Tackling Transphobia in the Labour Party Outcome of a Consultation and Recommendations Press Release 16 Nov 2021

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Introduction In January 2021 Labour Trans Equality issued a Consultation Paper designed to promote a discussion about transphobia and how to tackle it when manifested in the Labour Party This was in response to two things. First, specific examples of… Continue Reading →

Labour Trans Equality Model CLP Motion tackling Transphobia prejudice, harassment – Press Release 17 – Nov 2021

SUPPORTING LABOUR TRANS EQUALITY A MODEL CLP MOTION We have prepared this model CLP motion following publication of our report “Tackling Transphobia in the Labour Party; Outcome of a Consultation and Recommendations for Action” in order to support local action… Continue Reading →

Ms Rosie Duffield MP – A Comment by Labour Trans Equality on Ms Duffield’s Recent Actions in Relation to Trans Issues and her Support for Gender Critical Perspectives – Press Release 18 – Nov 2021

It is fair to say that Ms Duffield’s apparent support for so called “gender critical” perspectives and organisations such as the Labour Women’s Declaration and the LGB Alliance, has generated considerable criticism from Trans people and their allies both within… Continue Reading →

Keir Starmer Speaks Up Strongly in Support of Trans People Press Statement Number 15

Keir Starmer Speaks Up Strongly in Support of Trans People In a video message for Pink News’ “Pride for All” celebrations on 9 June Keir Starmer made his strongest statement yet in asserting his support for ensuring the rights of… Continue Reading →

“Ban on “conversion therapy“ would not violate freedom of religion or belief under international law, because of the harm it causes” Press Statement Number 14

21 April 2021 “Ban on “conversion therapy“would not violate freedom of religion or belief under international law, because of the harm it causes” The Evangelical Alliance a religious grouping has written to the Prime Minister Boris Johnson claiming that a… Continue Reading →

“It’s official …Labour Trans Equality becomes a “Friend of Labour” Press Statement Number 11 31 March 2021

We are pleased and proud to announce that Labour Trans Equality has now officially been recognised as a “Friend of Labour” Labour ‘Friends of’ Groups provide a forum for members with a common interest to represent communities, professions and policy… Continue Reading →

“Safeguarding Young Trans People; The Real Issues!” Press Statement Number 12

“Safeguarding Young Trans People; The Real Issues!” In an article for the Socialist Health Association published in its latest Bulletin Labour Trans Equality criticises those who are failing to acknowledge the scale of the crisis affecting access to appropriate healthcare… Continue Reading →

Some of Their Lordships Lose the Plot Over the Wording of the Ministerial & Other Maternity Allowances Bill” Press Release Number 10

23 February 2021 A number of peers including some Labour Peers most of whom (with some notable exceptions) really should know better, are claiming that this Bill as currently drafted using the word person “erases women from public discourse” because… Continue Reading →

“ Freedom of Speech” Means Nothing for Trans People Who Are Systematically Silenced By the Mainstream Media; Says Labour Trans Equality” Press Release Number 9

19 February 2021 Trans people are being systematically silenced, or “no-platformed” by the media, while  the merchants of transphobia and homophobia   are given multiple platforms to say whatever they like about trans people however baseless or insulting This is the… Continue Reading →

The Tories and hate-speech: Distract, divide, and rule.

Written By Dr Natacha Kennedy Transphobic hate speech has an effect. Statistics on hate-crimes directed at trans people, have quadrupled since 2015 and that is despite only 1 in 7 trans people ever reporting crimes against them to the police…. Continue Reading →

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