Fears that hate-speech law may target ‘gender-critical’ views
Bill threatens to suppress trans-issue debate
Christian group Iona Institute branded ‘extremist and hateful’ considers legal action
The Iona Institute has said that its inclusion on a list of alleged “far-right hate and extremist groups” in Ireland is extremely defamatory and it is examining
Changes to hate crime legislation will make it easier to secure prosecutions
Changes have been made to the Government’s hate crime bill amid fears the initial version would make it too hard to secure a prosecution.
Online hate speech to become a crime under new legislation
The new laws will be enacted by the end of the year, Justice Minister Helen McEntee has said
Paul Hosford: Ireland doesn’t need or want toxic culture war ‘debate’ on trans people
On the eve of Dublin’s Pride, Taoiseach Micheál Martin was unequivocal: Trans rights, as the saying goes, are human rights
RTÉ received five official complaints over controversial transgender debate on Liveline
RTÉ staff and bosses unite over fallout from controversial Liveline trans debate
Alison O’Connor: We can have a rational discussion — and still protect trans people
‘This bullying and utterly totalitarian attachment to a particular ideology was always going to end badly’
Why women are right to defend their Terf
The invitation was mysteriously vague: would I be interested in attending an event that may or may not be happening, but would certainly include food? They had
Gender critics plan network after Dublin book launch
Women critical of gender ideology have met in Dublin for the launch of Trans: When Ideology Meets Reality, a book by the journalist Helen Joyce. The event was
Tensions grow over Sinn Féin’s influence on ‘party-political’ National Women’s Council
Protest rally sparks Government vs NGO debate over inclusion and free speech
Hate crimes up 84% as Gardaí launch new online reporting tool
Paula Fagan, chief executive of LBGT Ireland and a member of the Garda national Diversity Forum, said that in her opinion hate crimes are probably ...
Pushing us to perceive hate where none exists is just toxic
Ireland looks set to record a horrifying increase in hate crimes in the coming months.
Sharing hate speech online to become criminal offence but there will be protections for freedom of speech
Justice Minister Helen McEntee aims to bring forward new legislation by Easter 2021.
Ofcom widens definition of hate speech to include transgender intolerance
Ofcom has widened its definition of hate speech to include intolerance of gender reassignment and “political or any other opinion”.
Gender to be protected under Irish hate crime law
The justice minister is to bring forward revamped hate crime laws in the new year because existing legislation is “not fit for purpose”.Helen McEntee said the laws would target the perpetrators of
Sharing hate speech on social media to become criminal offence under new plan
Government plans to protect social-media companies from prosecution
Ashers Bakery defenders claim NI hate crime proposals are ‘dangerous and could crush civil liberties’
The campaign group that defended Ashers Baking Company in the so called ‘gay cake’ case has strongly criticised a review of Northern Ireland’s hate crime laws by Judge Desmond Marrinan.