Further reading and resources

General

A v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police [2004] UKHL 21
The landmark House of Lords case. This held that a transgender woman can be viewed as a woman for the purposes of the Sex Discrimination Act (since replaced by the Equality Act 2010). Predates the GRA, but we still represents good law:

http://www.bailii.org/uk/cases/UKHL/2004/21.html

MB v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Case C-451/16)

This European Court of Justice case, postdating the GRA, held the failure to treat a transgender woman without a Gender Recognition Certificate as a woman for the purposes of the EU Social Security Directive was direct discrimination on the grounds of sex.

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/HTML/?uri=CELEX:62016CJ0451&from=EN

A Practical Guide to Transgender Law: 

Robin Moira White & Nicola Newbegin

The best general reference to transgender law, written by practitioners in the field, recently published.

http://www.lawbriefpublishing.com/product/transgenderlaw/

Update: November 19 2021
An update to A Practical Guide to Transgender Law taking account of recent cases etc and including a new section on Northern Ireland

 

 

 

 

Transgender Law in Practice: Highgate House Residential Weekend 2020 - Summary from The Inner Temple Yearbook 2020–2021.
A useful summary of some key points:

https://onepumpcourt.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/Transgender-Law-in-Practice.pdf

Sex and Gender Equality Law and Policy: a response to Murray, Hunter Blackburn and Mackenzie

Cowan et al: Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2020/04
A response to claims that the interests of trans women have begun to erode the interests of 'non-trans' [i.e. cisgender] women and refutation of claims of policy capture.

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3730090