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Statement on the EHRC’s letter to the Government

The word “woman” has been understood to include trans women for many, many years. A common theme of feminism is that there’s more to being a woman than simple biology. […]

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Response to statement by Scottish Secretary, Alister Jack on Scottish Gender Recognition

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, […]

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Comments and Background on the Award of an OBE to Helen Belcher, Chair of TransActual UK

Reacting to the news today that she has received an OBE in the 2023 New Year’s Honours, Helen Belcher, Chair of TransActual UK, said:“I was very surprised to hear that […]

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TransActual statement on Rishi Sunak’s cabinet

“Just when we thought it couldn’t get worse, it did”, said TransActual’s Managing Director, Helen Belcher, today (25 October 2022). “This afternoon’s appointment of Kemi Badenoch as Minister for Women […]

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Statement on Liz Truss’s Appointment as Prime Minister

“Most trans people are incredibly apprehensive about Liz Truss becoming Prime Minister”, TransActual’s Managing Director Helen Belcher said today (6 September 2022).  “We are all too aware of her statements […]

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Response to Westminster Hall Debate on Non-Binary Recognition

Responding to Monday’s parliamentary debate on non-binary rights (23/5/22), Keyne Walker, a spokesperson on non-binary issues for TransActual said: “It is clear that the debate today was almost entirely disconnected […]