Data Protection Act 1998

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series: Gender legislation

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Document originally published by Parliament of the United Kingdom

Original Publication: July 1998

Full text at legislation.gov.uk

An Act to make new provision for the regulation of the processing of information relating to individuals, including the obtaining, holding, use or disclosure of such information ...

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Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013

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Document originally published by Parliament of the United Kingdom

Original Publication: July 2013

Full text at legislation.gov.uk

This Act makes it legal for same sex couples in England and Wales to marry. The provisions in schedule 5 also allows people who are married to obtain a legal ...

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Equality Act 2006

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Document originally published by Parliament of the United Kingdom

Original Publication: February 2006

Full text at legislation.gov.uk

The Equality Act 2006 introduced the Gender Equality Duty, which places an obligation on public bodies to pay due regard to the need to address and eliminate the unlawful discrimination ...

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Equality Act 2010

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Document originally published by Parliament of the United Kingdom

Original Publication: April 2010

Full text at legislation.gov.uk

The Equality Act 2010 provides protection against discrimination, harassment and victimisation on the grounds of protected characteristics - including gender reassignment. It brings together various previous legislation into a single harmonised ...

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Gender Recognition Act 2004

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Document originally published by Parliament of the United Kingdom

Original Publication: July 2004

Full text at legislation.gov.uk

This Act of Parliament allows trans people to apply for a full Gender Recognition Certificate (GRC) which changes their legal gender and provides them with a new birth certificate. There ...

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Caring and transgender people

Transgender or "trans" are terms used to describe people who don't conform to the traditional genders of male or female.

"Trans" can include cross-dressers, people who wear a mix of clothing, people with a dual or no gender identity, and transsexual people.

Practicalities for trans carers or carers of ...

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Coming out for transgender people

Coming out can be a difficult process. Many transgender people worry about how other people will react and how they'll treat them once they find out.

For many people, coming out means that they can be honest about how they feel and not hide that part of themselves.

Realising ...

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Transgender death and bereavement

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The law forbids the sharing of information about trans people without their express consent. This may create difficulties obtaining the details of a trans person, and keeping the details secure, if they or a family member has died.

1 Bereavement

A bereavement is a traumatic process for anyone, but as ...

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Transsexualism, medicine and law

The Council of Europe - 23rd Colloquy on European Law - 14-16 April, 1993.

Transsexualism, medicine and law

Closing speech by Professor L.J.G. Gooren, University Hospital, Amsterdam.

The transcript of this speech (delivered to an international audience of government representatives, lawyers, doctors and transsexuals at the end of the three ...

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