#LGBTStories: Georgie

We’re proud of the work we do with and for the trans community. Now we want to share the community behind it – the fabulous people who keep GI running behind the scenes. Cleo Madeleine sat down with the team to talk about their work and share their #LGBTStories. Hi! Tell us a bit about… Continue reading #LGBTStories: Georgie

2021: Our Picks

This year we have seen a lot of negativity in the media about trans people. But where have been the positive and optimistic stories of trans people that we all know exist? As this year comes to an end, we compiled a list of our favourite trans media from 2021. These suggestions were fielded from… Continue reading 2021: Our Picks

Trans Rights Are Human Rights

Every year the 10th of December marks Human Rights Day. An international observance recognised by the UN, this day celebrates the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and encourages reflection and action on human rights around the world.  The UDHR was adopted in 1948 by the UN General Assembly, proclaiming the inalienable rights to which every human being is entitled, regardless of their… Continue reading Trans Rights Are Human Rights

Bell v Tavistock quashed on appeal – quick read

The Court of Appeal has today reversed the judgment handed down in Bell v Tavistock by the Divisional Court. We are proud to have stood with subject experts Brook, The Endocrine Society, and Liberty, as well as having the backing of legal experts The Good Law Project. Thanks to this intervention, the court heard submissions… Continue reading Bell v Tavistock quashed on appeal – quick read

GI joins the GMB

Today, Gendered Intelligence workers are announcing they have officially joined the GMB and formed a union within the charity. Open to all staff members below senior leadership level, the Union will work to ensure not only that conditions do not deteriorate across the organisation in future, but that trans voices are heard in the wider… Continue reading GI joins the GMB

Beginning of the End of ‘Conversion Therapy’, Introduction of Worrying Civic Infringements

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Today Her Majesty announced in the State Opening of Parliament that the Government aims to end the barbaric act of so-called ‘conversion therapy’. This is good and welcome news for all LGBT people, especially our LGBT youth who should be protected from this practice with a meaningful, legislative ban. However, it is troubling that, three… Continue reading Beginning of the End of ‘Conversion Therapy’, Introduction of Worrying Civic Infringements

Office for National Statistics withdraws from census guidance case; how best to respond

The census 2021 is a landmark opportunity for a meaningful snapshot to be recorded about the population of England and Wales. The data being gathered includes, for the first time, voluntary responses on gender identity. As an organisation, we would urge anyone who feels comfortable doing so to respond to the census in full so… Continue reading Office for National Statistics withdraws from census guidance case; how best to respond

Gendered Intelligence response to the CQC report on the Gender Identity Development Service

NHS England has a duty of care to provide the best standards of healthcare to all children and young people, including children and young people who are trans, gender diverse and exploring their gender identity. The CQC (Care Quality Commission) report shows that NHS England is failing to adhere to its own 18-week maximum waiting… Continue reading Gendered Intelligence response to the CQC report on the Gender Identity Development Service