Thread from December 3rd 2022 Prof Robert Wintemute was one of the signatories to the original Yogyakarta Principles (not binding on the Irish State) along with former President Mary Robinson
"'policy capture', where public decisions over policies are consistently or repeatedly directed away from the public interest towards a specific interest, can exacerbate inequalities and undermine democratic values, economic growth and trust in government"
Thread from 23rd November 2022. "How have we come to the point, as an online community of the Irish language, that accounts on a social platform are suspended that only
"There exists no combination of thought patterns, mannerisms, hobbies, preferences or aesthetics that can disqualify a man from the male sex and qualify them into the female sex."
Dublin, Saturday November 12th, 2-6pm Women from across Ireland are coming together to talk about issues that affect us all. Speakers from the fields of law, psychotherapy, education and journalism
Thread from 13th October 2022 Watch “Trans Rights In Ireland With Sara Philips” on #Vimeo https://vimeo.com/749200075 from the Shine Festival yesterday. [email protected] why was this talk considered
"Ireland's oldest independent human rights body", the Irish Council for Civil Liberties is seeking €450,000 in a pre-budget submission to promote the upcoming Criminal Justice (Incitement to Violence or Hatred and Hate Crime) Bill 2022 which will protect "gender identity" and "gender expression".
Sixty women from North and South met for lunch; many more would have come if we'd had the room #WomensLunchIRL #IrishWomenRise #SexNotGender #RespectMySex
Thread from 6th May 2022 The Report of the Citizens Assembly on Gender Equality includes "gender identity" in its definition of gender; and it's the Citizens Assembly report which informs
Including men in events for International Women's Day is inappropriate and yet another attempt at trying to groom society into accepting gender identity ideology.
Some elected politicians believe they can verbally abuse women who defend the rights of women and children and don't subscribe to gender identity ideology. Demonising women for exercising the human right to express our views has no place in a democracy.
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.
Here's the list of TDs and some Senators so far promised a copy of Irishwoman Helen Joyce's bestseller "TRANS - When Ideology Meets Reality".
If men with Gender Recognition Certificates continue to be put into women's prisons in Ireland separate accommodation is needed. But why might lesbians need separate accommodation in the new Limerick women's prison and why is the "I" for "intersex" included in "LGBTIQ+ prisoners"?
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.
Tweet from November 25th 2021 FLAC Guide: The Review of the Equality Acts, Making a Submission to the Review, & The Key Issues Under Review.The Review of the
Women and girls are provided with protection on the grounds of sex under our equality legislation. FLAC has just published guidance for making submissions to the Public Consultation on the review of this legislation. Why have they not mentioned the need to protect the rights of women and girls?
Why is the Department of Education and Skills funding a lobby group to tell school students during Stand Up Awareness Week that a lesbian is a "woman who is mainly attracted to other women"? How does this fit with the 2013 Action Plan for Bullying?
Linda Laura Sabbadini, a statistician renowned for pioneering the measurement of gender inequality, says once data existed on the extent of the issue public attention and changes to the law followed.
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 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.
Protecting men with a female "gender identity" from discrimination in our equality legislation risks the protection afforded to women and girls currently allowed on the "gender ground", which is defined as male or female
Why did the Irish Cancer Society replace "women" with "people" in cervical cancer information and show so little respect for women's lives and health by failing to name us while not failing to name men?
Women's rights were not considered in the drafting of the Yogyakarta Principles, the non-legally binding guidelines repeatedly cited when dealing with transgender issues