National LGBT survey tells us nothing about women’s views on GRA reform but the government still quotes findings as evidence of lack of opposition.

  In July 2017, the government launched a survey to gather more information about the experiences of LGBT people in the UK. The survey response was unprecedented. Over 108,000 people participated, making it the largest national survey of LGBT people in the world to date. The sample was self-selected, and

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Fact checker

  Lots of statistics are thrown about in the debate about transgender rights. Lot of the figures you’ll hear are simply wrong, misinformed or based on poor quality studies.   Lots of trans people are murdered – FALSE Trans prisoners commit suicide because they are in a male prisons –

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Half of all transgender prisoners are sex offenders or dangerous category A inmates

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.

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How often are transgender people murdered?

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.

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Chromosomes, biological sex and gender

Human genetics – sexual reproduction, chromosomes, how it works; genes, what can go wrong. Sexual development, disorders and gender identity! Masses of information, some guaranteed surprises, pictures, videos and loads of links. Clue yourself in.

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Biological sex differences: bones & muscles

Biological sex affects every part of us, down to the cellular level. The internet’s full of misinformed nonsense – and, worryingly, even medical science doesn’t know the half of it. Real physical differences between women and men are too far-reaching to cover in depth but I’ll try to be comprehensive. Part 1: structure. Skeleton, head, muscles.

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Mermaid’s lies and the trans youth suicide myth

Created by parents struggling to help their gender-questioning children, Mermaids Transgender was a support group. Now it’s a registered charity, receiving large grants and consulted by the UK Government, the NHS and others. And is still a group of blinkered evangelists. Despite their elevated status, Mermaids have shown themselves incapable of handling facts or seeing wider contexts. Our distressed young people need support, not sterilisation. We explain.

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