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International Transgender Day of Visibility

Today is International Transgender Day of Visibility, it has been celebrated on March 31st from 2009 and set up to be a positive counter point to Transgender Day of Remembrance…

O’Really? A familiar abortion myth gets another airing

Blink and you’ll miss him. John O’Reilly, the Greta Garbo of Ireland’s religious right, had a letter published in the Irish Times over the weekend in which he belatedly defended…

What the Numbers Don’t Tell Us: Irish Abortion in the UK in 2013

3,679 women gave Irish addresses when having an abortion in the UK last year; still a staggering 70 women a week, but the numbers don’t tell the whole story. The statistics are…

IFPA Abortion Video

IFPA: Abortion in Ireland video

This great animation from the IFPA illustrates some of the statistics around abortion in Ireland, and tackles some of the widespread myths: