Thread from 25th June 2022
Adam Long @nxfie talks of an "imported discourse"
Says also "we have to allow space for those conversations" on issues relatively new to the .
So when and where is it permitted to #LetWomenSpeak?
The Taoiseach says he hasn't "heard any recent programmes" but had read about (it)...and he defends the public service broadcaster.
Adam Long: "And free speech isn't a free-for-all either; you know I mean, there has to be some, you know what I mean...." 2.
Taoiseach: "I mean, look there is a balance here. I think we have to, freedom of speech is very important..."
Adam Long: "Absolutely."
Taoiseach: "..in society. And, sometimes if we over - how will I put it - in order to allow people to understand, and to allow people to/ 3.
/be part of a reasonable informed debate then they've got to be allowed to articulate their sense of the moment but then one would hope, that during the discussion, that gets modified. In other words that, life is full of nuances, life is not black and white, it never has been/4.
/black and white, excuse the..It's never been that simple. I always feel there's lots of grey in life. Generally, about politics, about anything."
Thank you @MichealMartinTD given this is about women defending our rights such as retaining "woman" in maternity legislation 5.
The National LGBT Federation received half its funding in 2020 from Pobal. 6.
Other sources of funding have included the US Tides Foundation for a survey which was unrepresentative. 7.
Though the survey did report viewpoints such as: 8.
By contrast @TheCountess has provided a reputable survey of over 1,000 people which reveals how few voters agree with the provisions of the 2015 Gender Recognition Act, based on an imported US ideology. 9. ends #TheseWordsBelongToUs#womenwontwheest