Posts Tagged ‘ BeLonG To ’



Coming Out

Mar 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Affairs

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 […]




You can walk, jog, or run … but will you Stand Up!?

Mar 8th, 2014 | By | Category: This and That

Join Team BeLonG To for the 2014 FWMM this June Bank Holiday.




Ireland’s youth asked to Stand Up Against Homophobic & Transphobic Bullying for BeLonG To’s annual campaign

Mar 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Affairs

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.




New Anti-Bullying procedures for all schools

Sep 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs, Featured

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 LGBT Youth Group gets stamp of approval

Sep 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

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.




Getting Recognised

Jul 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

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.




Ten Years of BeLonGing

Jun 24th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

2013 is the 10th Anniversary of the establishment of BeLonG To. to mark this special occasion we’re launching “Ten Years of BeLonGing”.




Animated Promotion of LGBT Mental Health

May 24th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

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.




Stand Up! And RUN!

Mar 10th, 2013 | By | Category: This and That

Show Your Support for LGBT Young People!

Join Team BeLonG To this June Bank Holiday weekend for the annual Flora Women’s Mini Marathon!




Stand Up! From March 11th – 15th

Mar 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

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.




BeLonG To Blueprint for Protecting LGBT Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Dec 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Current Affairs

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.




How to deal with a very public coming out

Sep 21st, 2012 | By | Category: This and That

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!




Children in Malaysia targeted for “gay cures”

Sep 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Current Affairs

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”




Suppa Earl Gae: Pride Special

Jun 27th, 2012 | By | Category: This and That

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!




I’m coming out – again

May 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Out on the Town

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.




Stand Up! against homophobic bullying

Mar 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Current Affairs

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




Belong To launches LGBT refugee & asylum seeker project

Jan 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Current Affairs

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).

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