The  Aviva Stadium is being lit up  with the colours of Pride until June 8th as part of an effort to help young people who may be struggling to come to terms with their sexual identity.  Photograph:  David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile.

The home of Irish rugby and soccer will be bathed in the rainbow colours of Pride this week to act as a “beacon” for young people who may be strugglin(...)

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(...)

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For as long back as he can remember, Dylan would go to bed at night and pray that he would wake up a boy. “I had no idea. I would have classified him (...)

Alison Hallahan with daughter Charlotte Cannell.

New Year’s Eve, 2015, was the night I told my parents I was gay. It was the year of the same-sex marriage referendum and I wanted to be open to my fam(...)

Alison Farrell. Photograph: Patrick Browne

There’s no simple answer to the question of what it’s like to grow up transgender in Ireland in 2018. On the one hand, “Ireland is a world leader in (...)

Dublin’s first ever trans pride parade took place on Saturday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Hundreds of people marched through Dublin on Saturday in the city’s first ever trans pride protest. The lively spirit among participants was not damp(...)

Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty (centre) and chair to the review group of the Gender Recognition Act 2015 Moninne Griffith (second left) with guests. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Access to legal gender recognition for young transgender and non-binary people was a key recommendation of the report from the review of the 2015 Gend(...)

Under the existing legislation, children under the age of 16 are currently prohibited from accessing gender recognition, while teenagers aged 16-17 must go through a medical and psychiatric process before changing. File photograph: Getty Images

The Government is today expected to agree to remove the restriction on children under 16 changing their gender. Minister for Social Protection Regina(...)

Firms note a number of benefits from having strong and considered diversity policies, including employees having a greater sense of loyalty and dedication to their job. Photograph: iStock

Inclusivity in the workplace has never been more significant – as Ireland reaches almost full employment, it is essential in attracting and keeping sk(...)

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

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