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31 MAR 2016
Today (Thursday 31st March), the Trans Youth Forum report was launched to mark the International Transgender Day of Visibility. This report documents the findings from the first Trans Youth Forum that was held July 15th 2015 and included 55 participants between the ages of 14-25 years of age.
11 MAR 2016
Since the commencement of the Gender Recognition Act, 113 Gender Recognition Certificates have been issued. "Six months after the commencement of the Act we can see that trans people are availing of legal recognition," said TENI Chief Executive Broden Giambrone.
04 DEC 2015
Yesterday (Thursday 3rd December), 380 health professionals attended the first National Transgender Healthcare Conference in Carlow.
02 DEC 2015
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.
08 SEP 2015
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.
23 JUL 2015
On July 22nd the Gender Recognition Act was signed into law by President Michael D. Higgins.
15 JUL 2015
Today (Wednesday 15th July), the Gender Recognition Bill completed its passage through the Oireachtas. The Bill will now go to the President to be signed and will shortly become law. The legislation is expected to be enacted before the end of July and come into operation before the end of summer.
14 JUL 2015
Tomorrow (Wednesday 15th July), the Gender Recognition Bill will go to the Seanad for Report and Final Stages, which is the last legislative step before the Bill becomes law. The Bill will then go to the President to be signed.