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Government must tackle discrimination against trans and non-binary people

11 Aug 2020
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The Government must reform the Gender Recognition Act based on self-declaration, says GMB.​

GMB union has today written to the Secretary of State for Women and Equalities, Liz Truss around the Prime Minister’s recent remarks to halt reform of the Gender Recognition Act which would allow people to change their legal gender by self-declaration.

Read the full letter here

The letter asks the Government to reform the Gender Recognition Act based on self-declaration and urges them to do more to tackle discrimination against trans and non-binary people.

As a trade union we pride ourselves on being welcoming to all and with rising hate crime against trans people we have a responsibility to stand up for their right to live with dignity, privacy and respect, free from fear, isolation and discrimination in the workplace and wider society.

 
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