Instead of believing people who are trans and need healthcare, the NGS demands long assessments, and throws up roadblocks to those who try to go around them, say members of the group Transgress the NGS.
On a recent Monday, contributors to the new collection Glórtha Aiteacha \ Queer Voices shared readings to celebrate pathways, often through struggle, to joy and community.
“So much fiction is made up of these neatly tied-up, often moralistic stories, but good non-fiction begins with no set agenda,” says co-editor Seán Hayes.
From mid-March to September, ALONE’s national support line got more than 30,900 calls in, said a spokesperson.
“It’s always the people you miss the most, about anything,” Liz Meldon says on a recent return to the place she built a community around, which is gone now.
The stories told by working-class women in inner-city Dublin that are included in Kevin C. Kearns’ book have acquired a new resonance in contemporary Ireland.
For some, Dublin’s clubbing scene is a staple of queer identity. But how inclusive are club nights in the city?