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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 JK Rowling publishes new blog post after controversial comments about transgender women Gender Identity

JK Rowling publishes new blog post after controversial comments about transgender women

The Harry Potter author wrote about aspects of her troubled past in a blog post.

From TheJournal.ie JK Rowling criticised for tweets about transgender people Gender Identity

JK Rowling criticised for tweets about transgender people

On Twitter, Rowling mocked the use of the term ‘people who menstruate’.

From TheJournal.ie Trans people with gender-aligned passports and birth certificates less likely to feel suicidal, new research finds Mental Health

Trans people with gender-aligned passports and birth certificates less likely to feel suicidal, new research finds

More than 22,000 trans men and women were surveyed for the study.

From TheJournal.ie JK Rowling voices support for woman sacked after transgender tweets Maya Forstater

JK Rowling voices support for woman sacked after transgender tweets

Maya Forstater lost her job after tweeting that she opposed proposals to reform the UK Gender Recognition Act.

From TheJournal.ie 'Devastating': Trans people on wrong waiting list for years after referrals were 'misplaced' Healthcare

'Devastating': Trans people on wrong waiting list for years after referrals were 'misplaced'

Over 100 people were affected by the HSE’s error.

From TheJournal.ie Three complaints about RTÉ Prime Time's report on transgender issues rejected by BAI Bai

Three complaints about RTÉ Prime Time's report on transgender issues rejected by BAI

One complainant argued the programme was “harmful to transgender people”.

From TheJournal.ie 'It pens people in': The challenges of accessing transgender healthcare in Ireland Transitioning

'It pens people in': The challenges of accessing transgender healthcare in Ireland

Transgender people speak of the challenges of transitioning in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Vatican issues document rejecting idea that people can choose or change gender Vatican

Vatican issues document rejecting idea that people can choose or change gender

The document was immediately denounced by LGBT Catholics as contributing to bigotry and violence.

From TheJournal.ie Pentagon issues new limits on transgender troops Transgender

Pentagon issues new limits on transgender troops

The latest action was swiftly condemned by Democrats and civil rights advocates.

From TheJournal.ie Transgender in Ireland: What are the laws around changing your gender? Gender Recognition Bill

Transgender in Ireland: What are the laws around changing your gender?

The government is considering proposals to allow children aged 16 and 17 to self-declare their gender.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect Military

US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect

The high court today reversed lower-court orders preventing the Pentagon from implementing its plans.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ defends plans to feature Graham Linehan in Prime Time report on transgender issues Controversy

RTÉ defends plans to feature Graham Linehan in Prime Time report on transgender issues

Over 4,000 people have signed a petition opposing the appearance of the Father Ted co-writer.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is a 'terf' and what's going on with the UK's debate on transgender rights? Identity

Explainer: What is a 'terf' and what's going on with the UK's debate on transgender rights?

Reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 is being considered by the government.

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 Five people charged with murder of transgender prostitute in Paris Outrage

Five people charged with murder of transgender prostitute in Paris

Hundreds of sex workers and activists marched in Paris in memory of Vanesa Campos last week

From TheJournal.ie 99 people had gender recognition certs granted last year New Laws

99 people had gender recognition certs granted last year

The certificates allow a person to be legally recognised by the State under the gender they identify.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Under 16s should be able to access gender recognition with parental consent' Trans Rights

Opinion: 'Under 16s should be able to access gender recognition with parental consent'

FLAC has also recommended that there should be recognition for intersex and non-binary gender identities, writes Eilis Barry.

From TheJournal.ie Lydia Foy: The woman at the heart of securing transgender rights in Ireland Human Rights

Lydia Foy: The woman at the heart of securing transgender rights in Ireland

Flac (Free Legal Advice Centres) has produced a comprehensive history of Foy’s right for justice in a report.

From TheJournal.ie Life as a woman with HIV: 'We're stigmatised because we're looked upon as if we're easy' Stigma

Life as a woman with HIV: 'We're stigmatised because we're looked upon as if we're easy'

1,747 women have been diagnosed with HIV in Ireland since 2003.

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 Caitlyn Jenner says she owes her Olympic gold medals to the 'little Caitlyn living in her' Driven To Succeed

Caitlyn Jenner says she owes her Olympic gold medals to the 'little Caitlyn living in her'

The former decathlete won gold for the US at the Montreal Olympics in 1976.

From The42 Transgender player blocked from lining out in women's Aussie Rules league Equality

Transgender player blocked from lining out in women's Aussie Rules league

Hannah Mouncey says she is ‘extremely disappointed’ with the AFL’s decision.

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 Minister 'inspired' after meeting with young transgender and non-binary people LGBT

Minister 'inspired' after meeting with young transgender and non-binary people

Doherty said she would review the position of non-binary and young trans people in the Gender Recognition Act.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs' LGBT

'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs'

Seven in 10 young LGBT+ people believe schools in Ireland are not safe places.

From TheJournal.ie Transgender troops can continue to serve in US military for now, says Defense Secretary Equality Issues

Transgender troops can continue to serve in US military for now, says Defense Secretary

Transgender troops can continue to serve while the Pentagon studies an order by Trump to ban them from US forces.

From TheJournal.ie 'Cruel decision': Trump signs order barring transgender people from US military Armed Forces

'Cruel decision': Trump signs order barring transgender people from US military

Trump has said he did the Pentagon a “great favour” by banning transgender troops.

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 Hundreds protest in New York against ban on transgender troops Military

Hundreds protest in New York against ban on transgender troops

The US president said yesterday that the military cannot be ‘burdened’ with the medical costs and ‘disruption’ involved.

From TheJournal.ie 'An appalling attack': Trump criticised for saying transgender people can't serve in US military Major Announcement

'An appalling attack': Trump criticised for saying transgender people can't serve in US military

It is estimated that as many as 15,000 transgender people work in the US military.

From TheJournal.ie Chelsea Manning released from prison in US Free

Chelsea Manning released from prison in US

The US Army confirmed that she had left Fort Leavenworth in Kansas.

From TheJournal.ie 'It will show the government cherishes them as much as any other' - Seanad passes Gender Recognition Amendment Bill Equality

'It will show the government cherishes them as much as any other' - Seanad passes Gender Recognition Amendment Bill

The amendments allow people under 16 to receive gender recognition with parental consent.

From TheJournal.ie Caitlyn Jenner's message to Donald Trump over LGBTQ rights: 'Call me' Transgender Bathrooms This post contains videos

Caitlyn Jenner's message to Donald Trump over LGBTQ rights: 'Call me'

Jenner says moves by the White House have been ‘a disaster’.

From TheJournal.ie 'I want to enlighten him': Trump inauguration singer speaks out against transgender policy Evancho

'I want to enlighten him': Trump inauguration singer speaks out against transgender policy

She joined a raft of other voices calling for Trump’s move to be rolled back.

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 Rose of Tralee festival says it has not banned transgender women from entering All Welcome

Rose of Tralee festival says it has not banned transgender women from entering

This is contrary to reports this morning.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish Girl Guides is to start allowing transgender children into their ranks Growing Up

The Irish Girl Guides is to start allowing transgender children into their ranks

Children who are male on their birth cert but who self-identify as female will be allowed to join.

From TheJournal.ie Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence' Clemency

Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence'

She has served seven years of a 35-year sentence for leaking classified material.

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