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Conversion therapy ban and civil liberties

Conversion therapy ban and civil liberties

Conversion therapy is a form of therapy available to same sex attracted people who want to be heterosexual and to transgender people who want to be cisgender. The therapy usually involves participants undergoing counselling and talk sessions with the intent of changing their thinking . Four countries in the world ban the practice . These are Brazil, Ecuador, Germany and Malta . To a large extent the ban in these countries was due to the type of therapy being offered . Ireland would become only the Fifth Country in the world to ban the practice should a Bill before the Seanad become Law . The
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Conversion therapy ban and civil liberties

Conversion therapy ban and civil liberties

Conversion therapy is a form of therapy available to same sex attracted people who want to be heterosexual and to transgender people who want to be cisgender. The therapy usually involves participants undergoing counselling and talk sessions with the intent of changing their thinking . Four
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Should women walk behind their men

Should women walk behind their men

I live quite close to a Direct Provision centre in Dublin and I get to see a lot of the new arrivals out and about . On a few occasions now , I've observed middle eastern couples where the wife dressed in a Burqa walks behind the
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Irish people being put in Danger , The threat posed by our Asylum Policy

Irish people being put in Danger , The threat posed by our Asylum Policy

In November 2015 , 131 people were killed and 413 injured in terrorist attacks in Paris . It was later revealed how a number of the attackers had came to europe through Greece posing as refugees and how one of the terrorists Abdelhamid Abaaoud had sent a scout to
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Planning System needs to change , more input from councillors needed

Planning System needs to change , more input from councillors needed

The planning system in Ireland is not a fair system and is deeply flawed . Planning Applications are decided on by a tiny number of people working in Local Authorities and An Bord Pleanala . At Local Authority level , just two civil servants called planning officers can sign
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Dublin : new Gang Music trend could spark London type violence here

Dublin : new Gang Music trend could spark London type violence here

A worrying trend is emerging in Ireland and that is Drill music . Drill Music is a violent gang related form of music with violent tones and aggressive language often talking about knifing people and other violent acts . It originated from the Chicago gang scene around 2010 and spread
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Young girl appeals for donations to reverse transgender surgery
A 16 year old girl in Hollidaysburg Pennsylvania who had a double mastectomy at the age of 15 as part of her transgender surgery to become a boy is appealing for donations to help her go back to her original gender.
   

Penny Cunningham said she came out as transgender at the age of 11 . She had been suffering from depression and suicidal ideation which she believed was down to her body .. "From the very start , people online told me that if I was uncomfortable with my body, I was probably trans" .

She attended a transgender clinic and at 13 she was put on hormone blockers to stop puberty , the following year she began hormone replacement therapy but despite this her mental health issues persisted , so she proceeded to a double mastectomy .

my mental health still wasn’t improving, and transition was not the easy fix i expected. I insisted that I go through with surgery, a double mastectomy 

On August 16th, 2019 , at the age of 15 , Penny had surgery to remove her breasts , a double mastectomy .

On August 16th, 2019 I got top surgery at the age of 15, one of the youngest people that clinic had operated on.

Very shortly after surgery, my depression got worse.

I hated myself just as much as ever, leading me to a psychiatric hospitalization in October 2019.

During my hospital stay, I realized my mistake. Transition wasn’t the fix I needed and it couldn’t take away my mental health issues 

Following her stay in the psychiatric Hospital , she decided to change her name back to female and told her family she was completely distraught with her surgery.

after changing my name back to a female name and telling my family, I was completely distraught with my surgery. I started to feel better about my identity. being a woman felt much more comfortable. 

For the past 8 months , Penny has been living as a female again , but with two scars where her breasts used to be .

She is awaiting reconstructive breast surgery which is due to take place on July 23rd .


I still had giant scars on my chest and a body part gone. I detransitioned around 8 months ago and have been living as a female since then. I have applied to get reconstructive breast surgery that will use fat transplants and implants to create the look my body once had. I have severe discomfort from the way my body looks currently and I just want to fix the mess I got myself into 

Penny has since learned she has Autism which her Doctors now think was the root cause of her mental health issues all along .


I was diagnosed with autism last summer, and my current doctors have researched the link between autism and gender identity, finding that might have been the cause of my issues .

I understand that I am responsible for my choices and that I have to fix it myself.

But my doctors didn’t take into account my autism, body issues, or other mental illnesses when allowing me to transition.

