Truvision Launched

The States of Jersey Police today released their newest weapon in combatting hate crime – Truvision, an online tool that enables anyone in the community who experiences an hate crime to report it. Some facts you should know about hate crime – Hate crime happens in Jersey; Hate crime can happen to anyone not just…

Tribunal ruling: Condor v Bisson

The Jersey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal have made recommendations to ferry company, Condor, as a result of their discriminatory behaviour towards Ms Bisson. The full judgement can be read here. It is no surprise that the first transgender discrimination case in Jersey is about the use of gender-segregated facilities. This is an area that always…

GRC not fit for purpose

Two significant reports dropped into the Trans* Jersey inbox this week. Both highlight the need for a complete review of the gender recognition process in the UK by which a trans individual “becomes” their recognised gender in the eyes of the law. This is significant for us in Jersey as we have “outsourced” our gender…

Same-sex marriage will happen in 2017

The States of Jersey have voted overwhelmingly in favour of same-sex marriage. The Chief Minister, Senator Ian Gorst, asked States members to decide whether they were for or against four principles. (a) to agree, in principle, that appropriate legislation should be brought forward for approval to allow same-sex couples to get married in Jersey, with…