149 trans people have had their preferred gender legally recognised since the Gender Recognition Act was commenced in September.
Dr Lydia Foy leaving the High Court after having her gender legally recognised 12:04 26 Jul 2016 Catherine Healy 12:04 Tuesday 26 July 2016 The legislation permits all individuals over the age of 18 to self-declare their own gender identity without testimony from medical professionals. The bill also allows trans people to have their gender accepted by state bodies for all purposes, including the right to marry or enter into a civil partnership. It means people who have transitioned can be issued with a new birth certificate and name, if they wish. The law, which was...Read More