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EHRC statement on Gender Recognition Act

Equality and Human Rights Commission

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A spokesperson for the Equality and Human Rights Commission said:

We welcome steps to reduce fees and NHS waiting times. However, this was a missed opportunity to simplify the law on gender recognition whilst maintaining robust safeguards. 

Trans people should be free to live their lives without fear of discrimination and prejudice and there is more to be done to increase understanding in wider society and address the divisive public dialogue in this space.

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