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You can't be a godparent if you're transsexual, says Vatican
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You can't be a godparent if you're transsexual, says Vatican

Sep 4th 2015, 10:58 AM 15,085 Views 149 Comments

This comes as Joan Burton signs a commencement order the Gender Recognition Bill.

Website pulls Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costume amid complaints
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Website pulls Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costume amid complaints

Aug 25th 2015, 6:50 PM 35,177 Views 73 Comments

Several others are still selling it, though.

Chelsea Manning in trouble over Caitlyn Jenner magazine
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Chelsea Manning in trouble over Caitlyn Jenner magazine

Aug 13th 2015, 6:49 PM 22,002 Views 52 Comments

The former US army soldier is serving a 35-year military prison sentence.

This emotional Caitlyn Jenner speech has had everyone talking today
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This emotional Caitlyn Jenner speech has had everyone talking today

Jul 16th 2015, 10:00 PM 41,018 Views 403 Comments

At the ESPYs last night the 65-year-old spoke of stories of trans teenagers who had been bullied, beaten up, murdered or who had taken their own lives.

Three apologises after criticism of ad as transphobic
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Three apologises after criticism of ad as transphobic

Jul 15th 2015, 3:32 PM 26,032 Views 105 Comments

Many people are expressing their disgust at the ad on social media.

What age did I know I was transgender? That depends what you mean by 'know'
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What age did I know I was transgender? That depends what you mean by 'know'

Jul 5th 2015, 8:45 AM 1,075 Views 76 Comments

I spent my teenage years and young adulthood feeling different in a way I couldn’t put my finger on. I was constantly at war with myself.

WATCH: Obama tells trans heckler "You're in my house"
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WATCH: Obama tells trans heckler "You're in my house"

Jun 25th 2015, 8:09 PM 19,580 Views 48 Comments

The heckler was a transgender, undocumented immigrant activist protesting against the abuse of transgender immigrants.

The beauty industry's first transgender female model has arrived
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# Beaut

The beauty industry's first transgender female model has arrived

Jun 6th 2015, 3:54 PM 4,272 Views 2 Comments

… and you better take notice.

Caitlyn Jenner can keep her Olympic gold medal
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Caitlyn Jenner can keep her Olympic gold medal

Jun 5th 2015, 12:40 PM 20,562 Views 84 Comments

A petition calling for her title to be revoked has received almost 14,000 signatures.

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

Jun 4th 2015, 7:39 PM 6,311 Views 15 Comments

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

Caitlyn Jenner (formerly Bruce) has debuted on the cover of Vanity Fair
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Caitlyn Jenner (formerly Bruce) has debuted on the cover of Vanity Fair

Jun 1st 2015, 6:56 PM 52,151 Views 156 Comments

The Olympian and reality TV star came out as transgender in April.

What do you do in bed? Trans people answer questions they're frequently asked
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What do you do in bed? Trans people answer questions they're frequently asked

May 27th 2015, 11:00 AM 33,206 Views 56 Comments

The questions range from the mundane to the bizarre to the downright rude.

Transgender murderer denied sex change surgery in prison
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# Michelle Kosilek

Transgender murderer denied sex change surgery in prison

May 4th 2015, 7:37 PM 22,603 Views 20 Comments

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

Kim Kardashian gave an honest and touching interview about Bruce Jenner's transition
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Kim Kardashian gave an honest and touching interview about Bruce Jenner's transition

Apr 28th 2015, 9:36 PM 25,128 Views 42 Comments

“We are so in sync with each other,” she said of the family.

Kris Humphries has apologised for his snarky tweet about Bruce Jenner
# Too Vague
# Too Vague

Kris Humphries has apologised for his snarky tweet about Bruce Jenner

Apr 26th 2015, 3:59 PM 6,502 Views 2 Comments

Kim Kardashian’s ex-husband was roundly criticised for the quip.

The Kardashian clan is posting lovely tributes to Bruce Jenner on Twitter
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# Bruce Jenner

The Kardashian clan is posting lovely tributes to Bruce Jenner on Twitter

Apr 25th 2015, 8:53 AM 5,670 Views 2 Comments

Jenner came out as transgender in an interview on US TV last night.

'Looking back at photos of Frank, there's sadness in his eyes'
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'Looking back at photos of Frank, there's sadness in his eyes'

Apr 24th 2015, 2:39 PM 30,320 Views 32 Comments

Kellie Maloney is back in boxing.

Vogue has decided to feature its first transgender model
# Strike A Pose
# Strike A Pose

Vogue has decided to feature its first transgender model

Apr 22nd 2015, 4:45 PM 4,757 Views 4 Comments

She’s in fashion.

Transgender man says he would have to be sterilised before getting gender surgery
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Transgender man says he would have to be sterilised before getting gender surgery

Mar 11th 2015, 1:00 PM 15,306 Views 34 Comments

A European Court has ruled that this was wrong.

Here's what you actually need to know about the Bruce Jenner story
# Bruce Jenner
# Bruce Jenner

Here's what you actually need to know about the Bruce Jenner story

Feb 4th 2015, 10:23 PM 11,795 Views 3 Comments

The reality star has been at the centre of speculation recently, but what do we actually know?

