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

2020 highlights

As we near the end of a tough year, we want to highlight some of the more positive developments from 2020. 5 Trans women continue playing rugby in England Rugby Football Union went against the devastating World Rugby ruling and cleared trans women to continue playing domestic women’s rugby in England at all levels. We… Continue reading 2020 highlights

Goodbye, 2020!

We have seen a lot of negative media coverage of trans people this year. But these stories are not the only ones that exist. As this terrible year comes to an end, we reflected on some of our favourite trans media from the last 12 months. This list is by no means exhaustive, but compiles… Continue reading Goodbye, 2020!

A huge leap for equality in Northern Ireland

Gendered Intelligence’s Policy lead, Cara English, grew up in Belfast, and reflects on what news laws on equal marriage and abortion in Northern Ireland mean to her and other LGBTQ people. On the 21st October, the political parties in Northern Ireland failed to restart the Assembly (our devolved parliament), allowing for a cross-party Westminster bill on equal… Continue reading A huge leap for equality in Northern Ireland