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#Lydia Foy

# lydia-foy - Thursday 5 July, 2018

99 people had gender recognition certs granted last year
# New Laws
# New Laws

99 people had gender recognition certs granted last year

Jul 5th 2018, 9:16 PM 12,979 Views 70 Comments

The certificates allow a person to be legally recognised by the State under the gender they identify.

# lydia-foy - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Lydia Foy: The woman at the heart of securing transgender rights in Ireland
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Lydia Foy: The woman at the heart of securing transgender rights in Ireland

Jun 9th 2018, 10:00 AM 15,413 Views 52 Comments

Flac (Free Legal Advice Centres) has produced a comprehensive history of Foy’s right for justice in a report.

# lydia-foy - Friday 30 August, 2013

Irish transgender woman Lydia Foy nominated for European Diversity Award
# Lydia Foy
# Lydia Foy

Irish transgender woman Lydia Foy nominated for European Diversity Award

Aug 30th 2013, 5:01 PM 12,919 Views 60 Comments

Foy is one of eight nominees for the award with Senator David Norris also shortlisted.

# lydia-foy - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Birth certs remain an issue for transgender Irish
# Transgender
# Transgender

Birth certs remain an issue for transgender Irish

Mar 27th 2013, 8:25 AM 6,205 Views 67 Comments

While Ireland will recogise amended birth certificates from other countries, “gender reassignment is not yet recognised” in the country.

# lydia-foy - 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.

# lydia-foy - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Transgender woman becomes first to enter Irish same-sex partnership
# Civil Partnerships
# Civil Partnerships

Transgender woman becomes first to enter Irish same-sex partnership

Mar 31st 2012, 8:00 AM 5,894 Views 27 Comments

Transgender people can currently only enter same-sex civil partnerships if their new gender was registered in another country.