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

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

Updated Jun 15th 2021, 12:29 PM 21,872 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 12th 2019, 6:45 AM 20,229 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
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# 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 17,888 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
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# LGBT

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

Oct 7th 2017, 5:19 PM 24,441 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'
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'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs'

Aug 30th 2017, 10:38 PM 25,142 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
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Huge rise in young people coming out as gay since marriage referendum

May 22nd 2016, 2:29 PM 24,783 Views 154 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
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Quinn confirms anti-bullying forum to take place in May

Apr 8th 2012, 1:58 PM 1,821 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
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UNESCO praises Irish anti-homophobic bullying campaign

Dec 27th 2011, 8:45 AM 3,505 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
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# Opinion

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

Jun 24th 2011, 9:42 AM 207 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.