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Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: LGB Alliance (18 May 2021)

Matt Warman: ...informed its consideration of the Public Sector Equality Duty, and equality law issues. The Commission’s published decision addressed allegations that LGB Alliance unlawfully discriminates against transgender people under the Equality Act 2010. The Commission’s published decision is clear that no charity should undermine the rights of others in promoting the rights of one or more...

Debate on the Address: Safe Streets for All (17 May 2021)

Tonia Antoniazzi: ...of a weapon. We all want to live in a society that is respectful and tolerant and strives for equality. Gender reassignment is rightly a protected characteristic and we must respect the privacy of transgender people, but in order to protect everyone when it comes to official records of offences, particularly against women and girls, we need accurate records of the biological sex of the...

Debate on the Address: A Brighter Future for the Next Generation (13 May 2021)

Edward Leigh: laws. We should therefore protect free speech, and it is down to headteachers and vice-chancellors to ensure that this ridiculous no-platforming stops. I do not want to get into the whole transgender issue, but a well-known feminist writer should not be barred from speaking in a university just because she has made a few comments on transgender issues. Finally, I want to talk about the...

Scottish Parliament: Presiding Officer (13 May 2021)

Alison Johnstone: ...champion for disabled people. We can do better. We need to get to the stage at which the Parliament truly represents all people in Scotland, including people from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, so that we really mirror those who live in our streets and neighbourhoods. There are challenges ahead, of course. As well as facing the pandemic, we are in the midst of the...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Ministerial and Other Maternity Allowances Bill 2019-21 (29 Apr 2021)

Zarah Sultana: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, which transgender charities the Government consulted with prior to the removal of gender neutral language from the Ministerial and other Maternity Allowances Bill.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Gender Recognition Act 2004 (26 Apr 2021)

Rupa Huq: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, whether she has made a recent assessment of the potential merits of updating the Gender Recognition Act 2004 to include self-declaration for transgender and non-binary people.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Counselling (23 Apr 2021)

Vicky Ford: ...offers information on how to ensure that vulnerable children, including children with special educational needs and disabilities, looked after children and those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, who have a higher prevalence to mental illness, can access counselling provision.  Further guidance on counselling in schools can be found...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Gender Recognition (22 Apr 2021)

Alex Chalk: ...pursuing ways to improve data relating to gender and gender identity, whilst also continuing to respect the rights and privacy of those who hold Gender Recognition Certificates. This year's transgender annual data collection exercise will, for the first time, collect anonymised information on the number of prisoners known to hold GRCs in the prison estate and this information will be...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Conversion Therapy (20 Apr 2021)

Deirdre Hargey: ...forward by my Department. We need to accept people for who they are, and that is what I will be sure to do. I know that this has been touched on, but who are they? They are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex. As was said, they are family members, loved ones and neighbours in our community. They are those who treat us and who teach us. Indeed, they are our co-workers in...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Conversion Therapy (20 Apr 2021)

Mark Durkan: ...and unequivocally that sexual orientation is not a sin to be confessed. The freedom to be oneself is something that most of us take for granted, yet, for some gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals, being themselves can be the most frightening step that they will ever take. The practice of conversion therapy is not only abhorrent but barbaric and must be consigned to the past....

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: LGBT People (20 Apr 2021)

Barry Sheerman: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to ensure that local authorities have adequate resources to provide safe public spaces for transgender people.

Botulinum Toxin and Cosmetic Fillers (Children) Bill - Second Reading (16 Apr 2021)

Lord Bethell: ...and 66% of children feel negatively or very negatively about their body image most of the time. These figures are even higher for specific groups including women, people with disabilities and transgender people. It is clearly far too high. These are very personal issues. My noble friend Lady Wyld has spoken of her three daughters and my noble friend Lady Neville-Rolfe spoke of her...

Public Bill Committee: Armed Forces Bill: Clause 18 - Posthumous pardons in relation to certain abolished service offences (25 Mar 2021)

Johnny Mercer: Clause 18 reflects the Government’s commitment to the fair and equal treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender armed forces personnel. The clause amends section 164 of the Policing and Crime Act 2017 to extend posthumous pardons for very old, abolished service offences. Presently, section 164, in so far as it relates to the armed forces, refers only to historical service offences...

Women and Equalities: Conversion Therapy (24 Mar 2021)

Elizabeth Truss: .... I have also dealt with a number of other long-standing issues, such as responding to the consultation on the reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 to make the process simpler and kinder for transgender people, improving transgender health care and changing the blood donation criteria for gay men donating blood. We are also working on an international LGBT conference, entitled Safe to...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Body Searches (24 Mar 2021)

Lord Blencathra: ...Answer by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar on 9 March (HL13570), what consideration they have given to the views of women prisoners regarding the possibility of being searched by people identifying as transgender women in their review of the national policy on the searching of prisoners.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Strategy to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls (23 Mar 2021)

Rachel Woods: ...reforms to the justice system, and I fully agree that those recommendations around serious sexual offences need to be implemented urgently. We must recognise abuses that target women, those who are transgender and those who are non-binary simply because of their gender identity for what they are: hate crimes. Misogyny is a blight that affects us all, and I give credit and thanks to the...

Smoke-free Society by 2030 (23 Mar 2021)

Jo Churchill: ...rates remain too high in certain areas of the country. Like my right hon. Friend, I would look specifically at the levelling-up agenda in deprived areas, among the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, and among pregnant women and people with mental health conditions. Our focus on driving down rates across the country must be relentless. We must ensure that they are levelled...

Written Answers — Home Office: Hate Crime (23 Mar 2021)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...; religion or perceived religion; sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation; disability or perceived disability and any crime motivated by hostility or prejudice against a person who is transgender or perceived to be transgender.” This definition has been produced for operational purposes. Any arrest, charge or prosecution taken forward by the police or Crown Prosecution Service...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Speaker's Business: Public Petition: Ban Conversion Therapy (22 Mar 2021)

Paula Bradshaw: ...for improved rights on behalf of all LGBT+ people in Northern Ireland. I am especially privileged to have him as a member of staff. I also put on record my appreciation to the Rainbow Project and TransgenderNI for their work on the issue. The UK LGBT rights charity Stonewall defines conversion therapy as: "any form of treatment or psychotherapy which aims to change a person’s sexual...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Body Searches (22 Mar 2021)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to introduce a new section to Procedures for searching people: PSI 07/2016, published on 26 July 2016, on the conduct of searches by transgender prison officers.

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