TransActual is disappointed by Friday’s ruling by Lady Haldane on whether the UK Government had the right to invoke section 35 of the Scotland Act 1998. The UK Government took […]
On 6 December Kemi Badenoch MP, Minister for Women and Equalities, announced an update to the list of ‘approved countries or territories’ under the Gender Recognition Act (GRA). This impacts […]
Responding to today’s announcement by the Scottish Secretary, Alister Jack MP, that he would issue a section 35 order to block the Scottish Gender Recognition Reform Bill gaining Royal Assent, […]
In light of recent media stories and subsequent discussions related to the role of Dr Michael Brady, National Advisor for LGBT Health at NHS England, in the government’s decision to […]
We are glad to see an announcement from the government today, but the contents of the announcement are disappointing. The changes are minimal. Of course, we are happy that steps will be taken to address the cost of obtaining a Gender Recognition Certificate and there will be a move to reduce some of the bureaucracy involved in the application process.
This is a particularly important anniversary because it reveals one of the most pernicious lies about trans people, a lie spread widely by both the anti-trans hate groups as well as by the media. That lie is that cis women will be less safe in women’s spaces if trans women are allowed to use them.