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  • Greening opens consultation on gender identity

    A CONSULTATION will be launched on changing the Gender Recognition Act in order to make it easier for transgender people to change their legal sex, the government announced at the weekend.

    Justine Greening, who is Women and Equalities Minister as well as Education Secretary, said the...

    Monday 24th Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Transgender woman given ‘inadequate care’ in jail

    by Felicity Collier

    A TRANSGENDER woman who died in a men’s prison in Leeds received “inadequate care,” a jury concluded yesterday. Vikki Thompson had been on remand at HMP Leeds for less than a month when she died in November 2015.

    An inquest into...

    Saturday 20th May 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Narrow-mindedness blights LGBT affairs

    A witch-hunt aimed at LGBT activist Julie Bindel and the Working Class Movement Library in Salford is symptomatic of growing intolerance and a right-wing shift within the community, argues JULIAN VIGO

    Saturday 14th Jan 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • European judges will decide transgender pension case

    THE case of a transgender person refused the female state pension after choosing to stay married will be scrutinised by the EU’s Court of Justice.

    The British Supreme Court referred the case on after its five judges were split over the case.

    “MB,” who...

    Thursday 11th Aug 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • TUC LGBT Conference: Star called out on trans coverage

    LGBT workers held a heated debate yesterday over the Morning Star’s publication of two articles they said were critical of transsexual people.

    Delegates at the TUC’s LGBT conference “called out” the paper for two pieces published last month, both finding fault...

    Saturday 25th Jun 2016

    posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain

  • Trans gender surrounded by mythology

    It’s time that all women united around a clear position that we all suffer from the same issues of oppression and work against the forces on the political right who wish to maintain the patriarchal order through dividing us up, argues Sarah J Pattison

    Friday 24th Jun 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Features