Tag Archive | TENI

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: Programme of Training for Healthcare Professionals on Transgender Care

TENI: Programme of Training for Healthcare Professionals on Transgender Care

Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) is today hosting the inaugural Gender Identity Skills Training (GIST) at the Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny in collaboration with the HSE. More than 40 health care professionals from across all regions of the HSE will hear from nationally and internationally renowned clinical practitioners on best practice in the provision of healthcare to […]

TENI Welcomes New Chief Executive Officer

TENI Welcomes New Chief Executive Officer

TENI are delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen O’Hare as their new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Stephen joins them in November from the Irish Council of Civil Liberties (ICCL), where he currently holds the post of JUSTICA Programme Director and EU Grants Manager. Stephen has been an active member and supporter of TENI’s work […]

Sneak Peek at Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 September 9 – 24 (and Volunteers Wanted)

Sneak Peek at Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 September 9 – 24 (and Volunteers Wanted)

Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 announces its first batch of hotly-tipped shows from this year’s heart-stopping new programme. This year’s festival will rise to a new magnificence this September, hosting a rip-roaring sixteen days and nights of thrilling, provocative events, that will consume and inspire the city.

New Bill Announced to Mark International Transgender Day of Visibility

New Bill Announced to Mark International Transgender Day of Visibility

Yesterday (Friday March 31st) Senator Fintan Warfield announced the introduction of the Gender Recognition (Amendment) Bill 2017 to mark the International Transgender Day of Visibility. If passed, this Bill would amend the Gender Recognition Act 2015 to ensure meaningful inclusion of young trans and non-binary people.  “The Gender Recognition (Amendment) Bill 2017 seeks to extend self-determination to trans […]

TENI Launches TRANSforming Lives 2017

TENI Launches TRANSforming Lives 2017

TRANSforming Lives 2017 – Trans Mental Health Week is an annual campaign run by Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI). This campaign is a response to the mental health struggles of the trans community. According to the LGBTIreland Report:

President Higgins Celebrates 10 Years of TENI At Áras an Uachtaráin

President Higgins Celebrates 10 Years of TENI At Áras an Uachtaráin

Fifty members of the transgender community, and allied organisations, were welcomed by President Michael D. Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin yesterday, 23 November, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of TENI.  “TENI was founded in 2006 by a small group of trans people who wanted to change Irish society to be a better and more inclusive place […]