TransActual UK survey exposes the shocking reality for Trans and Non-binary people in the UK

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“These findings are shocking but in no way unexpected” WORDS BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION – ZACKARY DRUCKER Content warning: this article includes references to transphobia, racism and ableism One of the largest direct surveys of trans experiences in the UK was published today. The survey data shows the extent of [….]

Changes to Gender Recognition process don’t go far enough, say campaigners

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The cost has been cut from £140 to £5 but changes stop short of “meaningful reform” BY DIVA STAFF The cost of applying for a gender recognition certificate (GRC) has been reduced from £140 to £5, taking affect today (Tuesday 4 May).  Introduced under the Gender Recognition Act 2004, a GRC allows a person’s legal [….]

NEWS: Stonewall’s response to the GRA reform

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GRA reform is scrapped today in what’s been called a “shocking failure in leadership” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS After many years of waiting for some positive change surrounding the Gender Recognition Act reform for England and Wales, today it has been announced that the plans for reform have been scrapped entirely.  Liz Truss, the minister for [….]

NEWS: DIVA signs InterMedia UK’s open letter to Boris Johnson in support of the trans community

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DIVA are among the collective of media organisations urging Boris Johnson to honour the government’s commitment to reforming the Gender Recognition Act  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS On Friday 10 July 2020, InterMedia UK delivered an open letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson expressing support of the trans community and the safeguarding of the rights of trans [….]