This petition was submitted during the 2017–2019 Conservative government

Petition Launch a Public Inquiry into transphobia in the national media.

In 2017 the government launched a consultation into reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004. This sparked an increase in media reporting that dehumanises trans people, undermines transgender communities, whips up hate, and prevents legal reform.

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Transgender people are now exposed to significant hate.

On 27/06/19 the BBC revealed that recorded hate crimes against transgender people had increased by 81% since 2016/17.

Many news groups continue to allege that trans people are a risk to others, and misrepresent the law.

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