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Explainer: What is a 'terf' and what's going on with the UK's debate on transgender rights?
Reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 is being considered by the government.
Harris says abortion legislation doesn't mention the word 'abortion' for legal reasons
The Health Minister also said he wants the Bill to be inclusive of members of the trans community.
Five people charged with murder of transgender prostitute in Paris
Hundreds of sex workers and activists marched in Paris in memory of Vanesa Campos last week
99 people had gender recognition certs granted last year
The certificates allow a person to be legally recognised by the State under the gender they identify.
Opinion: 'Under 16s should be able to access gender recognition with parental consent'
FLAC has also recommended that there should be recognition for intersex and non-binary gender identities, writes Eilis Barry.
Lydia Foy: The woman at the heart of securing transgender rights in Ireland
Flac (Free Legal Advice Centres) has produced a comprehensive history of Foy’s right for justice in a report.
Life as a woman with HIV: 'We're stigmatised because we're looked upon as if we're easy'
1,747 women have been diagnosed with HIV in Ireland since 2003.
Transgender woman able to breastfeed in first recorded case
A combination of medicines and hormones was able to induce lactation, and the baby’s growth and feeding habits were all normal.
Judge rules transgender people are free to enlist in the US military from January
The move will be seen as a blow to President Donald Trump.
Caitlyn Jenner says she owes her Olympic gold medals to the 'little Caitlyn living in her'
The former decathlete won gold for the US at the Montreal Olympics in 1976.
Transgender player blocked from lining out in women's Aussie Rules league
Hannah Mouncey says she is ‘extremely disappointed’ with the AFL’s decision.
Greek people will no longer have to be sterilised before changing gender identity
People can also make the decision from the age of 15.
Minister 'inspired' after meeting with young transgender and non-binary people
Doherty said she would review the position of non-binary and young trans people in the Gender Recognition Act.
'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs'
Seven in 10 young LGBT+ people believe schools in Ireland are not safe places.
Transgender troops can continue to serve in US military for now, says Defense Secretary
Transgender troops can continue to serve while the Pentagon studies an order by Trump to ban them from US forces.
'Cruel decision': Trump signs order barring transgender people from US military
Trump has said he did the Pentagon a “great favour” by banning transgender troops.
Varadkar says transgender people will never be banned from serving in Irish Defence Forces
Donald Trump this week said that transgender people would not be able to serve in the US military.
Hundreds protest in New York against ban on transgender troops
The US president said yesterday that the military cannot be ‘burdened’ with the medical costs and ‘disruption’ involved.
'An appalling attack': Trump criticised for saying transgender people can't serve in US military
It is estimated that as many as 15,000 transgender people work in the US military.
Chelsea Manning released from prison in US
The US Army confirmed that she had left Fort Leavenworth in Kansas.
'It will show the government cherishes them as much as any other' - Seanad passes Gender Recognition Amendment Bill
The amendments allow people under 16 to receive gender recognition with parental consent.
Caitlyn Jenner's message to Donald Trump over LGBTQ rights: 'Call me'
Jenner says moves by the White House have been ‘a disaster’.
'I want to enlighten him': Trump inauguration singer speaks out against transgender policy
She joined a raft of other voices calling for Trump’s move to be rolled back.
Trump overturns Obama's school protections for transgender students
Schools will now decide whether students should use restrooms based on their gender identity.
Rose of Tralee festival says it has not banned transgender women from entering
This is contrary to reports this morning.
The Irish Girl Guides is to start allowing transgender children into their ranks
Children who are male on their birth cert but who self-identify as female will be allowed to join.
Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence'
She has served seven years of a 35-year sentence for leaking classified material.
This is why people are talking about North Carolina's 'bathroom law'
Lawmakers in the state have failed to repeal the controversial law, despite Democrats and Republicans earlier reaching an agreement on it.
149 trans people have their gender officially recognised by Ireland
Four were granted to applicants who were aged 16 and 17 years old.
Transgender soldier becomes first woman to serve on frontlines of British Army
Chloe Allen joined the army in 2012 as a man named Ben.
Transgender actress Alexis Arquette has died aged 47
The Hollywood actress passed away on Sunday.
Chelsea Manning begins hunger strike in military prison
She claims the military is refusing to treat her gender dysphoria.
Study calls for transgender identification to be taken out of mental illness classification
The study is the first of several field trials and is currently being replicated in Brazil, France, India, Lebanon and South Africa.
‘I’m still Ivan but I’m wearing high-heels.' - Meet Ivan Fahy, an androgynous model from Galway
The Irish model who’s breaking assumptions about gender.
US military ends ban on transgender troops
The thousands of transgender people who serve in the military have previously been forced to hide their gender identity.
US military to lift ban on transgender troops
Currently, Pentagon rules allow transgender troops to be discharged from the military.
11 States are suing the White House over transgender bathroom use orders
The move led by Texas further escalates a national feud over an issue that has become a lightning rod.for separate groups.
The White House has intervened in America's raging transgender bathroom debate
One Texas official called transgender bathroom access “the biggest issue facing families and schools in America”.
US state moves towards transgender student bathroom ban
A bill passed on Tuesday would ban transgender students from using bathrooms or locker rooms that match their gender identities.
Schools advised to have gender neutral toilets and uniforms to support transgender pupils
New guidelines have been launched to help schools support LGBT students.