The Labour Party is being urged to enshrine social rights – including housing, education, food and work – in law if elected into power.
Because of human rights, everyone is entitled to equal dignity, regardless of their age, sex, race, beliefs or religion.
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Transgender people have equal rights, including to marry
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Christine Goodwin complained she was not entitled to the same employment, social security and pension rights as those born female. The European Court said that was discrimination. Shortly afterwards, the UK introduced a system which allowed transsexual people to be legally recognised in their new gender.