ADDED ON: 06/14/2020

Boris Johnson Scraps Plans To Make Changing Gender Easier In Blow For Trans Rights

06/13/2020 | Forbes

Boris Johnson has reportedly scrapped plans to make changing your gender easier, in a blow for trans rights. On the first day, Boris Johnson came to power plans to make changing your gender easier in the U.K. were kicked into the long grass, and today, The Sunday Times is reporting that according to a leaked document, those plans have now been dropped entirely. The leak says Boris Johnson will scrap plans originally made under Theresa May’s premiership to allow people to change their legal gender by self identification. The plans would have not only made the current arduous process of changing your gender shorter – but would have removed a medicalised transition, a great burden, for thousands of transgender people.

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