Tag Archive | Stand Up Awareness Week 2017

BeLonG To: It’s Time To Stop The Silence

BeLonG To: It’s Time To Stop The Silence

Happy Stand Up Week From BeLonG To! During this week students, teachers and school communities across Ireland will take a stand against the anti-LGBTI+ bullying, harassment, and name-calling that silences many students. It is unacceptable that 70% of young LGBTI+ students feel unsafe at school.

Government Ministers Join Forces to Stand Up Against Homophobic & Transphobic Bullying

Government Ministers Join Forces to Stand Up Against Homophobic & Transphobic Bullying

Stand Up Awareness Week November 13th-17th Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD and Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone TD joined forces to Stand Up for LGBTI+ students across Ireland. According to 2017 research (1), 70% of young LGBTI+ people do not feel safe at school. For eight years now, Stand […]

BeLonG To: It’s Not Too Late To Take Part In Stand Up Awareness Week!

BeLonG To: It’s Not Too Late To Take Part In Stand Up Awareness Week!

“Stand Up Week is a week where we stand up for our LGBT+ brothers and sisters and we say it’s OK to be gay or to be transgender” -Ailbhe Hickey, Teacher – St Paul’s College, Dublin  It’s not too late for your youth service to take part in Belong To’s Stand Up Awareness Week from November […]