Gender-critical beliefs protected under UK discrimination law, tribunal finds
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Transgender pride Manchester, UK, 2017

A belief that biological sex is immutable and not to be conflated with gender identity is a philosophical belief and protected under UK discrimination law, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has found.

The landmark judgment may ignite fresh debate over trans rights in the workplace as well as leave marginalised groups more vulnerable to discrimination and harassment, lawyers have suggested.