Transgender woman who was refused female state pension at 60 takes case to European courts

A transgender woman, who was refused a female state pension at the age of 60 after she chose to stay married, is to take her fight to the European courts. On Wednesday (10th August), five Supreme Court justices referred the case to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) “for their guidance”. The...
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Britain aims for transgender equality with review of Gender Recognition Act

The British government has announced plans for a new package of work, including a review of the Gender Recognition Act, to help promote transgender equality. Unveiled by Women and Equalities Minister, Nicky Morgan, the new plan will simplify the legal process of changing gender, remove unnecessary red tape and ‘make the process fit for the...
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Women and Equalities Committee call for equality for transgender people in new report

The House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee has called for changes to ensure equality for transgender people. A report released by the Committee argues that there is still along way to go to ensure equality for transgender people, but the Committee has made 30 recommendations for improvements. Calling upon the government to take action,...
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