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LGBT+ Liberal Democrats

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Trans Manifesto Trans Manifesto

In 2014, a group of trans organisations came together to produce a "Trans Manifesto" - a document asking political parties to commit to better equality for trans people. We are pleased that these "asks of political parties" were already items under discussion as part of the latest equalities paper, and were debated, voted on and passed as policy of the entire Liberal Democrat party in Autumn 2014.

The first request is for "A commitment to include positive images of trans individuals in all Central Government publications to increase the visibility of our communities". Liberal Democrat policy states:

The Trans Manifesto also asks for "a commitment to review the Gender Recognition Act 2004, with a view to loosening medial requirements and removal of the spousal veto". Liberal Democrat policy states:

The full party policy document containing the above statements is available for download here.