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Broadcasting Complaint upheld over remark describing JK Rowling as "transphobic bigot"

Broadcasting Complaint upheld over remark describing JK Rowling as "transphobic bigot"

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has upheld a complaint against Today FM's The last Word with Matt Cooper show in relation to a remark describing British Author JK Rowling as a "transphobic bigot" . The complaint related to a broadcast last september in which panel members were discussing tweets made by Jedward alleging JK rowling was transphobic . In the course of the discussion , one of the panel members stated that JK Rowling had become a โ€œtransphobic bigotโ€ The complainant claimed that this statement was not challenged by the presenter or any of the other panellists , it was a very serious accusation
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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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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 husband as he leads the way . Only today , a man was walking with his wife trailing behind about three metres . she was dressed in a pink burqa which I guess isn't as bad as all black but the husband turned to her and said something like hurry up or words along those lines . They both stopped
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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 and 148 two bedroom units with 204 on street car parking spaces . The site was the subject of two previous applications by the developer in June and November of last year . Both applications were referred back for amendment and further consideration which included reducing the number of units and removing the Build to Rent aspect of the scheme.
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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 to pray the rosary on Palm Sunday and was caught on camera by a local community activist Cathal McCarthy . The video footage showed Councillor Elisa O'Donovan approaching those gathered in a hostile manner and gets into an argument with one man holding his rosary beads before calling the Gardai on them - "theres a large gathering , I'd like
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Broadcasting Complaint upheld over remark describing JK Rowling as "transphobic bigot"

Broadcasting Complaint upheld over remark describing JK Rowling as "transphobic bigot"

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has upheld a complaint against Today FM's The last Word with Matt Cooper show in relation to a remark describing British Author JK Rowling as a "transphobic bigot" . The complaint related to a broadcast last september in which panel members were discussing tweets
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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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