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# transgender - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Transgender troops can continue to serve in US military for now, says Defense Secretary
# Equality Issues
# Equality Issues

Transgender troops can continue to serve in US military for now, says Defense Secretary

Aug 30th 2017, 11:34 AM 8,837 Views 71 Comments

Transgender troops can continue to serve while the Pentagon studies an order by Trump to ban them from US forces.

# transgender - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'Cruel decision': Trump signs order barring transgender people from US military
# Armed Forces
# Armed Forces

'Cruel decision': Trump signs order barring transgender people from US military

Aug 26th 2017, 1:02 PM 15,741 Views 90 Comments

Trump has said he did the Pentagon a “great favour” by banning transgender troops.

# transgender - 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 13,135 Views 73 Comments

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

# transgender - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Hundreds protest in New York against ban on transgender troops
# Military
# Military

Hundreds protest in New York against ban on transgender troops

Jul 27th 2017, 1:09 PM 14,558 Views 191 Comments

The US president said yesterday that the military cannot be ‘burdened’ with the medical costs and ‘disruption’ involved.

# transgender - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

'An appalling attack': Trump criticised for saying transgender people can't serve in US military
# Major Announcement
# Major Announcement

'An appalling attack': Trump criticised for saying transgender people can't serve in US military

Jul 26th 2017, 4:10 PM 48,874 Views 314 Comments

It is estimated that as many as 15,000 transgender people work in the US military.

# transgender - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Chelsea Manning released from prison in US
# Free
# Free

Chelsea Manning released from prison in US

May 17th 2017, 5:15 PM 37,477 Views 46 Comments

The US Army confirmed that she had left Fort Leavenworth in Kansas.

# transgender - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'It will show the government cherishes them as much as any other' - Seanad passes Gender Recognition Amendment Bill
# Equality
# Equality

'It will show the government cherishes them as much as any other' - Seanad passes Gender Recognition Amendment Bill

May 11th 2017, 5:58 PM 10,798 Views 84 Comments

The amendments allow people under 16 to receive gender recognition with parental consent.

# transgender - Friday 24 February, 2017

Caitlyn Jenner's message to Donald Trump over LGBTQ rights: 'Call me'
# Transgender Bathrooms
# Transgender Bathrooms

Caitlyn Jenner's message to Donald Trump over LGBTQ rights: 'Call me'

Feb 24th 2017, 10:00 AM 22,556 Views 103 Comments

Jenner says moves by the White House have been ‘a disaster’.

# transgender - Thursday 23 February, 2017

'I want to enlighten him': Trump inauguration singer speaks out against transgender policy
# Evancho
# Evancho

'I want to enlighten him': Trump inauguration singer speaks out against transgender policy

Feb 23rd 2017, 8:06 PM 17,351 Views 28 Comments

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
# Bathroom Guidelines
# Bathroom Guidelines

Trump overturns Obama's school protections for transgender students

Feb 23rd 2017, 7:36 AM 26,603 Views 250 Comments

Schools will now decide whether students should use restrooms based on their gender identity.

# transgender - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Rose of Tralee festival says it has not banned transgender women from entering
# All Welcome
# All Welcome

Rose of Tralee festival says it has not banned transgender women from entering

Feb 2nd 2017, 6:20 PM 16,100 Views 81 Comments

This is contrary to reports this morning.

# transgender - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

The Irish Girl Guides is to start allowing transgender children into their ranks
# Growing Up
# Growing Up

The Irish Girl Guides is to start allowing transgender children into their ranks

Jan 24th 2017, 10:44 AM 16,752 Views 229 Comments

Children who are male on their birth cert but who self-identify as female will be allowed to join.

# transgender - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence'
# Clemency
# Clemency

Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence'

Jan 11th 2017, 8:12 PM 27,808 Views 48 Comments

She has served seven years of a 35-year sentence for leaking classified material.

# transgender - Thursday 22 December, 2016

This is why people are talking about North Carolina's 'bathroom law'
# Transgender
# Transgender

This is why people are talking about North Carolina's 'bathroom law'

Dec 22nd 2016, 3:25 PM 14,865 Views 40 Comments

Lawmakers in the state have failed to repeal the controversial law, despite Democrats and Republicans earlier reaching an agreement on it.

