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LGBT rights in review—transgender identities and the law

LGBT rights in review—transgender identities and the law
Published on: 03 February 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • LGBT rights in review—transgender identities and the law
  • What are the key issues surrounding transgender issues and the law?
  • Are there particular legal obstacles to legislating for trans persons?
  • Have ministers been receptive to legislative changes to accommodate some of these issues?
  • Is there an international dimension to legislation and awareness of the issue?
  • What is the relevance of controversy surrounding non-gender assigned bathrooms in the US?
  • How can lawyers respond to the situation and prepare for increasing attention being given to the subject?

Article summary

Public Law analysis: What are the main legal issues affecting transgender persons? To mark LGBT history month, Allan Briddock, barrister at 1 Pump Court and a founding member of the Trans Equality Legal Initiative takes a look at key legislation, the beginnings of Parliamentary discussion and controversy surrounding non-gender assigned bathrooms. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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