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# gender-recognition - Friday 12 June, 2020

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

‘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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

Catch up as you refuel.

Dáil debates gender recognition law for first time in history

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

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 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

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?

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