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Legislation to ban so-called conversion therapy for LGBT people in England and Wales will be brought to Westminster as soon as possible, the UK government has said. Conversion therapy is a practice or intervention which attempts to erase, repress, “cure” or change someone’s sexual

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Legislation to ban so-called conversion therapy in Northern Ireland will be brought to Stormont "as soon as possible", Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey has said. The Northern Ireland Assembly yesterday voted 59-24 in favour of a motion rejecting the "harmful practice" and calling for legislation

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A non-binary person from El Salvador has been granted asylum in the UK in a first-of-its-kind ruling. Arthur Britney Joestar, 29, identified as a gay man when they arrived in the UK in October 2017 but came to identify as non-binary – i.e. neither a man nor a woman – after settling in Li

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Legislation has come into effect in Northern Ireland allowing civil partnerships to be converted into marriages and vice versa. Under The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Northern Ireland) (No. 2) Regulations 2020, same-sex couples can for the first time convert their civil partnerships into marriage

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A transgender woman has brought judicial review proceedings arguing that the requirement to have a medical diagnosis in order to obtain a gender recognition certificate (GRC) breaches her human rights. Solicitor Ciarán Moynagh of Phoenix Law is representing the anonymous woman in the proceedi

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Sexual orientation discrimination cases have increased 165 per cent since 2015, according to new data from compliance training specialist DeltaNet International and the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). The study analysed over 120,000 discrimination cases that went to employment tribunals and included case

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Conversion therapy for LGBT people is set to be banned in Northern Ireland under plans agreed between ministers yesterday. Communities Minister Carál Ni Chuilín yesterday agreed to take the policy lead on the issue at a meeting with colleagues Health Minister Robin Swann and Justice Mi

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A transgender woman has won a landmark employment discrimination case in China after being fired for taking leave for sex reassignment surgery. A court in Beijing ruled that e-commerce company Dangdang should reinstate her contract with full back pay, Chinese media group Caixin reports.

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Leman Solicitors has collaborated with the DCU Centre of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion on a new video series about LGBTQI+ inclusion in sport. Larry Fenelon, partner and head of litigation at Leman Solicitors, tackles the intersection of sport, law and inclusion in one of the first videos n

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The OUTLaw Network has announced a series of webinars and online social events to mark "a Pride month like no other". The network for LGBT+ lawyers will host two webinars this month, an online coffee morning and an online "electro flow yoga class".

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Ireland's gender recognition laws could be extended to children and non-binary people under proposals reportedly being discussed in government formation talks. A 15-page policy paper produced by Fine Gael recommends a number of reforms to the Gender Recognition Act 2015, including a reduction in the

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