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June 2020
News > Society

Under 18s may be safeguarded from ‘irreversible’ transgender treatment

Youngsters aged under 18 could be stopped from having ‘irreversible’ sex-change treatments, the government has signalled. The equalities minister Liz Truss said she wanted to ‘protect’ under 18s with gender dysphoria from making decisions which cannot be reversed. The government is currently reviewing the law on transgenderism, with trans campaigners calling for the rules…

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February 2019
News > Society

NHS staff told using ‘he’ or ‘she’ could offend transgender people

NHS staff in Lothian have been told to refer to patients as ‘they’ to avoid offending transgender people. Managers have been offered training courses to show them how ‘gender neutral’ language can be ‘normalised’ in the health service. NHS Lothian is running courses for staff in conjunction with the Scottish Trans Alliance and LGBT…

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June 2017
News > Ethics

Ethics – Man becomes ‘elf’

Argentine Luis Padron, 25, has spent the equivalent of £25,000 on trans surgery, enlisting the help of top surgeons to turn himself into an ‘elf’. The man, who says he considers himself ‘trans-species’, has had liposuction on his jaw, a nose job, full body hair removal and operations to change his eye colour. This is…

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