• Junior Minister Fearon MLA Launches The Gender Identity Panel
    November 28, 2016
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Transgender pensioner ‘old but happy

Transgender pensioner ‘old but happy

| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Donna Traynor BBC Newsline presenter 28 November 2016 From the section Northern Ireland Gender re-assignment woman welcomes treatment at 69 A pensioner who underwent gender re-assignment surgery at the age of 69 says she lived “in the wrong body” for most of her life because she feared the reaction of her friends and family. Jocelyn McKay […]

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“Wipe Out Transphobia”  Exhibition

“Wipe Out Transphobia” Exhibition

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Wipe Out Transphobia” Exhibition Jim McKeever Deputy Mayor of Derry and Strabane District Council (The First council to adopt our Transmanifesto) Will launch our Exhibition of photographs taken and tweeted by well known high profile people who have committed to support our campaign to End Transphobic Hate Crime Join him at 12.00 on Monday 5th […]

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Junior Minister Fearon MLA Launches The Gender Identity Panel

Junior Minister Fearon MLA Launches The Gender Identity Panel

| November 28, 2016 | 1 Comment

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First transgender TV news reporter in the UK says 'I'm delighted to be back as a woman'

First transgender TV news reporter in the UK says 'I'm delighted to be back as a woman'

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

16:39, 3 OCT 2016 UPDATED 17:20, 3 OCT 2016 BY JEREMY ARMSTRONG India Willoughby, who has just landed a job as a reporter with Tyne Tees based in Newcastle, was a familiar face to millions of viewers in her former life as Jonathon      India Willoughby on BBC’s Inside Out A TV presenter who used to be […]

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"My Journey" – Belfast woman tells of her transition from male to female

"My Journey" – Belfast woman tells of her transition from male to female

| September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

September 26, 2016 Jess Copeland transitioning from male to female By Brónach Ní Thuama A BELFAST woman has spoken of making the brave decision to transition from male to female and the support she has received from her family. Jessica had always felt that she was female and remembers when being very young she went […]

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Channel 4 announces details of Children's Mental Health Series  Tavistock

Channel 4 announces details of Children's Mental Health Series Tavistock

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

26 Sep 2016 Channel 4 today reveals further details of its groundbreaking series Tavistock (w/t), which will explore the treatment of complex issues in the nation’s children and young people through exclusive access to one of England’s leading mental health trusts. The three part series, made by the award-winning Century Films, will air later this […]

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Don't call them girls: Belfast school told not to use gender to describe pupils

Don't call them girls: Belfast school told not to use gender to describe pupils

| July 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

According to a Belfast Telegraph report: Schools have been advised to avoid gender terms when referring to pupils. A leading girls’ schools association has issued advice to a Belfast school to not use the terms “girls, young women or young ladies” when addressing pupils – in certain circumstances. The Girls’ Schools Association (GSA) advised that […]

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Brothers who grew up to be sisters after coming out as trans at the same time

Brothers who grew up to be sisters after coming out as trans at the same time

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nicole Morley for Metro.co.uk Tuesday 24 May 2016 8:09 am Chloe and Jamie O’Herlihy both came out as trans at the same time (Picture: Mercury) These sisters were born brothers – and they both came out as transgender at the same time. Jamie O’Herlihy, 23, a bartender in Dublin and Chloe O’Herlihy, 20, a hairdressing student […]

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Trans Man Vows To Keep Fighting After Losing China’s First Transgender Labor Dispute

Trans Man Vows To Keep Fighting After Losing China’s First Transgender Labor Dispute

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

“I got salary back but so what?” he wrote on WeChat after the verdict. “That was not what we want! We will continue to appeal until we receive an apology!” Originally posted on Mar. 21, 2016, at 9:33 p.m. Updated on May 10, 2016, at 8:42 p.m. BuzzFeed News World Reporter  1. China’s first transgender […]

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Transgender Men See Sexism From Both Sides

Transgender Men See Sexism From Both Sides

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

They gained professional respect, but lost intimacy. They exuded authority, but caused fear. Here’s what changed when trans men came out. “Cultural sexism in the world is very real when you’ve lived on both sides of the coin” By Charlotte Alter Three guys are sitting at a Harlem bartop eating fries, drinking whiskey and talking […]

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