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# trans - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

People will be able to self-identify as male or female in Scotland's census next year
# Gender Recognition
# Gender Recognition

People will be able to self-identify as male or female in Scotland's census next year

Sep 1st 2021, 10:55 AM 10,556 Views 7 Comments

National Records of Scotland, who are responsible for the census, said people do not need a gender-recognition certificate to identify as a different gender from the one registered at birth.

# trans - 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.

# trans - 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.

# trans - 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.

# trans - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Transgender healthcare report recommends all patients receive psychological support in Ireland, not UK
# Steering Committee
# Steering Committee

Transgender healthcare report recommends all patients receive psychological support in Ireland, not UK

Dec 31st 2020, 12:36 PM 15,922 Views 0 Comments

The long-awaited report has been published by the HSE after a number of delays.

# trans - Monday 7 December, 2020

US Supreme Court rejects appeal seeking to limit transgender students
# Oregon
# Oregon

US Supreme Court rejects appeal seeking to limit transgender students

Dec 7th 2020, 7:27 PM 20,567 Views 0 Comments

Parents had wanted to prevent transgender students from using changing rooms and bathrooms of the gender with which they identify.

# trans - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Taoiseach says it's 'not satisfactory' that trans healthcare report hasn't been published
# Health
# Health

Taoiseach says it's 'not satisfactory' that trans healthcare report hasn't been published

Dec 2nd 2020, 2:14 PM 13,659 Views 0 Comments

The National Trans Healthcare Steering Committee has raised concerns about the status of the report.

# trans - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

'The most important thing is to talk about it': Trans couple open up in intimate new documentary
# Transitioning
# Transitioning

'The most important thing is to talk about it': Trans couple open up in intimate new documentary

Feb 26th 2020, 6:10 AM 32,808 Views 0 Comments

Victoria and Max are a trans couple who are hoping that speaking about their experiences will help others in a similar position.

# trans - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

John Boyne quits Twitter after criticism from trans activists following newspaper article
# Literature
# Literature

John Boyne quits Twitter after criticism from trans activists following newspaper article

Apr 17th 2019, 6:12 PM 34,436 Views 73 Comments

‘He spoke of his rejection of the term ‘cis’ used to refer to those who are not part of the trans community.

# trans - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Harris says abortion legislation doesn't mention the word 'abortion' for legal reasons
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

Harris says abortion legislation doesn't mention the word 'abortion' for legal reasons

Nov 6th 2018, 2:06 PM 18,884 Views 55 Comments

The Health Minister also said he wants the Bill to be inclusive of members of the trans community.

# trans - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Children would be able to get full gender recognition under new proposals
# Gender Recognition
# Gender Recognition

Children would be able to get full gender recognition under new proposals

Jul 18th 2018, 7:26 PM 15,656 Views 23 Comments

Minister Regina Doherty said she would consider the best way to implement the recommendations in the report.

# trans - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Scarlett Johansson pulls out of trans drama after backlash

Scarlett Johansson pulls out of trans drama after backlash

Jul 14th 2018, 5:13 PM 28,330 Views 97 Comments

Johansson previously came under fire for playing an originally Asian character.

# trans - Friday 16 February, 2018

Transgender woman able to breastfeed in first recorded case
# Science
# Science

Transgender woman able to breastfeed in first recorded case

Feb 16th 2018, 10:16 AM 34,993 Views 146 Comments

A combination of medicines and hormones was able to induce lactation, and the baby’s growth and feeding habits were all normal.

# trans - Monday 11 December, 2017

Judge rules transgender people are free to enlist in the US military from January
# Transgender
# Transgender

Judge rules transgender people are free to enlist in the US military from January

Dec 11th 2017, 9:18 PM 9,073 Views 24 Comments

The move will be seen as a blow to President Donald Trump.

# trans - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

This Irish trans woman came out to her sister and her reaction may make you cry
# Welcome To The World
From The Daily Edge
# Welcome To The World

This Irish trans woman came out to her sister and her reaction may make you cry

May 31st 2016, 10:35 AM 15,470 Views 15 Comments

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# trans - Thursday 28 April, 2016

'Young trans people don't turn trans when they're 18, they deserve so much better'
# Gender Recognition
# Gender Recognition

'Young trans people don't turn trans when they're 18, they deserve so much better'

Apr 28th 2016, 8:00 PM 16,494 Views 142 Comments

Newly-elected Sinn Féin senator Fintan Warfield thinks a lot still needs to be done to help young trans people living in Ireland.

