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# gender-recognition - Last year 2021

People will be able to self-identify as male or female in Scotland's census next year
# Gender Recognition
# Gender Recognition

People will be able to self-identify as male or female in Scotland's census next year

Sep 1st 2021, 10:55 AM 10,632 Views 7 Comments

National Records of Scotland, who are responsible for the census, said people do not need a gender-recognition certificate to identify as a different gender from the one registered at birth.

# gender-recognition - All time

'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 29,938 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.

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 15,727 Views 23 Comments

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

'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 16,594 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.

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 23,995 Views 29 Comments

The Gender Recognition Act became law six months ago.

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 15,129 Views 149 Comments

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

"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 15,882 Views 95 Comments

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

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 41,744 Views 171 Comments

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

'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 11,950 Views 124 Comments

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

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 102 Views 24 Comments

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

'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 17,924 Views 57 Comments

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

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 5,910 Views 126 Comments

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

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 17,039 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 7,430 Views 63 Comments

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

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 135 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.

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 5,354 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.

Joan Burton commits to examining gender recognition
# Gender
# Gender

Joan Burton commits to examining gender recognition

Sep 7th 2012, 2:30 PM 4,297 Views 26 Comments

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

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 141 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.