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Includes information about the legal aspects of sexuality including bisexuality, transsexuality, homosexuality and its application in domestic relationships.

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Sexuality and gender issues

Your rights in family matters if you are lesbian, gay or bisexual. Also includes your rights if you are transgendered or awaiting gender reassignment.

1 Rights of same-sex couples (PDF)

Information on how same–sex relationships can be legally recognised by registering a civil partnership.
Provided by Adviceguide from Citizens Advice
6 Exploring your sexuality

Straight, gay or bi, you don't have to label yourself immediately - or ever. However, exploring your feelings and accepting your sexuality is important.
Provided by TheSite
7 Applying to the Gender Recognition Panel

Information on the right of transsexual people to be legally recognised in their acquired gender. Explains how you apply for Gender Recognition.
Provided by Gender Recognition Panel
2 Your sexuality

Advice for young gay, lesbian or bisexual people.
Provided by National Youth Agency
3 Parenting

More and more lesbians and gay men are becoming parents and caring for children. There is information here on parenting advice and support, adoption, fostering, parental responsibility and residence and donor insemination.
Provided by Stonewall

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