The new National Quality Standards for LGBT Youth Work launched today aim to build safe, effective and sustainable LGBT youth groups across Ireland.
Yesterday afternoon, 8,000 supporters of marriage equality attended last March for Marriage in Dublin before the marriage referendum in spring 2015
This week is Stand Up! An LGBT anti-bullying awareness Week, organised by BeLonG To, and in honour of that I’d like to talk about coming out. Coming out is something we all have to think about at some point. I spent about three years sorting it out in my head enough to come to a … [Read more...]
Join Team BeLonG To for the 2014 FWMM this June Bank Holiday.
On Tuesday March 4th, RTE presenter Miriam O’Callaghan showed her support at the launch of Stand Up! Awareness Week against homophobic and transphobic bullying in Ireland.
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.
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!