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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Looking back at photos of Frank, there's sadness in his eyes' Back In The Ring

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

Kellie Maloney is back in boxing.

Vogue has decided to feature its first transgender model

She’s in fashion.

From TheJournal.ie Transgender man says he would have to be sterilised before getting gender surgery Turkey

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

A European Court has ruled that this was wrong.

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: We could put Ireland at the forefront of trans recognition, so why don't we? Trans Rights

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'I want to live my life as who I am' - Ireland's trans community speak out in moving video Recognition This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie India has elected its first transgender mayor Untouchables

India has elected its first transgender mayor

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Time Out

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

From TheJournal.ie Lydia Foy settles transgender birth cert case against the State Court

Lydia Foy settles transgender birth cert case against the State

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

From TheJournal.ie "Historic day" as LGBT teachers' group meet President Visibility

"Historic day" as LGBT teachers' group meet President

The group is part of the INTO union.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I’m not a freak. I’m just an ordinary, decent transvestite. Gender Identity

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

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

From The42 Boxing promoter who underwent sex change feared being outed Threats

Boxing promoter who underwent sex change feared being outed

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The journey for acceptance for transgender people is ongoing – in all parts of society LGBT

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'I will stay married': Transsexual woman defiant after court ruling Finland

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Lack of hate crime legislation creates "permission to hate" in Irish society Transgender

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Revised bill would allow people to legally change their gender at age 16 or 17 Age Limit

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dáil debates gender recognition law for first time in history Historic

Dáil debates gender recognition law for first time in history

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

From TheJournal.ie Chelsea Manning officially granted name change - but will still be treated as male prisoner Prison

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

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

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ receives 24 complaints over transgender character in new sitcom 'The Centre' Hot Water

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

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

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Chelsea Manning is going to court to have her name legally changed from Bradley Transgender

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the age of transgender recognition be lowered? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the age of transgender recognition be lowered?

It is currently proposed that transgender people can register their new identity at 18 but this may be lowered to 16. Do you agree?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your week.

From TheJournal.ie In Your Words: Experiencing homophobia in Ireland Over To You

In Your Words: Experiencing homophobia in Ireland

Sine a request for your stories last week, we have been inundated with correspondence. Here is just a selection of your experiences.

From TheJournal.ie 'They thought I had married myself': The experiences of transgender people in Ireland Gender

'They thought I had married myself': The experiences of transgender people in Ireland

One parent of a transgender child also spoke of the difficulties faced with schools.

From TheJournal.ie What is it like living as a transgender person in Ireland? In Their Own Words

What is it like living as a transgender person in Ireland?

“Immigration officials laughed at us.”

From TheJournal.ie ‘I want to be recognised as who I bloody well am’ The State Decides Who I Am

‘I want to be recognised as who I bloody well am’

Amnesty International Ireland says transgender people face discrimination and inhuman and degrading treatment

From TheJournal.ie Column: Lowering the legal age for gender recognition is vital Opinion

Column: Lowering the legal age for gender recognition is vital

Reducing the gender recognition age requirement from 18 to 16 will improve the lives of many young trans and intersex people across Ireland, writes Louise Hannon.

From TheJournal.ie Pirates, the CRC, and porn: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Pirates, the CRC, and porn: The week in numbers

Plus: How many Irish people used Swiss euthanasia clinic Dignitas last year?

From TheJournal.ie Transgender woman awarded €5k after AIB did not recognise her new name Equality Tribunal

Transgender woman awarded €5k after AIB did not recognise her new name

The Equality Tribunal ruled that she had been discriminated against by Allied Irish Bank.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ireland’s continuing disregard for transgender citizens is inexcusable Opinion

Column: Ireland’s continuing disregard for transgender citizens is inexcusable

As Oireachtas Committee discussions this week focus on the Gender Recognition Bill, we need to remember the human stories behind the proposed legislation, writes Emma Cassidy.

From TheJournal.ie Fear of rejection still biggest barrier to coming out for trans community Coming Out

Fear of rejection still biggest barrier to coming out for trans community

Over 2,500 people a year call the Gay Switchboard Dublin support line, which has said many LGBT people living in rural Ireland face isolation from the community.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Now she has identified her true gender, will the world accept Chelsea Manning? Opinion

Column: Now she has identified her true gender, will the world accept Chelsea Manning?

The soldier formerly known as Bradley Manning has identified herself as female. How the world reacts now to Chelsea Manning, particularly online, will be interesting, writes Louise Hannon.

From TheJournal.ie Teen murdered by mob at Jamaican party for being transgender Dwayne Jones

Teen murdered by mob at Jamaican party for being transgender

The murder happened when Dwayne Jones, 16, showed up at a street party dressed as a woman.

From TheJournal.ie Mixed reaction from transgender group to gender recognition bill Legislation

Mixed reaction from transgender group to gender recognition bill

The bill will provide for State recognition of the acquired gender of transgender people over 18 who are not married or in a civil partnership.