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The gender recognition process - House of Commons Library
Commons library
This briefing paper has been withdrawn and replaced with another Commons Library briefing paper, CBP0969, Gender recognition and the rights of transgender
https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-8746/
House of Commons - Transgender Equality - Women and ...
15-16 Session Commons publication
Transgender young persons are also engaging in earlier social transitions, developing important networks of peer-support and enjoying formative experiences in their preferred gender. 64. 67. Mr Dunne also summarised for us the trends in legislation in other countries: Eighteen is, I think, the general standard, but […] we have to look at what the reasoning was behind that. If you look at the ...
https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmselect/cmwomeq/390/39006.htm?fbclid=IwAR3ct8pUWV16nPhI9XhepItlj3c_iVcVlyxVY8IbDtasuVAQeu6HHMh9sC0
Law and transgender equality, employment issues examined ...
committee
Transgender (or "trans") people do not identify with the gender assigned to them at birth (based on physical characteristics). Many trans people "transition" into a new ("acquired") gender and this can (but does not have to) involve undergoing medical treatment to bring their body into line with their acquired gender. Purpose of session . Issues likely to be covered in this evidence session ...
https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/women-and-equalities-committee/news-parliament-2015/evidence-transgender-inquiry-third-15-16/
House of Commons - Transgender Equality - Women and ...
15-16 Session Commons publication
The 2011 Advancing Transgender Equality action plan remains largely unimplemented. Within the next six months, the Government must agree a new strategy which it can deliver, with full cross-departmental support. It must also draw up a balance sheet of the previous transgender action plan, confirm those actions which have been completed and agree a new strategy to tackle those issues which ...
https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmselect/cmwomeq/390/39005.htm
Transgender equality inquiry launched - Committees - UK ...
Inquiry: Transgender equality; Women and Equalities Committee; Chair's comments. Committee Chair Maria Miller said: "Many trans people still face discrimination and unfair treatment in their work, schools, healthcare and other important services. Transphobia and hate crimes are a cruel reminder that we still have a great deal to do to achieve true equality for everyone. I hope that trans ...
https://committees.parliament.uk/committee/328/women-and-equalities-committee/news/104349/transgender-equality-inquiry-launched/
Keep gender reassignment and transitioning at 17 years old ...
petition
Transgender people have a tough time as it is without the government trying to raise the age to 18! More details. By raising the age the suicide rates will increase. It will also create an increase in poor mental health which will also means that the government will have to provide the NHS even more funding. So keep the age at 17 save yourself some money and make the public happier . This ...
https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/318247
Allocate more NHS funding to help transgender individuals ...
petition
Currently there is a serious lack of support for transgender people. The UK Government should reconsider the way in which these people are helped, perhaps by allocating more money for this, to allow more individuals to get this help faster. We all deserve to feel comfortable in our own skin. More details . There are only 7 Gender Identity Clinics in the UK funded by the NHS. Patients are told ...
https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/550493
Do not ban gender transition treatments for under 18s ...
petition
The Government should not restrict trans health care treatments to under 18s in the UK. Treat these trans minors as human beings and do not use their age to justify restricting medical treatment.
https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/318025
Gender Identity (Protected Characteristic) Bill 2016-17 ...
bills
A Bill to make gender identity a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010 in place of gender reassignment and to make associated provision for transgender and other persons; and for connected purposes.
https://services.parliament.uk/bills/2016-17/genderidentityprotectedcharacteristic.html
House of Commons Library - An impartial research and ...
Commons library
The House of Commons Library is a research and information service based in the UK Parliament.
https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/
Written statements - Written questions, answers and ...
• The above provisions around health, hygiene and welfare products take into account the possible needs of transgender individuals. These revisions were prompted by concerns raised by the Independent Custody Visiting Association (ICVA) that in some cases women were being left without basic menstrual products in police cells. They received overwhelming support following a public consultation ...
https://questions-statements.parliament.uk/written-statements/detail/2019-07-23/HCWS1796
Parliamentary work placement and Apprenticeship Programme ...
jobs
ParliOUT: in support of LGBTIQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersexual, and questioning) people in Parliament. ParliON: in support of increasing awareness of issues around socio-economic inclusion.
https://www.parliament.uk/about/working/work-placements-and-apprenticeships/
Hate crime - House of Commons Library
Commons library
The five personal characteristics set out in the definition – race, religion, sexual orientation, disability and transgender status – are the only centrally monitored strands of hate crime. Criminal offences motivated by other characteristics – such as sex, age or appearance – can also be treated as hate crimes, but are not centrally monitored as such. Some police forces have developed ...
https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-8791/
Gender Recognition Act Consultation - Hansard
24-09-20 Hansard
We want transgender people to be free to live and 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://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2020-09-24/debates/9A57DC36-172D-40CF-98D6-502F1B9A78F0/GenderRecognitionActConsultation
Companies Documentation (Transgender Persons) Bill 2016-17 ...
bills
Latest news on the Companies Documentation (Transgender Persons) Bill 2016-17. This Bill was expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 12 May 2017. However, as a General Election has now been called and Parliament will be dissolved from 3 May 2017, the Bill falls and no further action will be taken. Summary of the Companies Documentation (Transgender Persons) Bill 2016-17 A Bill to ...
https://services.parliament.uk/bills/2016-17/companiesdocumentationtransgenderpersons.html
TRANSGENDER RIGHTS - Early Day Motions
17-19 Session early day motion
That this House agrees that the recommendations of the Women and Equalities Committee report on transgender equality needs to be implemented in full; believes that gender identity includes those who do not identify as either male or female, identify as both, a third gender or are fluid in their identity; notes that long waiting times for gender identity treatment can do harm to patients who ...
https://www.parliament.uk/edm/2017-19/355
Companies House and Transgender Persons - Hansard
20-11-17 Hansard
In my experience, once that decision is made, transgender people want to be able to move on with their lives, to be treated with respect, and to live without the fear of being inadvertently outed or subject to violence. I am afraid to say that, as we have heard, violence and discrimination do still occur. Since my previous speech to the House, the Home Office has published updated statistics ...
https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2017-11-20/debates/45F8123F-2D20-4B15-9EEC-322D320C866F/CompaniesHouseAndTransgenderPersons
House of Commons - Transgender Equality - Women and ...
15-16 Session Commons publication
Transgender Equality Contents. Th e Women and Equalities Committee. The Women and Equalities Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Government Equalities Office and associated public bodies. Current membership. Mrs Maria Miller (Conservative, Basingstoke) (Chair) Ruth Cadbury (Labour, Brentford and Isleworth) Maria Caulfield ...
https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmselect/cmwomeq/390/39001.htm
Written questions and answers - Written questions, answers ...
If a transgender female must legally be housed in the female estate, but a CCB deems their risk too high to be managed safely within the general population, HMPPS have alternative provision to enable this – namely through location on HMP Downview E Wing. The ‘Care and management of individuals who are transgender’ Policy Framework was published on gov.uk within the Prison & Probation ...
https://questions-statements.parliament.uk/written-questions/detail/2020-03-16/HL2635
Hate crimes: What do the stats show? - House of Commons ...
Commons library
transgender identity; Are hate crimes increasing? There is no single reliable source of hate crime statistics in England and Wales. The two main sources used to record crimes are the Crime Survey of England and Wales (CSEW) and the Police Recorded Crimes series. CSEW figures show a fall in the average annual number of hate crimes . CSEW figures are considered too unreliable to present figures ...
https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/hate-crimes-what-do-the-stats-show/
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