Results 341–360 of 2000 for transgender

Scottish Parliament: Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (14 Dec 2011)

Roseanna Cunningham: ...individuals based on their membership or perceived membership of groups including those that are defined by religion, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sexual orientation, transgender identity and disability, the Government agrees that it would not be appropriate to add an additional aggravation to charges under those paragraphs. However, amendment 2 would also...

Written Answers — Home Department: Passports: Gender (20 Dec 2011)

Damian Green: “Advancing Transgender Equality—A Plan for Action” published by Home Office on 8 December 2011 set out our commitment to review how gender identification is represented in passport application forms and passports. We are engaging with international partners on the security and personal safety implications of gender displayed in the passport. This is part of the normal process of...

Written Answers — Home Department: Victims: Gender Recognition (10 Jan 2012)

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many transgender murder victims there have been in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Turkey (10 Jan 2012)

Lord Howell of Guildford: ...stations. Our embassy funds human rights-related projects, including efforts to reform counterterrorist legislation and improve awareness of children's, women's and lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights. The Turkish Ministry of Justice has announced that it is preparing an action plan on freedom of expression to resolve the problems arising from existing legislation and...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Turkey (10 Jan 2012)

Lord Howell of Guildford: ...) Human Rights Defenders strategy for Turkey and in regular EU co-ordination meetings on human rights related projects. Our embassy contributed to two joint projects, on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues and on refugee interpreter training. Our embassy also attends regular monthly meetings with "likeminded" embassies, including the EU Commission and EU member states....

Iran (Human Rights) — [Dr William McCrea in the Chair] (11 Jan 2012)

Alistair Burt: ...in company with all. In our experience, those who oppress one minority usually oppress others, and it is collectively safer if we raise the issue on behalf of all—the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, women, Christian minorities, Muslim sect minorities and Baha’is. If we seek to protect the rights of all, we are doing the best that we can. On UK action at the UN and...

Business of the House: Parliamentary Representation (12 Jan 2012)

Anne Begg: ...Commons reflects the population more closely. Only 22% of MPs are women and only 4% are from an ethnic minority, and the proportion of those who have a disability or are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender falls far short of the numbers in society. Establishing a lasting improvement in the diversity of Parliament, however, requires cultural change. There is no quick fix: it is necessary...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Gender Recognition (20 Jan 2012)

Paul Maynard: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities what steps she plans to take to address transgender discrimination.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Civil Partnerships: Ceremonies (26 Jan 2012)

Lynne Featherstone: ...and Free Christian Churches. Discussions have been held and are ongoing with other organisations including those representing other faith groups, non-religious groups and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups. This consultation will not propose any changes to religious marriage. Same-sex couples will not be able, under these proposals, to have a marriage through a religious...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Football: Discrimination (6 Feb 2012)

Bob Russell: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport what recent discussions he has had with (a) the Football Association and (b) representatives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people on homophobia and discrimination in football; what steps he is taking to (a) tackle this issue and (b) provide support for those who have experienced discrimination; and if he will...

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Committee (8th Day) (Continued) (7 Feb 2012)

Amendment 176ZZA Moved by Lord McNally 176ZZA: After Clause 61, insert the following new Clause- "Sentencing where there is aggravation related to transgender identity (1) The Criminal Justice Act 2003 is amended as follows. (2) Section 146 (increase in sentence for aggravation related to disability or sexual orientation) is amended as follows. (3) In the heading, for "or sexual orientation"...

Backbench Business — [Un-allotted Day]: Iran (20 Feb 2012)

Chris Bryant: ...the world, and I would like to correct it because I did not mean that Israel could be wiped from the map.” There are other reasons why I hate the regime. Its record on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, which I have referred to in many speeches over the years, is shocking, but it is getting worse. In September last year three young men were executed for homosexuality. In the...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Sports: Homophobia (28 Feb 2012)

Hugh Robertson: The Government launched Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality: Moving Forward on 14 March 2011 which sets out the actions Government are taking to tackle LGB&T inequality, with nine actions for sport. My officials work closely with the Government Equalities Office on this important agenda. The action plan is supported by the ‘Charter for Action’ which aims to tackle...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Uganda (5 Mar 2012)

Henry Bellingham: ...about the Bill at the most senior levels of the Ugandan Government and will continue to do so. We will continue to support Ugandan civil society groups campaigning for lesbian, gay, bisexuals and transgender (LGBT) rights. The Bill is a private Member's Bill and has not been adopted by the Ugandan Government.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Council of Europe (8 Mar 2012)

David Lidington: ...the Council of Europe established a Committee on Equal Opportunities and Non Discrimination. This new committee has a remit to progress broader equality issues, including lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender (LGB&T) rights. The Council of Europe Secretariat has also, with the benefit of voluntary contributions, been able to establish a unit to promote LGB&T rights with certain partner...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Council of Europe (13 Mar 2012)

David Lidington: ...the Council of Europe established a Committee on Equal Opportunities and Non Discrimination. This new Committee has a remit to progress broader equality issues, including Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGB&T) rights. The Council of Europe Secretariat has also, with the benefit of voluntary contributions, been able to establish a Unit to promote LGB&T rights with certain partner...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Council of Europe (20 Mar 2012)

Jeremy Browne: ...of Europe (CoE) established a Committee on Equal Opportunities and Non Discrimination. This new Committee has a remit to progress broader equality issues, including Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGB&T) rights. The CoE Secretariat has also, with the benefit of voluntary contributions, been able to establish a unit to promote LGB&T rights with certain partner countries. To further...

Written Answers — Home Department: Passports (26 Mar 2012)

Damian Green: The “Advancing Transgender Equality —A Plan for Action” published by the Home Office on 8 December 2011 set out the Department's commitment to review how gender identification is represented in passport application forms and passports. The Home Office is engaging with international partners on the security and personal safety implications of gender displayed in the passport as part of...

Israel and the Peace Process — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] (27 Mar 2012)

John Woodcock: ...with a deep commitment to the progressive values that we hold dear in this country, especially on the Opposition Benches. It is a country where women enjoy equality; the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community flourishes; there is a free press; the powerless are protected from the powerful by an independent judiciary; trade unions are well-organised and strong; educational...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: LGB&T: Violence and Discrimination (23 Apr 2012)

Simon Kirby: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities what steps she is taking to tackle violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.


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