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INTERVIEW-U.S. author Naomi Wolf condemns UK's 'moral panic' on trans issues

27 Nov 2020

LONDON, Nov 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain is in the grip of a "moral panic" about transgender issues, according to U.S. author Naomi Wolf, who said she was angry that trans women were being linked with predatory men having been a victim of rape herself.

Norway outlaws hate speech against trans people

25 Nov 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Norway's parliament outlawed hate speech against transgender people on Tuesday, expanding its penal code which has protected gay and lesbian people since 1981.

Trans teen takes legal action over gender care delay in UK

23 Nov 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A transgender teenager is taking legal action against England's health service over a delay in accessing specialist gender care, his lawyers said on Monday, as global debate rages over whether adolescents should be allowed to medically change gender.

Trans teen takes legal action over gender care delay in UK

23 Nov 2020

LONDON, Nov 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A transgender teenager is taking legal action against England's health service over a delay in accessing specialist gender care, his lawyers said on Monday, as global debate rages over whether adolescents should be allowed to medically change gender.

Britain resurrects lesbian pirates as world recasts statues

18 Nov 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain unveiled a statue of two lesbian pirates on Wednesday, resurrecting a duo who "broke gender boundaries" amid a wider debate over why so few women are immortalised with monuments.

Britain resurrects lesbian pirates as world recasts statues

18 Nov 2020

LONDON, Nov 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain unveiled a statue of two lesbian pirates on Wednesday, resurrecting a duo who "broke gender boundaries" amid a wider debate over why so few women are immortalised with monuments.

Nearly half of LGBT+ pupils feel unsafe at school in England, study finds

18 Nov 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost half of LGBT+ pupils in England do not feel safe at school, with more than a third saying homophobic and transphobic bullying is common, a study showed on Wednesday, raising concerns about the possible impact on students' mental health.

UK's top court rejects trans man's bid to be named child's father

16 Nov 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A British transgender man's bid to be named the father rather than the mother on his child's birth certificate has been rejected by the country's highest court, in a case that has highlighted evolving conceptions of gender.

Hungary's ban on trans identity change 'very sad', says EU equality chief

13 Nov 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Europe's equality chief said on Thursday she was saddened by Hungary's ban on transgender people changing their legal sex as Brussels launched a strategy to tackle discrimination against LGBT+ people.

Hungary's ban on trans identity change 'very sad', says EU equality chief

13 Nov 2020

LONDON, Nov 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Europe's equality chief said on Thursday she was saddened by Hungary's ban on transgender people changing their legal sex as Brussels launched a strategy to tackle discrimination against LGBT+ people.

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