Transgender News

Trans equality organisation welcomes decision to challenge UK Government’s veto of Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill

Graham Robson April 12, 2023

Scottish Trans, the trans equality project of LGBTI equality and human rights charity the Equality Network, has welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement that they will seek to overturn the UK Government’s block of the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill.

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Centre of Transforming Sexuality and Gender and the Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics announce Activist-In-Residence Programme

Graham Robson March 9, 2023

This programme, which this year has the theme Gender, Sexuality and the Politics of Disability, offers non-academic activists working around issues of gender and/or sexuality and disability a funded residency (one to two months with flexibility) at the University of Brighton

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Stonewall releases statement on ‘likely’ Gender Recognition Reform intervention from UK Government

Graham Robson January 10, 2023

Ending reciprocal recognition of Gender Recognition Certificates (GRCs) from countries that support trans people changing their legal gender using a self-determination model is a disgraceful low for the UK Government’s approach to LGBTQ+ rights, according to LGBTQ+ rights charity Stonewall. 

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New survey explores experiences of trans, intersex and gender diverse people during all stages of dying, death and bereavement

Graham Robson August 12, 2022

Stonewall, Hospice UK and the Gender Identity Research & Education Society (GIRES) have launched a new survey, BEING READY, which explores the experiences of trans, intersex and gender diverse people during all stages of dying, death and bereavement.

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In The South

Labour councillors launch gender equality campaign in Brighton & Hove

Graham Robson July 8, 2022

The campaign, which was kicked off with a proposal at Brighton & Hove City Council’s Policy & Resources Committee to target hardship funding towards tackling period poverty, follows a recent study that ranked Brighton & Hove as the worst city in the country for period poverty, with almost half of women and girls in the city unable to afford basic sanitary protection.

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1,117 organisations worldwide urge the UN to renew its human rights expert mandate on sexual orientation and gender identity

Graham Robson June 17, 2022

1,117 civil society organisations from 134 states and territories have delivered a joint global statement calling for the renewal of the mandate of the UN Independent Expert on violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI).

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