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Dates: 05 Jun - 05 Jun
Show Time: 6:30-8pm
GCN in conjunction with TENI and the Call It Out campaign present an evening of conversation exploring the complex and multifaceted nature of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia as experienced by LGBT+ people in today’s Ireland.
‘Call It Out’ is a new civil society campaign to highlight and address the harm caused by homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in Ireland. The campaign is being led by the Transgender Equality Network of Ireland (TENI) and the team from the Hate and Hostility Research Group at the University of Limerick.
Despite recent positive changes for LGBT+ people in Ireland, many still experience harassment and intimidation simply because of who they are.
The results of a survey conducted by HHRG showed that while only 36% of respondents believed that violence against the LGBT+ community is a serious problem in this country, it reported that in actuality, one in five, or 21% of those surveyed, have been punched, hit or physically attacked in public for being LGBT+.
Join our fantastic panel of guests in conversation with journalist and author Una Mullally.
Panel guests include:
Ellen Murray (TENI)
Shubhangi Karmakar and more to be announced.
There will be a limited amount of Call It Out merchandise up for grabs for ticket holders including the beautiful Call it Out T-shirts! Proceeds from ticket sales in support of GCN & TENI
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