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# belong-to - This month November 2022

Three quarters of LGBTQ+ students feel unsafe at school, says new report
# Schools
# Schools

Three quarters of LGBTQ+ students feel unsafe at school, says new report

Nov 15th 2022, 8:24 AM 13,593 Views 81 Comments

The survey was carried out by BeLong To.

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97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression

Updated Jun 15th 2021, 12:29 PM 22,206 Views 15 Comments

Six in 10 people are struggling with suicide ideation and half are struggling with self-harm, according to a new survey.

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Half of LGBT+ students have heard homophobic or transphobic comments from staff members at school
# LGBT Survey
# LGBT Survey

Half of LGBT+ students have heard homophobic or transphobic comments from staff members at school

Nov 12th 2019, 6:45 AM 20,623 Views 123 Comments

73% of LGBT+ students surveyed said they feel unsafe at school.

‘You’ve got everything now, you should be fine’: How youth workers are helping LGBTI+ people post-marriage referendum
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

‘You’ve got everything now, you should be fine’: How youth workers are helping LGBTI+ people post-marriage referendum

Oct 20th 2018, 8:30 PM 17,962 Views 46 Comments

Marriage equality and the Gender Recognition Act were two significant milestones in recent years, but there’s still a lot of work to be done.

Minister 'inspired' after meeting with young transgender and non-binary people
# LGBT
# LGBT

Minister 'inspired' after meeting with young transgender and non-binary people

Oct 7th 2017, 5:19 PM 24,494 Views 109 Comments

Doherty said she would review the position of non-binary and young trans people in the Gender Recognition Act.

'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs'
# LGBT
# LGBT

'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs'

Aug 30th 2017, 10:38 PM 25,172 Views 96 Comments

Seven in 10 young LGBT+ people believe schools in Ireland are not safe places.

Huge rise in young people coming out as gay since marriage referendum
# One Year On
# One Year On

Huge rise in young people coming out as gay since marriage referendum

May 22nd 2016, 2:29 PM 24,870 Views 155 Comments

The figures are released in a new survey by LGBT youth organisation BeLonG To.

Quinn confirms anti-bullying forum to take place in May
# Bullying
# Bullying

Quinn confirms anti-bullying forum to take place in May

Apr 8th 2012, 1:58 PM 1,838 Views 15 Comments

The forum will be established alongside a working group on tackling homophobic, racist and cyber-bullying.

UNESCO praises Irish anti-homophobic bullying campaign
# Belong To
# Belong To

UNESCO praises Irish anti-homophobic bullying campaign

Dec 27th 2011, 8:45 AM 3,536 Views 14 Comments

International conference hears that BeLonG To group’s work will be written into the UN toolkit as an example of how to tackle homophobic bullying of young people.

Column: I know how David Norris feels - I was smeared too
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I know how David Norris feels - I was smeared too

Jun 24th 2011, 9:42 AM 245 Views 21 Comments

Accusations of ‘targeting children’ and ‘encouraging suicide’? Welcome to life as a gay figure in the media, writes BeLonG To founder Michael Barron.