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Gender recognition and the rights of transgender people ...
Commons library
Some transgender people have argued that the requirement for a diagnostic psychiatric report perpetuates the assumption, which they consider to be outdated and false, that being transgender is a mental health disorder. Many transgender people also consider the process to be overly intrusive, humiliating and administratively burdensome. The fee and associated costs are seen as expensive and ...
https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-8969/
Reform the Gender Recognition Act. - Petitions
petition
We want transgender people to be free to live and to prosper in modern Britain. We have looked carefully at the issues raised in the consultation, including potential changes to the Gender Recognition Act 2004. It is the Government’s view that the balance struck in this legislation is correct, in that there are proper checks and balances in the system and also support for people who want to ...
https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/327108b
Transgender equality - House of Commons Library
Commons library
A backbench business debate on a motion relating to transgender equality will be held in the Commons Chamber on Thursday 1 December 2016. This Debate Pack gives a brief overview of the issues together with links to relevant materials. Gender reassignment is a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010. Under the Gender Recognition Act 2004, people can apply to the Gender Recognition ...
https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cdp-2016-0223/
House of Commons - Transgender Equality - Women and ...
15-16 Session Commons publication
The Scottish Transgender Alliance told us that they wished to see it repealed: as well as violating trans people’s article 8 human right to privacy [under the ECHR] about their gender reassignment history, [it] is generally unworkable because the only way anyone could prove beyond doubt that they had not undergone gender reassignment would be to submit to an unacceptably intrusive medical ...
https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmselect/cmwomeq/390/39007.htm
House of Commons - Transgender Equality - Women and ...
15-16 Session Commons publication
Historically, transgender and non-binary people have reported poor experience of engagement, with the group becoming “hidden”. NHS England has therefore established a Transgender and non-binary network with over 150 members. Five workshops have been held with the network since June 2013 with the next one planned for December 2015.
https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmselect/cmwomeq/390/39008.htm
Transgender Prisoners - House of Commons Library
Commons library
For transgender prisoners, a Gender Recognition Certificate (GRC) would normally be necessary before a person could be placed in a prison corresponding to their acquired gender. However there was some flexibility for trans prisoners who were “sufficiently advanced in the gender reassignment process”. The Women and Equalities Committe report . The Women and Equalities Committee looked at ...
https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-7420/
Transgender Equality - publications.parliament.uk
15-16 Session Commons publication pdf
Transgender Equality 5 1 Introduction 1. This report, our first, is concerned with equality issues affecting transgender (or “trans”)1 people, an umbrella term describing a diverse minority group whose members often experience very stark inequality. Terminology 2. Each of us is at birth assigned a sex (male or female), based on our physical
https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmselect/cmwomeq/390/390.pdf
Uphold current legal protections for transgender ...
petition
Petition Uphold current legal protections for transgender individuals and under 18s In light of recent statements by Liz Truss the Government should confirm that the current rights of transgender citizens to access public life will be upheld and that the bodily autonomy of under 18's seeking transition related healthcare will be upheld. More details . The statement regarding the GRA ...
https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/318175
Transgender Prisoners By Jacqueline Beard
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transgender inmates, and another case where a transgender woman was first sent to a male prison, but was later transferred to a women’s prison after a public petition. 2011 policy guidelines for England and Wales had stated that prisoners should normally be located in the prison estate of their gender as recognised by UK law. For transgender
https://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/CBP-7420/CBP-7420.pdf
Research briefings
research briefings
UK Parliament produces impartial analysis and research on a variety of topics. Read our research on topics that affect the UK like the economy, health, and security. Browse in-depth briefings for legislation and issues debated in the House of Commons. Explore interactive local data dashboards and ...
https://researchbriefings.parliament.uk/
Transgender equality - written submission form - UK Parliament
committee
The written submission form for the inquiry on transgender equality
https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/women-and-equalities-committee/inquiries/parliament-2015/transgender-equality/commons-written-submission-form/
House of Commons - Transgender Equality - Women and ...
15-16 Session Commons publication
281 Criminal records may retain a reference to an offender’s birth gender and birth name in order to link a record of offending to a particular individual for the purposes of criminal justice, as well as disclosure and barring.Recent changes have allowed an offender to request a change of the gender and name on their record to reflect their change of gender if their crime is a non-sex ...
https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmselect/cmwomeq/390/39009.htm
Women and Equalities Committee - Summary - UK Parliament
The Women and Equalities Committee examines the work of the Government Equalities Office (GEO). It holds Government to account on equality law and policy, including the Equality Act 2010 and cross Government activity on equalities.
https://committees.parliament.uk/committee/328/women-and-equalities-committee/
House of Commons - Register Of All-Party Parliamentary ...
20-09-24 Commons publication
Title. All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT+) Rights. Purpose. To ensure that global lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) issues are permanently part of the government’s agenda and the wider national conversation about human rights and equality, raised by well-briefed and motivated parliamentarians both nationally and internationally.
https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmallparty/200924/global-lesbian-gay-bisexual-and-transgender-lgbt-rights.htm
Allow transgender people to self-define their legal gender ...
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Transgender people in the UK are forced to pay to prove their identity to a Gender Recognition Panel. This process is humiliating, outdated and unnecessary. We urge the government to introduce an act equivalent to the Irish Gender Recognition Act, and allow trans* people to self-define their gender.
https://petition.parliament.uk/archived/petitions/104639
Increase funding for NHS Transgender Services. - Petitions
petition
With unprecedented demand for transgender services, users are forced to wait an unreasonable amount of time to access the services they need. Additional funding to drop the waiting times (Stretching into years) is required and for local services to be able to care for transgender people.
https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/321492
Gender Equality Policy Hub - UK Parliament
offices
(last updated May 2020) The Gender Equality Policy Map is published by the Gender Equality Policy Hub in the House of Commons' Scrutiny Unit. It maps some of the key policies with relevance to equality for and between women and men, boys and girls including:
https://www.parliament.uk/mps-lords-and-offices/offices/commons/scrutinyunit/gender-equality-policy-map/
Transgender People: Discrimination - Hansard
22-07-20 Hansard
We are committed to tackling discrimination against transgender people. We have invested £4 million for schools to tackle anti-LGBT bullying, and we have addressed homophobic hate crime in the hate crime action plan.
https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2020-07-22/debates/14B188A8-367F-4FFD-A120-D1447E8895EC/TransgenderPeopleDiscrimination
House of Commons - Transgender Equality - Women and ...
15-16 Session Commons publication
Transgender Equality Contents. Contents. Terms of Reference. Summary. 1 Introduction. Terminology. Our inquiry. 2 Cross-government strategy. 3 Gender Recognition Act 2004. Providing proof. Spousal consent. Age limit. Data protection. Inappropriate requests to produce a Gender Recognition Certificate. Section 22 of the Gender Recognition Act . 4 Equality Act 2010. Gender reassignment as a ...
https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmselect/cmwomeq/390/39002.htm
Hansard
Hansard
Hansard (the Official Report) is the edited verbatim report of proceedings of both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Daily Debates from Hansard are published on this website the next working day.
https://hansard.parliament.uk/
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