LGBTQI+ Inclusion in Sports

Setting the Scene

Dr. Tanya Ní Mhuirthile
Assistant Professor of Law, LlM Programme Chair – DCU

In this video Dr. Tanya Ní Mhuirthile explains what the ‘plus’ in LGBTQI+ stands for, provides context for LGBTQI+ inclusion in sport and touches on some unsettling and difficult moments in sporting history where individual sports stars became victims of biased, cruel and unfair treatment.

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Find out more about our LGBTQI+ Inclusion in Sports Campaign here.

Dr. Tanya Ní Mhuirthile

Dr. Tanya Ní Mhuirthile is an Assistant Professor in the School of Law and Government, DCU. Tanya’s research interrogates the interaction between the body and law and draws on human rights law, medical law, law and gender theory, and feminist jurisprudence. Tanya advises Government, politicians, non-governmental organisations and companies in relation to her research. She is currently the Principal Investigator on an Irish Research Council Project “Mapping the Lived Experience of Intersex/Variations of Sex Characteristics in Ireland” and the DCU lead on the European Commission funded Marie Curie ITN project “Intersex: New Innovative Approaches

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