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#Transgender Rights

# transgender-rights - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

RTÉ receives more than 500 pieces of feedback over Prime Time programme about transgender issues

The programme examined the growth in the number of young people seeking to change gender.

# transgender-rights - Friday 14 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge 11 emotional tweets about this week's historic repealing of the Eighth Amendment Repealed

11 emotional tweets about this week's historic repealing of the Eighth Amendment

“It’s a moment brought about by a movement in the streets, civil disobedience, and young people and women in particularly fighting for change. Let’s keep it up!”

# transgender-rights - Saturday 28 July, 2018

'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.

# transgender-rights - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

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

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

# transgender-rights - Saturday 19 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge Viewers admired the courage of the two transgender men who appeared on The Late Late Show My Trans Life

Viewers admired the courage of the two transgender men who appeared on The Late Late Show

Luke and Nicky featured in the new two-part documentary My Trans Life.

# transgender-rights - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Varadkar says transgender people will never be banned from serving in Irish Defence Forces

Donald Trump this week said that transgender people would not be able to serve in the US military.

# transgender-rights - Monday 22 August, 2016

A federal judge has struck down Obama's rules on transgender bathroom use

Judge Reed O’Connor has ruled in favour of Texas and 12 other states, which challenged new regulations allowing youths to use bathrooms matching their gender identity.

# transgender-rights - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Transgender woman allegedly arrested for prostitution files complaint against hotel

Meagan Taylor was arrested back in July at a hotel in Iowa

# transgender-rights - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Transgender children are 'living in a nightmare'

Jillian van Turnhout wants them to be given recognition on an interim basis.

# transgender-rights - Monday 4 May, 2015

Transgender murderer denied sex change surgery in prison

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

# transgender-rights - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Transgender people are sharing stories of hope following teenager's tragic death Leelah Alcorn

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.

# transgender-rights - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Gender Recognition Bill is "vital" says Equality Authority

The Equality Authority says it is worried about provision for married people who undergo gender realignment.

# transgender-rights - Friday 30 August, 2013

Irish transgender woman Lydia Foy nominated for European Diversity Award

Foy is one of eight nominees for the award with Senator David Norris also shortlisted.

# transgender-rights - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Column: Transgender people should have the right to change their birth certificate

While most of us take for granted having a passport or birth certificate in our own name, transgender people must face awkward questions when they are asked to provide identification – this shouldn’t be the case, writes Aengus Ó Snodaigh.

# transgender-rights - Monday 20 February, 2012

Boy, 5, lives as girl in one of youngest cases of Gender Identity Disorder

Zach Avery behaved like a normal three-year-old boy until one day he decided he wanted to be a girl, according to reports.

# transgender-rights - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Column: "I was let down by those I trusted and had faith in"

Last week, Louise Hannon became the first transgender person to have their case for discrimination recognised by the Equality Authority when she was awarded €35,000. Here she explains her reasons for taking the case.