Access to Gender Recognition for Young Transgender and Non-Binary People

Access to Gender Recognition for Young Transgender and Non-Binary People BeLonG To Welcomes the Report from the Review of the 2015 Gender Recognition Act Wednesday, July 18, 2018 The process of gender recognition for under 18’s is poised for historical reform with recommendations made as part of the Review of the Gender Recognition Act 2015. BeLonG To Youth Services1 welcomes […]

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Youth Voter Registration Drive ahead of Civil Marriage Equality Referendum

Youth Voter Registration Drive ahead of Civil Marriage Equality Referendum Wednesday, 05 November 2014  Ahead of the anticipated Civil Marriage Equality Referendum in spring 2015, BeLonG To – Ireland’s national LGBT Youth Organisation – today launches an online campaign encouraging all young adults – from 18-25 –  to register to vote as part of the YES EQUALITY voter registration drive.  […]

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BeLonG To Hosting Major International Conference of LGBTQ Young People for the First Time Since 1994

BeLonG To hosting major international conference of LGBTQ young people for the first time since 1994 Wednesday, 29 October 2014  BeLonG To Youth Services the national organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual & trans young people in Ireland is hosting the 30th General Assembly of the International lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth and student organisation (IGLYO) this November.  The […]

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‘Coming Out’, can be one of the most liberating and empowering experiences for LGBT people

‘Coming Out’, can be one of the most liberating and empowering experiences for LGBT people Friday, 10 October 2014  Tomorrow Saturday October 11th marks International Coming Out Day, a day dedicated to highlighting the positive impact, and challenges faced by LGBT people in coming out around the world.   BeLonG To, the national organisation for LGBT young people in Ireland has […]

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Commissioner for Human Rights, declares that “LGBT children have the right to safety and equality”

Commissioner for Human Rights, declares that “LGBT children have the right to safety and equality” Tuesday, 07 October 2014  In a human rights comment note published on (October 2nd, the Commissioner for Human Rights at the Council of Europe, Nils Muižnieks, highlighted rights abuses faced by LGBTI young people and declared that all “LGBTI children have the right to safety […]

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Irish Embassy and BeLonG To support Lithuanian Gay League initiative to combat homophobic bullying

Irish Embassy and BeLonG To support Lithuanian Gay League initiative to combat homophobic bullying Friday, 03 October 2014  The Irish Embassy in Vilnius Lithuania has leant its weight to the country’s first anti-homophobic and transphobic bullying conference. The event, which features BeLonG To’s Michael Barron as a speaker, has been organized by the Lithuanian Gay League in response to very […]

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Launch of First LGBTQ Traveller and Roma Poster

Launch Of First LGBTQ Traveller And Roma Poster Monday, 16 June 2014 Pavee Point, BeLonG To Youth Services and LGBT Pavee today launched the first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Traveller and Roma poster. The poster was developed in consultation with Traveller, Roma and LGBTQ youth groups to increase the visibility of LGBTQ Travellers and Roma both in […]

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Major New Survey Begins To Explore What It’s Like Being LGBTI In Ireland

Major New Survey Begins To Explore What It’s Like Being LGBTI In Ireland Thursday, 12 June 2014  LGBTIreland, beginning today (Thursday 12th June), is a major new research project exploring the mental health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in Ireland.  The confidential and anonymous study has been commissioned by GLEN and BeLonG To and […]

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New National Anti-homophobia in the Workplace Campaign Launched to Mark IDAHOT

New National Anti-homophobia in the Workplace Campaign Launched to Mark IDAHOT Friday, 16 May 2014  BeLonG To and ICTU call on trade unions and employees to:   ‘Say No to Homophobia & Transphobia in the Workplace’  Today, Friday, 16th May, BeLonG To, Ireland’s national organisation for Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) young people and the Irish Congress of Trade Unions […]

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Ireland’s Youth Asked to Stand Up Against Homo/Transphobic Bullying for BeLonG To’s Annual Campaign

Ireland’s Youth Asked to Stand Up Against Homo/Transphobic Bullying for BeLonG To’s Annual Campaign Tuesday, 04 March 2014  Today, 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. The fifth annual Stand Up! Awareness Week is organised by BeLonG To, Ireland’s national organisation for […]

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