In the UK, there is a long history of legislation that protects the rights of LGBTQ+ individuals and seeks to promote equality.
Here are some key pieces of legislation that relate to LGBTQ+ issues in the UK:
- The Equality Act 2010: This Act provides protection from discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender identity, and other protected characteristics. It applies to various areas of life, including employment, education, and the provision of goods, facilities, and services.
- The Gender Recognition Act 2004: This Act allows trans individuals to apply for a Gender Recognition Certificate (GRC), which allows them to