Party chair says since act was passed by party in 2004, there is now a ‘much better understanding of the barriers trans people face’

Labour will lead on reform of transgender rights – and we won’t take lectures from the ToriesAnneliese Dodds

Labour will overhaul an “outdated” law to make it easier for transgender people to transition while maintaining protections for single-sex spaces, the party’s chair and shadow equalities secretary has said.

Writing in the Guardian, Anneliese Dodds accused the Conservative party of seeking to stoke “culture wars” by pinning its hopes for electoral success on “demonising vulnerable LGBT+ people”.

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