Transgender Policy Guide for Employers 2015

This document provides a guide for an employer on supporting trans people, including those who are non-binary and non-gender in the workplace. Trans people are frequently disadvantaged at work, although this is not always deliberate. All existing and new practices and policies must be scrutinized to ensure that they take account of the impact they

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Information on Prevalence, Incidence and Monitoring

Gender Variance in the UK Monitoring Gender Nonconformity October 2015 (PDF, 270KB) The Number of Gender Variant People in the UK – Update 2011 (PDF, 54KB) Prevalence, Incidence, Growth and Demographic World Professional Association for Transgender Health Symposium Oslo, June 18–20 2009 A model for the demographics of trans people in the UK Download the Pdf version

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Information for the Armed Forces

Armed Forces Act 2006 Section 241 of the Armed Forces Act 2006 was revised in December 2012 to include increased sentances for hurting trans people. The text of the revisions can be found in Armed Forces Act 2006 (PDF, 1.4MB). Ministry of Defence Policy towards trans people The Ministry of Defence’s current policy for the recruitment and

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Other Employment and Service Provision Resources

E-Learning GIRES has developed an e-learning resource, Transgender Awareness for Employers & Service Providers, on transgender issues for use by by public authorities. It is grateful for the funding that the Department for Communities and Local Government committed to support this valuable intitiative. The resource also may be of use to organisations in the private

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Handling Telephone Calls

How to address callers where voice and gender identity appear not to match There will be occasions when an operator may either be unsure of the gender status of a caller or may inadvertently address the caller in the wrong gender. Although this ‘misgendering’ of a person may arise in any situation and can be

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