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The public comments by London MEP Sarah Ludford indicating her support for the legal recognition of non gendered people is welcome news.  So far as I know this is the first time that a UK politician has publicly expressed such support.  I sincerely hope that she will not be the last.

http://www.sarahludfordmep.org.uk/news/001425/eu_discrimination_law_must_cover_gender_identity_issues.html

This is a small, but very significant step in the right direction, and there is clearly a long way to go.  This much has only been possible due to a great deal of hard work by Christie.  Many people owe Christie a debt of gratitude for managing to get to a position where this fundamental human rights issue is being taken seriously.  I feel very proud of what my partner has achieved.

 

Good news as well that Caster Semenya has finally been cleared to resume her career as an athlete.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/africa/2010/07/100706_castersemanyaverdict.shtml

 It would have been better if she had never been banned at all.  We should all hope that when this comes up again (as inevitably it will) that the individuals concerned
 



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