15 Oct, 2019

Transgender parent case – UK High Court rules that man who gives birth cannot be registered as his child’s ‘father’.

The President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane (the most senior first-instance family court judge in England and Wales) has ruled in the case of Re TT on the

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21 Jun, 2019

Celebrating Pride with a look back at UK legal milestones for LGBT+ families.

To celebrate Pride, we look back at some of the UK’s major legal milestones for LGBT+ families over the past 15 years. It’s amazing to think that only 15 years

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20 May, 2019

Can I get NHS funding for storing my sperm or eggs as a trans person?

Fertility preservation is of particular significance for any trans young person embarking upon a treatment programme which may compromise their fertility. Any consideration of hormone or other treatment must include

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03 Apr, 2019

Trans Healthcare Conference, Bristol, 29 March 2019

The team at NGA Law were delighted to be part of the Trans Healthcare Conference in Bristol, organised by Policy Bristol, the Trans Equality Legal Initiative and Mermaids. Sue was

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18 Oct, 2018

Campaigning for U.K. transgender law reform

The government consultation on reform of the Gender Recognition Act closes on Friday at 11pm. If you haven’t responded already, please do. Stonewall have produced some very helpful guidance and it takes

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21 Jun, 2018

Should transgender parents be free to choose how they are recorded on their children’s birth certificates? The UK High Court is asked to decide

A transgender man who has given birth in the UK, has taken an important case to challenge UK law, arguing that the requirement for him to register as his baby’s

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22 May, 2018

Transgender parents and contact arrangements – Am I at risk of losing my children if I transition?

All children have a right to a relationship with both (or all) their parents. The law is no different if a parent is transgender or gender diverse, but there is

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21 Dec, 2017

Court of Appeal rules in favour of transgender parent previously denied any contact with her children

The Court of Appeal yesterday overturned a High Court decision that a transgender woman whose children were being raised in an ultra-orthodox Jewish community should have no direct contact with

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15 Nov, 2017

The Gender Recognition Act 2004 – reform for transgender rights?

In July 2017, the Government announced that it was considering a review of UK legislation on changing legal gender in line with plans to promote the equality of LGBT people

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28 Feb, 2016

Transgender parents and UK fertility law

There is growing awareness in the UK of the fertility needs of transgender people. Hormone therapy and gender reassignment surgery often affect fertility and so, like cancer patients having chemotherapy, a

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