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  • 21st January 2014

    Coronation Street says goodbye to its first transgender character 4

    Julie Hesmondhalgh on the set of Corrie (Photo: Twitter)

    1:12 PM — Coronation Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh has talked about last night’s moving episode where the character she has played for 16 years ended her life.

  • 15th July 2011

    New Irish transgender laws ‘will break up families’ 27

    Ireland is to introduce legislation to recognise trans people

    11:53 AM — Irish proposals designed to give transgender people more rights will break up happy families, trans campaigners say. The plans say that trans people who married in their old gender will have to divorce or legally separate in order to be recognised in their new gender, regardless of whether they remain in a loving relationship with their partner.

  • 14th January 2011

    Comment: Prison Service must jail transgender criminals safely 40

    Trans people are currently not safe in prison

    11:12 AM — A story published in the Bristol Evening Post yesterday, of how a trans woman who had been dealing drugs avoided jail because this would interfere with her transition, is bad news for the rule of law, and bad news for the trans community everywhere.

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