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Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Schools: Sexuality (9 Mar 2009)

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much has been spent by his Department on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History Month; and what guidance his Department has issued to schools on the matter.

Written Answers — Justice: Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender History Month (10 Mar 2009)

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how much his Department spent on the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender History Month in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Health: Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender History Month (10 Mar 2009)

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much has been spent by his Department on the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender History Month in each of the last five years.

Women and Equality: Equality Bill (10 Mar 2009)

Vera Baird: ...of religious organisations. We then consulted 11 religious and non-religious organisations and re-consulted 20-odd public authorities. We also took in the views of four lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups and women's groups. There was more or less a clear consensus that the provision should progress in the way that I have set out, and that there were no major problems with it,...

Scottish Parliament: Offences (Aggravation by Prejudice) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (18 Mar 2009)

Patrick Harvie: ...and physically abused than sighted people." It also pointed out that "people with mental health issues were 11 times more likely to be victimised". In 2003, a survey of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Scotland found that 23 per cent had been physically assaulted because of their sexual orientation or transgender identity. According to a survey by the Scottish transgender...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Iraq: Gay People (21 Apr 2009)

Lord Malloch-Brown: ...and will seek to raise this issue with them. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office remains in contact with vulnerable groups and organisations such as the UK-based Iraqi lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender group. We are aware of some media reports of violence committed against individuals because of their sexual orientation. Homosexuality is a culturally sensitive issue in Iraq, as in...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: United Nations Durban Review Conference (28 Apr 2009)

David Miliband: ...for criticism in the outcome document. We also ensured the text included references to multiple forms of discrimination—which we interpret to cover also the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people—and the importance of the right to freedom of expression in combating racism. Given that the UK and its partners were successful in achieving our red lines in the outcome...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Equality Bill (11 May 2009)

Lynne Featherstone: ...what we hope is a move away from treating transsexualism as a medical condition. It is currently labelled gender reassignment under the protected characteristics. For a long time, those in the transgender community have had physically to change gender before qualifying for the same protection as other strands. To date, the transgender spectrum has not really been understood. While we...

Public Bill Committee: Equality Bill (2 Jun 2009)

Lynne Featherstone: ...create an anxiety for me that there will be a differential between some of the strands. Can I move on quickly to Professor Stephen Whittle? Do you think that the Bill goes far enough to protect the transgender community from discrimination, and particularly those who choose to express their gender differently, but do not want to go as far as gender reassignment?

Written Answers — Health: NHS: Standards (3 Jun 2009)

Ann Keen: ..., the Department undertook an Equality Impact Assessment. This assessment used existing evidence that gave details of inequalities in the prevalence of vascular disease of both genders, people of transgender, by age, sexual orientation, geographical regions, socio-economic groups, ethnic groups and disability. The programme has significant potential to narrow inequalities and many PCTs are...

Scottish Parliament: Offences (Aggravation by Prejudice) (Scotland) Bill (3 Jun 2009)

Patrick Harvie: ...criminal offences and bullying. Many people experience such behaviour and the harm that comes with it throughout their lives. Later in my life, as a youth worker with a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth group, I became aware of the wide range of experiences of the young people with whom I worked. Some of them had a safe, supported and inclusive experience, not just in their...

Public Bill Committee: Equality Bill: Clause 4 (11 Jun 2009)

An amendment to widen the definition of who is protected from transgender discrimination.

Public Bill Committee: Equality Bill: Clause 7 (16 Jun 2009)

Tim Boswell: ...‘considering undergoing’. The Committee will remember that we had a full discussion in Thursday’s debate on the issues affecting persons who are in the process of, or contemplating, transgendering. It is unnecessary and inappropriate to pick up the whole of that discussion, but I said that I had missed out by not moving an amendment on the specific point raised. I have now...

Written Answers — Home Department: Crime (26 Jun 2009)

Alan Johnson: ...Lost/Found Property/Found Person Messages Police Generated Resource Activity Pre-Planned Events Test/Training Qualifiers: Hate/discrimination: Racial Religion Disability Sexual Orientation Transgender Qualifiers: O ther characteristics: Alcohol Assistance to Other Public Agency Call Made with Good Intent Cold Calling Critical Incident Other Intoxicants Domestic Abuse Drugs Firearms...

Policing and Crime Bill — Committee (2nd Day) (Continued) (1 Jul 2009)

Lord Brett: ...the order. That flexibility increases the potential availability of the order and means that an appropriate supervisor can be identified to deliver the order in cases involving male prostitutes, transgender prostitutes or young people involved in prostitution. All the clause requires is that a supervisor appears to the court to have the appropriate qualifications or experience for helping...

Public Bill Committee: Equality Bill: Schedule 23 (2 Jul 2009)

Evan Harris: ...remarkably like someone of the other gender, even though they had a certificate. I accept the Minister’s point, therefore, and I shall need to take it back to organisations that represent the transgender community. It may well be that there is a stronger argument to provide that here than there is for the exemption to be allowed for employment. I invite her at least to consider...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Lithuania: Sexuality (21 Jul 2009)

Tony Lloyd: ...of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has made to the Lithuanian Government on the effect of recent changes to Lithuanian law on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in that country.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Northern Ireland Office: Board Level Diversity Champions (21 Jul 2009)

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon: ...for underrepresented groups in the NIO. This supports the NIO's strategic approach to improving diversity and equality in the department. There are board-level champions for lesbian, gay and transgender staff; black and ethnic-minority staff; disabled staff and staff with caring responsibilities. Two members of the board also co-chair the NIO's Diversity Steering Group. I was delighted...

Scottish Parliament written answers — NHS Staff: NHS Staff (4 Sep 2009)

Michael McMahon: To ask the Scottish Executive how many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff identified themselves in last year’s NHS staff survey as having experienced bullying or harassment.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Equality Bill (21 Oct 2009)

Lord Ouseley: To ask Her Majesty's Government why the Equality Bill does not provide for protection against harassment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

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