne Griffith to the role of Executive Director. Moninne joins BeLonG To from her role of Director at advocacy organisation Marriage Equality, which worked to secure equal marriage rights for same-sex couples in Ireland. Before joining Marriage Equality in 2008, […]

Jan O’Sullivan, TD, Minister for Education, launching Stand Up! Awareness Week 2015

Jan O’Sullivan, TD, Minister for Education, launching Stand Up! Awareness Week 2015

Today, Monday 23rd November at 9 am, sees the launch of the 7th Stand Up! Week with Jan O’Sullivan, TD, Minister for Education and Skills. This event in St Nessan’s Community College, Moylish Park, in Limerick, is being organised by BeLonG To, Ireland’s national organisation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) young people.

BeLonG To Launches New National Quality Standard for LGBT Youth Work in Ireland

BeLonG To Launches New National Quality Standard for LGBT Youth Work in Ireland

BeLonG To today launches a new National Quality Standard for LGBT Youth Work, which will be applied to the over 20 LGBT youth groups across the country. The ‘Start Up and Accreditation Pack’ is a step-by-step guide to starting an LGBT youth group.