Results 361–380 of 2000 for transgender

[Katy Clark in the Chair] (24 Apr 2012)

...for Airdrie and Shotts—the anti-homosexuality laws. I am quite surprised: when this debate on human rights in Uganda was first called, I thought that the issue of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights would be at the top of the agenda, because it has achieved much coverage lately. I hope that when the hon. Member for Strangford quotes, “When they came for the communists”,...

Equality and Human Rights Commission (24 Apr 2012)

Sandra Osborne: ...Parliament under the Equality Act 2006. As a regulator, the commission is responsible for enforcing equality legislation on age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or transgender status and encouraging compliance with the Human Rights Act 1998. Its powers include promoting understanding and encouraging good practice in relation to human rights, monitoring the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Uganda (30 Apr 2012)

Lord Howell of Guildford: ...our concerns with a number of senior government figures, including the Vice-President. We will also continue to support Ugandan civil society groups campaigning for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender rights.

Business of the House (17 May 2012)

George Young: ...on bullying in schools and the particular type of bullying to which she has referred. We can be proud that the UK has been recognised as the No. 1 country in Europe for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights by the International Lesbian and Gay Association.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Homosexuality (23 May 2012)

Lord Howell of Guildford: ...supported a demarche by the European Union working group on human rights who raised with the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Affairs concerns about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights. In Jamaica, our High Commission has raised the issue of Jamaica's legislation regarding homosexuality with the new government, including the Prime Minister. The Commonwealth...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Overseas Aid (28 May 2012)

Baroness Northover: ...advocate strongly for the repeal of laws that criminalise homosexuality or discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation. Concerns about the treatment or status of lesbian gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) people are raised at the highest levels by ministers and senior officials. Since 2010 DfID has focused its bilateral aid programme in 28 countries. Consensual same-sex...

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill (11 Jun 2012)

Sandra Osborne: ...Equality Act 2006 as an independent statutory body and regulator. It is responsible for enforcing equality legislation on age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or transgender status, and for encouraging compliance with the Human Rights Act 1998. It has a duty to challenge prejudice and disadvantage and promote the importance of human rights. It works to...

Written Answers — Health: Gender Recognition (12 Jun 2012)

Sandra Osborne: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what the effect will be on the level of funding for transgender treatment facilities of (a) the efficiency initiative to save £20 billion in the NHS by 2015 and (b) implementation of NHS reforms; (2) what steps he is taking to ensure that funding arrangements enable patients with gender dysphoria to receive prompt and effective treatment from...

Homophobic Bullying (Schools) (12 Jun 2012)

Iain Stewart: ...has been produced for schools to use. I am glad that within the Ofsted inspection framework is the expectation that schools should create a safe learning environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students. I certainly applaud all those initiatives, but more needs to be done. For all the toolkits available, research by Stonewall found that the vast majority of teachers want to...

Cancer Treatments (19 Jun 2012)

Virendra Sharma: ...answers, being given enough care after discharge and staff working well together.” Similarly, people with a disability or mental health conditions, people from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and people with rarer cancers also reported a less positive experience. In Ealing Hospital NHS Trust, only 48% of patients responded that they got understandable answers to...

Crime and Courts Bill [HL] — Committee (3rd Day) (Continued) (25 Jun 2012)

Baroness Falkner of Margravine: ...pluralism into the debate about diversity by suggesting that there are other groups that are also affected by this: all the protected groups, people with disabilities, people from lesbian, gay and transgender backgrounds, but, particularly, people from ethnic minorities. I think it was implied at some point in the debate that the clauses for flexible working would probably not be taken up...

Alan Turing — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] (27 Jun 2012)

John Leech: ...to be pardoned; calls therefore for a posthumous or disregarded conviction to be granted; and acknowledges the huge and unnecessary suffering that he and so many other gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people have had to endure.” I hope that colleagues on both sides of the House will support the motion—in spirit if not by signing it, if they do not or cannot sign EDMs. I hope that...

Vote on Account 2012-13 — Home Office: Foreign and Commonwealth Office — UK-Turkey Relations (4 Jul 2012)

Stephen Gilbert: ...Clwyd) said, to the issues relating to the political persecution of journalists and the persecution of women. I would add that Turkey’s record on the treatment of its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender minorities is not great. The report highlights many of the issues on which we must continue to press the Turkish authorities, but, crucially, we need Turkey’s attitude towards Cyprus...

Local Services (Planning): House of Lords Reform Bill — [2nd Allocated Day] (10 Jul 2012)

William Bain: ...sufficiently strong voice to the different nations and regions of the UK, as well as to working-class people, young people, the disabled, women, ethnic minorities and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. We are told that an unelected Chamber is more independent-minded than this partisan House, but a detailed analysis of results in the other place between 1999 and 2006, by...

Written Answers — Home Department: Gender Recognition (16 Jul 2012)

Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department on what date her Department issued its call for evidence on the actions included in its transgender equality action plan; if she will place in the Library a copy of each of the items of evidence submitted; what steps the Government proposes to take in response to those submissions; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Home Department: Gender Recognition (16 Jul 2012)

Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) when the Government intend to bring forward legislative proposals to address the issues identified in its transgender equality plan for action; (2) what information her Department holds on initiatives taken to date by public bodies, businesses, practitioners and the voluntary sector to implement the commitments set out in the...

Written Answers — Home Department: Gender Recognition (3 Sep 2012)

Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will place in the Library a progress report on each of the proposed actions set out in the Government's transgender equality plan for action.

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Government’s Programme (4 Sep 2012)

Patrick Harvie: ...to achieve that tone of voice in our debates, so it would be a positive move if we could do so on this issue. Whether one comes to the bill from the point of view of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality and giving same-sex relationships the same equal rights, dignity and status as mixed-sex relationships, or whether one comes to it from the point of view of religious freedom, I...

Written Answers — Home Department: Passports (7 Sep 2012)

Mark Harper: “Advancing transgender equality: a plan for action” published by the Home Office in December 2011, indicated that a review would be undertaken on how gender identification is represented in passport application forms and passports. The review is being carried out by the Identity and Passport Service and will meet the timeline, set out in the action plan, to report by the end of February...

[Mr Edward Leigh in the Chair] (11 Sep 2012)

Jeremy Browne: ...seriously, and we support the Men’s Advice Line, which is for all men who experience violence from a current or ex-partner, and Broken Rainbow, which provides advice to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people affected by domestic violence. In 2011-12, we have allocated funding to the tune of £100,000 for a male victims and sexual violence fund, to support services that focus on...


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