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Boxing promoter who underwent sex change feared being outed
Kellie (formerly Frank) Maloney, who managed Lennox Lewis, quit the sport in October.
Gender Recognition Bill is "vital" says Equality Authority
The Equality Authority says it is worried about provision for married people who undergo gender realignment.
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.
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.
'I will stay married': Transsexual woman defiant after court ruling
The European Court of Human Rights said her human rights had not been violated.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
'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.
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
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.
Pirates, the CRC, and porn: The week in numbers
Plus: How many Irish people used Swiss euthanasia clinic Dignitas last year?
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.
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.
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.
10 moving coming out moments to celebrate National Coming Out Day
It’s today!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Buttimer: Health professionals must be trained in transgender issues
The TD made the comment while speaking at a groundbreaking Transgender Healthcare Seminar today.
€24,000 payment for sexual orientation discrimination at Credit Union
GLEN, the Gay & Lesbian Equality network, has welcomed the news.
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.
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.
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.
The Evening Fix... now with added 90s TV stars
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
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.
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?