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#Transgender Rights

# transgender-rights - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

RTÉ receives more than 500 pieces of feedback over Prime Time programme about transgender issues
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

RTÉ receives more than 500 pieces of feedback over Prime Time programme about transgender issues

Jan 23rd 2019, 4:40 PM 55,042 Views 137 Comments

The programme examined the growth in the number of young people seeking to change gender.

# transgender-rights - Friday 14 December, 2018

11 emotional tweets about this week's historic repealing of the Eighth Amendment
# Repealed
From The Daily Edge
# Repealed

11 emotional tweets about this week's historic repealing of the Eighth Amendment

Dec 14th 2018, 7:00 PM 4,507 Views 4 Comments

“It’s a moment brought about by a movement in the streets, civil disobedience, and young people and women in particularly fighting for change. Let’s keep it up!”

# transgender-rights - Saturday 28 July, 2018

'This Pride will be different' - the first Irish trans-only pride protest will take place today
# Dublin Trans Pride
# Dublin Trans Pride

'This Pride will be different' - the first Irish trans-only pride protest will take place today

Jul 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 31,085 Views 210 Comments

The trans community, alongside their allies, take to the streets today as part of Trans Pride Dublin.

# transgender-rights - 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.

# transgender-rights - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Viewers admired the courage of the two transgender men who appeared on The Late Late Show
# My Trans Life
From The Daily Edge
# My Trans Life

Viewers admired the courage of the two transgender men who appeared on The Late Late Show

May 19th 2018, 10:08 AM 7,044 Views 1 Comment

Luke and Nicky featured in the new two-part documentary My Trans Life.

# transgender-rights - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Varadkar says transgender people will never be banned from serving in Irish Defence Forces
# Equality
# Equality

Varadkar says transgender people will never be banned from serving in Irish Defence Forces

Jul 29th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,164 Views 73 Comments

Donald Trump this week said that transgender people would not be able to serve in the US military.

# transgender-rights - Monday 22 August, 2016

A federal judge has struck down Obama's rules on transgender bathroom use
# LGBT Issues
# LGBT Issues

A federal judge has struck down Obama's rules on transgender bathroom use

Aug 22nd 2016, 6:21 PM 14,438 Views 56 Comments

Judge Reed O’Connor has ruled in favour of Texas and 12 other states, which challenged new regulations allowing youths to use bathrooms matching their gender identity.

# transgender-rights - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Transgender woman allegedly arrested for prostitution files complaint against hotel
# Transgender Rights
# Transgender Rights

Transgender woman allegedly arrested for prostitution files complaint against hotel

Nov 10th 2015, 9:08 PM 29,146 Views 105 Comments

Meagan Taylor was arrested back in July at a hotel in Iowa

# transgender-rights - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Transgender children are 'living in a nightmare'
# BIRTH RIGHTS
# BIRTH RIGHTS

Transgender children are 'living in a nightmare'

Jun 16th 2015, 12:21 PM 10,698 Views 89 Comments

Jillian van Turnhout wants them to be given recognition on an interim basis.

# transgender-rights - Monday 4 May, 2015

Transgender murderer denied sex change surgery in prison
# Michelle Kosilek
# Michelle Kosilek

Transgender murderer denied sex change surgery in prison

May 4th 2015, 7:37 PM 22,600 Views 21 Comments

Michelle Kosilek has been living as a woman since shortly after she shot dead her wife in 1990.

# transgender-rights - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Transgender people are sharing stories of hope following teenager's tragic death
# Leelah Alcorn
From The Daily Edge
# Leelah Alcorn

Transgender people are sharing stories of hope following teenager's tragic death

Dec 31st 2014, 3:42 PM 3,561 Views 1 Comment

Seventeen-year-old Leelah Alcorn died after being hit by a tractor-trailer in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# transgender-rights - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Gender Recognition Bill is "vital" says Equality Authority
# Transgender Rights
# Transgender Rights

Gender Recognition Bill is "vital" says Equality Authority

Aug 7th 2014, 11:54 AM 4,663 Views 87 Comments

The Equality Authority says it is worried about provision for married people who undergo gender realignment.

# transgender-rights - 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.

# transgender-rights - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Column: Transgender people should have the right to change their birth certificate
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Transgender people should have the right to change their birth certificate

May 23rd 2013, 8:00 PM 629 Views 118 Comments

While most of us take for granted having a passport or birth certificate in our own name, transgender people must face awkward questions when they are asked to provide identification – this shouldn’t be the case, writes Aengus Ó Snodaigh.

# transgender-rights - Monday 20 February, 2012

Boy, 5, lives as girl in one of youngest cases of Gender Identity Disorder
# Transgender
# Transgender

Boy, 5, lives as girl in one of youngest cases of Gender Identity Disorder

Feb 20th 2012, 7:37 PM 11,963 Views 115 Comments

Zach Avery behaved like a normal three-year-old boy until one day he decided he wanted to be a girl, according to reports.

# transgender-rights - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Column: "I was let down by those I trusted and had faith in"
# Column
# Column

Column: "I was let down by those I trusted and had faith in"

Apr 26th 2011, 2:38 PM 206 Views 0 Comments

Last week, Louise Hannon became the first transgender person to have their case for discrimination recognised by the Equality Authority when she was awarded €35,000. Here she explains her reasons for taking the case.