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# transgender
Explainer: How will the changes to UK Gender Identity Services impact on Ireland?
The HSE is aiming to establish a specialist service in Ireland.
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# Waiting Lists
'We can't keep relying on other countries': HSE begins hiring experts to oversee service for trans youth
Teni has welcomed the fact that a consultant psychiatrist and a paediatric endocrinologist are being hired.
# National Gender Service
'The lack of medical support is a travesty': Trans people facing five-year healthcare waiting list
On Transgender Day of Visibility, Teni CEO Éirénne Carroll talks to The Journal about access to healthcare in Ireland and worrying developments in the US.
# Healthcare
'We can't keep sending trans people abroad for major surgery with no aftercare when they get home'
The Irish healthcare system is failing transgender people and forcing them to go abroad for treatment, Noah Halpin has said.
# Crumlin
Trans children being referred to healthcare service that 'doesn't exist yet'
The Transgender Equality Network of Ireland said the situation is “very concerning” and will impact up to 100 people.
# Healthcare
'Devastating': Trans people on wrong waiting list for years after referrals were 'misplaced'
Over 100 people were affected by the HSE’s error.
# 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.
# Gender
Gender identity to no longer be considered a disorder of the mind, says WHO
The World Health Organisation’s revised classification system sees trans-identities added under conditions relating to sexual health.
# 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.
# 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.
# gender recognition
113 trans people are now legally recognised in Ireland
The Gender Recognition Act became law six months ago.
# shirley temple bar
Declan Buckley on drag, equality and why sign language should be officially recognised
Both his parents are deaf.
# a different ireland
Dublin flooring company says Caitlyn Jenner ad is a 'celebration' of trans people
Not everyone agrees, with TENI saying the billboard has “upset and disappointed” many people.
# Explainer
What does it mean to be gender fluid? In short, you shouldn't presume to know
It’s about owning your own identity.
# three problems
Three apologises after criticism of ad as transphobic
Many people are expressing their disgust at the ad on social media.
# Turkey
Transgender man says he would have to be sterilised before getting gender surgery
A European Court has ruled that this was wrong.
# recognition
'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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# transgender
Ireland will work to make transgender rights an international issue - Gilmore
The Tánaiste tells a European forum in Dublin that it will use its chairmanship of the OSCE to highlight trans issues.
# transgender
GALLERY: Ireland's first ever public rally for transgender rights
The ‘Rally for Recognition’ coincides with a European congress taking place in Dublin this week.
# Equality
Ireland's first ever public transgender rally to take place today
Up to 300 people are expected to gather outside Leinster House this afternoon.
# Mental Health
Almost four-fifths of transgender people have considered suicide – survey
A survey commissioned by the Transgender Equality Network of Ireland reveals significant mental health concerns.
Column: ‘A little girl in rural Ireland’ – My experience growing up transgender
Stacey gives a personal account of life as a transgender person in a small Irish town.
# Equality
European transgender forum to meet in Ireland
The Transgender Equality Network Ireland hopes by hosting the Council, trans visibility in Ireland will be increased.
# transgender
Transgender people will be forced to divorce to achieve recognition
The Transgender Equality Network says recommendations for new legislation will force people who are married to make a choice between gender recognition and their relationship.
# The Sun
The Sun's transgender quiz criticised as "offensive" and unacceptable
Transgender rights campaigners criticise online quiz that invites readers to vote on whether pics are of “ladies or laddies”.