Archive: Transgender

"It should not come as a surprise if many more individuals practicing non-traditional sexualities find themselves at the hard edge of the law"

Our rape laws discriminate against trans people

Changes are needed to correct the apparent prejudice at the heart of our rape laws

Opinion Former Articles

  • ESRC: New policies recognise needs of vulnerable sexual communities

    Following the implementation of new legislation equalities policy, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community is now an aspect of staff training in local government according to research at the Universities of Newcastle and Huddersfield carried out by Professor Diane Richardson and Dr Surya Monro. The research project is the springboard for a workshop on LGBT equalities, which will take place in London on November 6 as part of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival of Social Science.

  • GALHA and BHA support International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia

    Humanists around the world tomorrow will be marking the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO).

  • ESRC: Most migrant sex workers are not forced to sell sex

    Most migrants working in the London sex industry do not feel they are forced to sell sex. In fact, they decide to work in the sex industry to achieve a good standard of living for themselves and their families back home. They say working in the sex industry avoids employment in menial and poorly paid jobs. These are the findings of a study led by Dr Nick Mai of London Metropolitan University. The study, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), is based on in-depth interviews with 100 women, men and transgender migrants working in the London sex industry.

  • BHA: Secular Europe Campaign

    Join the Secular Europe Campaign in the annual march and rally in central London

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