A Problematic Gender Recognition Bill

SinĂ©ad Baker | Editor-at-Large Legal gender recognition provides a process for an individual to change the gender marker on their birth certificate and be legally recognised by the State in their true gender. Ireland remains one of the only countries in the EU that has does not offer citizens provisions for legal gender recognition. The proposed Gender Recognition Bill is intended to address this absence, however there has been significant criticism in response to some of its provisions since its original publication. The bill is intended to legally recognise the gender identity of people in Ireland, specifically to transgender people, who identify with a different … Continue reading A Problematic Gender Recognition Bill