Via #Transgender Equality Network Ireland

We are devastated to report that Sean Meehan passed away this morning. Sean was a vibrant, charming and talented member of the trans community and a vocal advocate for trans rights. Sean was a phenomenal performer, often integrating trans issues into his work and was the winner of the Alternative Miss Ireland competition in 2006. Sean was an accomplished playwright and the first trans participant in Mr Gay Ireland, having won Mr Pantibar in 2012. At TENI, we remember Sean marching alongside us at Pride and his picture graces the walls of our office.
Sean went peacefully with friends around him. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
If Sean’s death has impacted you we strongly encourage you to contact Console for support: 1800 247 247.
Rest in Power.


About neverblendin

David Watters, a graduate of Napier University, Edinburgh, Trinity College of Music, London and the Institute of Education, University of London, has worked internationally within education and Educational Management for more than 20 years. He has taught extensively within many socially and culturally diverse settings; most recently as a Head of Performing Arts within Further Education. He is a personal and professional development associate with The Pacific Institute (, personal coach, freelance writer and founding member of NBI Associates. He is a writer on social equality issues, is a key player in the Equal Love Campaign UK and author of the forthcoming book, NEVER BLEND IN which features key voices from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community and which aims to inspire and encourage those who may lack self-esteem or who question their validity. David is currently promoting a youtube campaign"Give 'em Hope"and is asking individuals, couples and groups to make and share videos telling about the benefits of living with personal authenticity. He has shared a platform with Stuart Milk and Peter Tatchell and is a supporter of 17-24-30, The Trevor Project, Schools Out, The Terrence Higgins Trust, The Albert Kennedy Trust and numerous others. His background in arts and education, combined with a solid understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Strategies, and his passion for Equality Advocacy drive every aspect of his work as a personal development facilitator, motivational speaker and writer. View all posts by neverblendin

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