Tuesday, 24 September 2019
Gender neutrality: a step too far?
Confusion is also going to be created more widely.
"Trans people will be permitted to change their sex on the next official census, despite warnings it could mean the statistics become `skewed"
"Guidance for the forthcoming survey in 2021 will give respondents the option to state their sex is `different from what is on your birth certificate`."
"It is feared the advice, which applies to both adults and children, could distort population data upon which the Government bases future policy." [This is an important point since the pattern of diseases is different in the two sexes and so are the needs for maternity services.]