Government to review 2004 Gender Recognition Act

Legal processes for registering a change of gender are to be overhauled to make them less distressing for transgender people.

The move is part of a package of reforms unveiled by the equalities minister, Nicky ...

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Trans people attack UK government's trans 'equality' report

'Trans people deserve action, not more words.'

Many trans people have reacted in anger to the UK government’s trans equality report released today (7 July).

The new package, which includes a review of the Gender Recognition Act, says very little of note.

Nicky Morgan, the Women and Equalities Minister ...

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Transgender kids: ‘Everyone was calling me Sebastian, but I knew I was a girl’

Camille is six. Today she is wearing a dress patterned with strawberries and a pink zip-up sweatshirt with Dance printed across the front in sparkly sequins. Her fingernails are painted alternately pink and blue. She likes playing with Barbies. Her favourite Disney heroines are Elsa from Frozen and Ariel from ...

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Government Trans Equality Report; Much to Cheer But Timid in Parts

Sarah Brown's Blog, UK
Posted on 14 January, 2016

This morning, the government’s Women and Equalities Committee released its first report on transgender equality, detailing its recommendations. They fall into a few broad areas:

  • Reform of the 2004 Gender Recognition Act
  • Reform of the 2010 Equality Act
  • Reform ...
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