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

Oct 7th 2017, 5:19 PM 24,446 Views 109 Comments

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

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

Aug 30th 2017, 10:38 PM 25,142 Views 96 Comments

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

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

Aug 30th 2017, 11:34 AM 8,839 Views 71 Comments

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

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

Aug 26th 2017, 1:02 PM 15,743 Views 90 Comments

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

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 13,200 Views 73 Comments

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

Hundreds protest in New York against ban on transgender troops
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Hundreds protest in New York against ban on transgender troops

Jul 27th 2017, 1:09 PM 14,564 Views 191 Comments

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

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

Jul 26th 2017, 4:10 PM 48,890 Views 314 Comments

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

Chelsea Manning released from prison in US
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Chelsea Manning released from prison in US

May 17th 2017, 5:15 PM 37,479 Views 46 Comments

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

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

May 11th 2017, 5:58 PM 10,802 Views 84 Comments

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

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

Feb 24th 2017, 10:00 AM 22,579 Views 103 Comments

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

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

Feb 23rd 2017, 8:06 PM 17,359 Views 28 Comments

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

Trump overturns Obama's school protections for transgender students
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Trump overturns Obama's school protections for transgender students

Feb 23rd 2017, 7:36 AM 26,619 Views 250 Comments

Schools will now decide whether students should use restrooms based on their gender identity.

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

Feb 2nd 2017, 6:20 PM 16,114 Views 81 Comments

This is contrary to reports this morning.

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

Jan 24th 2017, 10:44 AM 16,788 Views 229 Comments

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

Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence'
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Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence'

Jan 11th 2017, 8:12 PM 27,844 Views 48 Comments

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

This is why people are talking about North Carolina's 'bathroom law'
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This is why people are talking about North Carolina's 'bathroom law'

Dec 22nd 2016, 3:25 PM 14,873 Views 41 Comments

Lawmakers in the state have failed to repeal the controversial law, despite Democrats and Republicans earlier reaching an agreement on it.

149 trans people have their gender officially recognised by Ireland
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149 trans people have their gender officially recognised by Ireland

Nov 20th 2016, 7:06 PM 27,375 Views 76 Comments

Four were granted to applicants who were aged 16 and 17 years old.

Transgender soldier becomes first woman to serve on frontlines of British Army
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Transgender soldier becomes first woman to serve on frontlines of British Army

Sep 17th 2016, 12:00 PM 14,623 Views 77 Comments

Chloe Allen joined the army in 2012 as a man named Ben.

Transgender actress Alexis Arquette has died aged 47
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Transgender actress Alexis Arquette has died aged 47

Sep 12th 2016, 8:38 AM 46,050 Views 76 Comments

The Hollywood actress passed away on Sunday.

Chelsea Manning begins hunger strike in military prison
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Chelsea Manning begins hunger strike in military prison

Sep 9th 2016, 10:52 PM 21,628 Views 85 Comments

She claims the military is refusing to treat her gender dysphoria.

Study calls for transgender identification to be taken out of mental illness classification
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Study calls for transgender identification to be taken out of mental illness classification

Jul 27th 2016, 6:03 AM 8,540 Views 86 Comments

The study is the first of several field trials and is currently being replicated in Brazil, France, India, Lebanon and South Africa.

‘I’m still Ivan but I’m wearing high-heels.' - Meet Ivan Fahy, an androgynous model from Galway
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‘I’m still Ivan but I’m wearing high-heels.' - Meet Ivan Fahy, an androgynous model from Galway

Jul 24th 2016, 7:45 AM 42,359 Views 92 Comments

The Irish model who’s breaking assumptions about gender.

US military ends ban on transgender troops
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US military ends ban on transgender troops

Jul 1st 2016, 8:55 AM 5,300 Views 28 Comments

The thousands of transgender people who serve in the military have previously been forced to hide their gender identity.

US military to lift ban on transgender troops
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US military to lift ban on transgender troops

Jun 25th 2016, 8:36 AM 8,042 Views 84 Comments

Currently, Pentagon rules allow transgender troops to be discharged from the military.

11 States are suing the White House over transgender bathroom use orders
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11 States are suing the White House over transgender bathroom use orders

May 25th 2016, 10:56 PM 18,113 Views 197 Comments

The move led by Texas further escalates a national feud over an issue that has become a lightning rod.for separate groups.

