Year: 2024

Open Letter to Sport Ireland

Dear Dr Una May – Chief Executive of Sport Ireland We are writing to you to share our anxiety around the growing exclusionary narrative around trans people’s participation in sport, and particularly in regards to trans women and girls. Sport and physical activity benefits every individual in Ireland and as a principle, our approach should …

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TENI is delighted to announce that we have hired James Curry as our Sports Inclusion Coordinator.

James started today, April 15th. He comes to us fresh out of student politics where he was Vice President of Equality and Citizenship for the Union of Students in Ireland (USI). In his student career, James has shown his dedication to inclusion in all areas. James even deferred his start date with TENI in order …

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TENI (Transgender Equality Network Ireland) Statement on Cass Review into Gender Identity Services for Children and Young People

On April 10th, Dr Hilary Cass published the full report of her independent review into the UK’s Gender Identity Development Services, commissioned by the NHS. TENI (Transgender Equality Network Ireland) remains fully committed to ensuring that transgender & non-binary young people have access to the correct and highest quality care here in Ireland, in line …

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To celebrate Trans Day Of Visibility, we are delighted to share this video celebrating trans joy!

Over the summer, our superstar intern Emily Kamalnathan asked the community to share what being trans has brought to their lives. She then recorded people reading out those statements and responding to them. The result is a joyful celebration of trans lives, and speaks to the importance of visibility and acceptance. You can watch the …

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TENI Signs Open Letter from LGBTQIA+ Organisations Calling For Permanent Ceasefire in Gaza

TENI are proud to have signed the following open letter along with our colleagues from other LGBTQIA+ organisations in Ireland. We, the undersigned Irish LGBTQI+ organisations, join the global call for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza. A ceasefire is urgently needed to save lives, to halt the destruction of Gaza and the murder of its …

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We are deeply saddened to inform you that our former CEO, Tina Kolos Orban, passed away over the weekend.

We are deeply saddened to inform you that our former CEO, Tina Kolos Orban, passed away over the weekend. For their family and all those who knew them as a wonderful person and a tireless advocate for trans rights, this is a terrible loss. Tina took over the role of CEO in April 2022 and …

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