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A 'conscience clause' to legitimise discrimination

The BBC News website has published a story which talks about the likely introduction of a so-called ‘conscience clause’ which could be used by dispensing pharmacists to… 414 more words

The F Word

Update: 'Sex Not Specified' status revoked

Barely a week after the news of the granting of a ‘Sex Not Specified’ Recognised Details Certificate in place of a birth certificate to norrie mAy-Welby, … 454 more words

Human Rights

'Sex Not Specified'

Interesting post in The Scavenger, although I’ve not seen it reported anywhere else.

Norrie, a member of Sex and Gender Education (SAGE), a lobby group campaigning for the rights of all sex and gender diverse people has been issued with what is understood to be the world’s first ‘Sex Not Specified’ Recognised Details Certificate in place of a birth certificate.

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Human Rights

DSM-V draft

Today, February 10, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) has published a draft of the fifth version of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders… 1,276 more words

Questioning Transphobia

Lu's Pharmacy update

In July 2009 I wrote here and here about Lu’s Pharmacy in Vancouver and their denial of access to transsexual women to their services on the grounds that we aren’t… 255 more words

Gatekeepers Vs Facilitators

Spanish court approves surgery for 16-year-old

Via The Guardian and others:

A Spanish clinic today revealed it had performed a […] sex-change operation on a 16-year-old, making her the youngest patient to undergo the operation in the country’s history.

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