Trinity is Dragging its Feet on Proper Gender Recognition

Posted in Governance and administration on August 20th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“Transgender people have existed throughout history, and recent advancements in human gender expression have made space for people who are neither male nor female. The general term for this is non binary – that is, not part of the binary gender division …” (more)

[Annie Humphrey, University Times, 18 August]

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Queen’s second in UK for students officially changing their gender

Posted in Governance and administration on April 22nd, 2019 by steve

“Fifteen students at Queen’s University Belfast have requested to change their gender on official records. Almost 100 students across the UK’s top third-level academic institutions have done so at a time when universities are being accused of ‘disturbing’ failures to protect trans students from abuse …” (more)

[Claire McNeilly, Belfast Telegraph, 22 April]

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Supporting Trans Staff in Ireland’s Universities

Posted in Governance and administration on November 16th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“Gender equality in higher education has recently come under scrutiny, with the introduction of the new gender equality taskforce. While this initiative will look into the employment and promotion practices of higher education institutions regarding women in high ranking positions, it is unclear whether or not it will look into gender equality in the broader sense …” (more)

[Ciaran Molloy, University Times, 16 November]

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Gender Recognition on the Way for Transgender People in UCD

Posted in Governance and administration on February 7th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“2015 was a landmark year for LGBT rights in Ireland. The Marriage Equality referendum passed with a resounding ‘Yes’ vote from the people of our country and people marched in celebration and with great excitement for the future …” (more)

[Aoife Hardesty, University Observer, 6 February]

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College launches new policy to support trans staff and students

Posted in Governance and administration on March 19th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“A policy document launched in Trinity College today commits the university to protecting students and staff from gender-based discrimination. The ‘Gender Identity and Gender Expression Policy’ document outlines new guidelines to create an inclusive college atmosphere for trans individuals …” (more)

[Catherine Healy, Trinity News, 19 March]

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