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Ireland Approves Gender Recognition Bill

Just two months after Ireland legalized same-sex marriage, the country is now the fifth country to recognize a person's self-identified gender.

This newly-approved gender recognition bill allows transgender people over the age of 18 to change their gender without state or medical intervention.

In the video above, Broden Giambrone, the chief executive of the Transgender Equality Network, explains to HuffPost Live what this win means for the country's transgender community and why laws like these are so important. 

Keep it up, Ireland! 

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