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TENI & Pavee Point launch gender identity resource for Traveller community

TENI & Pavee Point launch gender identity resource for Traveller community

A resource for Travellers that will raise awareness about transgender people was launched by TENI (Transgender Equality Network Ireland) and Pavee Point yesterday, 6th September 2018. “We know trans Travellers exist and through our work we want to ensure positive visibility and inclusivity in the Traveller rights’ movement going forward,” said Aoife Mallon, Pavee Point […]

Tonight: Internationally Renowned Gender Non-Conforming Performance Artist Alok Vaid-Menon Makes Dublin Debut!

Tonight: Internationally Renowned Gender Non-Conforming Performance Artist Alok Vaid-Menon Makes Dublin Debut!

“None of us have simple stories. We are as complex as all of the things that have been done to us.” – Alok Vaid Menon The Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) are hosting an exclusive live event tonight, Wednesday, 15th August, 7 pm, at JaJa Studios, Stoneybatter, featuring internationally renowned gender non-conforming performance artist, *Alok […]

TENI: Progress for young trans people at the heart of the Government’s new LGBTI+ Youth Strategy

TENI: Progress for young trans people at the heart of the Government’s new LGBTI+ Youth Strategy

The need to improve the physical and mental health of young transgender people has been identified as a key strategic objective in the Government’s new 3-year LGBTI+ National Youth Strategy. The creation of an inclusive physical environment for young transgender and intersex people was also identified as a strategic priority. The strategy, launched yesterday at […]

New radio documentary explores the experiences of seven Irish transgender people, in their own words

New radio documentary explores the experiences of seven Irish transgender people, in their own words

A new radio documentary explores the experiences of seven Irish transgender people, in their own words. Area of concern are the problems that trans people face when dealing with the Health service in Ireland, which still uses a psychiatric/diagnostic model. The documentary, All Mine, explores the experiences of a diverse group of Irish transgender people, […]

TENI: Gender Identity no longer ‘a disorder of the mind’ – new WHO classification

TENI: Gender Identity no longer ‘a disorder of the mind’ – new WHO classification

Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) has today welcomed the long-anticipated decision of the World Health Organization to delete references to gender identity disorder and related categories from its classification of mental and behavioural disorders. In the latest revision of the International Classification of Diseases*, WHO has removed outdated references toTranssexualism, Dual Role Transvestism, and Gender […]

“Comprehensive training” needed for trans / gender variant children at primary level – TENI

“Comprehensive training” needed for trans / gender variant children at primary level – TENI

A new study has shed light on the significant challenges faced by parents and educators of trans or gender non-conforming children who require meaningful support at primary school level. The findings reveal an absence of clear national education directives and guidelines for supporting transgender and gender variant children in primary schools. Adequate training and resources […]

TENI: New helpline for families of trans and gender non-conforming people launched

TENI: New helpline for families of trans and gender non-conforming people launched

 A new volunteer-led listening and support service, for families of trans and gender non-conforming people in Ireland, is to be launched today, Friday 23 March 2018, at 11.30 am, at the Hilton Hotel, Kilmainham, Dublin 8. The Gender Identity Family Support Line (01 9073707) is an initiative of Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) and LGBT Ireland. […]