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Equality Act 2010: Children from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (13 Oct 2020)

Ben Bradley: ...in the media and on Twitter—we would be forgiven for believing that protected characteristics in the Act are things such as black, Asian and minority ethnic, female, or lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. That is how usually it is put across, even by our institutions, by businesses and even by Government Ministers and Departments on the odd occasion. In truth, that is not correct....

LGBT International Rights - Question (12 Oct 2020)

Baroness Warsi: ..., that we must always work with local campaigners to ensure that changes in other countries are both indigenous and long term? Will she join me in congratulating Pakistan on its achievements on transgender rights, including the appointment of a transgender rights adviser—Aisha Mughal, who last year became the first transgender person to represent their country at the UN—to its Ministry...

Cultural Attractions: Contribution to Local Economy — [Sir Charles Walker in the Chair] (6 Oct 2020)

Stephen Doughty: ...in Cardiff South and Penarth. Yes, some are adapting. BBC Studios has adapted in a covid-safe way in Cardiff South and Penarth, and the world-leading Iris Prize lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender film festival is starting tonight virtually, online. That is fantastic, but many others simply cannot adapt in a way that is economically sustainable for them and those who work in their...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Gay Conversion Therapy (30 Sep 2020)

Vicky Ford: The government has committed to end conversion therapy and is exploring both legislative and non-legislative action to end this abhorrent practice. These practices degrade lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and can isolate them from their families, this is of course a particular concern for children and young people. Where these practices are not already unlawful, we will examine...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Exam results fiasco: Exam results fiasco (29 Sep 2020)

Sadiq Khan: .... It is so important in relation to education. Also, the Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm will be looking at the contribution made by women, by members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, plus (LGBTQ+) community, by those who are disabled, by those from the BAME community, and many others who are not reflected in the public realm. It is for others to...

Gender Recognition Act Consultation - Commons Urgent Question (25 Sep 2020)

The following Answer was given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons on Thursday 24 September. “We want transgender people to be free to live and prosper in modern Britain. We have looked carefully at the issues raised in the consultation, including potential changes to the Gender Recognition Act 2004. It is the Government’s view that the balance struck in this legislation is...

Gender Recognition Act Consultation (24 Sep 2020)

Elizabeth Truss: We want transgender people to be free to live and prosper in modern Britain. We have looked carefully at the issues raised in the consultation, including potential changes to the Gender Recognition Act 2004. It is the Government’s view that the balance struck in this legislation is correct, in that there are proper checks and balances in the system and also support for people who want to...

Women and Equalities: LGBT Action Plan (23 Sep 2020)

Elizabeth Truss: ...back shortly to talk about the future and how we do end it, but it is important that research is conducted. As I made clear in my written statement yesterday, it is very important that we protect transgender rights but also improve transgender healthcare. That is what we are doing by opening more clinics and also making the process of gender recognition certificates kinder and more...

Women and Equalities: Topical Questions (23 Sep 2020)

Elizabeth Truss: I want transgender people to be free to live and prosper in modern Britain. We will maintain the Gender Recognition Act, protect single-sex spaces, and work to make the recognition process kinder and more straightforward. In line with the priorities of transgender people, we are improving health services and reducing waiting times, and we have also launched the Cass review to ensure that...

Scottish Parliament: Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill (23 Sep 2020)

Humza Yousaf: ...across the countries of the United Kingdom for decades. The bill introduces new offences of stirring up hatred that cover the characteristics of age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, transgender identity and variations in sex characteristics. That is a significant expansion of the offence of stirring up of hatred, which aims to ensure that people who stir up hatred in respect of...

Written Ministerial Statements — Women and Equalities: Government Equalities Office Update (22 Sep 2020)

Elizabeth Truss: ...to live their lives and fulfil their potential regardless of their sex, gender identity, race or disability. We are proud to have introduced same-sex marriage and passed the Turing law. We want transgender people to be free to live and to prosper in a modern Britain. We have looked carefully at the issues raised in the consultation, including potential changes to the Gender Recognition Act...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous: Coronavirus (18 Sep 2020)

Nadine Dorries: ..., any long-term illness, disability or terminal condition or who are vulnerable; - to those facing issues related to their sexuality or identity including those living as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender; and - to those who have suffered bereavement.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Drugs: Rehabilitation (18 Sep 2020)

Nadine Dorries: ..., any long-term illness, disability or terminal condition or who are vulnerable; - to those facing issues related to their sexuality or identity including those living as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender; and - to those who have suffered bereavement.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Disease Control (18 Sep 2020)

Nadine Dorries: ..., any long-term illness, disability or terminal condition or who are vulnerable; - to those facing issues related to their sexuality or identity including those living as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender; and - to those who have suffered bereavement.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Sex and Relationship Education: Primary Education (16 Sep 2020)

Nick Gibb: ...request to withdraw a pupil from any sex education delivered in primary schools, other than as part of the science curriculum. All pupils should receive teaching on LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) content during their school years. Secondary schools should include LGBT content in their teaching. Primary schools can, when teaching about different types of families, include...

Scottish Parliament: Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill (9 Sep 2020)

John Finnie: ...members are behind the thrust of wanting to address such pernicious crime. The bill seeks to modernise the system, and we welcome the proposals in section 14 to update and improve the definition of transgender identity. The issue of sex has been raised, which is important, and Lord Bracadale made proposals in that regard. We will also come to the issues of age and consolidation. In...

Scottish Parliament: Older People (Human Rights) (3 Sep 2020)

Christina McKelvie: ...older people and to ensure that a tailored approach is taken to all intersections in such groups, whether they involve older veterans, older minority ethnic people or older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people. The Minister for Parliamentary Business and Veterans is very much involved in that work, and I would be happy to pass on Maurice Corry’s comments to him so that...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Eastern Europe: LGBT People (3 Aug 2020)

Baroness Sugg: ...with Governments across the region on this agenda. On 30 April, the Minister for Europe and the Americas raised with Hungarian Deputy Foreign Minister Magyar our concerns regarding the impact on transgender rights of amendments to the Registry Act. On 17 June, she raised with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Titov the UK's deep concern regarding the deteriorating human rights situation in...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Gender Recognition: Human Rights (28 Jul 2020)

Christine Jardine: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what recent discussions she has had with (a) Cabinet colleagues, (b) cross-party groups, and (c) representatives from LGBTQ organisations on (i) transgender rights and (ii) gender recognition.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: LGBT People: Coronavirus (24 Jul 2020)

Nadine Dorries: ...impacts that have been experienced by some groups during this time. The Government Equalities Office is engaging with other Government departments and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) sector to understand how we can best support the LGBT population at this time and as we move into recovery.


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