Gender Reassignment To Be Legally Recognized In Ireland For The First Time

Broden Giambrone, Director of Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI)

A proposed bill in Ireland would allow transgender people to have legal recognition of their gender in all dealings with the State, public bodies, and civil and commercial society. Applicants aged 18 or over will only need to provide a self-declaration of intent to live permanently as the gender the are applying for recognition of and “Validation” by their primary physician.