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Ireland: Transgender people ‘short-changed’ by new bill

Headline Title:  Ireland: Transgender people ‘short-changed’ by new bill 19 December 2014 Ireland must allow transgender people to have their gender legally recognized in a quick, transparent and accessible manner, Amnesty International said after the country’s Gender Recognition Bill was published today.The organization called on the Irish authorities to remove restrictions on gender recognition for married transgender people and minors, and to ensure that transgender people can obtain legal gender recognition without having to provide medical certification.“This is a missed opportunity…

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