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Gender Recognition Act Consultation

Trans people are able to receive legal recognition of their acquired gender through a process set out in the Gender Recognition Act (GRA) 2004. Since the GRA came into force, only 4,910 people have legally changed their gender. This is fewer than the number of trans respondents to the government’s LGBT survey, who were clear […]

Consultation on Gender Recognition Act

Commenting on the news that the Government Equalities Office will be consulting on changes to the legal system for gender transition, Rt Hon Maria Miller MP, Chair of the Women and Equalities Committee, said:  “The Women and Equalities Committee in the last Parliament recommended that the Government bring forward proposals to update the 2004 Gender […]