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Experiences of violence and harassment a concern for many Transgender people, new study finds

Experiences of violence and harassment a concern for many Transgender people, new study finds

A new study has found that many trans and gender variant people in Ireland frequently experience severe forms of bias and discrimination, including verbal abuse, harassment, and aggravated physical or sexual assault. The report entitled ‘STAD – Stop Transphobia and Discrimination Report 2014-2016’, was conducted on behalf of the Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) by […]

TENI: Transgender People in Ireland Face High Rates of Violence

TENI: Transgender People in Ireland Face High Rates of Violence

Today (9th December) the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) launched a ground-breaking report ‘Being Trans in the European Union‘. The report points to how trans people experience frequent discrimination and harassment, and draws upon the responses to FRA’s wider EU LGBT survey. The survey’s most striking result is the high level of repetitive violence and hate-motivated crime trans persons suffer. […]

TENI Launch New Report Documenting Hate Crimes Against Trans People

TENI Launch New Report Documenting Hate Crimes Against Trans People

TENI launched the STAD: Stop Transphobia and Discrimination Report yesterday at the University of Limerick,  launched formally by Tom Lodge, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Limerick. The STAD report documents hate crimes against transgender people in Ireland and is the first report of its […]