Tag Archive | #StandUp2016

BeLonG To: 2016 A Year To Be Proud Of!

BeLonG To: 2016 A Year To Be Proud Of!

BeLonG To have really had a year to be proud of for 2016! With the dedication, generosity, and hard work of their supporters, they’ve transformed the lives of many lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans young people in Ireland this year. There have been so many highlights this year for the youth support group, such as: 

BeLonG To: Happy #StandUp2016 Week!

BeLonG To: Happy #StandUp2016 Week!

On Friday last (11th November) the Minister for Education, Richard Bruton TD, joined BeLonG To, the National LGBT+ Youth Organisation, to launch #StandUp2016 the largest anti-LGBT bullying campaign in Ireland. According to research, 1 in 3 young LGBT people aged 14 – 18 have attempted to take their own lives because of bullying, rejection, and pressure to […]

Minister Bruton stands with LGBT students for launch of #StandUp2016 as research shows 1 in 3 have attempted suicide

Minister Bruton stands with LGBT students for launch of #StandUp2016 as research shows 1 in 3 have attempted suicide

Today (11th November) the Minister for Education, Richard Bruton TD, joined BeLonG To, the National LGBT+ Youth Organisation to launch #StandUp2016, the largest anti LGBT bullying campaign in Ireland. According to research, 1 in 3 young LGBT people aged 14 – 18 have attempted to take their own lives because of bullying, rejection and pressures […]

#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 […]