Tag Archive | TENI

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 […]

Telling MY Story: Ireland’s First Trans Leadership Summit

Telling MY Story: Ireland’s First Trans Leadership Summit

Thirty transgender people took part in Ireland’s first trans leadership summit,Telling MY Story, this past weekend. Telling MY Story is the result of a collaboration between TENI (Transgender Equality Network Ireland) and Accenture. Telling MY Story is the first event of its kind in Ireland and was designed to empower, educate and equip future trans leaders. Telling MY Story was […]

TENI: Telling MY Story – Ireland’s First Trans Leadership Summit 19,20 Nov.

TENI: Telling MY Story – Ireland’s First Trans Leadership Summit 19,20 Nov.

TENI and Accenture have teamed up to create Ireland’s first trans leadership summit, Telling MY Story. The summit will take place on Saturday and Sunday, 19th and 20th November 2016, at Accenture in Grand Canal Square, Dublin. Telling MY Story will be an empowering and inspiring weekend, with lots of practical advice on communication, careers and advocacy, and TENI […]

TENI: Anniversary of the Commencement of the Gender Recognition Act

TENI: Anniversary of the Commencement of the Gender Recognition Act

Yesterday, 8th September, marked the first anniversary of the commencement of the Gender Recognition Act. According to the Department of Social Protection, 165 people have been legally recognised in the past year.  “The passage of the Gender Recognition Act was a momentous event in the history of trans rights in Ireland. Today we celebrate how far […]

Gender Recognition Act One Year On: BeLonG To & TENI Statement and Case Study NC

Gender Recognition Act One Year On: BeLonG To & TENI Statement and Case Study NC

Today marks the first anniversary of the commencement of the Gender Recognition Act, 2015 – a milestone piece of legislation that allows transgender people in Ireland to have their gender legally recognised for the first time. The move has significantly improved the lives of over 150 people who have had their gender legally recognised since […]

Dublin Pride Parade 2016: Map, Pride Day Events, Afterparties, Sat 25th and Remembrance Ceremony Sun 26th June!

Dublin Pride Parade 2016: Map, Pride Day Events, Afterparties, Sat 25th and Remembrance Ceremony Sun 26th June!

Pride Day 2016 Events and Afterparties – Saturday, June 25th Outhouse Champagne Breakfast Celebrate 20 years of champagne breakfasts for Dublin Pride! Join the Outhouse team for some fine breakfast fare, some bubbles and beats before you march. 11.00am-1.00pm Outhouse, 105 Capel Street, Dublin 1 TENI Pre-Pride Parade Breakfast 11.00am Church Bar & Restaurant, Junction […]

Irish LGBT organisations on Orlando tragedy – Silent vigil tonight, Monday from 18:45, in Dublin

Irish LGBT organisations on Orlando tragedy – Silent vigil tonight, Monday from 18:45, in Dublin

As reports continue to come in about the horrific shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Ireland’s three National LGBT Organisations BeLonG To, GLEN and TENI made the following statement: “We are all in shock at the horror unfolding at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Speaking on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people […]

Government Must Protect Trans Young People

Government Must Protect Trans Young People

Yesterday (Thurs 31 March), the Trans Youth Forum report was launched to mark the International Transgender Day of Visibility. This report documents the findings from the first Trans Youth Forum that was held July 15th 2015, and included 55 participants between the ages of 14-25. The Forum was initiated as a Trinity College Dublin Equality Fund […]

113 Trans People Now Legally Recognised in Ireland

113 Trans People Now Legally Recognised in Ireland

Since the commencement of the Gender Recognition Act, 113 Gender Recognition Certificates have been issued.  “Six months after the commencement of the Act we can see that trans people are availing of legal recognition,” said Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) Chief Executive Broden Giambrone.  On September 4th 2015, Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, T.D., signed the commencement order […]