8 results

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty said the review had found that the current legislation is “too onerous” for children aged 16 and 17 years. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

New legislation will make it easier for teenagers between the ages of 16 and 17 to change gender legally. Currently 16- and 17-year-olds have to go(...)

The transgender pride parade makes its way along Eden Quay in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Up to 1,000 people took part in the second Trans Pride march in Dublin on Saturday. This was double the numbers that took part in the event last year.(...)

Cameron Keighron, whose Facebook ordeal is just one of the many experiences of transphobia, homophobia and biphobia highlighted in the new Call It Out campaign. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In October 2018 Cameron Keighron received two death threats online. The first, which read “I hope you die”, appeared under a Facebook status he’d post(...)

Moninne Griffith of BeLonG To: ‘We still regularly have young people arrive on our doorstep, having been asked to leave the family home because they have come out.’ Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Young LGBT people are still being “asked to leave” their homes after coming out to family, a leading campaigner for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, tran(...)

While 58% of the general public believe the Garda is a modern and progressive organisation, only 20% of trans people expressed the same view. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Trans people are far less likely to express trust in the Garda compared with the wider population, new research has found. And campaigners believe a (...)

 Photograph: iStockphoto

Have you ever wondered what Irish words to use when describing transgender, agender or cisgender orientations as Gaeilge? An Foclóir Aiteach, a colla(...)

LGBT supporters protest at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards in Belfast in 2015. File photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Only one in 10 transgender victims of hate crime report the incident to the Garda, according to a new study. The study details 62 anti-transgender ha(...)

Sarah Johnson: ‘You can make your own choices and decisions and nobody is spoon-feeding you’

Sam Blanckensee Occupation: Sam Blanckensee is national development officer at the Transgender Equality Network of Ireland. Earlier this year, he was(...)