# trans - 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.

# trans - 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.

# trans - 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.

# trans - Thursday 8 October, 2015

This trans guy documented his transition with an amazing selfie time-lapse video
# Transformation
From The Daily Edge
# Transformation

This trans guy documented his transition with an amazing selfie time-lapse video

Oct 8th 2015, 8:09 AM 4,389 Views 0 Comments

He took 1,400 photos documenting the changes.

# trans - Friday 21 August, 2015

The LGBT community's quest for respectability in Ireland is leaving so many trans activists behind
# Opinion
# Opinion

The LGBT community's quest for respectability in Ireland is leaving so many trans activists behind

Aug 21st 2015, 7:30 PM 995 Views 292 Comments

Pride and LGBTQ movements are being ruined by a descent into conformity and a fear of all things political, argues Leighanna Rose Walsh.

# trans - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

"A historic moment" - Oireachtas signs off on gender recognition bill
# Trans Rights
# Trans Rights

"A historic moment" - Oireachtas signs off on gender recognition bill

Jul 15th 2015, 11:37 PM 15,669 Views 96 Comments

Ireland today became the fourth country to pass a law of this kind.

# trans - Friday 5 June, 2015

Photos: Trans people are sharing Vanity Fair cover photos of themselves
# My Vanity Fair
# My Vanity Fair

Photos: Trans people are sharing Vanity Fair cover photos of themselves

Jun 5th 2015, 4:54 PM 16,927 Views 47 Comments

The template was made to “show the world the myriad faces of the trans community”.

# trans - Thursday 4 June, 2015

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

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.

# trans - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

The Irish state will now accept trans people's own declaration of their gender
# You Know Yourself
# You Know Yourself

The Irish state will now accept trans people's own declaration of their gender

Jun 3rd 2015, 10:35 PM 41,594 Views 171 Comments

Married trans people will also not be required to get a divorce, to have their gender recognised.

# trans - Thursday 30 April, 2015

This guy could be the first ever Trans model on the cover of Men's Health thanks to Twitter
# Cover Star
From The Daily Edge
# Cover Star

This guy could be the first ever Trans model on the cover of Men's Health thanks to Twitter

Apr 30th 2015, 2:17 PM 4,474 Views 2 Comments

The world’s largest men’s magazine might have found their next cover star.

# trans - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Vogue has decided to feature its first transgender model
# Strike A Pose
From The Daily Edge
# Strike A Pose

Vogue has decided to feature its first transgender model

Apr 22nd 2015, 4:45 PM 4,756 Views 4 Comments

She’s in fashion.

# trans - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Column: Why do I have to choose between my identity and my family?
# Gender Identity
# Gender Identity

Column: Why do I have to choose between my identity and my family?

Feb 8th 2015, 8:45 AM 1,128 Views 200 Comments

My identity is very important to me. But my family is my life itself. I love them so much. I should not be asked to give up one for the other.

# trans - 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.

# trans - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

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

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.

# trans - Thursday 20 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 20th 2014, 3:22 PM 16,841 Views 91 Comments

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

# trans - Friday 11 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 11th 2013, 8:00 PM 6,761 Views 48 Comments

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.

# trans - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Trans community has "waited long enough" for gender recognition
# Gender Recognition
# Gender Recognition

Trans community has "waited long enough" for gender recognition

Apr 30th 2013, 1:52 PM 5,312 Views 101 Comments

Gender recognition legislation is due to be published in 2014, which has led TENI to begin a new campaign to encourage the government to deal with it sooner.

# trans - 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.

# trans - 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 3,865 Views 141 Comments

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

# trans - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Column: ‘I know I’m a woman, and my gender should be recognised’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘I know I’m a woman, and my gender should be recognised’

Feb 16th 2012, 7:30 AM 349 Views 142 Comments

Transgender woman Louise Hannon describes how the trans community still face humiliating hurdles – and argues proposed new laws must be changed.