Transgender rights activist, Lydia Foy, who fought a long legal battle for recognition of her female gender, said it is all about being acknowledged as an equal citizen.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2018
A transgender woman who fought a 21-year battle to have her identity formally recognised has ended her landmark legal case after a commitment from the Government to change the law.
Tue, 28 Oct, 2014
Irish transgender woman Lydia Foy has been shortlisted for Campaigner of the Year for the highly prestigious European Diversity Awards.
Fri, 30 Aug, 2013
A transgender dentist is to launch a fresh legal challenge for a new birth certificate recognising her female gender.
Wed, 27 Feb, 2013
A major report to be published later this week by the Council of Europe is expected to criticise Ireland for failing to recognise transgender people.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2011
Thousands of people have marched through the streets of Dublin today as part of the annual Pride Parade.
Sat, 26 Jun, 2010
Legislation recognising transgender people in their new identity is set to be introduced after the Government scrapped a Supreme Court appeal.
Mon, 21 Jun, 2010
The Government has withdrawn a Supreme Court appeal in the case of transgender woman Lydia Foy.
Ireland has breached European human rights law over its failure to recognise a sex change that a transsexual underwent more than a decade ago.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2007
In a landmark ruling Judge Liam McKechnie has found that Dr Lydia Foy, a transgendered person, has had her privacy breached by the lack of legislation allowing her to change her identity on her birth certificate.
The Co Kildare transsexual who lost her battle to be officially recognised as female is vowing to fight on.
Wed, 10 Jul, 2002
A transsexual dentist who claims she was trapped in the wrong body for more than 40 years lost a court battle tonight to be officially recognised as a woman.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2002
A landmark decision is due in the High Court this afternoon to determine whether changes can be made to the birth certificate of a transsexual.
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