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RTÉ receives more than 500 pieces of feedback over Prime Time programme about transgender issues
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RTÉ receives more than 500 pieces of feedback over Prime Time programme about transgender issues

Jan 23rd 2019, 4:40 PM 55,045 Views 137 Comments

The programme examined the growth in the number of young people seeking to change gender.

11 emotional tweets about this week's historic repealing of the Eighth Amendment
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11 emotional tweets about this week's historic repealing of the Eighth Amendment

Dec 14th 2018, 7:00 PM 4,514 Views 4 Comments

“It’s a moment brought about by a movement in the streets, civil disobedience, and young people and women in particularly fighting for change. Let’s keep it up!”

'This Pride will be different' - the first Irish trans-only pride protest will take place today
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'This Pride will be different' - the first Irish trans-only pride protest will take place today

Jul 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 31,128 Views 200 Comments

The trans community, alongside their allies, take to the streets today as part of Trans Pride Dublin.

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

Jul 18th 2018, 7:26 PM 15,650 Views 23 Comments

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

Viewers admired the courage of the two transgender men who appeared on The Late Late Show
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Viewers admired the courage of the two transgender men who appeared on The Late Late Show

May 19th 2018, 10:08 AM 7,068 Views 1 Comment

Luke and Nicky featured in the new two-part documentary My Trans Life.

Varadkar says transgender people will never be banned from serving in Irish Defence Forces
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Varadkar says transgender people will never be banned from serving in Irish Defence Forces

Jul 29th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,194 Views 73 Comments

Donald Trump this week said that transgender people would not be able to serve in the US military.

A federal judge has struck down Obama's rules on transgender bathroom use
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A federal judge has struck down Obama's rules on transgender bathroom use

Aug 22nd 2016, 6:21 PM 14,442 Views 56 Comments

Judge Reed O’Connor has ruled in favour of Texas and 12 other states, which challenged new regulations allowing youths to use bathrooms matching their gender identity.

Transgender woman allegedly arrested for prostitution files complaint against hotel
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Transgender woman allegedly arrested for prostitution files complaint against hotel

Nov 10th 2015, 9:08 PM 29,175 Views 105 Comments

Meagan Taylor was arrested back in July at a hotel in Iowa

Transgender children are 'living in a nightmare'
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Transgender children are 'living in a nightmare'

Jun 16th 2015, 12:21 PM 10,707 Views 89 Comments

Jillian van Turnhout wants them to be given recognition on an interim basis.

Transgender murderer denied sex change surgery in prison
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Transgender murderer denied sex change surgery in prison

May 4th 2015, 7:37 PM 22,602 Views 20 Comments

Michelle Kosilek has been living as a woman since shortly after she shot dead her wife in 1990.

Transgender people are sharing stories of hope following teenager's tragic death
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Transgender people are sharing stories of hope following teenager's tragic death

Dec 31st 2014, 3:42 PM 3,567 Views 1 Comment

Seventeen-year-old Leelah Alcorn died after being hit by a tractor-trailer in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Gender Recognition Bill is "vital" says Equality Authority
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Gender Recognition Bill is "vital" says Equality Authority

Aug 7th 2014, 11:54 AM 4,664 Views 87 Comments

The Equality Authority says it is worried about provision for married people who undergo gender realignment.

Irish transgender woman Lydia Foy nominated for European Diversity Award
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Irish transgender woman Lydia Foy nominated for European Diversity Award

Aug 30th 2013, 5:01 PM 12,921 Views 60 Comments

Foy is one of eight nominees for the award with Senator David Norris also shortlisted.

Column: Transgender people should have the right to change their birth certificate
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Column: Transgender people should have the right to change their birth certificate

May 23rd 2013, 8:00 PM 642 Views 118 Comments

While most of us take for granted having a passport or birth certificate in our own name, transgender people must face awkward questions when they are asked to provide identification – this shouldn’t be the case, writes Aengus Ó Snodaigh.

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

Feb 20th 2012, 7:37 PM 11,970 Views 115 Comments

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

Column: "I was let down by those I trusted and had faith in"
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Column: "I was let down by those I trusted and had faith in"

Apr 26th 2011, 2:38 PM 211 Views 0 Comments

Last week, Louise Hannon became the first transgender person to have their case for discrimination recognised by the Equality Authority when she was awarded €35,000. Here she explains her reasons for taking the case.