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News & Events

04 DEC 2015

Press Release: 380 Health Professionals Attend First Trans Healthcare Conference

Yesterday (Thursday 3rd December), 380 health professionals attended the first National Transgender Healthcare Conference in Carlow.

02 DEC 2015

Press Release: HSE to Host First National Transgender Healthcare Conference

Tomorrow (Thursday 3rd December), the HSE will host the first National Transgender Healthcare Conference in Carlow. This event is organised by the HSE in partnership with Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI). Over 350 healthcare professionals are registered to attend the conference.

25 NOV 2015

Gardaí Now Record Transphobia as a Motive in PULSE System

TENI is pleased to announce that An Garda Síochána's PULSE system now includes the possibility of recording transphobia as a motive in an incident. PULSE is a computer system used by the Gardaí to record all incidents and has been updated to allow a variety of discriminatory motives to be entered.

07 OCT 2015

Press Release: Inclusion of Trans Students Discussed at Historic Education Roundtable

Yesterday (Tuesday 6th October), a roundtable discussion of education partners and NGOs working with young trans people took place in the Department of Education and Skills. The event was organised by Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan, and hosted by Minister Kevin Humphreys.

06 OCT 2015

General Assembly Report

Thank you to everyone who joined TENI for the 2015 General Assembly on 3rd October. As a member-driven organisation we appreciate your ongoing support and engagement.

10 SEP 2015

Call for Applications for TENI Board of Directors

TENI is seeking applications for our Board of Directors. These individuals will be elected by the General Assembly on 3rd October 2015.

08 SEP 2015

Trans People Can Now Apply for a Gender Recognition Certificate

Today (Tuesday 8th September), the application form for the Gender Recognition Certificate was launched by the Department of Social Protection. Trans people over the age of 18 will now be able to apply to have their preferred gender legally recognised by completing a simple form, which includes a Statutory Declaration. Once they've received their Gender Recognition Certificate they will be able to obtain a new birth certificate.

08 SEP 2015

Press Release: Trans People Finally Exist in the Eyes of the State

Today (Tuesday 8th September), marked the first day that trans people can apply to be legally recognised in their true gender. The Department of Social Protection published the application form and have begun accepting applications.

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