Tag Archive | LGBT Youth
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 […]
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 […]
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, 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, […]
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.
BeLonG To, Ireland’s national organisation for LGBT young people, has launched a campaign to encourage all young adults aged 18-25 to register to vote. Central to this campaign is a powerful video, already watched by 10,000 people within a few days, which appeals to young people to take the opportunity to change Ireland for […]