Ireland’s government has finally published the Gender Recognition Bill, as promised before the end of 2014. It publication has, however, been accompanied by strong criticism from TENI in relation to several key aspects.
Ahead of next year’s marriage equality referendum, a staggering 20,210 newly registered voters have now been added to the electoral register after a major campaign across third level campuses in Ireland, according to figures released last night by the Union of Students in Ireland. Here’s how those numbers look.
Thursday was Trans Day of Remembrance, an international day of commemoration memoralising the lives lost in the course of the year due to transphobia. Tonight, Trans Day of Remembrance will be marked in Dublin city, during a ceremony of remembrance and celebration, at the Unitarian Church on St. Stephen’s Green. All are welcome.
The Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD, today published the General Scheme of the Children and Family Relationships Bill. The Bill is part of a number of proposed laws to recognise LGBT families, which was announced by the government at the start of the current Oireachtas term.