‘Different Families, Same Love’ competition back with revised format

The INTO LGBT+ Teachers’ Group has recently announced a revised format of the Different Families, Same Love competition to accommodate those learning from home.

The new format includes tailor-made resources that allow pupils to explore the topic and create their own projects from within the comfort of their own homes. To mark the upcoming International Family Equality Day (IFED) and International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT) the group are asking children to unleash their creativity and celebrate the diversity of people and families in Ireland.


  • €100 Smyths voucher for the winning entry
  • Hamper of books for your school
  • Lots of runner up prizes!

Who Can Enter?

This competition is open to all primary school children living in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland.

Tá fáilte faoi leith roimh iarratais as Gaeilge.


  • Individual Junior: Infants to 2nd Class
  • Individual Senior: 3rd to 6th Class
  • Family entry: Junior Infants to 6th Class

How to Get Involved?

Competition entries, like our families, can take many forms so you and your students can choose to create individual or family projects based on the theme ‘Different Families, Same Love’.  It can be a drawing, a painting, a 3D piece of art, a story, a poem, a video, a song, a podcast, a dance, a drama, anything at all!

For more information, click here.