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Tag Archives: transgender issues

Where is the Campaign for Transgender Equality?

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  Here in Scotland, transgender people have a lot to be thankful for. Don’t we? This year has seen something that could revolutionise our view of trans-rights and equality. But if you blinked you might have missed it. It didn’t actually happen in this country after all. I greeted the Irish referendum on same-sex marriage and it’s amazing result with ...

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World Medical Association votes new transgender guidelines

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The World Medical Association (WMA) has issued new guidelines for physicians to increase their knowledge, respect to, and sensitivity towards transgender people and the unique health issues they face. The WMA which represents well over ten million physicians worldwide has adopted guidelines these guidelines at a meeting in Moscow on Sunday. The delegates from nearly 60 national medical associations adopted ...

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Lib Dems vote to tackle anti-trans and intersex discrimination

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  The Liberal Democrats have today voted to approve a policy motion supporting a number of measures aimed at tackling discrimination towards transgender and intersex people. The party’s conference, gathered at Bournemouth and meeting for the first time since the General Election, passed the motion which will now form the basis of both the Transgender and Intersex Health Charter and ...

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