#5 | James Kavanagh, Monnine Griffith & Grace Dyas

This week on Sparking Change in her editorial Dil talks about the importance of creating a supportive and inclusive environment for LGBTI young people to come out as part of BeLonG To’s STAND UP LGBT Awareness Week.

Social media influencer and Snapchat sensation James Kavanagh joins us to share his personal experience of homophobic bullying in school and how he uses social media to spark change.

Moninne Griffith, Executive Director of BeLonG To talks about the impact of homophobic and transphobic bullying on the mental health of young LGBTI people.

Also Grace Dyas, Writer, theatre director and producer who was the first person to courageously speak out against Michael Colgan joins us to talk about the #MeToo movement in Ireland.

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This episode was produced by Kuxi & Alan.

The music is ‘L’obelico del mondo’ by Lorenzo Jovanotti Cherubini