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From TheJournal.ie 'I read, watch movies, listen to music... My life, as a trans woman, is very ordinary indeed' Column

'I read, watch movies, listen to music... My life, as a trans woman, is very ordinary indeed'

‘People out there will tell you being transgender is as simple as filling in a form. I can assure you that it is not,’ writes Aoife Martin.

From TheJournal.ie Children would be able to get full gender recognition under new proposals Gender Recognition

Children would be able to get full gender recognition under new proposals

Minister Regina Doherty said she would consider the best way to implement the recommendations in the report.

From TheJournal.ie 'Young trans people don't turn trans when they're 18, they deserve so much better' Gender Recognition This post contains videos

'Young trans people don't turn trans when they're 18, they deserve so much better'

Newly-elected Sinn Féin senator Fintan Warfield thinks a lot still needs to be done to help young trans people living in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 113 trans people are now legally recognised in Ireland Gender Recognition

113 trans people are now legally recognised in Ireland

The Gender Recognition Act became law six months ago.

From TheJournal.ie You can't be a godparent if you're transsexual, says Vatican Gender Recognition

You can't be a godparent if you're transsexual, says Vatican

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

From TheJournal.ie "A historic moment" - Oireachtas signs off on gender recognition bill Trans Rights

"A historic moment" - Oireachtas signs off on gender recognition bill

Ireland today became the fourth country to pass a law of this kind.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish state will now accept trans people's own declaration of their gender You Know Yourself

The Irish state will now accept trans people's own declaration of their gender

Married trans people will also not be required to get a divorce, to have their gender recognised.

From TheJournal.ie 'Nobody should be forced to get a divorce to have their gender recognised' Rally For Recognition

'Nobody should be forced to get a divorce to have their gender recognised'

A protest was held outside Leinster House calling for the transgender bill to be amended.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Proposed transgender laws are good news for lawyers – not couples Gender Recognition

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.

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil debates gender recognition law for first time in history Historic

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.

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 Trans community has "waited long enough" for gender recognition Gender Recognition

Trans community has "waited long enough" for gender recognition

Gender recognition legislation is due to be published in 2014, which has led TENI to begin a new campaign to encourage the government to deal with it sooner.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton commits to examining gender recognition Gender

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why is the government delaying a law to recognise transgender people? Opinion

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.