Huge rise in sexual and violent crimes against over 60s in northern ireland. Older people were the victims of almost 2,000 sexual and violent crimes in northern ireland in just one. The gruesome killing on saturday of a second transgender woman in northern mexico has unnerved the local transgend. Homosexuality was de-criminalised in northern ireland in 1982, we now need to stop discriminating against transgender and non-binary people, in 2019. The volunteers of trans pride ni, have been actively involved in transgender support groups in northern ireland. Image caption vicky garrett says her family and friends have been supportive. A vulnerable group of people, the transgender community, is excluded from hate crime laws in northern ireland. There has been a rise in the number of hate crimes against people in northern ireland who have changed gender, according to new figures. Collated and produced by statisticians seconded to the police service of northern ireland (psni) from the northern ireland statistics and research agency (nisra). This statistic shows the number of racist crimes in northern ireland from 2016 to 2017, by gender of the victim. Attitudes in ireland towards lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (lgbt) people are regarded as among the most liberal in the world. Ireland is notable for its transformation from a country holding overwhelmingly conservative attitudes toward lgbt issues to one holding overwhelmingly liberal views in the space of a generation. In may 2015, ireland became the first country to legalise same. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (lgbt) rights in northern ireland have traditionally been slower to advance than the rest of united kingdom, with the region. The study details 62 anti-transgender hate crimes 57 in the republic and five in northern ireland which were reported to stop transphobia and discrimination (stad) between 20. press release tuesday, 25th august 2020 new research by transgender equality network ireland (teni) and university of limerick (ul) has highlighted the educational inequalities transgender and gender diverse youth face in school settings.