Results 241–260 of 1000 for transgender

British Humanist Association: Reports: Debate (18 Mar 2010)

Baroness Turner of Camden: ...users or as employees, cannot be allowed under our own or EU legislation. There has been a long and largely successful campaign in the past few years against discrimination against gay, lesbian and transgender people. We cannot have those gains that that campaign has elicited endangered by discrimination. That is why the Equality Bill is so important. The BHA report makes it clear that...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Crime: Hate (29 Mar 2010)

Lord Bach: ...membership to respond to new challenges. Members of the group have expertise and involvement in all five strands of monitored hate crime, being disability, race, religion, sexual orientation and transgender.

[Mr. Eric Illsley in the Chair] — Speaker's Conference on Parliamentary Representation (30 Mar 2010)

Anne Begg: ...main areas of our remit, but the phrase "and associated matters" also allowed us to consider other groups that are perhaps under-represented, particularly those from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. We took evidence from across the whole country. We were keen to get out of the Westminster bubble, and did not want to be seen simply as a parliamentary delegation...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Equalities: Equalities (12 Apr 2010)

Lord George Foulkes: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will outline the steps it has taken to progress equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people since May 2007.

Scottish Parliament: Education and Lifelong Learning: Homophobic Bullying (22 Apr 2010)

Shirley-Anne Somerville: ...has been extremely positive. They see the film as being an excellent tool for tackling homophobic bullying. Given that a recent Stonewall survey said that 41 per cent of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pupils had experienced physical bullying and a frightening 17 per cent had had death threats, will the minister encourage local authorities to ensure as far as they can that the DVD...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members’ Business: Department of Education’s Community Relations Budget (24 May 2010)

Dawn Purvis: ...Ireland from countries around the world, and those people have brought their cultures, religions and ideas. I hope that we have begun to recognise and embrace our gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender citizens and the important role that they play in society. Community relations are not only about Catholics and Protestants but about normalising our society and recognising the fact that...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Education: Education (1 Jun 2010)

Adam Ingram: ...incidents. The Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2007 makes discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation unlawful and requires schools to make sure that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pupils or the children of LGBT parents, do not receive different and less favourable treatment to that given to other pupils. Schools need to ensure that homophobic bullying is...

Business of the House: European Affairs (3 Jun 2010)

Simon Kirby: ...appears in it, and there is a fantastic Norman church in the village of Ovingdean. I have mentioned the French invaders, so we will move on. Brighton has a large lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, and I am proud and honoured to have the opportunity to represent it and the constituency in Parliament. It has a race course and the leafy suburbs of Woodingdean, Rottingdean,...

Scottish Parliament: Violence Against Men (10 Jun 2010)

Patrick Harvie: .... Domestic abuse and domestic violence are always wrong, in all circumstances. Members of all parties can agree on that. I used to work as a youth worker, supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people, so I can testify to the wide range of experiences of domestic abuse and violence that young people, as well as adults, experience in domestic relationships of all kinds. I...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Asylum (17 Jun 2010)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities what recent representations she has received on the granting of asylum to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons under threat of legal sanction in their country of origin.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Gender Recognition: Human Rights (22 Jun 2010)

Lynne Featherstone: This Government are committed to supporting transgender equality. On 18 June the Prime Minister launched Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality, which sets out a clear programme of work to combat homophobia and transphobia. In it we give a clear commitment to work with transgender groups to develop a Government Action Plan on Transgender Equality, which we will publish...

Written Answers — Home Department: Marriage: Homosexuality (22 Jun 2010)

Lynne Featherstone: ...civil partnerships taking place on religious premises. This Government are committed to supporting civil partnerships. This week, the Prime Minister launched Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality, an ambitious programme of work to tackle outdated prejudices and ensure equal chances for everyone, whatever their sexual orientation or gender identity. It contains a...

Written Answers — Justice: Marriage: Homosexuality (23 Jun 2010)

Lynne Featherstone: ...civil partnerships taking place on religious premises. This Government are committed to supporting civil partnerships. This week, the Prime Minister launched Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality, an ambitious programme of work to tackle outdated prejudices and ensure equal chances for everyone, whatever their sexual orientation or gender identity. It contains a...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Civil Partnerships (24 Jun 2010)

Lynne Featherstone: The Government published "Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality" on 16 June 2010. This document sets out a programme of work to tackle discrimination and ensure equal opportunities for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people. It confirms our support for civil partnerships and sets out our commitment to "talk to those with a key interest in this issue about what...

Public Bill Committee: Identity Documents Bill (29 Jun 2010)

Bridget Phillipson: We have received evidence from an individual who referred to the special provision made under the ID card scheme to allow transgender people to have cards in both their birth and acquired identities. Do you think that there is any way, in the absence of the ID card system, that we can look to make some kind of provision for people who may feel some difficulty in having to provide identity...

Written Answers — Home Department: Marriage: Homosexuality (30 Jun 2010)

Lynne Featherstone: ...consideration of whether civil partnerships should be allowed to include religious readings, music and symbols. This commitment was made through the document, Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality, published on 16 June 2010. There are currently no plans to allow religious readings, music and symbols during the registration of civil marriages.

Public Bill Committee: Identity Documents Bill: New Clause 3 (6 Jul 2010)

Meg Hillier: ...a Second time. This important aspect of identity cards would have been lost on many members of the public, but it was important to those immediately affected. It relates to identity documents for transgender individuals, who face many challenges as they go through that difficult process. I am delighted that the Minister for Equalities is serving on the Committee, but I am disappointed that...

Written Answers — Home Department: Civil Partnerships (20 Jul 2010)

Lynne Featherstone: ...civil partnerships should be allowed to include religious readings, music and symbols. This commitment was made clear in the Government's published document 'Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality', published on 16 June 2010. We will begin this exercise before the summer parliamentary recess.

Women and Equalities: Sexual Equality (22 Jul 2010)

Simon Kirby: What recent discussions she has had with her international counterparts on international standards for the treatment of openly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Written Answers — Home Department: Identity Documents Bill (6 Sep 2010)

Meg Hillier: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what discussions the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State had with officials on the effects on transgender people of enactment of the provisions of the Identity Documents Bill prior to 25 June 2010; and whether the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State considered any written submissions from officials on this subject.


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