# transgender - Sunday 20 November, 2016

149 trans people have their gender officially recognised by Ireland
# Equality
# Equality

149 trans people have their gender officially recognised by Ireland

Nov 20th 2016, 7:06 PM 27,356 Views 76 Comments

Four were granted to applicants who were aged 16 and 17 years old.

# transgender - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Transgender soldier becomes first woman to serve on frontlines of British Army
# History
# History

Transgender soldier becomes first woman to serve on frontlines of British Army

Sep 17th 2016, 12:00 PM 14,596 Views 77 Comments

Chloe Allen joined the army in 2012 as a man named Ben.

# transgender - Monday 12 September, 2016

Transgender actress Alexis Arquette has died aged 47
# RIP
# RIP

Transgender actress Alexis Arquette has died aged 47

Sep 12th 2016, 8:38 AM 46,039 Views 76 Comments

The Hollywood actress passed away on Sunday.

# transgender - Friday 9 September, 2016

Chelsea Manning begins hunger strike in military prison
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Chelsea Manning begins hunger strike in military prison

Sep 9th 2016, 10:52 PM 21,620 Views 85 Comments

She claims the military is refusing to treat her gender dysphoria.

# transgender - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Study calls for transgender identification to be taken out of mental illness classification
# Trans Rights
# Trans Rights

Study calls for transgender identification to be taken out of mental illness classification

Jul 27th 2016, 6:03 AM 8,530 Views 86 Comments

The study is the first of several field trials and is currently being replicated in Brazil, France, India, Lebanon and South Africa.

# transgender - Sunday 24 July, 2016

‘I’m still Ivan but I’m wearing high-heels.' - Meet Ivan Fahy, an androgynous model from Galway
# Interview
# Interview

‘I’m still Ivan but I’m wearing high-heels.' - Meet Ivan Fahy, an androgynous model from Galway

Jul 24th 2016, 7:45 AM 42,245 Views 92 Comments

The Irish model who’s breaking assumptions about gender.

# transgender - Friday 1 July, 2016

US military ends ban on transgender troops
# Pentagon
# Pentagon

US military ends ban on transgender troops

Jul 1st 2016, 8:55 AM 5,291 Views 28 Comments

The thousands of transgender people who serve in the military have previously been forced to hide their gender identity.

# transgender - Saturday 25 June, 2016

US military to lift ban on transgender troops
# Equality
# Equality

US military to lift ban on transgender troops

Jun 25th 2016, 8:36 AM 8,034 Views 84 Comments

Currently, Pentagon rules allow transgender troops to be discharged from the military.

# transgender - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

11 States are suing the White House over transgender bathroom use orders
# National Feud
# National Feud

11 States are suing the White House over transgender bathroom use orders

May 25th 2016, 10:56 PM 18,102 Views 197 Comments

The move led by Texas further escalates a national feud over an issue that has become a lightning rod.for separate groups.

# transgender - Friday 13 May, 2016

The White House has intervened in America's raging transgender bathroom debate
# Political Battle
# Political Battle

The White House has intervened in America's raging transgender bathroom debate

May 13th 2016, 9:38 PM 20,434 Views 148 Comments

One Texas official called transgender bathroom access “the biggest issue facing families and schools in America”.

# transgender - Thursday 18 February, 2016

US state moves towards transgender student bathroom ban
# South Dakota
# South Dakota

US state moves towards transgender student bathroom ban

Feb 18th 2016, 6:09 AM 15,535 Views 155 Comments

A bill passed on Tuesday would ban transgender students from using bathrooms or locker rooms that match their gender identities.

# transgender - Friday 29 January, 2016

Schools advised to have gender neutral toilets and uniforms to support transgender pupils
# Anti-bullying
# Anti-bullying

Schools advised to have gender neutral toilets and uniforms to support transgender pupils

Jan 29th 2016, 8:48 AM 26,809 Views 190 Comments

New guidelines have been launched to help schools support LGBT students.

# transgender - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Qatar bans film about sex change The Danish Girl from cinemas
# Transgender
# Transgender

Qatar bans film about sex change The Danish Girl from cinemas

Jan 16th 2016, 10:44 AM 15,283 Views 63 Comments

Eddie Redmayne plays pioneering transgender woman Lili Elbe in the movie.

