Amnesty Ireland joined our power-drunk trans lobby, along with 26 other publicly-funded NGOs, to make this extraordinary demand in an open letter: ‘We call on media, and politicians to no longer provide legitimate representation for those that share bigoted beliefs.’
Now aged 23, the then 15-year-old Keira, troubled and depressed throughout her adolescence, became convinced that she was really a boy in a girl’s body. That psychological trauma led ultimately to a double mastectomy and years of hormone treatments that have left her sterile.
The case of Barbie Kardashian and the decision to house him in Limerick Prison amongst female prisoners drew Irish people’s attention to the concept and… Read More »Trans Prisoners in Women’s Prisons: Whose Rights? Whose Dignity?
In his latest article for The Countess, Gearóid Ó Loingsigh examines the OIP’s (Office of the Inspectorate of Prisons) latest report into conditions in Limerick… Read More »Limerick Prison: The Rights of Female Prisoners
Irish society has become more accepting of gender expression, but when it comes to the provision of intimate spaces and services, biological sex matters. The… Read More »Irish Public Have their Say in First Irish Gender Poll
The danger of trans-identified male prisoners being housed in women’s prisons has been highlighted recently in the UK, with the Judicial Review Case brought by… Read More »Green Light Given To Allow Men in Women’s Prisons
Our bodies have been used against us since Eve plucked the apple from the tree. Our lives are constrained by our biological functions from periods to pregnancy to menopause. These are things that only happen to females. To pretend otherwise is risible.
Our national campaign to uphold the privacy, dignity and safety of Irish schoolchildren has made the front page of the Irish Times. Parents across the… Read More »Join our campaign to save single-sex toilets in Irish schools
The Countess, along with forty-two other groups and forty-one individuals representing ten countries has joined the Women’s Liberation Front in calling for an end to… Read More »Signatory to WoLF Submission to UN Gender Consultation
The recent decision taken in California to place men and women in the same wings of prisons as a response to the violence meted out… Read More »Placing Men in Women’s Prisons: The New Woke Fad
The Irish Constitution of 1937 attempted to ratify the exclusion of Irish women from the public sphere and civic life and confine them to the… Read More »The Irish Constitution and Its Inherent Misogyny