Tag Archive | LGBT Youth

BeLonG To Call on Irish LGBT Youth to Register to Vote

BeLonG To Call on Irish LGBT Youth to Register to Vote

  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 […]

Irish Embassy & BeLonG To Support Lithuanian Gay League Initiative To Fight Homophobic/Transphobic Bullying

Irish Embassy & BeLonG To Support Lithuanian Gay League Initiative To Fight Homophobic/Transphobic Bullying

The Irish Embassy in Vilnius Lithuania has lent its weight to the country’s first anti-homophobic and transphobic bullying conference. The event, which features BeLonG To’s Michael Barron as a speaker, has been organized by the Lithuanian Gay League in response to very high levels of homophobic bullying in schools in the country. 

Listen: Belonging – Irish Queer Youth

This week, EILE’s Jenny Butler interviewed Irish artist Kevin Gaffney, curator of Belonging: Irish Queer Youth, which runs in the National Photography Archive until July 27. The exhibition was recently launched as part of Dublin Pride, with special guest, Colm O’Gorman of Amnesty International.

#DublinPride Highlight: ‘Belonging: Irish Queer Youth’ Launches Today at National Photography Archive

#DublinPride Highlight: ‘Belonging: Irish Queer Youth’ Launches Today at National Photography Archive

  Today, BeLonG To – Ireland’s national organisation for LGBT youth – and the National Library of Ireland launched a major exhibition at the National Photography Archive charting a decade of LGBT youth rights in Ireland. Belonging: Irish Queer Youth celebrates and reflects on BeLonG To’s work towards an Ireland where Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) […]

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 […]

Ireland’s Youth to Put Spotlight on Social Issues

Ireland’s Youth to Put Spotlight on Social Issues

Over 6,000 young people, from 220 schools and youth centres across Ireland, will be speaking out during March on the social issues that concern them  – including LGBT issues – as part of the Young Social Innovators’ All-Ireland Speak Out tour. They are all participating in the Social Innovation ACTION programme organised by Young Social Innovators with the help of its Official Partner […]

Donegal LGBT Youth Group BreakOUT ‘Chalk It Up’

Donegal LGBT Youth Group BreakOUT ‘Chalk It Up’

Chalk It Up is an art event, organised by the BreakOUT Donegal LGBT Youth Group for 8th March from 2 to 4 pm, in conjunction with the Stand Up Awareness Week campaign run by Belong To from 10th to 14th March. The event, which is the third annual event