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Trans Rights Protest to take place at Downing Street on Friday, August 6 from 1pm

Graham Robson July 6, 2021

The protest will demand improvements to trans healthcare waiting times, an end to the government’s placating of anti-trans hate groups, and meaningful changes being made to better support the trans community

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Appeal lodged against LGB Alliance’s charity status

Graham Robson June 2, 2021

Mermaids, alongside LGBT+ Consortium, Gendered Intelligence, LGBT Foundation, Trans Actual and Good Law Project, is appealing the decision by the Charity Commission to award LGB Alliance charitable status

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Virtual Pronoun Campaign for Transgender Day of Visibility

Graham Robson March 30, 2021

Brighton & Hove City Council LGBTQ+ Workers Forum shares a series of virtual TDOV backgrounds to use during online meetings

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White House press secretary stands up for trans Americans

Rachel Badham February 11, 2021

White House Press Secretary, Jen Psaki, reaffirmed the Biden administration’s dedication to supporting trans Americans.

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Scottish Trans joins legal challenge to protect gender equality on public authority boards

Graham Robson December 11, 2020

Scottish Trans is given permission to intervene in a legal case which is seeking to throw out legislation passed two years ago, ensuring greater involvement of women in public life in Scotland

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Conservative MP speaks out in support of trans rights

Rachel Badham November 20, 2020

Conservative MP, Crispin Blunt wrote a piece for Politics Home, discussing the need to address and tackle the growing inequalities trans people are facing in the UK.

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Companies urge UK Government to ‘make progress for the trans community’

Graham Robson September 15, 2020

A consortium of trans and LGBTQ+ charities and organisations – Mermaids, Cool2BeTrans, MindOut, Gendered Intelligence and Stonewall – announces that close to 200 major UK employers have come together in a show of support for trans communities.

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