Legislative Provisions

Gender Recognition Act Sport Exemptions https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2004/7/section/19 s19 Sport (1) A body responsible for regulating the participation of persons as competitors in an event or events involving a gender-affected sport may, if subsection (2) is satisfied, prohibit or restrict the participation as competitors in the event or events of persons whose gender has become the acquired …

Appendix 1

NEW EQUALITIES ACT COMPLIANT POLICY PROPOSAL Appendix 1 Nowadays many people use the term ‘transgender’ as an umbrella term (as we do in this guidance). An alternative word is ‘trans’. Some prefer the use of ‘trans’ as it avoids ambiguity and recognises the original distinct meaning of ‘transgender’.  “Trans” covers people whose gender identity and …

Summary of Guidance

NEW EQUALITIES ACT COMPLIANT POLICY PROPOSAL Summary of Guidance Be helpful and welcoming in your attitude to transpeople Know where the designated alternative changing space in your venue is and ensure that any temporary staff know this too Know that the law allows single sex provision for sports in some circumstances and for facilities especially …

9. Participation in Competition

NEW EQUALITIES ACT COMPLIANT POLICY PROPOSAL 9. Participation in Competition Attached to this Policy are extracts from the legislation that governs trans inclusion in sports. 9.1 Formal Competition The UK Gender Recognition Act, 2004 (S.19) states that even when a person has obtained a gender recognition certificate, issued on completion of gender reassignment, sports bodies …

8. Reporting of Incidents

NEW EQUALITIES ACT COMPLIANT POLICY PROPOSAL 8. Reporting of Incidents [We do not think Glasgow Life’s original policy required any alterations to this section. The text has been taken from the original policy. ] GLASGOW LIFE CURRENT POLICY STATES 8. Reporting of Incidents Please use the Hate Crime Reporting Incident protocol to report incidences of …

7. Customer Complaints

NEW EQUALITIES ACT COMPLIANT POLICY PROPOSAL 7. Customer Complaints Some customers may complain if they feel that someone whom they think of being of the opposite sex is in their changing room.  It is important that everyone feels dignified and safe on the premises and it would be especially wrong to tell women and girls …

6. Transgender Only Provision

NEW EQUALITIES ACT COMPLIANT POLICY PROPOSAL 6. Transgender Only Provision [We do not propose any change to the existing Policy in this section as it is Equality Act compliant. The text that follows is the original Glasgow Life policy.] In some instances, Glasgow Life may provide leisure activities solely for trans people. This is helpful …

5. Single Sex Leisure Provision

NEW EQUALITIES ACT COMPLIANT POLICY PROPOSAL 5. Single Sex Leisure Provision The legislation requires that trans people are treated as members of their preferred gender if they are undergoing transition or have already done so. However, there are some exceptions in relation to sports which are detailed below. People with identities that fall within the …

4. Changing Facilities

NEW EQUALITIES ACT COMPLIANT POLICY PROPOSAL 4. Changing Facilities  The Equality Act (2010) which is the current legislation in relation to equalities both in the UK and Scotland protects the rights of people undergoing Gender Reassignment. Under this legislation, as highlighted above, the law seeks to balance the Rights and Dignity of all people.  Some …

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