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From TheJournal.ie RTÉ receives more than 500 pieces of feedback over Prime Time programme about transgender issues Prime Time

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

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

“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!”

From TheJournal.ie 'This Pride will be different' - the first Irish trans-only pride protest will take place today Dublin Trans Pride

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

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

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.

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says transgender people will never be banned from serving in Irish Defence Forces Equality

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

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

From TheJournal.ie A federal judge has struck down Obama's rules on transgender bathroom use LGBT Issues

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Transgender woman allegedly arrested for prostitution files complaint against hotel Transgender Rights

Transgender woman allegedly arrested for prostitution files complaint against hotel

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

From TheJournal.ie Transgender children are 'living in a nightmare' BIRTH RIGHTS

Transgender children are 'living in a nightmare'

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

From TheJournal.ie Transgender murderer denied sex change surgery in prison Michelle Kosilek

Transgender murderer denied sex change surgery in prison

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gender Recognition Bill is "vital" says Equality Authority Transgender Rights

Gender Recognition Bill is "vital" says Equality Authority

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish transgender woman Lydia Foy nominated for European Diversity Award Lydia Foy

Irish transgender woman Lydia Foy nominated for European Diversity Award

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: Transgender people should have the right to change their birth certificate Opinion

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Boy, 5, lives as girl in one of youngest cases of Gender Identity Disorder Transgender

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: "I was let down by those I trusted and had faith in" Column

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

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.