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Leinster House succumbs to policy capture

Leinster House succumbs to policy capture

"'policy capture', where public decisions over policies are consistently or repeatedly directed away from the public interest towards a specific interest, can exacerbate inequalities and undermine democratic values, economic growth and trust in government"

Democracy is Worth Fighting For

Democracy is Worth Fighting For

Iseult White at Women's Space to Speak, 12th November 2022.         Hate crime is horrible. It sends a message to the victim that they, and their kind, their children, their family,

Women's Space to Speak

Women's Space to Speak

Dublin, Saturday November 12th, 2-6pm Women from across Ireland are coming together to talk about issues that affect us all. Speakers from the fields of law, psychotherapy, education and journalism

Gaslighting girls

Gaslighting girls

Thread from 13th October 2022 Watch “Trans Rights In Ireland With Sara Philips” on #Vimeo https://vimeo.com/749200075 from the Shine Festival yesterday. [email protected] why was this talk considered

ICCL promotes hate crime law

ICCL promotes hate crime law

"Ireland's oldest independent human rights body", the Irish Council for Civil Liberties is seeking €450,000 in a pre-budget submission to promote the upcoming Criminal Justice (Incitement to Violence or Hatred and Hate Crime) Bill 2022 which will protect "gender identity" and "gender expression".

WPATH and "standards of care"

WPATH and "standards of care"

Thread from September 17th 2022 re WPATH which has just released its 8th "standards of care" and an Irish connection: The former Health and Education Manager of TENI, Vanessa Lacey,

The Left becomes the Far Righteous

The Left becomes the Far Righteous

This article has been amended 28th August to include a more appropriate rebuttal of the allegation levelled against the Iona Institute* and updates at the end. Earlier this week some

What do adult men and girls have in common?

What do adult men and girls have in common?

In 2014 an Irish study found 73% of those with gender dysphoria were men. More than twice as many referrals to the failed Tavistock GIDS from Ireland were girls. Why is the Government not insisting on an immediate enquiry before the HSE refers more children out of the country?

Why is Government committed to WPATH?

Why is Government committed to WPATH?

Thread from July 29th 2022 "The appointment of a consultant psychiatrist to manage the service is still required after being advertised twice without success." Is it possible that applicants are

Under the radar

Under the radar

"..this was such a small thing in legislation but such an enormous one for the people whose lives we were helping to be better." In fact this legislation is proving to be an enormous one for everyone as activists demand further embedding of gender ideology into law and society.

Both sides of the story

Both sides of the story

Since the last of the Liveline debates a week ago The Irish Times has run no less than nine articles on this contentious issue, not one of which provided any balance by seeking out the opinions of women who called the programme.

Quality journalism

Quality journalism

"We do not go to publication without seeking both sides of the story" says the editor of The Irish Times, Paul O'Neill. Here is the coverage by the paper in one week since the Liveline programmes prompted by women's concerns over the erasure of our name "woman" from legislation.

Toilet training for women

Toilet training for women

Thread from 12th June 2022 “Every employee should have the right to use the bathroom/changing facility which aligns with their gender identity regardless of the sex they were assigned