UK Law Allows Transgenders to Change Legal Gender Status Without Diagnosis

by Admin on July 25, 2017

According to Mirror, in England, adults are on their way to receive the right to legally change their gender without the need of a medical diagnosis. Minister Ms Greening has said: “This government is committed to building an inclusive society that works for everyone, no matter what their gender or sexuality.” This will be a massive boost for the LGBTQ+ community.

A consultation on changing the Gender Recognition Act will nominate removing the requirement to get a formal medical diagnosis of “gender dysphoria” before applying to switch gender.

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Those who aren’t in favor of the new act claimed that allowing people to effectively “self identify” as the opposite gender, while maintaining the sexual reproductive organs of their birth gender, could cause huge legal issues over access to women-only hospital wards, prisons, toilets, and competitive sports.

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