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# transgender - 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 11,037 Views 0 Comments

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

# transgender - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Aoife Martin: No, streaming can never beat the magic of the cinema
# Column
# Column

Aoife Martin: No, streaming can never beat the magic of the cinema

Apr 15th 2021, 7:00 AM 7,874 Views 0 Comments

Our columnist shares her love of the cinema and laments the impact of lockdown and streaming on the whole experience

# transgender - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Aoife Martin: 'Trans people have existed since the first organism crawled out of the primordial soup'
# Column
# Column

Aoife Martin: 'Trans people have existed since the first organism crawled out of the primordial soup'

Mar 31st 2021, 3:37 PM 16,923 Views 0 Comments

On International Transgender Day of Visibility, our columnist highlights how vital that increased visibility is for trans kids.

'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 31,304 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.

# transgender - Friday 12 March, 2021

Aoife Martin: The abuse endured by trans people every day shows Ireland has a long way to go
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aoife Martin: The abuse endured by trans people every day shows Ireland has a long way to go

Mar 12th 2021, 7:00 AM 16,113 Views 0 Comments

This week, our columnist highlights the challenges faced by trans people every day.

# transgender - 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 21,208 Views 0 Comments

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

# transgender - 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 34,945 Views 0 Comments

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

# transgender - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

A question on gender identity won't be in Census 2022 - but may be in future ones
# Transgender
# Transgender

A question on gender identity won't be in Census 2022 - but may be in future ones

Feb 10th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,465 Views 21 Comments

British citizens will be asked about their gender identity for the first time, the country’s national statistician said on Friday.

# transgender - Monday 25 January, 2021

Biden overturns Trump ban on transgender US troops
# Executive Order
# Executive Order

Biden overturns Trump ban on transgender US troops

Jan 25th 2021, 5:36 PM 26,973 Views 60 Comments

The move undoes Trump’s controversial decision in July 2017 to bar transgender personnel from serving “in any capacity” in the military.

# transgender - 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 15,848 Views 0 Comments

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

Aoife Martin: 'There are few people as expert in their own healthcare as trans people are - we have to be'
# Column
# Column

Aoife Martin: 'There are few people as expert in their own healthcare as trans people are - we have to be'

Dec 31st 2020, 7:00 AM 12,136 Views 0 Comments

Our new columnist writes about the importance of listening to trans people when it comes to healthcare, sparked by a recent visit to the doctor’s.

# transgender - 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 20,564 Views 0 Comments

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

# transgender - 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 13,645 Views 0 Comments

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

# transgender - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Juno star Elliot Page announces he is transgender
# ELLIOT PAGE
# ELLIOT PAGE

Juno star Elliot Page announces he is transgender

Dec 1st 2020, 5:55 PM 75,548 Views 0 Comments

Elliot posted on Instagram today to his social media followers.

# transgender - Friday 9 October, 2020

World Rugby advises against transgender women playing elite women's rugby
# Policy
From The42
# Policy

World Rugby advises against transgender women playing elite women's rugby

Oct 9th 2020, 9:18 PM 10,624 Views 7 Comments

New guidelines have been drawn up to cover the participation of transgender athletes in men and women’s contact rugby.

# transgender - Friday 12 June, 2020

'I read, watch movies, listen to music... My life, as a trans woman, is very ordinary indeed'
# Column
# Column

'I read, watch movies, listen to music... My life, as a trans woman, is very ordinary indeed'

Jun 12th 2020, 7:00 AM 29,564 Views 81 Comments

‘People out there will tell you being transgender is as simple as filling in a form. I can assure you that it is not,’ writes Aoife Martin.

# transgender - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

JK Rowling publishes new blog post after controversial comments about transgender women
# Gender Identity
# Gender Identity

JK Rowling publishes new blog post after controversial comments about transgender women

Jun 10th 2020, 10:49 PM 44,649 Views 123 Comments

The Harry Potter author wrote about aspects of her troubled past in a blog post.

# transgender - Sunday 7 June, 2020

JK Rowling criticised for tweets about transgender people
# Gender Identity
# Gender Identity

JK Rowling criticised for tweets about transgender people

Jun 7th 2020, 12:03 PM 87,032 Views 143 Comments

On Twitter, Rowling mocked the use of the term ‘people who menstruate’.

# transgender - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Trans people with gender-aligned passports and birth certificates less likely to feel suicidal, new research finds
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Trans people with gender-aligned passports and birth certificates less likely to feel suicidal, new research finds

Mar 17th 2020, 6:05 AM 13,360 Views 98 Comments

More than 22,000 trans men and women were surveyed for the study.

# transgender - Friday 20 December, 2019

JK Rowling voices support for woman sacked after transgender tweets
# Maya Forstater
# Maya Forstater

JK Rowling voices support for woman sacked after transgender tweets

Dec 20th 2019, 8:21 AM 43,856 Views 161 Comments

Maya Forstater lost her job after tweeting that she opposed proposals to reform the UK Gender Recognition Act.

