A sense of belonging
Michael Barron of BelongTo, a service for young lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people, believes support is still vital for those who are coming out
No one would argue that growing up gay in Ireland has ever been easy.
While the love of a supportive family like the one Michael Barron grew up with in Kilkenny can make all the difference, 36-year-old Barron has also witnessed first-hand the isolation and abuse that young gay people can be subjected to.
Having trained in youth work, Barron spent several years working with the Irish Refugee Council teaching English to young asylum seekers,...
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