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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 […]
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. […]
Congratulations to Sara Phillips, Chair of TENI, who is to be the Grand Marshall of the Dublin Pride Parade 2018, where the theme this year is ‘We Are Family’. Sara has been with TENI since the beginning in 2006, was appointed Chair in 2012, and is now in her second term at this position.
‘An Foclóir Aiteach’ (the Queer Dictionary) has just been launched at DCU . On Wednesday 21 March, Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach and Minister of State for Gaeilge, Gaeltacht and the Islands, Joe McHugh TD, launched the Irish dictionary, which is a collaboration between TENI, BeLonG To Youth Services, and Union of Students […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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.
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 […]