This project aims to critically examine the experiences of transgender, or trans, youth in post-primary school settings in Ireland. It is being conducted in collaboration with Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) with the aim of furthering trans youth inclusion and equality in schooling. Data collection methods include arts-based workshops, interviews and participant-observation. The data gathered will be analysed using critical, queer and trans theory. A planned output of the project is a toolkit that will provide practice support for educators and schools to foster trans-affirmative school environments.
Breda Gray, Vanessa Lacey, Ruari-Santiago McBride
Transgender Equality Network Ireland
Irish Research Council and Marie Skłodowska-Curie CAROLINE: Collaborative Research Fellowships for a Responsive and Innovative Europe
01/06/2018 – 31/05/2020