Children

A collection of 15 posts

Legislation promised - now evidence of need required

Legislation promised - now evidence of need required

Many see including "gender identity" in a ban on conversion therapy as a Trojan Horse to prevent health professionals from doing their job of counselling young people. Is "affirmation" of young people leading to hormones and surgery the real "conversion therapy"?

Grooming girl guides

Grooming girl guides

What consideration was given to the rights and needs of girls in Irish Girl Guides before the policy on boys who identify as girls and want to join the organisation was adopted? This policy includes guidance on overnight sleeping arrangements and toilets and says nothing of the rights of girls.

Statistics we can't rely on

Statistics we can't rely on

Statistics based on self-identified gender identity rather than sex are misleading and unreliable. By contrast a survey based on sex by the Red C polling company for the new grassroots women's group The Countess deserves far greater coverage by the media.

Pledges to gender identity ideology

Pledges to gender identity ideology

Next week Dublin City Council's Comhairle na nÓg is to send out “pledge packs” to 22 schools which expressed an interest in having one as part of the chosen LGBTI+ topic this year. What's BeLonG To's role in this?

Legislation to ban non-existent practice?

Legislation to ban non-existent practice?

If the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth can't answer the question as to what evidence there is of "conversion therapy" taking place here, why do we need legislation to ban it?