Press for Change, founded in 1992, campaigned using social education, legal case work, and parliamentary lobbying to successfully change the UK into what is now one of the most Transgender-friendly countries in the world. Stephen Whittle will discuss what worked, what didn't and what is left to be done.
Stephen Whittle (@stephenwhittle) is a trans man, activist and Professor of Equalities Law at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Hakan Seckinelgin is Associate Professor in the Department of Social Policy at LSE.
The British Library of Political and Economic Science (@LSELibrary) was founded in 1896, a year after the London School of Economics and Political Science. It has been based in the Lionel Robbins Building since 1978 and houses many world class collection, including The Women's Library.
Spectrum (@LSESpectrum) is the LGBT+ staff network at LSE which represents staff from lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and other minority sexual orientation and gender identities.
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A podcast of this event is available to download from Pressing For Change: 25 years seeking trans equality.
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