The impact of the anti LGBTQ+movement in Poland on Irish trans masculine people’s healthcare

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10/06/2020

As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, I firmly believe that an attack on one of us, is an attack on all of us. I believe that until we are all truly equal, none of us are at all. History has taught us time and time again that initially localised anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric can spread globally like wildfire. We saw this in the 1980s at the beginning of the AIDS epidemic, how once the term “gay cancer” emerged from the United States, gay men were stigmatised, discriminated against and mistreated across the world. And how, more recently, the transphobic narrative that has been building in some countries is beginning to reach shores that had previously been considered societally accepting of transgender people. Our shores included.

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