Trans Lobby Groups tactics for changing legislation

The Trans Lobby Groups tactics for changing legislation, policies, guidance and practice has pretty much been consistent in recent years when you start to look back over everything they've been successful in changing. There's only two and they are really very simple. #1 We are already doing it #2 It won't make a difference to … Continue reading Trans Lobby Groups tactics for changing legislation

Scottish Prison Service Policy written by trans lobby group

There was an article in The Times Scotland about 'Women are being put in danger because Scottish prison chiefs allow male-bodied transgender inmates to live in female-only areas of jails, campaigners have warned' which stated - "Scottish Trans Alliance did not respond to a request for comment last night. However the org has previously defended … Continue reading Scottish Prison Service Policy written by trans lobby group

Controversial LGBT school guidance which discards single sex spaces and sports

Government funded school guidance has been issued across Scotland, endorsed by Children's Commissioner, charities, LA's etc which discards the need for single sex spaces/sports No Equality Impact Assessments were carried out, neither by the organisations who compiled the guidance nor the Local Authorities who have distributed it amongst their schools. As a mother of daughters … Continue reading Controversial LGBT school guidance which discards single sex spaces and sports

Census Bill to change question on Sex to Gender Identity

The Govt want to make amendments to the Census by adding in questions on Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation. This means a change in legislation is needed. Some questions are voluntary and some required with threat of penalty if unanswered. The Sexual Orientation question will be voluntary, just like the question on religion is. However, … Continue reading Census Bill to change question on Sex to Gender Identity

Scottish Bill confirms “Transwomen ARE Women”

The Scottish Govts newly passed gender bill, the Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scot) Bill, has redefined the language used in the GRA. A person is no longer reassigned a gender. This legislation now defines it as 'becoming female'. The GRA doesn't actually believe that a man can become female. It's purpose was to give … Continue reading Scottish Bill confirms “Transwomen ARE Women”

Transgender groups lobby Government to change the Equality Act 2010

Trans groups are simultaneously lobbying the UK Government to change the protected characteristics and scrap single sex provisions within the Equality Act 2010 AND being funded by the Scottish Government to develop guidance and deliver training to policy makers, organisations and service providers. Can anyone see that there might be some conflict here? We already … Continue reading Transgender groups lobby Government to change the Equality Act 2010

Women & Equalities Committee Evidence Information Sheet

This is an information sheet with cut & paste extracts and links to written evidence from the Women and Equalities Committee: Transgender Equality Report (2015). Page 9 "We also heard from various quarters the view that the UK government should adopt the overarching principles on trans equality embodied in two international declarations:21 • the Yogyakarta … Continue reading Women & Equalities Committee Evidence Information Sheet