My therapist agrees that I was too young at the time and that making such a life changing decision has brought challenges to me 

Penny has set up a gofundme page to help cover the costs of getting her breasts back . Her goal is 7,000 dollars . You can read more about Penny's campaign here -

https://www.gofundme.com/f/2ze6s4-reconstructive-surgery 

  
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Sheriff Street - 702 unit Build to Rent Apartment scheme gets green light

Sheriff Street - 702 unit Build to Rent Apartment scheme gets green light

An 18 Storey apartment development with a peak height of 60.7 metres has been given the go ahead by An Bord Pleanala for a site near Sheriff Street Upper in Dublin 1 The development will be situated on the Castleforbes Business Park which is to be demolished
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Daylight Saving Time , Why the Clocks go forward

Daylight Saving Time , Why the Clocks go forward

The Clocks will go forward 1 hour on Sunday 28th March at 1am. All of Europe (except Iceland) , most of the USA (except Arizona and Hawaii) , and most of North America practice Daylight Saving Time where the clocks 'spring forward' 1 hour in Spring and 'fall back'
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Should women walk behind their men

Should women walk behind their men

I live quite close to a Direct Provision centre in Dublin and I get to see a lot of the new arrivals out and about . On a few occasions now , I've observed middle eastern couples where the wife dressed in a Burqa walks behind the
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Rathfarnham - Planning application lodged for 241 Apartments at Stocking Avenue

Rathfarnham - Planning application lodged for 241 Apartments at Stocking Avenue

Ardstone homes ltd have applied to An Bord Pleanala for a strategic housing development consisting of 241 apartments in 8 blocks ranging in height from 3-6 storeys on a 2.98 hectare site at white pines east , north of s tocking avenue, woodstown, Dublin 16 . The development will include 93 one bedroom units
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Dublin : new Gang Music trend could spark London type violence here

Dublin : new Gang Music trend could spark London type violence here

A worrying trend is emerging in Ireland and that is Drill music . Drill Music is a violent gang related form of music with violent tones and aggressive language often talking about knifing people and other violent acts . It originated from the Chicago gang scene around 2010 and spread
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Killiney apartment plans lodged with An Bord Pleanala

Killiney apartment plans lodged with An Bord Pleanala

Atlas GP Ltd have applied to An Bord Pleanala for a large scale apartment development at lands consisting of kylemore , Rockwinds, Smallacre and Woodlawn at Church Road in Killiney , Co Dublin . The development will consist of the construction of 6 apartment blocks ranging in height from 2-6
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that poor girl , a double mastectomy because she mistakenly thought she was a boy when she actually had autism . This is coming to Ireland , the programme for government aims to create quote "National Gender Clinics and Multidisciplinary Teams for children and adults"

and .. quote "Remove the need for a person aged 16 and 17 years to have two specialist reports before they can apply for legal gender recognition by providing for self declaration"
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unfortunately we're hearing more and more horror stories like this . children misled into gender change.life changing surgery which can be irreversible . Roderic O'Gorman has made it his mission to inflict this kind of thing on the children of Ireland , shame on him.
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when you think of all the women who had breasts removed because of Cancer and this girl did it because someone told her to change gender , her body now scarred for life and her parents went along with . what is the world coming to.
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Conversion therapy ban and civil liberties

Conversion therapy ban and civil liberties

Conversion therapy is a form of therapy available to same sex attracted people who want to be heterosexual and to transgender people who want to be cisgender. The therapy usually involves participants undergoing counselling and talk sessions with the intent of changing their thinking . Four
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Sheriff Street - 702 unit Build to Rent Apartment scheme gets green light

Sheriff Street - 702 unit Build to Rent Apartment scheme gets green light

An 18 Storey apartment development with a peak height of 60.7 metres has been given the go ahead by An Bord Pleanala for a site near Sheriff Street Upper in Dublin 1 The development will be situated on the Castleforbes Business Park which is to be demolished
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Limerick councillor who called gardai on Rosary prayer group described as "sectarian"

Limerick councillor who called gardai on Rosary prayer group described as "sectarian"

The actions of a Limerick Councillor Elisa O'Donovan who shouted at Catholics to "pray in your own homes" before calling the Gardai on them on Palm Sunday has been described as "bigotry" and "sectarian" . The incident occurred outside the Sacred Heart Church in Limerick where around 30 parishoners had gathered
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Should women walk behind their men

Should women walk behind their men

I live quite close to a Direct Provision centre in Dublin and I get to see a lot of the new arrivals out and about . On a few occasions now , I've observed middle eastern couples where the wife dressed in a Burqa walks behind the
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Rathfarnham - Planning application lodged for 241 Apartments at Stocking Avenue

