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Transgender

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Defined

Transgender is an umbrella term for people whose gender identity and/or gender expression differs from their birth sex.

We refer to people with this characteristic as transgender and also use the terms ‘gender identity’ and ‘gender reassignment’ when referring to this protected characteristic.

Equality Law

Find out more about transgender-related equality law in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.  Learn more 

Policy & Guidance

We have provided an overview of our transgender related policy and guidance information Learn more 

OU Resources

You may be interested in some of the resources we provide for our staff and students.  Learn more 

External Resources

You may be interested in these useful web links to organisations with transgender-related information. Learn more 

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