The White House has intervened in America's raging transgender bathroom debate
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The White House has intervened in America's raging transgender bathroom debate

May 13th 2016, 9:38 PM 20,440 Views 148 Comments

One Texas official called transgender bathroom access “the biggest issue facing families and schools in America”.

US state moves towards transgender student bathroom ban
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US state moves towards transgender student bathroom ban

Feb 18th 2016, 6:09 AM 15,542 Views 155 Comments

A bill passed on Tuesday would ban transgender students from using bathrooms or locker rooms that match their gender identities.

Schools advised to have gender neutral toilets and uniforms to support transgender pupils
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Schools advised to have gender neutral toilets and uniforms to support transgender pupils

Jan 29th 2016, 8:48 AM 27,089 Views 190 Comments

New guidelines have been launched to help schools support LGBT students.

Qatar bans film about sex change The Danish Girl from cinemas
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Qatar bans film about sex change The Danish Girl from cinemas

Jan 16th 2016, 10:44 AM 15,301 Views 63 Comments

Eddie Redmayne plays pioneering transgender woman Lili Elbe in the movie.

Dame Edna creator calls Caitlyn Jenner a 'mutilated man' and 'publicity-seeking ratbag'
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Dame Edna creator calls Caitlyn Jenner a 'mutilated man' and 'publicity-seeking ratbag'

Jan 6th 2016, 11:53 AM 22,508 Views 144 Comments

His comments have been described as “out of touch” and “really damaging” to the trans community.

Irish company's Caitlyn Jenner ad 'offensive, transphobic and demeaning to transgender people everywhere'
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Irish company's Caitlyn Jenner ad 'offensive, transphobic and demeaning to transgender people everywhere'

Dec 17th 2015, 3:17 PM 27,162 Views 100 Comments

The advertising authority received a number of complaints in relation to the ad.

Transgender woman 'tried to remove scrotum' after being refused treatment
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Transgender woman 'tried to remove scrotum' after being refused treatment

Dec 17th 2015, 9:58 AM 17,257 Views 119 Comments

A female prisoner in an all-male prison has attempted self-harm and suicide on several occasions, according to a British MP.

US marine found guilty of killing woman after discovering she was transgender
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US marine found guilty of killing woman after discovering she was transgender

Dec 1st 2015, 9:09 AM 24,525 Views 205 Comments

Jennifer Laude was found dead in a hotel room last year.

Investigation after transgender woman found dead in all-male prison
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Investigation after transgender woman found dead in all-male prison

Nov 20th 2015, 12:59 PM 23,667 Views 106 Comments

Vicky Thompson had reportedly requested to be transferred to a female jail.

The 'world's first transgender beer' has been specially made with hops that change sex
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The 'world's first transgender beer' has been specially made with hops that change sex

Nov 4th 2015, 5:23 PM 14,578 Views 40 Comments

The beer is also ‘non-binary’ because it treads the line between ale and lager.

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

Oct 14th 2015, 11:51 AM 23,653 Views 132 Comments

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

So how did Kellie Maloney get on at the LGBT matchmaking festival?
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So how did Kellie Maloney get on at the LGBT matchmaking festival?

Oct 5th 2015, 1:56 PM 14,750 Views 75 Comments

She got on very, very well indeed. Kellie, formerly boxing promoter Frank, fully transitioned to being a woman last year.

A transgender woman made to miss flight after penis appears on body scanner
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A transgender woman made to miss flight after penis appears on body scanner

Sep 23rd 2015, 9:54 AM 50,483 Views 248 Comments

Shadi Petosky was on her way from Florida to Minneapolis.

What does it mean to be gender fluid? In short, you shouldn't presume to know
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What does it mean to be gender fluid? In short, you shouldn't presume to know

Sep 14th 2015, 7:30 PM 33,963 Views 104 Comments

It’s about owning your own identity.

Support for RTÉ presenter who identifies as gender-fluid
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Support for RTÉ presenter who identifies as gender-fluid

Sep 13th 2015, 8:34 AM 58,142 Views 246 Comments

Jonathan Clynch will now be referred to as Jonathan Rachel Clynch.