Dr Nicola Williams

Introducing our spokeswoman, Dr Nicola Williams Dr Nicola Williams is a research scientist specialising in human biology and has held a number of senior scientific positions within the pharmaceutical industry. She is now dedicated to her full-time volunteer role as a writer and speaker on reform of the Gender Recognition

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Trans Fact Checker

A handy myth-buster copied with kind permission from transfacts.com MYTH: Transwomen have surgery to transition. REALITY: 80-95% of males who identify as transgender keep their penis. Source:  Evidence given by GIRES to MPs at the Women and Equalities Select Committee’s transgender inquiry in 2015.   MYTH: Transwomen in the UK

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After Karen White: What Is The Government Doing To Make Sure Women In Prison Never Get Attacked By A Male Inmate Ever Again?

How did we get here? Back in December 2015 the government announced there would be a review of the Care and Management of Transgender Offenders. This led to the launch one year later of a new prison policy by HMPPS (Her Majesties Prison and Probation Service) called PSI17/2016. Two external consultants were used

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How many transgender prisoners are there and where are they located? Analysis of 2018 HMPPS Equality statistics.

  Data including the number of transgender prisoners serving their sentence in England and Wales is captured each year in April. Six months later the figures are released to the public. This article is an analysis of the data conducted by Fair Play For Women.     This year, prisoners

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Sex hormones and surgeries

Sex hormone therapy The NHS does not currently allow children under the age of 16 to be prescribed cross-sex hormones such as testosterone or estrogen.  However, once your child reaches 16 then treatment with cross-sex hormones can be obtained on the NHS. This is a particularly crucial stage in the

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