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# 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.

# transgender - Friday 1 March, 2013

Teachers 'afraid they could be fired for being gay'

This is due to the Government’s failure to meet its own deadline for publishing legislation to end discrimination against LGBT staff, Senator Averil Power has said.

# transgender - Friday 22 February, 2013

Buttimer: Health professionals must be trained in transgender issues

The TD made the comment while speaking at a groundbreaking Transgender Healthcare Seminar today.

# transgender - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

€24,000 payment for sexual orientation discrimination at Credit Union

GLEN, the Gay & Lesbian Equality network, has welcomed the news.

# transgender - Friday 23 November, 2012

Europeans say ethnicity and sexual orientation main reasons for discrimination - survey

The latest Eurobarometer shows attitudes towards women and disabled people are getting better – and also examines perceptions of transgender persons for the first time.

# transgender - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Rights group welcomes Shatter's comments on gay marriage and parenting

The Justice Minister said he was “acutely aware” of the need to reform family law in Ireland to ensure equality for gay and lesbian parents.

# transgender - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Ireland will work to make transgender rights an international issue - Gilmore

The Tánaiste tells a European forum in Dublin that it will use its chairmanship of the OSCE to highlight trans issues.

# transgender - Saturday 20 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added 90s TV stars

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

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GALLERY: Ireland's first ever public rally for transgender rights

The ‘Rally for Recognition’ coincides with a European congress taking place in Dublin this week.

Ireland's first ever public transgender rally to take place today

Up to 300 people are expected to gather outside Leinster House this afternoon.

# transgender - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers

Which Irish county has the fewest same-sex civil partners? And how many times could Facebook fill Croke Park?

# transgender - Thursday 4 October, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

Almost four-fifths of transgender people have considered suicide – survey

A survey commissioned by the Transgender Equality Network of Ireland reveals significant mental health concerns.

# transgender - Friday 7 September, 2012

Joan Burton commits to examining gender recognition

Marriage Equality welcomed Burton’s comments but said legislation published last year puts transgender couples in a difficult position.

# transgender - Friday 17 August, 2012

Column: ‘A little girl in rural Ireland’ – My experience growing up transgender

Stacey gives a personal account of life as a transgender person in a small Irish town.

# transgender - Thursday 2 August, 2012

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Video: Coming out, being seen, making history – the Gaze Film Festival

The festival’s promotional video shows the history of debate over LGBT rights in Ireland through the years.

# transgender - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Column: Why is the government delaying a law to recognise transgender people?

Ireland is in clear defiance of a High Court judgment that said the law on transgender people has to change, writes Michael Farrell.

# transgender - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

LGBT in the workplace: online toolkit launched to help employers

GLEN is launching the kit to allow organisations to get the best out of diversity.

# transgender - Sunday 10 June, 2012

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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

# transgender - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Column: 'Support for my coming out reflects changing attitudes in Ireland'

The Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer said publicly for the first time this week that he is gay. Writing for, he explains the reasons behind his decision to come out…

# transgender - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Miss Universe to allow transgender contestants from 2013

The contest will allow transgender women from next year, following the outcry when a Canadian entrant was kicked out.

# transgender - Saturday 31 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

Transgender woman becomes first to enter Irish same-sex partnership

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

# transgender - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Explainer: Gender Identity issues

This week, a controversial advert was pulled from many Irish television stations after complaints it was “deeply transphobic”. Here, we take a closure look at the issue of gender identity.

# transgender - Friday 24 February, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Friday

Your nightly news round-up…

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Controversial Paddy Power Ladies' Day ad pulled

Having earlier given the ad its approval for airing, Clearcast yesterday apologised for any offence and said the ad should “no longer run” in its current format.

# transgender - Monday 20 February, 2012

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

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

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Call for 'transphobic' Paddy Power advert to be withdrawn

The Transgender Equality Network Ireland has called the advert “deeply hurtful” – but Paddy Power says it was intended to be “a bit of mild mannered fun”.

# transgender - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Column: ‘I know I’m a woman, and my gender should be recognised’

Transgender woman Louise Hannon describes how the trans community still face humiliating hurdles – and argues proposed new laws must be changed.

# transgender - Friday 20 January, 2012

European transgender forum to meet in Ireland

The Transgender Equality Network Ireland hopes by hosting the Council, trans visibility in Ireland will be increased.

# transgender - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

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UNESCO praises Irish anti-homophobic bullying campaign

International conference hears that BeLonG To group’s work will be written into the UN toolkit as an example of how to tackle homophobic bullying of young people.

# transgender - Friday 16 September, 2011

Australia adds third gender to passports

Australian passports will now offer a third option to transgender people.

# transgender - Sunday 14 August, 2011

Cuba transgender wedding shows shifting attitudes

A gay man and a transgender woman have tied the knot in Cuba in a first-of-its kind wedding for the country.

# transgender - Friday 15 July, 2011

Transgender people will be forced to divorce to achieve recognition

The Transgender Equality Network says recommendations for new legislation will force people who are married to make a choice between gender recognition and their relationship.

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The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# transgender - Friday 1 July, 2011

Thailand's transgender population say ID cards confuse at polls

Members of the Trans-Female Association of Thailand are calling for their government to recognise transsexual, transgender and homosexual people.