Irish Women’s Lobby Presents
Speak Up For Free Speech
Speak Up for Free Speech is a webinar we held in April of 2021! Tune in to our amazing speakers and hear them discuss cancel culture, hate speech laws and the importance of free speech.
Hosted by Dr. Christine Gaffney – Social science researcher, specialist in gender equality, sexuality, and inclusion
Lisa Mackenzie is an independent policy analyst and a member of policy analysis collective MurrayBlackburnMackenzie. She is a former civil servant in the UK Government where she worked as a communications specialist in a number of Whitehall departments, including the Department for Social Security and Home Office, as well as the Commission for Racial Equality. More recently, she has worked on policy for a penal reform campaign group and a trade union.
Iseult White is an author, computer scientist and psychotherapist. A recent letter signed by Amnesty International – the organisation founded by her grandfather Sean MacBride – to remove the right to “legitimate representation” to people of conscience in Ireland led to her becoming an accidental activist against the Chilling Effect on freedom of expression.