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#Gender Identity

From TheJournal.ie Greek people will no longer have to be sterilised before changing gender identity Transgender

Greek people will no longer have to be sterilised before changing gender identity

People can also make the decision from the age of 15.

From TheJournal.ie Trump overturns Obama's school protections for transgender students Bathroom Guidelines

Trump overturns Obama's school protections for transgender students

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

From TheJournal.ie The University of Limerick has launched gender-neutral bathrooms Gender Identity

The University of Limerick has launched gender-neutral bathrooms

“This is one small step, but it’s a big change”.

From TheJournal.ie What age did I know I was transgender? That depends what you mean by 'know' Opinion

What age did I know I was transgender? That depends what you mean by 'know'

I spent my teenage years and young adulthood feeling different in a way I couldn’t put my finger on. I was constantly at war with myself.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook now has 70 options under gender for Irish users Gender Identity

Facebook now has 70 options under gender for Irish users

The new definitions include hermaphrodite and gender fluid.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why do I have to choose between my identity and my family? Gender Identity

Column: Why do I have to choose between my identity and my family?

My identity is very important to me. But my family is my life itself. I love them so much. I should not be asked to give up one for the other.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I’m not a freak. I’m just an ordinary, decent transvestite. Gender Identity

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'I will stay married': Transsexual woman defiant after court ruling Finland

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Amnesty International says Ireland must follow Denmark after landmark transgender law Gender Identity

Amnesty International says Ireland must follow Denmark after landmark transgender law

In Ireland no procedures currently exist to allow people to change their gender.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Lowering the legal age for gender recognition is vital Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Living for love, dying because of hate – the rising tide of homophobia in Africa Opinion

Column: Living for love, dying because of hate – the rising tide of homophobia in Africa

Jean-Claude Roger Mbebe died an untimely death last week, after his family allegedly prevented him from receiving necessary medical treatment. He had been previously been convicted of “homosexuality and attempted homosexuality” and imprisoned.

From TheJournal.ie Column: We can be the healthy masculinity we wish to see Opinion

Column: We can be the healthy masculinity we wish to see

The “rules” and maschismo that so many boys learn early in life has created a stifling idea of what it means to be a man. But we don’t need to be bound by these narrow ideas, writes Carlos Andrés Gómez.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ireland needs to re-examine the legal gender of intersex children Opinion

Column: Ireland needs to re-examine the legal gender of intersex children

The law on birth registration in Germany is to be amended to permit ‘indeterminate’ to be recorded as the gender of a child born with an intersex condition. Irish authorites should take note of this welcome development.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Now she has identified her true gender, will the world accept Chelsea Manning? Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Your essential round-up of all the day’s main news and the bits and bobs that you may have missed.