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Gender Identity Service Pathway Review

          Commissioning   Gender Identity Service Pathway Review Diabetes Network for Northern Ireland Individual Funding Requests (IFRs) Neonatal Network Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Major Trauma Network Northern Ireland Stroke Network Paediatric Congenital Cardiac Services Patients travelling outside Northern Ireland for treatment Perinatal and Paediatric Pathology Services Quality and Safety – NICE Guidelines Reshaping Stroke Services in Northern Ireland Gender Identity Service Review of the Pathway Objectives for the Regional Gender Identity Service The Department of Health has asked the Health and Social Care Board to undertake a review of the Regional Gender Identity Service pathway....

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SURVEY

SURVEY Delivering better mental health services for children and young people Dear All, I am delighted to announce that our survey for children and young people on mental health services in Northern Ireland is now open! Link to survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/YA-survey Promoting the survey We ask that you help spread the word about the survey to your contacts/networks via social media platform. Suggested tweet and hashtags: Calling children & young people age 13-25! Tell us what you need & want from mental health services in Northern Ireland – https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/YA-survey #Mentalhealth #ChildRights You can find our project messaging here if you want to retweet and post: Facebook: /YNCBNI Twitter: @ncb_ni_tweets...

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TENI and University of Limerick research highlights educational inequalities facing transgender youth 

TENI and University of Limerick research highlights educational inequalities facing transgender youth Press Release Tuesday, 25th August 2020New research by Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) and University of Limerick (UL) has highlighted the educational inequalities transgender and gender diverse youth face in school settings.The study shows that that transgender and gender diverse youth in Ireland feel marginalised within post-primary schools, which inhibits them coming out and affects their academic attainment. The report, the first ever study of the post-primary school experiences of transgender youth, was a collaboration between TENI and researchers based in the School of Education, UL. Co-authored by...

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Transgender women pose no threat to cis women unless they make them outcasts

Transgender women pose no threat to cis women unless they make them outcasts Rebecca Solnit Aug 2020 Dear ladies who are fearful and hostile to trans women, That I grew up and spent most of my life in San Francisco I consider one of my greatest strokes of luck, because it was in its heyday the loudest, proudest queer town around. Even as a straight girl, maybe especially as a straight girl, I benefited endlessly from that. I went to my first gay bar here when I was about 14, with a gay man who was the kindest person...

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DUP oppose misogyny and trans misogyny as stand alone crimes in council motion

DUP oppose misogyny and trans misogyny as stand alone crimes in council motion Party accused of “struggling with the words misogyny and trans misogyny”  By Michael Kenwood  Local democracy reporter 12th  AUG 2020   The DUP have opposed a local council motion declaring support for misogyny and trans misogyny as a standalone hate crime offence. Despite the opposition, councillors at this week’s remote Ards North Down Council corporate committee carried the motion, which specifically mentions the need to create misogyny and trans misogyny as a standalone offence. The DUP tried to pass an amendment which took out the words...

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