Individuals now eligible to become a member of the male-only lodge include, Men, A man who joined as a man, but later underwent gender reassignment to become a women, and a woman who underwent reassignment to become a man before applying to become a Freemason, however irrespective of gender identity the members will still be formally referred to as "brothers".

Women can still not join the United Grand Lodge of England ("UGLE") but there are about 4,700 female Freemasons in the UK.