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# transgender - Last month November 2022

Further investment in trans healthcare services needed, clinicians tell TDs
# Trans Healthcare
# Trans Healthcare

Further investment in trans healthcare services needed, clinicians tell TDs

Nov 18th 2022, 12:05 AM 8,224 Views 0 Comments

The briefing was organised by Fine Gael TD Charlie Flanagan and Independent Senator Michael McDowell.

# transgender - This year 2022

Explainer: How will the changes to UK Gender Identity Services impact on Ireland?
# Transgender
# Transgender

Explainer: How will the changes to UK Gender Identity Services impact on Ireland?

Aug 11th 2022, 12:05 AM 14,111 Views 0 Comments

The HSE is aiming to establish a specialist service in Ireland.

Aoife Martin: When you question trans people's rights, it shows you see us as second-class citizens
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aoife Martin: When you question trans people's rights, it shows you see us as second-class citizens

Jun 24th 2022, 7:00 AM 25,795 Views 0 Comments

Our columnist writes in the wake of the Liveline controversy that trans rights are at the forefront of the so-called ‘culture wars’ – but it’s not going to stop at trans people, she says.

Dublin Pride terminates media partnership with RTÉ over Liveline coverage
# Transgender
# Transgender

Dublin Pride terminates media partnership with RTÉ over Liveline coverage

Jun 14th 2022, 9:20 PM 63,308 Views 0 Comments

Dublin Pride said the discussions on Liveline about transgender people were “unacceptable”.

Transgender MP advises young people not to 'wait as long as I’ve waited'
# Jamie Wallis
# Jamie Wallis

Transgender MP advises young people not to 'wait as long as I’ve waited'

Apr 24th 2022, 10:57 AM 31,052 Views 0 Comments

MP Jamie Wallis has opened up about his transgender experience in a tell-all interview.

British Cycling suspends its transgender participation policy amid Emily Bridges fallout
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

British Cycling suspends its transgender participation policy amid Emily Bridges fallout

Apr 8th 2022, 1:50 PM 4,356 Views 3 Comments

The UK governing body has put the policy on hold pending a review.

# transgender - Last year 2021

Extract: 'Well', I said to her - 'I have something to ask you but I don’t want to upset you'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Extract: 'Well', I said to her - 'I have something to ask you but I don’t want to upset you'

Nov 5th 2021, 10:00 PM 51,790 Views 0 Comments

In this extract from her book, Philippa Ryder writes about a question she asked her wife-to-be which changed the course of her life.

97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression

Updated Jun 15th 2021, 12:29 PM 22,206 Views 14 Comments

Six in 10 people are struggling with suicide ideation and half are struggling with self-harm, according to a new survey.

'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 11,591 Views 0 Comments

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

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 8,140 Views 0 Comments

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

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 17,463 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 33,140 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.

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 16,929 Views 0 Comments

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

'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 24,253 Views 0 Comments

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

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 36,122 Views 0 Comments

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

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 13,336 Views 21 Comments

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

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 27,048 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 - All time

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 16,160 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 12,468 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.

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 20,589 Views 0 Comments

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

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 13,728 Views 0 Comments

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

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 75,695 Views 0 Comments

Elliot posted on Instagram today to his social media followers.

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 10,688 Views 7 Comments

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

'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 29,939 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.

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 44,851 Views 123 Comments

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

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 87,245 Views 143 Comments

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

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 13,470 Views 98 Comments

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

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 43,980 Views 161 Comments

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

'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 15,280 Views 23 Comments

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

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 18,911 Views 21 Comments

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

'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 23,058 Views 0 Comments

Transgender people speak of the challenges of transitioning in Ireland.

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 25,056 Views 120 Comments

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

Pentagon issues new limits on transgender troops
# Transgender
# Transgender

Pentagon issues new limits on transgender troops

Mar 13th 2019, 10:04 PM 14,845 Views 53 Comments

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

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 37,468 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 20,885 Views 91 Comments

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

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 62,907 Views 126 Comments

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

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 21,702 Views 84 Comments

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

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 18,945 Views 55 Comments

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

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 20,634 Views 0 Comments

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

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 13,500 Views 70 Comments

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

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