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Scottish Parliament: HIV (Information in Schools) (4 Oct 2017)

Aileen Campbell: .... That new resource will cover a range of issues including consent, healthy relationships and the impact of digital technology, and it will also be fully inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex issues.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (11 Oct 2017)

David Davies: In my constituency of Monmouth, children as young as 12 have been labelled as transgender and prescribed potentially life-altering sex change drugs. Does the Prime Minister agree that the law needs to be tightened to prevent this potential mistreatment of vulnerable young people?

Iran: Human Rights — [Ms Karen Buck in the Chair] (11 Oct 2017)

Theresa Villiers: ...rights noted that more than 170 people were arrested in November purely on the basis of messages they posted on social media. It is deeply worrying that the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are wholly unprotected in Iran and that homosexuality is a crime punishable by death. In August last year, gay teenager Hassan Afshar was executed. He had no access to a lawyer...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Gender Recognition (16 Oct 2017)

David Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent estimate he has made of how many serving prisoners are transgender.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Gender Recognition (16 Oct 2017)

David Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many female to male transgender offenders in the prison system are serving their sentences in male prisons.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Gender Recognition (16 Oct 2017)

Carolyn Harris: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many applications made by transgender prisoners for transfer to a prison of their chosen gender have been approved since the provisions of the Equality Act 2010 relating to gender reassignment came into force.

Iran (16 Oct 2017)

Kevin Foster: Given wider concerns about the Iranian regime’s appalling human rights record, particularly on LGBT— lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender—issues and with the persecution of Christians, we can understand why people have some scepticism about accepting its word. Will the Minister reassure me as to just how thorough the monitoring of this deal is, so that everyone can have confidence...

Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill (20 Oct 2017)

Chris Bryant: ..., the provisions in part 12 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003. That Act made any offence aggravated when it was based on hostility to the victim’s race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or transgender nature. That statutory definition of aggravated offences built on the Crime and Disorder Act 1998, which stipulated that certain offences would attract longer sentences if they were...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: LGBT People: Public Sector (24 Oct 2017)

Nick Gibb: In 2015, the Government published guidance for employers and service providers on how to specifically support and include transgender people at work. This helps them to meet their obligations under the Equality Act 2010. We also recently issued instructions to offender management services to improve the treatment and management of transgender offenders. The new guidelines state that all...

Centenary of the Balfour Declaration (25 Oct 2017)

Alistair Burt: ...of such a Jewish homeland, and the state of Israel. Israel is a symbol of openness and a thriving democracy. It is a beacon for upholding the rights of women and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The energy, innovation and creativity of Israel’s people stand out as an example to the world, and the existence of the state of Israel is not up for discussion. The UK’s...

Modern Slavery Act 2015: Global LGBT Rights (26 Oct 2017)

Nick Herbert: ...LGBT rights. I am grateful to the Backbench Business Committee for agreeing to this debate, which was proposed by members of the all-party parliamentary group on global lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, which I have the honour to chair. This is a tale of two worlds. In one, as we saw in this House, we have seen the near completion of rights for LGBT people, full recognition in...

Proportional Representation — [James Gray in the Chair] (30 Oct 2017)

Caroline Lucas: one by male MPs, and the UK is now just about 40th in the world when it comes to women’s parliamentary representation. People of colour, disabled people, carers, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are still under-represented in Parliament. PR would make a difference to that, because under PR MPs cannot rely on just the votes of their tribe. To win the support of the...

Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill [Lords] (30 Oct 2017)

Luke Pollard: a young man. Back then, the armed forces were not always an open and welcoming place for many people in our community. The progress made over many years for the lesbian, gender, bisexual and transgender community, the BAME community and women is to be welcomed and supported. We have made an awful lot of progress in terms of both legislative equality and—perhaps more...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: LGBT People: Public Sector (31 Oct 2017)

Nick Gibb: We launched a national survey on 23 July to ask lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people living in the UK about their experiences of using public services, and about any experiences of discrimination that they may have faced throughout their lives. The survey closed on 15 October. We received more than 100,000 responses, making this one of the largest ever surveys of LGBT...

Commonwealth Summit 2018 - Question for Short Debate (2 Nov 2017)

Lord Judd: ...coming from the Commonwealth conference? On human rights, there is so much that can be said. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s 2016 publication dealing with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights stated: “The authorities in many countries actively persecute LGB&T people. Consensual same-sex relations remain criminalised in 75 jurisdictions, including the majority of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: GCSE Results (6 Nov 2017)

Catherine West: The Minister mentioned children of all backgrounds. What is the funding allocation for the coming academic year for counselling services and help for transgender children, which the charity Stonewall describes as being in a seriously bad state?

Scottish Parliament: Apology (Same-sex Sexual Activity) (7 Nov 2017)

Nicola Sturgeon: I am grateful for the opportunity to address Parliament. Today marks an important milestone in achieving true equality for Scotland’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community. This morning, the Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Bill was published. Scotland has travelled so far in recent years in relation to LGBTI equality that it still shocks...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Gender Recognition Certificates (9 Nov 2017)

David Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many gender recognition certificates have been granted to transgender women who posses male genitalia.

International Men’s Day — [Ian Austin in the Chair] (14 Nov 2017)

Paula Sherriff: ...that seek to undermine women and create division and mistrust among the sexes; that boys can talk to each other about their feelings and it does not matter if someone is gay, straight, bisexual or transgender because there is not a one-size-fits-all catch-all and our differences are what make us interesting, even in these days. We can encourage boys to talk about their health problems and...

Scottish Parliament: Prejudice-based Bullying and Harassment in Schools, and Personal and Social Education (15 Nov 2017)

Alex Cole-Hamilton: ...of all were the examples in which some teachers condoned or incited such behaviour among students, or were even the cause of it. We received evidence that 27 per cent of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex children in Scotland have attempted suicide because of bullying and homophobia. The measure of the task that is ahead of us is great and it is laid out in the...

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