Tag Archive | Youth
Steady progress has been made on the development of the LGBTI+ Youth Strategy, but it needs to be completed and resourced in 2018. That’s according to the Children’s Rights Alliance, which yesterday,13th February, awarded the Government a B- grade for its commitments to LGBTI+ children and young people in Report Card 2018. The annual Report […]
“Young people are only ever told to not take drugs, and they are never given information on how to take drugs safely” This was just one of the many responses BeLonG To received when they conducted a Drugs and Alcohol Attitudes Survey with LGBT+ youth.
NUI Galway will launch two new videos, produced by children and young people, which focus on parental separation and divorce. Dr Niall Muldoon, the Ombudsman for Children, will attend the launch of the videos ‘It’s OK’ and ‘Dear Parents, Dear Friends’ at NUI Galway’s Institute of Lifecourse and Society, on Saturday February 4, from 12-2pm. […]
‘Minus 18’ same-sex gender diverse formal allows LGBT youth to come together and be themselves.
Students from NUI Galway have raised over €6,000 in aid of BeLonG To Youth Services, Ireland’s national organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual & trans young people. Over the last academic year (Sept 14’ – Jun 15’) the Students Union and multiple Student led Clubs & Societies ran fundraising events in aid of BeLonG To including […]
Yesterday BeLonGTo launched the new Belong To YES campaign posters at the GPO in Dublin. There is a limited amount being placed on lamp posts, so keep an eye out for them! BeLonGTo urge you to download and print the poster and put up copies in visible spaces in your homes, and places of work! Don’t be shy in handing […]
A host of Irish TV, movie and music talent has joined forces with BeLonG To, the national organisation for LGBT young people, to produce an online video advertisement calling for a ‘yes’ vote in the upcoming referendum on marriage equality. The production is written and directed by Aoife Kelleher (‘One Million Dubliners’) and Hugh Rodgers […]
#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) […]
The team at GLYNI have launched a new video to reach out to LGBTQ young people living in Northern Ireland, raising awareness of the youth project that is part of the region’s oldest and largest LGBT volunteer organisation, Cara-Friend.