Unintended Consequences – House of Commons debate on transgender equality

The briefing below was written by WAPOW (Women Analysing Policy on Women) for the debate on the trans enquiry, November 2016.

On Thursday 1st December 2016, The House of Commons will debate a motion on Transgender Equality.

Maria Miller’s Committee has called for the removal of qualifying requirements for gender change, so that anyone could easily become legally a member of the opposite sex, without the need for any form of social or medical transition.

We’re asking everyone worried about the implications of this move to contact their MP.

Also see our call to action post, Write to Your MP

Unintended Consequences PDF

Here’s a visual summary of the issues:

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Proposed review of the Gender Recognition Act 2004: The Need for Safeguards. PDF

 

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Penny

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