Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth

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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"?

After the watershed

After the watershed

The cognitive dissonance between those condemning men's violence to women who also insist that women accept men who "identify" as women has been laid bare this week. One woman gives her views.

#SaveOurSpaces campaign organized by Radicailin

#SaveOurSpaces campaign organized by Radicailin

Excerpts and photos from Radicailin's campaign launch #SaveOurSpaces over the Government's commitment to amend the gender ground in our equality legislation and include "gender identity" which puts at risk the right of women and girls to single sex spaces.

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.

Parental training

Parental training

Objectives "..included involving young people in the delivery of 'parental training', educating parents about the 'intersectionality of LGBTI+ and autism'..." Funded under LGBTI+ capacity building initiative by Tusla & Dept of Children and Youth Affairs

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?