# transgender - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Dame Edna creator calls Caitlyn Jenner a 'mutilated man' and 'publicity-seeking ratbag'
# Transgender
# Transgender

Dame Edna creator calls Caitlyn Jenner a 'mutilated man' and 'publicity-seeking ratbag'

Jan 6th 2016, 11:53 AM 22,438 Views 144 Comments

His comments have been described as “out of touch” and “really damaging” to the trans community.

# transgender - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Irish company's Caitlyn Jenner ad 'offensive, transphobic and demeaning to transgender people everywhere'
# Bad Ads
# Bad Ads

Irish company's Caitlyn Jenner ad 'offensive, transphobic and demeaning to transgender people everywhere'

Dec 17th 2015, 3:17 PM 27,142 Views 100 Comments

The advertising authority received a number of complaints in relation to the ad.

Transgender woman 'tried to remove scrotum' after being refused treatment
# UK
# UK

Transgender woman 'tried to remove scrotum' after being refused treatment

Dec 17th 2015, 9:58 AM 17,219 Views 119 Comments

A female prisoner in an all-male prison has attempted self-harm and suicide on several occasions, according to a British MP.

# transgender - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

US marine found guilty of killing woman after discovering she was transgender
# Philippines
# Philippines

US marine found guilty of killing woman after discovering she was transgender

Dec 1st 2015, 9:09 AM 24,501 Views 205 Comments

Jennifer Laude was found dead in a hotel room last year.

# transgender - Friday 20 November, 2015

Investigation after transgender woman found dead in all-male prison
# Leeds
# Leeds

Investigation after transgender woman found dead in all-male prison

Nov 20th 2015, 12:59 PM 23,661 Views 106 Comments

Vicky Thompson had reportedly requested to be transferred to a female jail.

# transgender - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

The 'world's first transgender beer' has been specially made with hops that change sex
# Brewdog
# Brewdog

The 'world's first transgender beer' has been specially made with hops that change sex

Nov 4th 2015, 5:23 PM 14,571 Views 40 Comments

The beer is also ‘non-binary’ because it treads the line between ale and lager.

# transgender - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Dublin flooring company says Caitlyn Jenner ad is a 'celebration' of trans people
# A Different Ireland
# A Different Ireland

Dublin flooring company says Caitlyn Jenner ad is a 'celebration' of trans people

Oct 14th 2015, 11:51 AM 23,627 Views 132 Comments

Not everyone agrees, with TENI saying the billboard has “upset and disappointed” many people.

# transgender - Monday 5 October, 2015

So how did Kellie Maloney get on at the LGBT matchmaking festival?
# Transgender
# Transgender

So how did Kellie Maloney get on at the LGBT matchmaking festival?

Oct 5th 2015, 1:56 PM 14,745 Views 75 Comments

She got on very, very well indeed. Kellie, formerly boxing promoter Frank, fully transitioned to being a woman last year.

# transgender - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

A transgender woman made to miss flight after penis appears on body scanner
# Security Checks
# Security Checks

A transgender woman made to miss flight after penis appears on body scanner

Sep 23rd 2015, 9:54 AM 50,274 Views 248 Comments

Shadi Petosky was on her way from Florida to Minneapolis.

# transgender - Monday 14 September, 2015

What does it mean to be gender fluid? In short, you shouldn't presume to know
# Explainer
# Explainer

What does it mean to be gender fluid? In short, you shouldn't presume to know

Sep 14th 2015, 7:30 PM 33,875 Views 104 Comments

It’s about owning your own identity.

# transgender - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Support for RTÉ presenter who identifies as gender-fluid
# Jonathan Rachel Clynch
# Jonathan Rachel Clynch

Support for RTÉ presenter who identifies as gender-fluid

Sep 13th 2015, 8:34 AM 57,972 Views 246 Comments

Jonathan Clynch will now be referred to as Jonathan Rachel Clynch.

# transgender - Friday 4 September, 2015

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 15,065 Views 149 Comments

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

# transgender - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Website pulls Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costume amid complaints
# Backlash
# Backlash

Website pulls Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costume amid complaints

Aug 25th 2015, 6:50 PM 35,162 Views 73 Comments

Several others are still selling it, though.