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Rishi Sunak plans ‘review’ of where trans rights stand in UK’s Equality Act

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The UK’s latest Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is reportedly planning to review where transgender rights stand in the Equality Act 2010.

This is to “make it clear that sex means biological sex rather than gender,” according to a report in The Telegraph on 1 November.

Currently, the legislation protects trans people regardless of whether or not they have medically transitioned and/or have a Gender Recognition Certificate.

Sunak’s proposed changes would be expected to result in trans people being unable to compete on the sporting team that aligns with their gender identity, as well as preventing them from accessing the single-sex spaces they require – such as changing rooms and refuges. “It would also mean clarifying that self-identification for transgender people does not have legal force, meaning transgender women have no legal right to access women-only facilities,” the aforementioned outlet reported.

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