Transgender equality: parliamentary inquiry, new Women and Equalities Committee – call for evidence

Transgender equality: parliamentary inquiry, new Women and Equalities Committee – call for evidence

The committee is keen to receive a wide range of evidence – would like to hear directly from individuals about their own experiences, as well as organisations. Deadline 21 August. Extensive notes at end below on new committee, + guidance on how to submit evidence.

Immediate release Monday 27 July
Women and Equalities Committee: Inquiry into Transgender Equality
The Women and Equalities Committee is undertaking an inquiry into equality for transgender people.

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Transgender Beauty Contests – Just how fair are they?

When we are younger, let us say 18-30, academically it is well researched that beauty and sexual attractiveness is very important to humans. When we get older, people value independence and mobility – and of course health. Suddenly, the beautiful face matters a lot less, especially when you struggle to get out of bed, or have to rely on a home-help to hoover your floor.

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Transphobia in Gaming

The rise and rise of a new form of transphobia, transphobic gaming.

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First off this is not meant to be a comprehensive study of transgender characters in gaming. I understand they are everywhere from Japanese anime to Second Life. This rather focuses on the big notable game makers that all the others will and have been proven to follow as an example of proof of concept to justify transphobia in gaming.

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And sadly where this can take a very dark turn if unchallenged.

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