# transgender - 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 15,174 Views 23 Comments

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

# transgender - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Three complaints about RTÉ Prime Time's report on transgender issues rejected by BAI
# Bai
# Bai

Three complaints about RTÉ Prime Time's report on transgender issues rejected by BAI

Sep 24th 2019, 8:42 PM 18,866 Views 21 Comments

One complainant argued the programme was “harmful to transgender people”.

# transgender - Sunday 11 August, 2019

'It pens people in': The challenges of accessing transgender healthcare in Ireland
# Transitioning
# Transitioning

'It pens people in': The challenges of accessing transgender healthcare in Ireland

Aug 11th 2019, 8:30 PM 21,827 Views 0 Comments

Transgender people speak of the challenges of transitioning in Ireland.

# transgender - Monday 10 June, 2019

Vatican issues document rejecting idea that people can choose or change gender
# Vatican
# Vatican

Vatican issues document rejecting idea that people can choose or change gender

Jun 10th 2019, 9:08 PM 25,012 Views 120 Comments

The document was immediately denounced by LGBT Catholics as contributing to bigotry and violence.

# transgender - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Pentagon issues new limits on transgender troops
# Transgender
# Transgender

Pentagon issues new limits on transgender troops

Mar 13th 2019, 10:04 PM 14,829 Views 53 Comments

The latest action was swiftly condemned by Democrats and civil rights advocates.

# transgender - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Transgender in Ireland: What are the laws around changing your gender?
# Gender Recognition Bill
# Gender Recognition Bill

Transgender in Ireland: What are the laws around changing your gender?

Jan 22nd 2019, 9:03 PM 35,138 Views 146 Comments

The government is considering proposals to allow children aged 16 and 17 to self-declare their gender.

US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect
# Military
# Military

US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect

Jan 22nd 2019, 3:13 PM 20,861 Views 91 Comments

The high court today reversed lower-court orders preventing the Pentagon from implementing its plans.

# transgender - Monday 21 January, 2019

RTÉ defends plans to feature Graham Linehan in Prime Time report on transgender issues
# Controversy
# Controversy

RTÉ defends plans to feature Graham Linehan in Prime Time report on transgender issues

Jan 21st 2019, 1:31 PM 62,818 Views 126 Comments

Over 4,000 people have signed a petition opposing the appearance of the Father Ted co-writer.

# transgender - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Explainer: What is a 'terf' and what's going on with the UK's debate on transgender rights?
# Identity
# Identity

Explainer: What is a 'terf' and what's going on with the UK's debate on transgender rights?

Dec 19th 2018, 6:05 AM 21,369 Views 84 Comments

Reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 is being considered by the government.

# transgender - 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 18,873 Views 55 Comments

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

# transgender - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Five people charged with murder of transgender prostitute in Paris
# Outrage
# Outrage

Five people charged with murder of transgender prostitute in Paris

Aug 28th 2018, 8:00 AM 20,597 Views 0 Comments

Hundreds of sex workers and activists marched in Paris in memory of Vanesa Campos last week

# transgender - Thursday 5 July, 2018

99 people had gender recognition certs granted last year
# New Laws
# New Laws

99 people had gender recognition certs granted last year

Jul 5th 2018, 9:16 PM 12,986 Views 70 Comments

The certificates allow a person to be legally recognised by the State under the gender they identify.

# transgender - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Opinion: 'Under 16s should be able to access gender recognition with parental consent'
# Trans Rights
# Trans Rights

Opinion: 'Under 16s should be able to access gender recognition with parental consent'

Jun 14th 2018, 7:00 AM 18,159 Views 108 Comments

FLAC has also recommended that there should be recognition for intersex and non-binary gender identities, writes Eilis Barry.

# transgender - 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 15,413 Views 50 Comments

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

# transgender - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Life as a woman with HIV: 'We're stigmatised because we're looked upon as if we're easy'
# Stigma
# Stigma

Life as a woman with HIV: 'We're stigmatised because we're looked upon as if we're easy'

Apr 22nd 2018, 10:00 PM 49,054 Views 0 Comments

1,747 women have been diagnosed with HIV in Ireland since 2003.

# transgender - 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 34,960 Views 144 Comments

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

# transgender - 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 9,072 Views 24 Comments

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

# transgender - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Caitlyn Jenner says she owes her Olympic gold medals to the 'little Caitlyn living in her'
# Driven To Succeed
# Driven To Succeed

Caitlyn Jenner says she owes her Olympic gold medals to the 'little Caitlyn living in her'

Nov 11th 2017, 8:44 AM 25,094 Views 75 Comments

The former decathlete won gold for the US at the Montreal Olympics in 1976.

# transgender - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Transgender player blocked from lining out in women's Aussie Rules league
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

Transgender player blocked from lining out in women's Aussie Rules league

Oct 17th 2017, 5:05 PM 28,955 Views 91 Comments

Hannah Mouncey says she is ‘extremely disappointed’ with the AFL’s decision.

# transgender - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Greek people will no longer have to be sterilised before changing gender identity
# Transgender
# Transgender

Greek people will no longer have to be sterilised before changing gender identity

Oct 10th 2017, 3:03 PM 8,540 Views 46 Comments

People can also make the decision from the age of 15.

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