There has been a lot of publicity and discussion on social media recently about a study which reports on a trans-identified male who has exclusively breastfeed a baby for the first 6 weeks. So is this possible and who might benefit from this; if male-bodied people are now able to nurse
Dr Nicola Williams has written a number of articles reviewing some of the Science and Statistics behind the transgender debate. They can all be found here. If there are any other facts you’d like to see Nicola cover please email her with your suggestions at firstname.lastname@example.org Statistics: How many transgender
The prison service is not recording data on transgender prisoners systematically. The Ministry of Justice and the prison service did not supply information via Freedom of Information requests, as they stated that there is no ‘business or legal case’ for recording the data; Fair Play for Women strongly disagrees. We think Government policy changes require proper information and an impact assessment.
Since 2008 the number of transgender people who have been murdered worldwide has been recorded annually by the Trans Murder Monitoring project. Analysing the data, we find the transgender murder rate is highest in Central and South America. It is much safer to be transgender in European countries – on average just under 1 transgender person is murdered in the UK each year.