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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 […]

Comment: Transphobia And The Need For A United LGBT Community

Comment: Transphobia And The Need For A United LGBT Community

EILE’s Rob Buchanan takes a look at transphobia and discrimination in light of TENI’s report launch earlier this week Ireland is making international headlines over our unacceptable slowness in adopting transphobic hate crime legislation.

TENI Launch New Report Documenting Hate Crimes Against Trans People

TENI Launch New Report Documenting Hate Crimes Against Trans People

TENI launched the STAD: Stop Transphobia and Discrimination Report yesterday at the University of Limerick,  launched formally by Tom Lodge, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Limerick. The STAD report documents hate crimes against transgender people in Ireland and is the first report of its […]