Gender Identity And The Rights Of The Child

On February 24th the Gender Identity (Protected Characteristic) Bill 2016-17 is expected to have its second reading debate in the House of Commons. The purpose of the Bill is “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; […]

Submission to Women And Equalities Committee Inquiry Into Implementation Of SDG5

The Women and Equalities Committee invited individuals and organisations to send written submissions to their inquiry into implementation of UN Sustainable Development Goal 5 in the UK, the aim of which is to end all forms of discrimination against women and girls by 2030, including the elimination of all forms of violence against women and […]

Transgender Equality Debate In Parliament

Next Thursday (December 1st) the Women and Equalities Select Committee will host a debate on transgender equality in the House of Commons. Their goal is to amend the 2004 Gender Recognition Act and update the Equality Act – with “utmost urgency”- to create new primary legislation. There are two proposed changes to legislation which are […]

Transgender Legislation

We have been busy looking at transgender legislation in the UK and US with the aim of adding pages to the site for easily accessible information. The UK page is up here, outlining various guidelines, codes of practice and government Acts from the Gender Recognition Act of 2004 onwards. The US page will be up […]