A transsexual MP in New Zealand, Georgina Beyer, has drafted legislation that will protect people who change their gender from discrimination. `The Human Rights (Gender Identity) Amendment Bill, reports the New Zealand Herald, provides for ‘gender identity’ to be included as one of the prohibited grounds of discrimination in section 21 of the Human Rights Act 1993. Under the Act, people are not allowed to discriminate on grounds such as race or sex.
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