According to the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) "disinformation" is "false, misleading or manipulated content presented as fact, that is intended to deceive or harm." What better description for the 2015 Gender Recognition Act?
Colette Colfer's courageous stance in objecting to the South East Technological University's new gender identity and expression policy was reported in The Irish Times on Thursday of last week: Lecturer
So now we know, thanks to courageous lecturer Colette Colfer, that it's a feature - not a glitch - that gender identity ideology is being advanced through Irish society as if the law requires it. The reality appears to be that the law hasn't determined many of the claims now being made.
"This linguistic destabilization of the meaning of sex permits males who claim a female identity to make demands on women and girls that were previously unheard of and that undermine women’s dignity and safety.” - Kara Dansky
Including two male sex offenders in a women’s prison is abusive of the rights not just of women prisoners but of women prison officers who have been threatened with rape. Will the new prison for women in Limerick be for women only?
Thread from 26th May 2023 "The IPRT said women in prison in Ireland are among the most marginalised women in the state, with an estimated 85% having addiction issues and
It doesn't matter whether or not a man is innocently seeking to use women's spaces or services or whether he has an ulterior motive. Women want the norms of privacy, dignity and our need for safety to be respected by Government. It's not "hatred" for women to assert this.
"In fact, it’s a serious policy issue — and a test of fitness for high office. If women are forbidden to say that men are men, however they identify, then any man can intrude on women-only spaces at will."
The General Scheme of the Gender Recognition Act 2013 contained Head 26 which allowed sporting bodies to exclude participants in the interests of safety and fairness. Who opposed it? TENI of course but also, unbelievably, the IHRC, now the @_IHREC.
For International Women's Day 2023 it's women we need to see more of in our Dáil and Seanad. Let's keep #WomensDay4Women
Will men with Gender Recognition Certificates be accommodated in the new Limerick women's prison which will have just an extra 22 places - 50 instead of the current 28?
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
"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 October 14th 2022 on problems with using "woman"/"women": Where did this initiative originate which is included in a heavily redacted set of minutes of the CervicalCheck Clinical
Thread from 13th October 2022 Watch “Trans Rights In Ireland With Sara Philips” on #Vimeo https://vimeo.com/749200075 from the Shine Festival yesterday. .@shonadotie why was this talk considered
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.
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?