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# teni - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

'We can't keep relying on other countries': HSE begins hiring experts to oversee service for trans youth
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

'We can't keep relying on other countries': HSE begins hiring experts to oversee service for trans youth

Apr 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 11,179 Views 0 Comments

Teni has welcomed the fact that a consultant psychiatrist and a paediatric endocrinologist are being hired.

# teni - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

'The lack of medical support is a travesty': Trans people facing five-year healthcare waiting list
# National Gender Service
# National Gender Service

'The lack of medical support is a travesty': Trans people facing five-year healthcare waiting list

Mar 31st 2021, 6:00 AM 31,777 Views 0 Comments

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.

# teni - Friday 5 March, 2021

'We can't keep sending trans people abroad for major surgery with no aftercare when they get home'
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

'We can't keep sending trans people abroad for major surgery with no aftercare when they get home'

Mar 5th 2021, 6:30 AM 22,002 Views 0 Comments

The Irish healthcare system is failing transgender people and forcing them to go abroad for treatment, Noah Halpin has said.

# teni - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Trans children being referred to healthcare service that 'doesn't exist yet'
# Crumlin
# Crumlin

Trans children being referred to healthcare service that 'doesn't exist yet'

Feb 11th 2021, 5:00 PM 35,251 Views 0 Comments

The Transgender Equality Network of Ireland said the situation is “very concerning” and will impact up to 100 people.

# teni - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 6th 2019, 5:58 PM 15,193 Views 23 Comments

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

# teni - Saturday 28 July, 2018

'This Pride will be different' - the first Irish trans-only pride protest will take place today
# Dublin Trans Pride
# Dublin Trans Pride

'This Pride will be different' - the first Irish trans-only pride protest will take place today

Jul 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 31,140 Views 210 Comments

The trans community, alongside their allies, take to the streets today as part of Trans Pride Dublin.

# teni - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Gender identity to no longer be considered a disorder of the mind, says WHO
# Gender
# Gender

Gender identity to no longer be considered a disorder of the mind, says WHO

Jun 19th 2018, 10:31 AM 13,837 Views 119 Comments

The World Health Organisation’s revised classification system sees trans-identities added under conditions relating to sexual health.

# teni - Saturday 9 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 9th 2018, 10:00 AM 15,478 Views 50 Comments

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

# teni - Thursday 11 May, 2017

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

'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.

# teni - Friday 11 March, 2016

113 trans people are now legally recognised in Ireland
# Gender Recognition
# Gender Recognition

113 trans people are now legally recognised in Ireland

Mar 11th 2016, 7:11 PM 23,898 Views 29 Comments

The Gender Recognition Act became law six months ago.

# teni - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Declan Buckley on drag, equality and why sign language should be officially recognised
# Shirley Temple Bar
# Shirley Temple Bar

Declan Buckley on drag, equality and why sign language should be officially recognised

Dec 30th 2015, 5:20 PM 16,966 Views 11 Comments

Both his parents are deaf.

# teni - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Dublin flooring company says Caitlyn Jenner ad is a 'celebration' of trans people
# A Different Ireland
# A Different Ireland

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

Oct 14th 2015, 11:51 AM 23,656 Views 130 Comments

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

# teni - Monday 14 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 14th 2015, 7:30 PM 33,972 Views 104 Comments

It’s about owning your own identity.

# teni - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

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

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.

# teni - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

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

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.

# teni - Thursday 22 January, 2015

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

'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 18,310 Views 116 Comments

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

# teni - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

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

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.

# teni - Friday 9 May, 2014

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

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.

# teni - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 25th 2014, 8:15 PM 31,705 Views 78 Comments

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

# teni - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Mixed reaction from transgender group to gender recognition bill
# Legislation
# Legislation

Mixed reaction from transgender group to gender recognition bill

Jul 17th 2013, 7:47 PM 6,949 Views 65 Comments

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.

# teni - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Ireland will work to make transgender rights an international issue - Gilmore
# Transgender
# Transgender

Ireland will work to make transgender rights an international issue - Gilmore

Oct 21st 2012, 2:44 PM 3,887 Views 31 Comments

The Tánaiste tells a European forum in Dublin that it will use its chairmanship of the OSCE to highlight trans issues.

# teni - Saturday 20 October, 2012

GALLERY: Ireland's first ever public rally for transgender rights
# Transgender
# Transgender

GALLERY: Ireland's first ever public rally for transgender rights

Oct 20th 2012, 6:55 PM 11,346 Views 37 Comments

The ‘Rally for Recognition’ coincides with a European congress taking place in Dublin this week.

Ireland's first ever public transgender rally to take place today
# Equality
# Equality

Ireland's first ever public transgender rally to take place today

Oct 20th 2012, 7:30 AM 6,212 Views 74 Comments

Up to 300 people are expected to gather outside Leinster House this afternoon.

# teni - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Almost four-fifths of transgender people have considered suicide – survey
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Almost four-fifths of transgender people have considered suicide – survey

Oct 4th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,102 Views 40 Comments

A survey commissioned by the Transgender Equality Network of Ireland reveals significant mental health concerns.

# teni - Friday 17 August, 2012

Column: ‘A little girl in rural Ireland’ – My experience growing up transgender
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘A little girl in rural Ireland’ – My experience growing up transgender

Aug 17th 2012, 7:00 AM 3,864 Views 141 Comments

Stacey gives a personal account of life as a transgender person in a small Irish town.

# teni - Friday 20 January, 2012

European transgender forum to meet in Ireland
# Equality
# Equality

European transgender forum to meet in Ireland

Jan 20th 2012, 11:46 AM 3,103 Views 28 Comments

The Transgender Equality Network Ireland hopes by hosting the Council, trans visibility in Ireland will be increased.

# teni - Friday 15 July, 2011

Transgender people will be forced to divorce to achieve recognition
# Transgender
# Transgender

Transgender people will be forced to divorce to achieve recognition

Jul 15th 2011, 9:47 AM 2,102 Views 38 Comments

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.

# teni - Friday 25 February, 2011

The Sun's transgender quiz criticised as "offensive" and unacceptable
# The Sun
# The Sun

The Sun's transgender quiz criticised as "offensive" and unacceptable

Feb 25th 2011, 12:36 PM 7,818 Views 0 Comments

Transgender rights campaigners criticise online quiz that invites readers to vote on whether pics are of “ladies or laddies”.