LGBT



Lawyers invited to march at Dublin Pride

Lawyers have been invited to march with a new LGBT+ network for lawyers at Dublin Pride this month.

Published 11 June 2019

#InPictures: Prosecution service staff receive training on transphobic hate crimes

Staff at the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) have received training to help improve their awareness and understanding of hate crimes motivated by transphobia.

Published 17 April 2019

Linklaters becomes first Magic Circle firm to pay for staff's gender reassignment surgery

Linklaters has become the first Magic Circle firm to offer gender reassignment surgery to staff on its private medical insurance scheme.

Published 28 March 2019

Trans woman asked to leave Dublin bar wins out-of-court settlement

A transgender woman who was asked to leave a Dublin bar last year has won an out-of-court settlement and a public apology.

Published 19 March 2019

Law Society launches gender and equality task force

The Law Society of Ireland has launched a new Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Task Force to promote equality, diversity and inclusion in the Society and the solicitors’ profession.

Published 5 March 2019

London women's prison to move transgender inmates to separate wing

Transgender inmates at a women's prison in London are set to be moved to the UK's first transgender prison unit later this week.

Published 4 March 2019

England: Judge calls for review of fertility laws after transgender man gives birth

Ministers must look at fertility laws, the President of the Family Divison Sir Andrew McFarlane has said, after hearing a case in which a transgender man gave birth.

Published 15 February 2019

England: Prison Service considering separate wings for trans prisoners

The Prison Service in England and Wales is considering plans to house transgender prisoners in separate prison wings, The Sunday Times reports.

Published 11 February 2019

#InPictures: Launch of OUTLaw Network

Lawyers from A&L Goodbody attended the OUTLaw Network launch at the National Gallery.

Published 25 January 2019

Pinsent Masons recognised for role in pushing for marriage equality

Pinsent Masons has been recognised by a leading LGBT charity for its work towards marriage equality in Northern Ireland.

Published 21 January 2019

Senior judges to attend launch of LGBT+ network for lawyers

The Chief Justice of Ireland, Mr Justice Frank Clarke, and Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly will attend the official launch of a new LGBT+ network for legal professionals next week.

Published 17 January 2019