Stand Up! – Don’t Stand for Homophobic Bullying

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This is an excellent video from  Belong To on Homophobia and bullying. Do watch it.

Irish anti homophobic bullying advertisement, created as part of BeLonG To Youth Services annual Stand Up! LGBT Awareness Weeks. The campaign promotes friendship amongst young people as a way to combat homophobic bullying.

For more information on the campaign please see: http://www.belongto.org/campaign.aspx

Written & Directed by Anna Rodgers & Aoife Kelleher
Produced by Zlata Filipovic

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There are talks that an LGBT Awareness week will be happening in Cork in the lead up to the International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO). When details emerge I will of course blog them.

Todays Feel Good section of the Irish Examiner

Its has a story on ‘Gay and Proud?’ about teenagers experience in school. I was interviewed as part of this and here is a link to it for any one that missed it.

Download here (PDF)

PSA’s and stuff on youtube

Public Service Announcement by Erase The Hate National Organization. PLEASE NOTE: Some of the images contained in this PSA may be too graphic for some people. Viewer Discretion is Advised.

ILGA Adoption Ad

Amercanized version of a popular Nowegian Ad about LGBT Youth

Absolute Cut Ad

I love the Lib Dems!!!

I was looking at the Lib Dem’s buttons on my page as I’ve just signed up as an e-supporter and i dicovered they have a campaign against homophobic bullying! As regular readers would know I am staunchly against it, as i was subjected to it. But ne way the details here at the link below
http://www.libdems.org.uk/campaigns/stop-homophobic-bullying.html

Im currently debating weather to put a e-supporter sign-up box for the Lib Dems on the page.

Watch this space

Definatly have a look at their NewToryLabour cartoons they are hilarious
http://www.libdems.org.uk/campaigns/new-tory-labour.html

Thats all for now

Yours in Pride
Steve

Calling all secondary school students…

Are you a secondary school student this year?
Please help us to investigate homopbic bullying by completing this anonymous, confidential survey

The Anti-Bullying Centre, Trinity College Dublin, in cooperation with BeLonG To are looking for secondary school students to fill in this survey which will contribute to a better understanding of homophobic bullying experienced by youth in Ireland today

Survey here