Rathfarnham - Planning application lodged for 241 Apartments at Stocking Avenue

Ardstone homes ltd have applied to An Bord Pleanala for a strategic housing development consisting of 241 apartments in 8 blocks ranging in height from 3-6 storeys on a 2.98 hectare site at white pines east , north of s tocking avenue, woodstown, Dublin 16 . The development will include 93 one bedroom units
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Covid-19 :  Nigerian-UK variant found in Ireland may render vaccines ineffective

Covid-19 : Nigerian-UK variant found in Ireland may render vaccines ineffective

A new strain of the Covid-19 virus has been found in Ireland that may render vaccines ineffective . The variant called the 'B1525' first originated in the UK and Nigeria in December and is thought to be linked to travel between the two . The new strain contains the
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Data Centres to account for 27% of Electricity Demand by 2029

Data Centres to account for 27% of Electricity Demand by 2029

Eirgrid , which operates Ireland's national electricty grid projects that Data Centres will account for 27% of Ireland's electricity demand by 2029 . In its All-Island Generation Capacity Statement (2020 - 2029) it says that Data Centres .."need a lot of power and can require the same amount of energy
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Irish people being put in Danger , The threat posed by our Asylum Policy

Irish people being put in Danger , The threat posed by our Asylum Policy

In November 2015 , 131 people were killed and 413 injured in terrorist attacks in Paris . It was later revealed how a number of the attackers had came to europe through Greece posing as refugees and how one of the terrorists Abdelhamid Abaaoud had sent a scout to
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Irish A Disappearing Language

Irish A Disappearing Language

In the early 1800s , more than 4,000,000 people spoke the Irish language here in Ireland . The 2016 census recorded just 73,803 people who said they spoke Irish daily outside of the education system and the number of daily Irish speakers in the Gaeltacht fell by 11.2% between
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Covid-19 : Thousands arrive from Brazil , India ,  South Africa and UK despite high infection rates

Covid-19 : Thousands arrive from Brazil , India , South Africa and UK despite high infection rates

Figures from the department of Social Protection show a total of 68,914 PPS numbers were issued to Foreign Nationals last year , an average of 5,742 per month . PPS numbers are issued to people coming to Ireland for work , study or to claim asylum and are an accurate reflection
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dublin lad

Apr 15 , 8:39 am
we either live in a mature society or we dont . if a mature adult wants to try conversion therapy its their business . nothing to do with anyone else

Derek

Apr 14 , 4:38 pm
like others here , i'd be more worried about trans therapy , especially on children . its so awful

fionnuala

Apr 14 , 1:56 pm
transgender therapy is much more damaging than conversion therapy . with trans therapy you have bodily mutilation , irreversible medication to stop the natural development of the body and serious side effects from drugs such as puberty blockers . why dont they ban transgender therapy .
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Jennys

Apr 14 , 11:27 am
so it will be legal for children to have double mastectomy to change gender but illegal for therapy to discourage this . transgender therapy is barbaric and yet this is perfectly ok by our government and anyone offering therapy to help children keep their existing gender is to be outlawed What has happened to ireland .
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Ivaus ☘

Apr 12 , 8:05 am
LIBERTY-FREEDOM-DEMOCRACY- ALL ARE BANISHED IN IRELAND 2021, PERMANENTLY. Feb.2020,no forced mask,forced jab,forced vac.passport,forced lockdown,forced job loss,etc etc. NOW EVERYTHING IS FORCED BY COERCION, YOU NOT COMPLY...YOU DIE...DRACONIAN DICTATORSHIP.
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Mr D

Apr 10 , 10:03 am
the ballymun tower blocks all over again this time in the docklands . I wonder in years to come will these places be ghettos .

Ivaus ☘

Apr 09 , 8:22 pm
POOR IRELAND-AGAIN- 6% of Irish living in THE MADIA GLOBAL HUB DUBLIN. This will be replicated throughout Ireland- NORTH AND SOUTH- the great giveaway. WHY WHY WHY...and don't bother your bollox answering because NOBODY DOES. When the sky falls...WE WILL ALL STAND TOGETHER AT SKY FALL...keep watching RTE. THIS IS THE MOST TRAITOROUS SPINELESS DRACONIAN TIME...in Ireland's last 1000 YEARS HISTORY. IRELAND IS TOTALLY BOLLIXED NOW- 1919-2021- MISERABLE CLASS WHORES PLAY THE
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rasher

Apr 09 , 6:57 pm
poor sheriff street . how did that get planning. imagine living in one of those cottages , they are completely towered over , everyone looking in at you , no privacy . just looking up at a big concrete block every day you go outside
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