FactCheck: Rowling right that hormones or surgery not required for legal gender change
Channel 4 News
The UK government told FactCheck: 'You do not have to be taking hormones or planning to get surgery' to qualify for a Gender Recognition Certificate.
was quite right. Here's
on the subject
Channel 4 FactCheck: Rowling right that hormones or surgery not required for legal gender change
JK Rowling is correct that hormones or surgery (or plans to do either) are not needed for a legal gender change in the UK. Read my latest
Just realised, it's actually quite significant that Channel 4 pulled Penis News up on this, isn't it? Adults paying attention at last?
Ann Karen Coates
Fact check from Channel 4 here, It is indeed the case that gettting a GRC does not require any physical transtion, but this has been the case since 2004. So I don't understand why Rowling said "It is NOW the case" when it's been the case for 16 years
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