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Definition of Trans/Intersex/TIQ:

Prevalence & Incidence of Trans/Intersex/TIQ:

Mental Health and Suicide risks of Gender dysphoric people:

Services Offered:

Legal Requirement:

  • The Equality Act (2010) extends equality and diversity protection to people with the following protected characteristics and those who are "perceived" to have them (eg transphobia or homophobia can occur if someone is even wrongly perceived to be trans/gay):

    • age
    • disability
    • gender reassignment - though for protection this need not have occurred, part-time crossgendered presentation is also protected
    • race
    • religion or belief
    • sex
    • sexual orientation
    • marriage and civil partnership
    • pregnancy and maternity

  • The Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) requires bodies to:

    • Eliminate unlawful discrimination-harassment, victimisation and any other conduct prohibited by the Equality Act (2010)
    • Advance equality of opportunity between people who share protected characteristic(s) and people who do not
    • Foster good relations between people who share a protected characteristic and people who do not share it
      • Tackle prejudice and promote understanding between people from different groups (eg, religion and sexuality/gender)
      • Remove or minimise the disadvantages suffered by people due to their protected characteristics
      • Take steps to meet the needs of people from protected groups where these are different from the needs of other people
      • Encouraging people from protected groups to participate in public life or in other activities where their participation is disproportionately low
    • Publish evidence to confirm they are meeting the above three aims of the Act

  • Gender Recognition Act (2004)

    • The Act gives transsexual people legal recognition as members of the sex appropriate to their gender (male or female) allowing the acquisition of a new birth certificate, affording full recognition of their acquired sex in law for all purposes, including marriage.
    • Exceptions include:
      • A right of conscience for Church of England clergy to refuse marriage
      • The descent of peerages remains unchanged
      • Sports organisations are allowed to exclude transsexual people if it is necessary for "fair competition or the safety of the competitors"
    • The Act requires applicants to have transitioned 2 years before a certificate is issued. It makes no requirement for gender reassignment (confirmation) surgery (GRS/SRS) to have taken place, although surgery and/or hormone replacement therapy (HRT) will be accepted as part of the supporting evidence of permanent transition.

    All of the following are repealed and/or incorporated in the 2010 Equality Act:

  • Sex Discrimination Act [Amendment] Regulations (2008) amended parts of the 1975 Act to apply to transsexual people

  • Equality Act (2006) - precursor to and superseded by the 2010 Act

  • Sexual Orientation Regulations (2006)

  • Sex Discrimination Act (1975)

Clients have included:

  • City & County councils
  • HMP
  • Police
  • Fire Service
  • Job Centre Plus
  • Unions
  • Schools & Colleges
  • NHS
  • Counselling organisations
  • DASV charities and support services
  • Theatres and venues


  • Trans Lives Project
  • Fifty Shades of Trans
  • TIQ Timeline
  • Transgendering blogs
  • Trans Discrimination Reporting Groups


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