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Both sides of the story

Both sides of the story

Since the last of the Liveline debates a week ago The Irish Times has run no less than nine articles on this contentious issue, not one of which provided any balance by seeking out the opinions of women who called the programme.

Toilet training for women

Toilet training for women

Thread from 12th June 2022 “Every employee should have the right to use the bathroom/changing facility which aligns with their gender identity regardless of the sex they were assigned

Certification rendered meaningless

Certification rendered meaningless

In Ireland through self-identifying one can obtain a Gender Recognition Certificate, change of name, new birth certificate. Having a criminal record is no bar. It can also be revoked or altered - again just by filling in a form and having a legal witness.

Politicians abuse women for defending our rights

Politicians abuse women for defending our rights

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 women in Limerick prison

The women in Limerick prison

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"?

#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.

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.

More erasure of women

More erasure of women

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?

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

International Trans Fund job offer

International Trans Fund job offer

TENI has been having difficulty filing its accounts on time yet its chairperson is treasurer of the Steering Committee of the New York based International Trans Fund which resources trans movements worldwide