Posts Tagged ‘ TENI ’



Proposed gender recognition Bill faces further criticism

Aug 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Affairs

The Equality Authority yesterday published its report on the Gender Recognition Bill. TENI’s chief executive urged Ireland to be the “first country in Europe to introduce legislation that truly respects the rights and privacy of transgender people.”




Irish Lives: My Transgender Journey airs today

Apr 16th, 2014 | By | Category: The Small Screen

The documentary will focus on three people – Sam, Louise and Kay – and give a close-up account of their trans* experience and both challenges and joys that have faced them. It looks as though the documentary has very much allowed the individuals taking part to lead the way on how to tell their stories, and the documentary has been strongly welcomed by TENI:




Trans* Education & Advocacy Protest RTE March 31st

Mar 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Current Affairs

Trans* Education and Advocacy have organised a protest this evening outside RTE at 7:30pm to show their displeasure towards the broadcaters new comedy show “The Centre”




Transgender Health Conference

Feb 18th, 2014 | By | Category: This and That

Dundalk Outcomers in association with TENI are hosting a conference to discuss Transgender Health in the Fairways Hotel Dundalk on Friday 28 February 2014. 10.30am-2pm.




Transgender woman wins gender equality case

Jan 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Current Affairs

The Equality Tribunal has awarded a transgender woman €5,000 compensation having ruled she had been discriminated against by her bank.




Speaking from the Margins: Trans Mental Health and Wellbeing in Ireland

Dec 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

Shocking levels of suicide attempt rates amongst the trans community in Ireland revealed by new survey carried out by TENI. 78% of respondents had considered suicide, and 40% of these had attempted to take their own live at least once.




Transgender Rights Must Be Protected in New Legislation

Oct 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

A group of civil society organisations are today calling on politicians to consider the human rights of transgender and intersex people as the Oireachtas Committee debates the Gender Recognition Bill this week.




Govt finally get around to Gender Recognition Bill

Jul 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

I was going through the responses to the Gender Recognition Bill and you know what, TENI are on the money so I’ll just reprint their press release, just text formatted for Gaelick




Do we segregate ourselves?

Jul 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured, This and That

Through things like Pride (and college LGBT societies, and Gloria, the Emerald Warriors etc etc), do we LGBTQ people purposefully segregate ourselves from the rest of society?




Oh Christmas T…

Dec 18th, 2012 | By | Category: This and That

I have a proposal for you to avoid the embarrassment of lackluster gift giving. For €20.13 you get a TENI t-shirt (which is pretty styling even by itself), a years membership to TENI and a trans* activist wrist band (just like all the cool kids wear!)




Trans Sexual Health Seminar

Nov 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Out on the Town

Trans men and women must be sick and tired of sexual health information that doesn’t touch on what is important to them. In an effort to educate both sexual health workers and health care professionals LGBT Diversity are having a Trans Sexual Health Seminar on December 4th in Kilkenny.




Meteoric mistake

Oct 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Current Affairs

I’m not certain why Meteor decided to choose to mock marginalised groups of people? This might be the point where you tell me that I can’t take an innocent joke. If that’s the case, then this is the point where I tell you that I am entirely capable of taking a joke, as long as it’s funny. This isn’t funny.




Report on Dublin Trans Health forum

Oct 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Current Affairs

Last Monday, October 1st, Transgender Equality Network Ireland held a Trans* Health Forum in Dublin. Within the cavernous hall of the Dublin Civic Offices, trans* people, their friends, partners and allies were all called upon to help improve the situation of great disadvantage which faces trans* people in Ireland today.




TENI on d’radio!

Sep 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Noticeboard

Those fabulous folks in the Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) have negotiated with the nearly as wonderful gang in Dublin City FM to include a once a month segment on G-Talk specifically relating to the Trans community.




TENI News: Trans Health Forum

Sep 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Current Affairs

Finally, the HSE seem to believe that there are trans people in Ireland. People who will probably need their services at some stage in their lives. So, in 2013 TENI will work in partnership with the HSE to “develop trans health initiatives and progress the HSE treatment pathway for trans people”.




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.




Trans* equality activists protest Minister’s speech

Sep 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Current Affairs

Delegates of a trans* human rights conference protested during Minister Joan Burton’s keynote speech this morning. The protesters expressed anger and frustration at the ongoing delay hindering the introduction of Gender Recognition Legislation in Ireland. For the past five years, Ireland has been in breach of its human rights obligations regarding gender recognition

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