What you need to know: Scotland’s women’s sector speaks out on gender recognition for trans people
CommonSpace spoke to a range of women’s and gender-based violence organisations about their views on proposed legal changes
IN LIGHT OF the Scottish Government consultation on proposed changes to the Gender Recognition Act (2004), much debate has arisen over the potential impacts for gender equality efforts and for organisations working solely with women.
"Malicious misinformation" on gender recognition is impacting on trans young people, says charity
Campaigners for gender self-declaration say there are major misconceptions over the proposals
NATIONAL CHARITIES LGBT Youth Scotland and Scottish Trans Alliance, along with the national youth commission on gender recognition, say that the proposed changes to the Gender Recognition Act could be vital for young people, but that misconceptions are impairing the debate.