Tag Archive | Youth

Wattpad and ILGA Announce Pride Month Partnership to Empower LGBTIQ+ Youth

Wattpad and ILGA Announce Pride Month Partnership to Empower LGBTIQ+ Youth

Wattpad, the global multiplatform entertainment company for original stories, and the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) have announced a partnership to celebrate, empower, and give back to LGBTIQ+ youth around the world. Throughout Pride Month, Wattpad will host the Pen Your Pride write-a-thon, a global writing event, encouraging Wattpad users to […]

Report Card Highlights Progress in Government Commitments to LGBTI+ Children and Youth

Report Card Highlights Progress in Government Commitments to LGBTI+ Children and 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 […]

BeLonG To: Let’s Talk About Drugs…

BeLonG To: Let’s Talk About Drugs…

“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.

‘Parental Separation and Divorce’ Videos by Youth Researchers

‘Parental Separation and Divorce’ Videos by Youth Researchers

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. […]

Watch: Minus 18 – Same-sex Gender Diverse Formal For LGBT Youth

Watch: Minus 18 – Same-sex Gender Diverse Formal For LGBT Youth

‘Minus 18’ same-sex gender diverse formal allows LGBT youth to come together and be themselves.

NUI Galway students raise over €6,000 to end homophobia

NUI Galway students raise over €6,000 to end homophobia

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 […]

BeLonGTo Launch New ‘Vote Yes’ Poster And Ask For Your Help

BeLonGTo Launch New ‘Vote Yes’ Poster And Ask For Your Help

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 […]