Results 141–160 of 2000 for transgender

Scottish Parliament written answers — Justice: Justice (6 Jun 2007)

Patrick Harvie: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to introduce legislation on the statutory aggravation of hate crimes against disabled and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Community Safety: Community Safety (13 Jun 2007)

Patrick Harvie: To ask the Scottish Executive how its work on community safety will address the distinct needs of members of minority groups in society, such as disabled people, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and minority ethnic groups.

Workplace Diversity (13 Jun 2007)

Lorely Burt: ...employment policies for ethnic minority women. However, the case is just as clear for women generally, ethnic minority men, and people of a different sexual orientation—lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, to which I will refer using the term LGBT. On ethnic minority women, I am indebted to the Equal Opportunities Commission for its excellent briefing, on which what I will say is...

HMRC: Gender Dysphoria (5 Jul 2007)

Chris McCafferty: May I add my congratulations to my hon. Friend on her promotion, and welcome her to the Dispatch Box? Is she aware of the huge disparity in the ability of transgender people in the UK to access treatment and surgery? In her new role, will she liaise with colleagues in the Department of Health to ensure equality for all transgender people nationwide across the UK?

Written Answers — Health: Departments: Equality (11 Jul 2007)

Andrew Lansley: ...of State for Health at what cost to the public purse his Department's Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Advisory Group commissioned the taking of (a) lesbian, gay and bisexual images and (b) transgender images as referred to in his Department's Single Equality Scheme 2007 to 2010, published on 8 June 2007; how he defines (i) lesbian, gay and bisexual images and (ii) transgender...

Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Health Education: Sex (23 Jul 2007)

Andrew George:; (3) whether he plans to employ more specially-trained staff to deliver sex and relationship education; (4) whether he plans to incorporate information about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender relationships into sex and relationship education.

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: Voluntary Organisations: Finance (17 Sep 2007)

Phil Hope: ...Trustee Networks 92,250 Community Action Network (CAN) 120,694 Community Development Exchange (CDX) 246,441 Community Matters 255,223 Consortium of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender VCOs 92,250 Council of Ethnic Minority Voluntary Organisations (CEMVO) 256,250 Development Trusts Association (DTA) 142,072 Foyer Federation 115,313 National Association for...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers To Questions: Youth Outreach Expenditure (17 Sep 2007)

Caitriona Ruane: ...000 for YouthNet, focusing on dealing with young people who are isolated because of their gender, disability, because they are from an ethnic minority community, or from a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender group. The Department also allocated £437,000 for detached outreach youth workers in Belfast; £250,000 for detached youth workers, under the renewing community initiative in...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Justice: Justice (18 Sep 2007)

Margaret Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive when it plans to introduce hate crime legislation to protect disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, as promised in the SNP manifesto.

Orders of the Day: Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill (8 Oct 2007)

Jack Straw: ...about this important protection for a minority. I want to hear views from the House, and from outside organisations, on whether the offence could or should be extended to cover hatred against transgender and disabled people. I cannot give commitments until I have seen the arguments—this is a complicated area—but I am ready to consider amendments to that end if a case can be made. The...

Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Pupils: Intimidation (11 Oct 2007)

Kevin Brennan: We have not conducted any research into the bullying of transgender pupils at school, or into children at school who have one or more transgender parents. However, we are aware of the research which Professor Stephen Whittle carried out for the Equalities Review on this issue.

Written Answers — Women and Equality: Gender: Equality (16 Oct 2007)

Jo Swinson: To ask the Minister for Women and Equality what plans she has to protect transgender people from discrimination, beyond those who have had, or seek, gender reassignment; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Transsexuality (16 Oct 2007)

Jo Swinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what guidelines are in place for dealing with transgender prisoners; and if he will make a statement.

Public Bill Committee: Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill: Written evidence to be reported to the House (16 Oct 2007)

Philip Hollobone: In that regard, what is your reaction to the potential for extending the proposal to include hatred against transgender and disabled people?

Opposition Day — [2nd Allotted Day]: HM Revenue and Customs (28 Nov 2007)

Rob Marris: officers, the benefits of flexible working, the NHS being free at the point of use without patient vouchers, passports and all that nonsense, rights for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people—

Scottish Parliament: Equality and Diversity (28 Nov 2007)

Stewart Maxwell: ...women's roles; and support the engagement of women and women's organisations. Scotland has made great strides in improving legislative rights and policy recognition for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities, but, unfortunately, homophobic attitudes remain an underlying barrier to equality. The LGBT hearts and minds group is exploring the prejudice and discrimination...

Public Bill Committee: Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill: Schedule 21 (29 Nov 2007)

Maria Eagle: ...nobody’s interest for there to be misunderstanding about what the law means once it is passed, and we will seek to make it clear now. On Second Reading, the Secretary of State made reference to transgender and disabled people. He said that we would listen to any representations and evidence that there was an issue about incitement to  hatred against transgender and disabled people....

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Cuba: Politics and Government (5 Dec 2007)

Meg Munn: ...of Cuban government policy on homosexuality is positive overall. The Cuban National Center for Sex Education is a government funded body which advocates tolerance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues on the island and which has recently proposed legislation on some of these issues.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Iran: Human Rights (5 Dec 2007)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: ...Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent assessment he has made of Iran's human rights record, with particular reference to the treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people; and if he will hold discussions with his international counterparts to seek an end to persecution on the grounds of sexuality in Iran.

Orders of the Day: New Clause 1 — Blasphemy (9 Jan 2008)

Michael Martin: With this it will be convenient to discuss the following: New clause 14— Hatred against persons on transgender grounds— 'The Public Order Act 1986 (c. 64) is amended in accordance with Schedule [Hatred against persons on transgender grounds] to this Act, which creates offences involving stirring up hatred against persons on transgender grounds.'. New clause 15— Increase in sentences...

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