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#gender recognition

# gender-recognition - Friday 12 June, 2020

'I read, watch movies, listen to music... My life, as a trans woman, is very ordinary indeed'
# Column
# Column

'I read, watch movies, listen to music... My life, as a trans woman, is very ordinary indeed'

Jun 12th 2020, 7:00 AM 29,567 Views 81 Comments

‘People out there will tell you being transgender is as simple as filling in a form. I can assure you that it is not,’ writes Aoife Martin.

# gender-recognition - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Children would be able to get full gender recognition under new proposals
# Gender Recognition
# Gender Recognition

Children would be able to get full gender recognition under new proposals

Jul 18th 2018, 7:26 PM 15,642 Views 23 Comments

Minister Regina Doherty said she would consider the best way to implement the recommendations in the report.

# gender-recognition - Thursday 28 April, 2016

'Young trans people don't turn trans when they're 18, they deserve so much better'
# Gender Recognition
# Gender Recognition

'Young trans people don't turn trans when they're 18, they deserve so much better'

Apr 28th 2016, 8:00 PM 16,476 Views 142 Comments

Newly-elected Sinn Féin senator Fintan Warfield thinks a lot still needs to be done to help young trans people living in Ireland.

# gender-recognition - Friday 11 March, 2016

113 trans people are now legally recognised in Ireland
# Gender Recognition
# Gender Recognition

113 trans people are now legally recognised in Ireland

Mar 11th 2016, 7:11 PM 23,867 Views 33 Comments

The Gender Recognition Act became law six months ago.

# gender-recognition - Friday 4 September, 2015

You can't be a godparent if you're transsexual, says Vatican
# Gender Recognition
# Gender Recognition

You can't be a godparent if you're transsexual, says Vatican

Sep 4th 2015, 10:58 AM 15,077 Views 149 Comments

This comes as Joan Burton signs a commencement order the Gender Recognition Bill.

# gender-recognition - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

"A historic moment" - Oireachtas signs off on gender recognition bill
# Trans Rights
# Trans Rights

"A historic moment" - Oireachtas signs off on gender recognition bill

Jul 15th 2015, 11:37 PM 15,656 Views 96 Comments

Ireland today became the fourth country to pass a law of this kind.

# gender-recognition - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

The Irish state will now accept trans people's own declaration of their gender
# You Know Yourself
# You Know Yourself

The Irish state will now accept trans people's own declaration of their gender

Jun 3rd 2015, 10:35 PM 41,564 Views 171 Comments

Married trans people will also not be required to get a divorce, to have their gender recognised.

# gender-recognition - Saturday 14 February, 2015

'Nobody should be forced to get a divorce to have their gender recognised'
# Rally For Recognition
# Rally For Recognition

'Nobody should be forced to get a divorce to have their gender recognised'

Feb 14th 2015, 7:20 PM 11,921 Views 124 Comments

A protest was held outside Leinster House calling for the transgender bill to be amended.

# gender-recognition - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Opinion: Proposed transgender laws are good news for lawyers – not couples
# Gender Recognition
# Gender Recognition

Opinion: Proposed transgender laws are good news for lawyers – not couples

Jul 31st 2014, 8:00 AM 73 Views 24 Comments

Ireland proposes making trans people in existing marriages divorce as a pre-condition for recognition in their new gender.

# gender-recognition - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

'I will stay married': Transsexual woman defiant after court ruling
# Finland
# Finland

'I will stay married': Transsexual woman defiant after court ruling

Jul 16th 2014, 7:48 PM 17,898 Views 57 Comments

The European Court of Human Rights said her human rights had not been violated.

# gender-recognition - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Revised bill would allow people to legally change their gender at age 16 or 17
# Age Limit
# Age Limit

Revised bill would allow people to legally change their gender at age 16 or 17

Jun 17th 2014, 10:35 PM 5,890 Views 126 Comments

However, a court order will be required, as well as certification from a doctor that the applicant is mature enough.

# gender-recognition - Friday 9 May, 2014

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

May 9th 2014, 1:13 PM 17,025 Views 3 Comments

Catch up as you refuel.

Dáil debates gender recognition law for first time in history
# Historic
# Historic

Dáil debates gender recognition law for first time in history

May 9th 2014, 9:00 AM 7,369 Views 63 Comments

Failure to give transgender people formal legal status has affected their ability to access education, transport and social welfare.

# gender-recognition - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Column: Lowering the legal age for gender recognition is vital
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Lowering the legal age for gender recognition is vital

Jan 22nd 2014, 7:30 PM 108 Views 112 Comments

Reducing the gender recognition age requirement from 18 to 16 will improve the lives of many young trans and intersex people across Ireland, writes Louise Hannon.

# gender-recognition - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Trans community has "waited long enough" for gender recognition
# Gender Recognition
# Gender Recognition

Trans community has "waited long enough" for gender recognition

Apr 30th 2013, 1:52 PM 5,307 Views 101 Comments

Gender recognition legislation is due to be published in 2014, which has led TENI to begin a new campaign to encourage the government to deal with it sooner.

# gender-recognition - Friday 7 September, 2012

Joan Burton commits to examining gender recognition
# Gender
# Gender

Joan Burton commits to examining gender recognition

Sep 7th 2012, 2:30 PM 4,272 Views 26 Comments

Marriage Equality welcomed Burton’s comments but said legislation published last year puts transgender couples in a difficult position.

# gender-recognition - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Column: Why is the government delaying a law to recognise transgender people?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why is the government delaying a law to recognise transgender people?

Jul 31st 2012, 7:00 AM 121 Views 59 Comments

Ireland is in clear defiance of a High Court judgment that said the law on transgender people has to change, writes Michael Farrell.