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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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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The Results Of The Populus On-Line Survey Following The UK Gender Recognition Act Consultation 2018

Introduction At the end of the UK Gender Recognition Consultation, an online survey was commissioned by ‘Women Ask Questions’ and paid for by publicly crowdfunded money raised for this purpose. Populus conducted the survey between 19th and 21st October 2018, using 2074 UK respondents (49% male, 51% female, weighted) across

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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 there

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