Labour Trans Equality welcomes Pro Trans Support by Conservatives

15 February 2021

Some LGBT supporters in the Conservative Party have joined Lib Dem Women and Trans Allies in the Green Party have come out strongly in support of Trans people.

Writing at length in Conservative Home about the need to reform the Gender Recognition Act (GRA) Nicola Richards MP and Alicia Kearns MP said.

“Having this ( Gender Recognition) certificate does not add any “extra” equality rights, impact the inclusion of trans people in single-sex spaces, or the provision of services. Trans people can already use, and have always been able to use, services matching their gender, regardless of whether they have the certificate

“Concerns about this process seem to be based largely around unevidenced fears that the safety or rights of non-trans people, particularly women, might be at risk. There is no evidence that improving the process of legal gender recognition for transgender people impacts on non-trans people. “

“There is, however, evidence that improving legal gender recognition for trans people increases their quality of life, dignity and safety.”

Cllr Anwen Muston of Labour Trans Equality said….

“This is yet another very positive developments in the emergence of a strengthening alliance of trans women and their allies across the political spectrum”

She went on..          

“We in LTE will work with trans women and allies across the political spectrum in asserting that “Trans rights are human rights. There is no conflict between women’s rights and trans rights”

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Labour Trans Equality welcomes Pro Trans Support by Conservatives

Press Release Number 7

15 February 2021

Some LGBT supporters in the Conservative Party have joined Lib Dem Women and Trans Allies in the Green Party have come out strongly in support of Trans people.

Writing at length in Conservative Home about the need to reform the Gender Recognition Act (GRA) Nicola Richards MP and Alicia Kearns MP said.

“Having this ( Gender Recognition) certificate does not add any “extra” equality rights, impact the inclusion of trans people in single-sex spaces, or the provision of services. Trans people can already use, and have always been able to use, services matching their gender, regardless of whether they have the certificate

“Concerns about this process seem to be based largely around unevidenced fears that the safety or rights of non-trans people, particularly women, might be at risk. There is no evidence that improving the process of legal gender recognition for transgender people impacts on non-trans people. “

“There is, however, evidence that improving legal gender recognition for trans people increases their quality of life, dignity and safety.”

Cllr Anwen Muston of Labour Trans Equality said….

“This is yet another very positive developments in the emergence of a strengthening alliance of trans women and their allies across the political spectrum”

She went on..          

“We in LTE will work with trans women and allies across the political spectrum in asserting that “Trans rights are human rights. There is no conflict between women’s rights and trans rights”

Ends ……………

es Support Trans People Too”

Labour Trans Equality welcomes Pro Trans Support by Conservatives

Press Release Number 7

15 February 2021

Some LGBT supporters in the Conservative Party have joined Lib Dem Women and Trans Allies in the Green Party have come out strongly in support of Trans people.

Writing at length in Conservative Home about the need to reform the Gender Recognition Act (GRA) Nicola Richards MP and Alicia Kearns MP said.

“Having this ( Gender Recognition) certificate does not add any “extra” equality rights, impact the inclusion of trans people in single-sex spaces, or the provision of services. Trans people can already use, and have always been able to use, services matching their gender, regardless of whether they have the certificate

“Concerns about this process seem to be based largely around unevidenced fears that the safety or rights of non-trans people, particularly women, might be at risk. There is no evidence that improving the process of legal gender recognition for transgender people impacts on non-trans people. “

“There is, however, evidence that improving legal gender recognition for trans people increases their quality of life, dignity and safety.”

Cllr Anwen Muston of Labour Trans Equality said….

“This is yet another very positive developments in the emergence of a strengthening alliance of trans women and their allies across the political spectrum”

She went on..          

“We in LTE will work with trans women and allies across the political spectrum in asserting that “Trans rights are human rights. There is no conflict between women’s rights and trans rights”

Ends ……………