Schoolgirl, 13, forces council to scrap ‘transgender toilets plan’ in schools | Daily Mail

The Daily Mail reports that Oxfordshire County Council has withdrawn their trans toolkit and said it will instead follow incoming national guidance on how transgender children should be treated instead. Because the toolkit is no longer an official document, this means the judicial review can no longer go ahead. The article ends by quoting Stonewall's … Continue reading Schoolgirl, 13, forces council to scrap ‘transgender toilets plan’ in schools | Daily Mail

Girl forces U‑turn on advice to schools over trans bullying | The Times

The Times reports on the decision by the Crown Prosecution Service to withdraw their guidance for schools on LGBT Bullying, after a teenage girl started legal action against them. 'In the latest case, the girl claimed that the wide-ranging CPS guidance issued to schools at the beginning of the year meant that she could be … Continue reading Girl forces U‑turn on advice to schools over trans bullying | The Times

*CPS Guidance withdrawn for review*

We have learnt today that The Crown Prosecution Service have withdrawn their schools guidance for review, following a pre-action letter on behalf of a fourteen year old girl. press release: Crown prosecution service withdraws lgbt+ hate crime guidance We are proud to have supported this inspiring teenage girl in her quest for justice. Her determination … Continue reading *CPS Guidance withdrawn for review*

Campaigners given permission for legal challenge | Local Government Lawyer

The Local Government Lawyer reports that the High Court has granted permission for a judicial review of Oxfordshire County Council’s guidance on transgender issues in schools. It notes that 'Safe Schools Alliance UK has argued that the county’s Trans Inclusion Toolkit for Schools 2019 is unlawful. It said that if the case - being taken … Continue reading Campaigners given permission for legal challenge | Local Government Lawyer

Proposed Legal Action against The Crown Prosecution Service

Safe Schools Alliance and Fair Cop are supporting a 14-year-old girl who is taking legal action against the ‘LGBT+ hate crime guidance’ for schools issued by the Crown Prosecution Service [CPS] in January. The teenager is seeking an application for a judicial review and is challenging the guidance on a number of grounds: It contains … Continue reading Proposed Legal Action against The Crown Prosecution Service

Parents force council to suspend transgender advice | The Times

The Times reports today on the Warwickshire County Council Trans Inclusion Toolkit, which was suspended last year after complaints from parents. Safe Schools Alliance have worked with and support the parents who have successfully challenged this council guidance. As The Times notes, the Warwickshire guidance is very similar to the Oxfordshire guidance: a successful outcome … Continue reading Parents force council to suspend transgender advice | The Times

Teenage girl granted review of Oxfordshire Transgender guidelines | Oxford Mail

The Oxford Mail reports that a local girl is taking the county council to court, and that High Court Judge Mr Justice Choudhury has given permission for a judicial hearing to begin. The article explains that Safe Schools Alliance are supporting the girl, and quotes our statement: “We believe that the guidance is both unlawful … Continue reading Teenage girl granted review of Oxfordshire Transgender guidelines | Oxford Mail

Girl launches changing room privacy case | The Times

The Times reports today on the High Court decision to allow Girl A's case against Oxfordshire County Council's trans guidance to proceed to Judicial Review, and quotes our spokeswoman Tanya Carter. Safe Schools Alliance are grateful for all the support received since we announced that the case against Oxfordshire County Council will proceed to full … Continue reading Girl launches changing room privacy case | The Times