Specialist UK legal organisations
Press For Change
Founded in 1992, Press For Change - The UK's Leading Authority on Transgender Law. Run entirely by Volunteers. Catch us on facebook at:https://t.co/bEA6SCNI3x
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Trans Equality Legal Initiative
The UK's first Trans Equality Legal Initiative, bringing together Human Rights Lawyers, Trans Activists and Diversity Professionals.
Trans Legal Clinic
The Trans Legal Clinic is is the first trans-led specialist gender identity legal practice in the UK.
Trans Legal Project
Trans Legal Project is a network of barristers, solicitors, post-graduate law students and legal researchers, giving their time free to provide a legal resource in support of the UK trans community.
The following organisations offer free or low-cost legal advice to LGBT+ people:
- The LGBTQ+ Law Clinic
- Mermaids legal advice team
- Naz and Matt Foundation - help with violence or abuse from family members because of gender or sexual identity
- Hertfordshire LGBT+ Law Clinic (University term time only)
- Liverpool Law Clinic LGBTQ+ Families Service (Family law only)
Legal issues and the prison system
Chapter 12 of the Equal Treatment Bench Book gives an overview of relevant legal issues for legal professionals.
You can find more publications on the genderarchive.org.uk website relating to:
Asylum and immigration
We have another page on asylum and immigration with information on this issue.
Gender Recognition Certificates
In the UK, you are able to apply for a Gender Recognition Certificate which changes the gender listed on your birth certificate, and which has some legal implications.
You can find more publications relating to Gender Recognition law on the genderarchive.org.uk website.
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