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Gender Recognition

Question for Women and Equalities

UIN 17303, tabled on 23 November 2015

To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, whether she took steps to mark Transgender Awareness Week and Transgender Remembrance Day.

Answered on

26 November 2015

M‚Äčany transgender people face discrimination in the workplace, as well as in their day-to-day lives. That is why I will publish guidance for employers and service providers on 26 November 2015, to improve knowledge and understanding.

I want to continue to raise awareness of the issues and discrimination facing many transgender and non-binary people.

On Transgender Day of Remembrance, 20 November 2015, my department became the first to fly the transgender flag, remembering all those who have lost their lives and faced discrimination.

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Women and Equalities
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