On Friday, the Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairí Quinn TD launched new Anti-Bullying procedures for all primary and post-primary schools which all schools must implement. The procedures and guidelines fully incorporate addressing and preventing homophobia and transphobia.
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Donegal’s youth group for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) ‘BreakOut’ has been given the official thumbs up by BeLong To, the national organisation for LGBT young people.
On Tuesday, July 2nd, I had the pleasure of attending the press release for the Legal Recognition of Gender Bill 2013. It was organised to present a bill that has been put forward to the Seanad by Senator Katherine Zappone.
2013 is the 10th Anniversary of the establishment of BeLonG To. to mark this special occasion we’re launching “Ten Years of BeLonGing”.
Today GLEN and BeLonG To Youth Service launch a new online resource, lgbtmentalhealth.ie, to promote positive mental health among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, and among young LGBT people in particular.
Show Your Support for LGBT Young People!
Join Team BeLonG To this June Bank Holiday weekend for the annual Flora Women’s Mini Marathon!
Yesterday, Wednesday, March 6th, Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairí Quinn TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald TD and Cork GAA sports star, Donald Óg Cusack joined forces to Stand Up against homophobic and transphobic bullying in Ireland.
Yeserday, Monday 10th of December, BeLonG To Youth Services launched a new report on working with LGBT asylum seekers and refugees to coincide with International Human Rights Day.
Sometimes coming out leaves you wrapped up warm in your Spice Girls duvet, inhaling the Ben and Jerry’s, and praying for the world to forget about you. If you want to take the more practical option to dealing with this upheaval, here are my steps for survival!
As the world has progressed into a more enlightened place in some ways, it nevertheless seems that there are some who are fighting towards a “cure” for what Malaysia’s Deputy Education Minister refers to as an “unhealthy lifestyle”
Good morning, proud people! Tis the season, and we’re all praying to the weather godess, Jean Byrne, that the rain stays away this Saturday. Here’s what’s been happening while the Pride build-up has been under way!
Through dirty looks or sly comments, which were thrown my way and uttered either in the halls of my secondary school or by teammates of an all girl’s football team (half of whom I have spotted inside The George), I was made to feel ashamed.
Belong To are back! Yes, it’s that time of year again, when the Stand Up! Awareness Week against Homophobic Bullying takes place country-wide. The official launch will take place this evening, where Belong To’s brilliant, interactive new Stand Up! ad will also be premiered
This morning BeLonG To Youth Services launched their LGBT Asylum Seekers and Refugees Project. BeLonG To created the Project to make life better for young asylum seekers and Refugees who may be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT).
2011 has been celebrated as a great year for the LGBT community. Of course, as long as severe inequality persists, it’s difficult to wholeheartedly agree that it was a great year. All the same, 2011 has certainly upheld that crucial message; that it gets better. So, grab a cup o’ kindness and we’ll run through some of the achievements of the LGBT movement in 2011.
Over the course of the last week, BeLonG To participated in the first ever UN level consultation on tackling homophobic bullying globally. BeLonG To’s work to end homophobic bullying in Ireland was identified as best practice and will be included in a UN toolkit to be made available to governments and civil society organisations worldwide working to help combat homophobia
As some of us recover from festive celebrations, we can ease through this week with plenty in the way of gentle socialising, and nothing too taxing. Praise be!