Thread from 27th February 2023
New Government working group on disinformation; what needs to be on their agenda? Please reply with your suggestions, all appreciated!
Here's another one from @HSELive. One's sex is observed at birth, not "assigned".
Of course the 2015 Gender Recognition Act provides the following disinformation:
Compounded by the ability to acquire a new "birth" certificate:
“The issuing of a gender recognition certificate to a person whose birth is registered in Ireland entitles them to a new birth certificate. A person can apply to have their new details recorded and an updated certificate will issue to include a new forename, gender and registration number. Births registered after 1997 can be updated to include a new surname, where requested.”
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, May 2020
Another way of describing this disinformation could well be:
One reply received:
Keep sending examples of Government disinformation to Women's Space Ireland please for them to be added to the list for the new working group to tackle.