Column: We could put Ireland at the forefront of trans recognition, so why don't we?
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Column: We could put Ireland at the forefront of trans recognition, so why don't we?

Feb 4th 2015, 3:09 PM 898 Views 155 Comments

Ireland currently has the dubious distinction of being one of the only EU states without any legal recognition process for trans people.

'I want to live my life as who I am' - Ireland's trans community speak out in moving video
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'I want to live my life as who I am' - Ireland's trans community speak out in moving video

Jan 22nd 2015, 11:04 PM 18,311 Views 116 Comments

The proposed gender recognition legislation means the world to them but it will still exclude certain members of the community.

India has elected its first transgender mayor
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India has elected its first transgender mayor

Jan 5th 2015, 2:37 PM 7,587 Views 16 Comments

Madhu Bai Kinnar beat out a rival from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party.

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

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.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 30th 2014, 10:00 AM 14,342 Views 9 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Lydia Foy settles transgender birth cert case against the State
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Lydia Foy settles transgender birth cert case against the State

Oct 28th 2014, 4:55 PM 12,289 Views 49 Comments

The settlement was made following a “firm intention” by Government to introduce a Gender Recognition Bill.

"Historic day" as LGBT teachers' group meet President
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"Historic day" as LGBT teachers' group meet President

Oct 14th 2014, 9:42 AM 7,249 Views 81 Comments

The group is part of the INTO union.

Opinion: I’m not a freak. I’m just an ordinary, decent transvestite.
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Opinion: I’m not a freak. I’m just an ordinary, decent transvestite.

Aug 15th 2014, 8:00 AM 3,678 Views 83 Comments

Paranoia prevents me from sticking my head above the parapet – but my silence is not an excuse to dehumanise me.

Boxing promoter who underwent sex change feared being outed
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Boxing promoter who underwent sex change feared being outed

Aug 13th 2014, 3:04 PM 5,277 Views 5 Comments

Kellie (formerly Frank) Maloney, who managed Lennox Lewis, quit the sport in October.

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.

Opinion: Proposed transgender laws are good news for lawyers – not couples
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Opinion: Proposed transgender laws are good news for lawyers – not couples

Jul 31st 2014, 8:00 AM 73 Views 24 Comments

Ireland proposes making trans people in existing marriages divorce as a pre-condition for recognition in their new gender.

Opinion: The journey for acceptance for transgender people is ongoing – in all parts of society
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Opinion: The journey for acceptance for transgender people is ongoing – in all parts of society

Jul 27th 2014, 8:30 AM 346 Views 52 Comments

An increase in documentaries, articles and stories detailing the lives of transgender people is helping to remove stigma, but there is still some way to go.

'I will stay married': Transsexual woman defiant after court ruling
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'I will stay married': Transsexual woman defiant after court ruling

Jul 16th 2014, 7:48 PM 17,901 Views 57 Comments

The European Court of Human Rights said her human rights had not been violated.

Lack of hate crime legislation creates "permission to hate" in Irish society
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Lack of hate crime legislation creates "permission to hate" in Irish society

Jun 18th 2014, 6:31 PM 5,307 Views 95 Comments

The warning comes as Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) launches a new report documenting 32 incidents of violence or discrimination.

Revised bill would allow people to legally change their gender at age 16 or 17
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Revised bill would allow people to legally change their gender at age 16 or 17

Jun 17th 2014, 10:35 PM 5,890 Views 126 Comments

However, a court order will be required, as well as certification from a doctor that the applicant is mature enough.

Dáil debates gender recognition law for first time in history
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Dáil debates gender recognition law for first time in history

May 9th 2014, 9:00 AM 7,374 Views 63 Comments

Failure to give transgender people formal legal status has affected their ability to access education, transport and social welfare.

Chelsea Manning officially granted name change - but will still be treated as male prisoner
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Chelsea Manning officially granted name change - but will still be treated as male prisoner

Apr 24th 2014, 6:14 PM 15,187 Views 93 Comments

A US judge has granted Manning’s request to be formally known as Chelsea.

RTÉ receives 24 complaints over transgender character in new sitcom 'The Centre'
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RTÉ receives 24 complaints over transgender character in new sitcom 'The Centre'

Mar 25th 2014, 8:15 PM 31,707 Views 78 Comments

The group TENI said the programme is a throwback to the dark ages of television and RTÉ should do better.

Column: We need to talk about Nuala ... RTÉ's portrayal of trans character is shallow and cruel
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Column: We need to talk about Nuala ... RTÉ's portrayal of trans character is shallow and cruel

Mar 25th 2014, 7:30 PM 119 Views 64 Comments

RTÉ’s newest comedy offering wheels out quite a few stereotypes but none are treated as badly as the character of Nuala Mooney, a transgender woman played by Aprés Match’s Gary Cooke, writes Lisa McInerney.

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

Mar 20th 2014, 3:22 PM 16,842 Views 91 Comments

Fort Leavenworth have said Manning would have to get a legal name change to be known in the prison as Chelsea.