Housing minister, Robert Jenrick, angers trans community as he says you must have a vagina to be a woman

Housing minister, Robert Jenrick, angers trans community as he says you must have a vagina to be a woman



In what has been seen as a major blow to transgender rights, the British Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government has said one must have a vagina to be a woman.



The housing secretary, Robert Jenrick, said being a woman is a biological matter.



He said he agreed with his colleague Liz Truss, who is the minister for women and equalities, when she said "women do have vaginas".



Their comments are a blow to activists campaigning for trans people to get the right to self-identify as their lived gender.



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