Trans Community Let Down in Same Sex marriage Vote

Trans campaigners feel let down by Government and LGB campaigners alike over the Same Sex Marriage Bill debate. Although the House of Commons passed the Bill on Tuesday it failed to accept the principle of compensating the victims of stolen marriages – where couples were forced to divorce if either husband or wife wanted their new gender to be recognised in law. They also skipped the issue of the loss of pension rights that followed couple changing their marriage licence for a civil partnership.
Equality activists argue that the laws caused many trans people emotional and financial hardship and were discriminatory. To find out more go here.