NHS England has proposed a new service specification regarding referral pathways into the new gender service for children and young people.
On 19 December 2023 the Department for Education published its draft guidance on ‘Gender Questioning Children: Non-statutory guidance for schools and colleges in England’ which is now open for public consultation. You can read a simple explainer of the guidance here. These guidelines will help you respond to the consultation which closes on 12 March 2024. Anyone can use them, whether you are an individual or an organisation. These guidelines have been co-produced by Gendered Intelligence, LGBT Foundation, Mermaids, Stonewall, and the Trans Learning Partnership.
The UN’s Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (UN IE SOGI) called for reports ahead of his visit to the UK, to understand the situation regarding LGBTQ+ people’s current access to human rights.