Tag Archive | LGBTI

BeLonG To: Future of LGBTI+ Healthcare – Have Your Say!

BeLonG To: Future of LGBTI+ Healthcare – Have Your Say!

‘BeLonG To’ ask that you spare 10 minutes to help shape the future of LGBTI+ healthcare in Ireland.  The HSE are developing their Corporate Plan, and want to know what you want to see prioritised in the health service over the next 5 years. This is your opportunity to let them know the healthcare needs […]

BeLonG To: Will you #VoteWithPride?

BeLonG To: Will you #VoteWithPride?

How will you vote in this election? Do you know where your candidate stands on LGBTI+ issues? BeLonG To would like you to ask your election candidates to protect and advance the rights of LGBTI+ youth. They have set out 10 commitments that the new government could include in their programme for government to improve […]

BeLonG To: 24/7 Text Support for LGBTI+ Youth

BeLonG To: 24/7 Text Support for LGBTI+ Youth

Growing up can be tough, and being LGBTI+ can bring more challenges. Taking the brave step of opening up to someone about your worries and fears, no matter how big or small, is worth it.  24/7 ANONYMOUS TEXT SUPPORT If you need support at any time of crisis, you can chat in confidence, 24/7, with […]

George Clooney clout unlikely to change LGBT+ laws in Aceh

George Clooney clout unlikely to change LGBT+ laws in Aceh

George Clooney’s star power helped in Brunei but LGBT+ advocates said a similar celebrity boycott of businesses in another anti-LGBT+ hotspot in Southeast Asia was unlikely to have the same results. Clooney, who led celebrity protests over the death penalty for gay sex in Brunei, is global ambassador for Nestlé-owned coffee maker, Nespresso, that sources […]

WEF: Companies must commit to workplace equality – senior business leaders

WEF: Companies must commit to workplace equality – senior business leaders

Companies must commit to equality in the workplace or miss out on millennial LGBT+ talent, global business leaders warned on Tuesday at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. Sander van ‘t Noordende, group chief executive of products at professional services company Accenture, said a corporate culture of equality was both a human rights […]

LGBT Version of #MeToo – #MeQueer – Now on Twitter

LGBT Version of #MeToo – #MeQueer – Now on Twitter

It started with an angry tweet. But by Wednesday, the #MeQueer hashtag had morphed into a global online storm with thousands of LGBT people taking to Twitter to detail their experiences of verbal abuse, sexual attack, and physical violence. Comments ranged from criticism of media representation to descriptions of assault. “Nearly crying because you saw […]

ILGA Job Vacancies: Admin Support & Director of Programmes

ILGA Job Vacancies: Admin Support & Director of Programmes

Working at ILGA means being a part of a dedicated and diverse team: you will join a team of professionals from all over the world, including human rights lawyers, researchers and academics, all committed to advancing equality for LGBTI people worldwide. If you are interested in working with ILGA, here are the currently available job […]