Section 22: A missing jigsaw piece in the Gender Recognition Reform Bill

Section 22 of Gender Recognition Act 2004 (GRA) provides stringent privacy protections for Gender Recognition Certificate (GRC) holders, aimed at protecting the privacy of those whose transition would otherwise not be immediately obvious. The 2004 Act creates criminal offences for…

MBM supplementary note on the Gender Recognition Reform Bill to EHRCJ Committee

Following the conclusion of the oral evidence sessions on the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill, we wrote to the Equality, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee to provide supplementary material we hoped would be helpful to the Committee as it…

MBM response to evidence from the Cabinet Secretary on the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill

Our response to the evidence from Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Housing and Local Government on the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill. The evidence from the Cabinet Secretary demonstrated that the Scottish Government still does not understand the…

Joint statement by MBM, Keep Prisons Single Sex, LGB Alliance and For Women Scotland

Gender reconition reform: evidence to the Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee, 31st May 2022 We were pleased to have the opportunity to give evidence to the EHRCJ Committee this morning and are grateful that they saw fit to…