The NHS logo; who are responsible for trans healthcare in the UK and its failings

Describing trans healthcare in the UK as in crisis in 2023 is “an understatement”

To say that the NHS is in crisis right now would be something of an understatement. Writes Alexis Chilvers as part of our push to raise the voices of trans people on trans healthcare in the UK in 2023.
Census 2021 logo which reads "census 2021" in a purple font and also includes the welsh for census too which is "cyfrifiad". This is the first official UK government survey to include transgender and non-binary census data.

A look at the transgender and non-binary census 2021 data

The Office for National Statistics has released data from the 2021 census which for the first time ever includes statistics about the numbers of trans and non-binary living in England and Wales. Here Tom Pashby takes a look at the transgender and non-binary census data;
Liz Truss giving a speach at a Policy Exchange meeting. Liz Truss, as head of GEO, was tasked with reforming the GRA and trans healthcare

Trans healthcare is fast becoming the new bogeyman in the UK

With the UK's assorted plans for gender recognition act reform largely being dealt with; the media and politicians a quickly turning their attention to demonising trans healthcare instead.
The Scottish Parliament debating chamber where Scottish GRA reform was recently debated. Where Scottish Parliament public gallery kicked off and where Scottish Gender Recognition Reform bill was passed.

Scottish Gender Recognition Reform bill finally succeeds 86 to 39

A bill aimed at making the lives of trans people marginally less obstructive has attracted widespread media attention, including with opposition from prominent media figures such as JK Rowling. However the Scottish Gender Recognition Reform has finally passed into law following today's vote.
Official portrait of Kenneth Gibson; comments he made have seen Kenneth Gibson accused of hate speech.

Kenneth Gibson accused of hate speech during Gender Recognition Reform bill

Comments by a Scottish MSP during the debate over the Gender Recognition Reform bill have seen Kenneth Gibson accused of hate speech. Mercedes Villalba MSP amongst those levying the claim.
The Scottish Parliament debating chamber where Scottish GRA reform was recently debated. Where Scottish Parliament public gallery kicked off and where Scottish Gender Recognition Reform bill was passed.

Scottish Parliament public gallery kicks off over GRR ammendment defeat

As we hear arguments for and against ammendments for the Gender Recognition Reform bill and the ultimate decision on whether it will pass; the Scottish Parliament public gallery has kicked off.
LGB Alliance's 55 Tufton Street address, a picture of the front door showing a seemingly innocuous terraced house in London

Labour Policy Chief used to write for Tufton Street website

Current Labour Policy Chief under Sir Keir Starmer, Claire Ainsley, used to write for one of the right-wing organisations based at 55 Tufton Street.
LGB Alliance's 55 Tufton Street address, a picture of the front door showing a seemingly innocuous terraced house in London

55 Tufton Street further linked to organised transphobia

55 Tufton Street was recently found to be the HQ of anti-trans campaign group LGB Alliance; a fact which they desperately tried to keep hidden from even their own supporters. Trans Writes can now reveal even more links between LGB Alliance, transphobia and Tufton Street.
LGB Alliance's 55 Tufton Street address, a picture of the front door showing a seemingly innocuous terraced house in London

LGB Alliance’s 55 Tufton Street address leaked

The trans community have pointed out the LGB Alliance's use of virtual offices for their 'official address' as somewhat sketchy before. With the leak of LGB Alliance's 55 Tufton Street address before, it seems we were right to be skeptical.
LGB Alliance statement

LGB Alliance confirm 55 Tufton Street address

In my post about the initial Ofcom letter that revealed the LGB Alliance receive post at 55 Tufton Street, I said the obvious assumption was that somebody based at 55 Tufton Street was trying to use their considerable influence to help them get a meeting with Ofcom.