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# transgender - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Transgender man says he would have to be sterilised before getting gender surgery

A European Court has ruled that this was wrong.

# transgender - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here's what you actually need to know about the Bruce Jenner story Bruce Jenner

Here's what you actually need to know about the Bruce Jenner story

The reality star has been at the centre of speculation recently, but what do we actually know?

Column: We could put Ireland at the forefront of trans recognition, so why don't we?

Ireland currently has the dubious distinction of being one of the only EU states without any legal recognition process for trans people.

# transgender - Thursday 22 January, 2015

'I want to live my life as who I am' - Ireland's trans community speak out in moving video Recognition This post contains videos

'I want to live my life as who I am' - Ireland's trans community speak out in moving video

The proposed gender recognition legislation means the world to them but it will still exclude certain members of the community.

# transgender - Monday 5 January, 2015

India has elected its first transgender mayor

Madhu Bai Kinnar beat out a rival from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party.

# transgender - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

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

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

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

# transgender - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# transgender - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Lydia Foy settles transgender birth cert case against the State

The settlement was made following a “firm intention” by Government to introduce a Gender Recognition Bill.

# transgender - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

"Historic day" as LGBT teachers' group meet President

The group is part of the INTO union.

# transgender - Friday 15 August, 2014

Opinion: I’m not a freak. I’m just an ordinary, decent transvestite.

Paranoia prevents me from sticking my head above the parapet – but my silence is not an excuse to dehumanise me.

# transgender - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From The42 Boxing promoter who underwent sex change feared being outed Threats

Boxing promoter who underwent sex change feared being outed

Kellie (formerly Frank) Maloney, who managed Lennox Lewis, quit the sport in October.

# transgender - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Gender Recognition Bill is "vital" says Equality Authority

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

# transgender - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Opinion: Proposed transgender laws are good news for lawyers – not couples

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

# transgender - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Opinion: The journey for acceptance for transgender people is ongoing – in all parts of society

An increase in documentaries, articles and stories detailing the lives of transgender people is helping to remove stigma, but there is still some way to go.

# transgender - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

'I will stay married': Transsexual woman defiant after court ruling

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

# transgender - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Lack of hate crime legislation creates "permission to hate" in Irish society

The warning comes as Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) launches a new report documenting 32 incidents of violence or discrimination.

# transgender - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Revised bill would allow people to legally change their gender at age 16 or 17

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

# transgender - Friday 9 May, 2014

Dáil debates gender recognition law for first time in history

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

# transgender - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Chelsea Manning officially granted name change - but will still be treated as male prisoner

A US judge has granted Manning’s request to be formally known as Chelsea.

# transgender - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

RTÉ receives 24 complaints over transgender character in new sitcom 'The Centre'

The group TENI said the programme is a throwback to the dark ages of television and RTÉ should do better.

Column: We need to talk about Nuala ... RTÉ's portrayal of trans character is shallow and cruel

RTÉ’s newest comedy offering wheels out quite a few stereotypes but none are treated as badly as the character of Nuala Mooney, a transgender woman played by Aprés Match’s Gary Cooke, writes Lisa McInerney.

# transgender - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Chelsea Manning is going to court to have her name legally changed from Bradley

Fort Leavenworth have said Manning would have to get a legal name change to be known in the prison as Chelsea.

# transgender - Monday 24 February, 2014

Poll: Should the age of transgender recognition be lowered? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the age of transgender recognition be lowered?

It is currently proposed that transgender people can register their new identity at 18 but this may be lowered to 16. Do you agree?

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your week.

# transgender - Sunday 23 February, 2014

In Your Words: Experiencing homophobia in Ireland

Sine a request for your stories last week, we have been inundated with correspondence. Here is just a selection of your experiences.

# transgender - Saturday 8 February, 2014

'They thought I had married myself': The experiences of transgender people in Ireland

One parent of a transgender child also spoke of the difficulties faced with schools.

# transgender - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

What is it like living as a transgender person in Ireland?

“Immigration officials laughed at us.”

‘I want to be recognised as who I bloody well am’

Amnesty International Ireland says transgender people face discrimination and inhuman and degrading treatment

# transgender - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Column: Lowering the legal age for gender recognition is vital

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.

# transgender - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Pirates, the CRC, and porn: The week in numbers

Plus: How many Irish people used Swiss euthanasia clinic Dignitas last year?

# transgender - Friday 17 January, 2014

Transgender woman awarded €5k after AIB did not recognise her new name

The Equality Tribunal ruled that she had been discriminated against by Allied Irish Bank.

# transgender - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Column: Ireland’s continuing disregard for transgender citizens is inexcusable

As Oireachtas Committee discussions this week focus on the Gender Recognition Bill, we need to remember the human stories behind the proposed legislation, writes Emma Cassidy.

# transgender - Friday 11 October, 2013

Fear of rejection still biggest barrier to coming out for trans community

Over 2,500 people a year call the Gay Switchboard Dublin support line, which has said many LGBT people living in rural Ireland face isolation from the community.

From The Daily Edge 10 moving coming out moments to celebrate National Coming Out Day Pride

# transgender - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Column: Now she has identified her true gender, will the world accept Chelsea Manning?

The soldier formerly known as Bradley Manning has identified herself as female. How the world reacts now to Chelsea Manning, particularly online, will be interesting, writes Louise Hannon.

# transgender - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Teen murdered by mob at Jamaican party for being transgender

The murder happened when Dwayne Jones, 16, showed up at a street party dressed as a woman.

# transgender - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Mixed reaction from transgender group to gender recognition bill

The bill will provide for State recognition of the acquired gender of transgender people over 18 who are not married or in a civil partnership.

# transgender - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Column: Every love story deserves a 'happily ever after'

Ultimately, the love and commitment that same sex couples bring to marriage can only serve to strengthen the institution, writes Kirsten Fjoser.

# transgender - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Wednesday.

Birth certs remain an issue for transgender Irish

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