Open consultation

Reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004

Published

By Government Equalities Office

Summary

The Government is consulting on reforms to the Gender Recognition Act 2004. As this has relevance to Civil Service LGBT+ Network members in their personal lives, we are publicising the consultation and encourage members to respond.

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The Government is consulting on reforms to the Gender Recognition Act 2004. As this will have relevance to members of the Civil Service LGBT+ Network in their personal lives, we are publicising this consultation and encourage you to complete it.

Consultation description

Trans people are able to receive legal recognition of their acquired gender through a process set out in the Gender Recognition Act (GRA) 2004. The Government say that, since the GRA came into force, only 4,910 people have legally changed their gender.

The consultation focuses on the Gender Recognition Act 2004 only. The Government is not proposing any amendments to the Equality Act 2010.

Please email any enquiries to: gra.consultation@geo.gov.uk