What’s Current: New legislation in Ireland will make it easier for youth to identify as the opposite sex

  • After a review of Ireland’s 2015 Gender Recognition Act was commissioned by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, new legislation will allow 16- and 17-year-olds to self-declare their sex with parental approval. Currently, youth have to go to court and have their desired sex certified by two medical practitioners.
  • Tunisian women rallied in the capital urging lawmakers to take action to end violence against women.
  • A contestant on the Spanish reality show Big Brother was shown video footage of her own rape in a scene which was not publicly aired but privately leaked to the press.
  • An Edinburgh University event looking at the way gender identity ideology is being incorporated into school curriculum was cancelled on account of security concerns.
Genevieve Gluck

Genevieve Gluck is a writer and advocate for women's sex-based rights and creator of Women's Voices, an audio library dedicated to bringing awareness to feminist texts and speeches.