Results 121–140 of 1534 for transgender

Business of the House (30 Dec 2020)

Alison Thewliss: LEAP Sports Scotland, in my constituency, does fantastic work to include lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in sports and to break down barriers. It has been among many non-academic groups that have benefited from the wide opportunities afforded by Erasmus+ and is most concerned that it would lose out under the Turing scheme. So may we have a debate on facilitating...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Gender Recognition (23 Dec 2020)

Baroness Berridge: The work by the Government Equalities Office has been superceded by NHS England commissioning an independent review into adolescent transgender healthcare, led by Dr Hilary Cass. One of the issues it will consider is the increase in the number of adolescents seeking the use of gender identity services.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Gender Recognition: Children (22 Dec 2020)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ...gender identity services for children and young people will include (a) the relationship between (i) autism spectrum disorder and (ii) sexuality with gender dysphoria, (b) the potential effect of transgender organisations on gender dysphoria and (d) the experience of (A) desisters and (B) detransitioners; and if he will make a statement.

Online Harms Consultation (15 Dec 2020)

John Nicolson: ...lockdown have seen a surge in homophobia and transphobia online. The TIE—Time for Inclusive Education—campaign reports a 72% rise in attacks on and cyber-bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people, with organisations such as the so-called LGB Alliance leading the onslaught. In that context, surely there is a case for looking again at social media anonymity. Noms de...

Scottish Parliament: Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (15 Dec 2020)

Humza Yousaf: ...affected and on their family. I know that from personal experience, but so do many other victims who have been the targets of hate because of their sexuality, their race, their religion, their transgender identity or, indeed, any other characteristics, such as disability.

Backbench Business: UK Relations with Qatar — [Christina Rees in the Chair] (10 Dec 2020)

Alyn Smith: ...the state”. That could mean almost anything, and that is a poor piece of legislation that I think deserves criticism. We have heard also about Qatar’s attitude to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. As a gay man myself, this issue is close to my heart. The Qatari Government say that everyone is welcome at the World cup in 2022, and the eyes of the world are watching...

Puberty-blocker Drugs - Question (10 Dec 2020)

Lord Young of Norwood Green: My Lords, I wish to make my position clear: I am opposed to all forms of transphobia and transgender discrimination, but this should not override the rights of women as defined in law. I welcome the Minister’s statement on the guidance and the research, and I am sure he agrees with me on the importance of the NHS guidance. Does he also recognise that this needs to be ported? What actions...

International Human Rights Day - Question (10 Dec 2020)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...him that, as a co-chair of the Equal Rights Coalition alongside Argentina, we are sharing best practice and promoting LGBT rights equality globally. Even in countries such as Pakistan, we have seen transgender legislation being brought forward, which is encouraging for a country that is substantially challenged on a whole range of human rights.

Scottish Parliament: Forensic Medical Services (Victims of Sexual Offences) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (10 Dec 2020)

Andy Wightman: ...EU directive. However, I am concerned that the use of the term “gender” in the 2014 act might, in the future, be open to greater ambiguity as a result of contemporary debate about the rights of transgender people. “Gender” and “sex” are distinct terms, with different meanings, but they were not so regarded in 2013. Latterly, I was inclined to support Johann Lamont’s...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Gender Recognition: Health Services (9 Dec 2020)

Rupa Huq: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to reduce waiting times for transgender people to be seen at NHS gender clinics.

Coronation Street: 60th Anniversary (2 Dec 2020)

John Whittingdale: ...of examples of that, starting with the issue of racism in the very early episodes in the 1960s. Since then, it has addressed teenage pregnancy; domestic abuse, of both males as well as females; and transgender issues. It has even covered the challenge of someone having to try to find the money to pay the TV licence and failing, with this resulting in imprisonment. I am happy to tell the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Homicide: Gender Recognition (2 Dec 2020)

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many convicted murderers were recorded as being transgender in each year for which information is available.

Written Answers — Home Office: Homicide: Gender Recognition (2 Dec 2020)

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many murders there have been where the victim was recorded as being transgender in each year for which information is available.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Hate Crime Legislation (1 Dec 2020)

Naomi Long: our own city, there is certainly merit in looking at whether the motivation for an attack is the gender of the person who has been attacked. I am glad to see that the report also deals with transgender issues. It is incredibly important that those issues are dealt with at the same time as all the others, because that is an area where the number of people who experience hate crimes and,...

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health Support for Young People (1 Dec 2020)

Jamie Greene: ...and colleges. In any group of young people there, one in nine will have attempted suicide, and one in six will have self-harmed, which Monica Lennon referred to. Among the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community, the numbers are even higher. I have lost two friends in my network in just the past three months. I know that because they popped up on Facebook—it is another...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Gender Recognition: Homicide (30 Nov 2020)

Philip Davies: ...of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what information his Department holds on the number of (a) people who have been convicted of murder and (b) victims of murder who were transgender around the world.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Blood: Homosexuality (30 Nov 2020)

Lord Cashman: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to their LGBT Action Plan 2018: Improving the lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people, published on 3 July 2018, what progress they have made in reviewing the blood donation deferral period for men who have sex with men; who is leading that review; when they estimate that review to publish its recommendations; and what plans they have...

Football Governance — [Yvonne Fovargue in the Chair] (25 Nov 2020)

Clive Efford: ...further consideration. Any future review will have to address issues such as future funding for women’s football, football for people with disabilities and football for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities. The Premier League has chosen to reject Project Big Picture and conduct a strategic review that will have implications for the whole of football—for the FA, the...

Scottish Parliament: Policing (Complaints Handling, Investigations and Misconduct Issues) (Independent Review) (25 Nov 2020)

Humza Yousaf: ...staff associations that represent either minority groups or female officers have been positive about the chief constable’s swift action. I noticed comments from the lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender and intersex staff association, the Scottish women’s development forum and SEMPER Scotland—which represents ethnic minority officers—straight away, all welcoming the swift and...

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hungary: Same-sex Couple Adoption (24 Nov 2020)

Wendy Morton: We are completely opposed to all forms of discrimination and we continue our work to uphold the rights and freedoms of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in all circumstances. We are really concerned that the amendment of Hungary’s Registry Act, which was passed by the Hungarian Parliament in May, will have an adverse impact on the rights of transgender people, and I raised our...

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