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TENI:  ‘Unhelpful and inflammatory’ Vatican guidance on gender identity

TENI: ‘Unhelpful and inflammatory’ Vatican guidance on gender identity

The publication of the Vatican’s new guidance for schools on gender identity “ignores the real and legitimate experiences of young trans people and their families”, said Chair of Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI), Sara R. Phillips. Speaking following the release of the new guidance for schools, Male and Female, He created them: Towards a Path of […]

TENI Hosts First Trans Awareness Conference For Educators in Ireland

TENI Hosts First Trans Awareness Conference For Educators in Ireland

Benefits of knowledge and training on gender identity felt by schools, families and, most importantly, young people, says trans rights group. Young trans and gender non-conforming people in both primary and secondary school experience better outcomes when schools possess both the knowledge and the confidence to accommodate different gender identities in the classroom. This is […]

‘BeLonG To’ holds Transboree!

‘BeLonG To’ holds Transboree!

‘BeLonG To’ LGBT+ Youth Services held their first-ever Transboree  recently. Transgender and non-binary young people often navigate challenging journeys and experiences relating to their bodies. You may have seen this played out in media coverage over the past number of weeks. Recognising this, IndividualiTy, the group for trans and non-binary young people, put their heads together […]

‘Lower levels of confidence in Gardaí among Ireland’s trans community’ report finds

‘Lower levels of confidence in Gardaí among Ireland’s trans community’ report finds

Trans people are far less likely to express high levels of trust in An Garda Síochána, when compared to the general public, a new report has found. Just eight per cent of trans people interviewed rated trust in Gardaí as ‘very high’. This compares to 43 per cent of the majority population from a similar […]

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 […]