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From TheJournal.ie 'The most important thing is to talk about it': Trans couple open up in intimate new documentary Transitioning

'The most important thing is to talk about it': Trans couple open up in intimate new documentary

Victoria and Max are a trans couple who are hoping that speaking about their experiences will help others in a similar position.

From TheJournal.ie John Boyne quits Twitter after criticism from trans activists following newspaper article Literature

John Boyne quits Twitter after criticism from trans activists following newspaper article

‘He spoke of his rejection of the term ‘cis’ used to refer to those who are not part of the trans community.

From TheJournal.ie Harris says abortion legislation doesn't mention the word 'abortion' for legal reasons Health Committee

Harris says abortion legislation doesn't mention the word 'abortion' for legal reasons

The Health Minister also said he wants the Bill to be inclusive of members of the trans community.

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 Scarlett Johansson pulls out of trans drama after backlash

Scarlett Johansson pulls out of trans drama after backlash

Johansson previously came under fire for playing an originally Asian character.

From TheJournal.ie Transgender woman able to breastfeed in first recorded case Science

Transgender woman able to breastfeed in first recorded case

A combination of medicines and hormones was able to induce lactation, and the baby’s growth and feeding habits were all normal.

From TheJournal.ie Judge rules transgender people are free to enlist in the US military from January Transgender

Judge rules transgender people are free to enlist in the US military from January

The move will be seen as a blow to President Donald Trump.

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 Declan Buckley on drag, equality and why sign language should be officially recognised Shirley Temple Bar
From TheJournal.ie Dublin flooring company says Caitlyn Jenner ad is a 'celebration' of trans people A Different Ireland

Dublin flooring company says Caitlyn Jenner ad is a 'celebration' of trans people

Not everyone agrees, with TENI saying the billboard has “upset and disappointed” many people.

This trans guy documented his transition with an amazing selfie time-lapse video

He took 1,400 photos documenting the changes.

From TheJournal.ie The LGBT community's quest for respectability in Ireland is leaving so many trans activists behind Opinion

The LGBT community's quest for respectability in Ireland is leaving so many trans activists behind

Pride and LGBTQ movements are being ruined by a descent into conformity and a fear of all things political, argues Leighanna Rose Walsh.

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 Photos: Trans people are sharing Vanity Fair cover photos of themselves My Vanity Fair

Photos: Trans people are sharing Vanity Fair cover photos of themselves

The template was made to “show the world the myriad faces of the trans community”.

From TheJournal.ie A women-only college in the US will now accept transgender women Barnard

A women-only college in the US will now accept transgender women

It will still exclude transgender men, or applicants born female but identifying as male.

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.

This guy could be the first ever Trans model on the cover of Men's Health thanks to Twitter

The world’s largest men’s magazine might have found their next cover star.

Vogue has decided to feature its first transgender model

She’s in fashion.

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 '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.

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Fear of rejection still biggest barrier to coming out for trans community Coming Out

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘A little girl in rural Ireland’ – My experience growing up transgender Read Me

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘I know I’m a woman, and my gender should be recognised’ Opinion

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.