Posts Tagged ‘ gender identity ’



Hey, you look like a model

Apr 24th, 2013 | By | Category: This and That

  Hi, it’s Ciardubh here. When I’m not writing articles for Gaelick, I spend a lot of my time being an art student. Actually, I’ve spent nearly all my time for the last six years being an art student. It’s a time-consuming business. Most of being an artist revolves around spending hours by yourself swearing […]




Looking like a revolution

Mar 5th, 2013 | By | Category: Out on the Town

Reading what the Niamhs have had to say on Gaelick the last few days finally got me motivated to start writing about something I feel quite strongly about; the ways people are perceived because of their appearances and the affect this can have on social interaction, especially when it comes to sexuality.




Difference is bad

Feb 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Out on the Town

On a recent trip to a well-known gay bar in Dublin, I witnessed the door staff turning away three well-dressed young women from their establishment stating ‘’It’s not your night lads’’.




Watch and learn: Keep your eyes on the prize of equality

Sep 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: Out on the Town

Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) has established an internet video channel so you an view all of the speaches and most of the craic (karaoke blushes are saved), from the recent 4th European Transgender Council conference.




Show your SolidariTy!

Mar 9th, 2012 | By | Category: This and That

As part of the work LGBT Noise does in seeking equal rights for all LGBT people, they will be launching a new campaign called SolidariTy, and shooting a short video on Saturday the 10th of March in Outhouse from 12pm until 4pm.




Trans* people could be barred from flying in Canada

Feb 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Current Affairs

As you may or may not have read this week, it seems that under current travel regulations in Canada, transgender individuals can be prevented from merely boarding a plane. In a recent post, I wrote about the violations of every day rights faced by T* identified people, and this is a prime example.




There’s something Queer around here

Jan 20th, 2012 | By | Category: This and That

For a growing number of people, “queer” is the way they express their identity. It’s an umbrella term which can be used to cover a whole host of sexualities and gender expressions.




Survey: Trans* people and online support

Jan 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Noticeboard

Irene Greene, a student in applied psychology in UCC, is looking for participants to complete an anonymous online survey examining the impact of online social support on trans* individuals. The survey will take just 15 minutes.




Survey: Sexual minority women

Dec 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Noticeboard

Sharon Heffernan, a student in applied psychology in UCC, is looking for participants to complete an anonymous online survey. You may participate in this study if you are over 18 years of age and identify as a sexual minority woman. The survey will take just 20 minutes.




20th November: Transgender Day of Remembrance

Nov 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Current Affairs

20th November, is Transgender Day of Remembrance. A Ceremony of Remembrance to mark the GID/TG Year of Hope 2011 takes place tonight, 19th November, at the Unitarian Church in Dublin at 8pm.




Missing Pieces: Parent & child, other issues

Oct 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Current Affairs

Last week, Marriage Equality launched its “Just Love?” campaign and the “Missing Pieces” report, an audit of civil partnership as compared with marriage. The report reveals 169 differences between the two. In the final in our series of articles, we look at parents and children, and other miscellaneous issues




Missing Pieces: Immigration & legal procedures

Oct 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Current Affairs

On Tuesday, Marriage Equality launched its “Just Love?” campaign and the “Missing Pieces” report, an audit of civil partnership as compared with marriage. The report reveals 169 differences between the two. In the second of our series of articles, we look at two further areas examined: immigration and legal procedures




Government transgression

Jul 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Current Affairs

It was with a mixture of anticipation and excitement that I made my way to the official release of the Report from the Gender recognition advisory group (GRAG), by Social Protection Minister Joan Burton yesterday morning.




J-Crew: Destroying Civilisation with Pink Nail Varnish

Apr 14th, 2011 | By | Category: This and That

It’s not that I’m really PRO nail varnish. It’s been quite some time since it’s graced my well-trimmed finger nails. However, I think the nutcases at FOX may be overreacting somewhat to a clothing ad that features a woman painting her son’s toenails pink. The ad: from FOX: Yeah, well, it may be fun and […]




Should the Irish government deport LGBT people to their countries where homosexuality is criminalised?

Nov 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Polls



UN says it’s okay to kill gays: Really?

Nov 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Current Affairs

There are various kinds of comments whirling around the LGBT interwebs about a recent vote in the United Nations. Many of them boil down to making an assertion along the lines of: “The UN says it’s okay to kill gays!” So, what are the rumours, and what are the facts?

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