BeLonG To are delighted that the new Government are promising to take a proactive and pragmatic approach to LGBT Youth Affairs with a series of measures that will benefit all.
Today, Wednesday 11th May, saw the launch The LGBT Safe and Supportive Schools Project model: BeLonG To and HSE’s venture to create safe, supportive and fully inclusive schools for young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students in Donegal.
Wednesday 11th May sees the launch by Eamon McGee, the Donegal GAA star, of the LGBT Safe and Supportive Schools Project delivered in Donegal. This was established to develop and test a Whole School Community Model designed to create schools that are fully inclusive and supportive of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young people.
An LGBT activist who was the youngest elected mayor in the country two years ago, has convincingly topped the polls in the Seanad Cultural and Educational Panel elections.
On May 22nd 2015, the Marriage Equality Referendum changed what it meant to grow up LGBT in Ireland. We told young people and their friends and families that it was safe to come out, that they #BelongToTheFuture. Young people now feel confident to come out, and demand for services from BeLonGTo, has literally doubled since the referendum.
Weeks leading up to marriage equality referendum saw unprecedented demand for LGBT Helpline supports.
In 2009, Ireland's National LGBT Federation (NXF) conducted a survey to find out what was really important to LGBT people in Ireland.
A transgender rights report from MPs on Thursday said the UK had a long way to go before transgender people achieve equality.
St Paul’s National School in Collooney, Co. Sligo has been ordered to compensate a resource teacher after the Equality Tribunal found that the woman had been harassed on religious grounds and discriminated against because her son was gay.
The Irish Labour Party has reportedly drafted an election ad that shows Gerry Adams and Micheál Martin as a gay couple.