Theresa Mary May is a British politician serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2016. She served as Home Secretary from 2010 to 2016. May was first elected Member of Parliament for Maidenhead in 1997.
gay rights groups in the United Kingdom Political Parties expressed disappointment and anger have brought on possible changes to the laws that affect trans people.
the leaders of the groups, the bisexual, the lesbian, gay, and transgender-to reach out to members directly-the minister for women and equality in a letter.
fear leaked plans could make it more difficult for trans people to transition.
The government said it will be publishing its response to a in the summer.
Truss The LGBT groups in the presented letter to Liz, seen by The Bbc , be. of the Conservative, Labour, Scottish National Party , Liberal Democrats , Plaid Cymru , the Greens and the Alliance-parties
The groups are affected, the plans will see the government change laws to make it more complicated for trans people to transition and access to facilities such as toilets and Changing Rooms .
The leak, first reported, said that the Minister had developed "dropped out" plans to provide under the Prime Minister , Theresa May , trans people amend their birth certificates without a Medical Diagnosis , and that the "guarantees", will be set up to protect "Safe Spaces for women," with amendments to the law on gender equality.
Currently, the Gender Recognition Act is required of trans people go through a long and medical procedures to change your birth certificate. For this reason, many do not, and rely instead on the Equality Act 2010, which allows any trans person who has changed, in order to be recognised as their acquired gender. Transition to include surgery.
the cross-party letter, as well as "pushing" Ms Truss to meet with them, ask them to exclude that changes in the Equality Act, and any restrictions on trans Young People access to health care. They are also calling for a timeline of the changes in the Gender Recognition Act.
Colm Howard-Lloyd, Chairman of the LGBT - + - Conservative, says the current "toxic atmosphere" leads to trans-people out of fear for their safety and their future.
He Said : "The Minister has said, for equality, that all of the trans adults should be free To Live your life The Way you want, without fear of persecution. The LGBT groups from all of the major UK parties to call back the government, with the action. "
In the year 2018, the government launched a public consultation in order to understand gender in more detail and to investigate ways in which The System could be improved.
It is recognised that many trans people find that the current requirements are "too bureaucratic, expensive, and Intrusive".
The consultation closed in October 2018.
A spokesman for the government Equalities Office, said: "We will publish our response to our consultation on the Gender Recognition Act this summer. "'reversal of its rights,'
Melantha Chittenden and Heather Peto, co-chair of the LGBT + work, said The Bbc , they are willing to work to protect colleagues from across the political spectrum, trans-rights, and they will fight the government's plans "every step of The Way . "
"It's a shame that we have been waiting to announce for two years for the government to go back to the long-promised amendments to the Gender Recognition Act for you on your word," She Said .
The Group say they hope that their cross-party coalition will cease to use this potential "reversal of LGBT rights."
"This is unique," says Ali Hamdache and Chandler Wilson, co-Chairman of the LGBTIQA+ Greens "it really shows the broad political support for trans-rights. We would urge this matter to rise above the Party Politics . "
Josh Aaron Mennie of the SNP add to this the LGBT support wing, which added to the independence, "These reforms is to hear from the LGBT Partner organisations from all the main Political Party of the country, I urge Boris Johnson to us. "
critics of the reforms suggests the Possibly of government, the journalist Joan Smith , the Chairman of The Mayor of London's violence Against women and girls Board, said the proposals would lead to the "total deregulation" of the gender identification.
Speaking on BBC Radio 4 's Women's Hour in a personal capacity on Tuesday, before The Letter was published, She Said : "it was What we were talking about, that it would allow a Man To wake up in The Morning , say, I'm A Woman , and you apply for a new birth certificate would say he was born female, and delete his past, and, the attacks, the entire category of women - it is just a feeling of being in someone's head. "
Currently has to change their legal gender of a person in order to show that you have lived in your new gender for two years and will continue to do so, such as the diagnosis of gender dysphoria from the two doctors, She Said .
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