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Lesbian feminist Julia Beck Slams the Equality Act: ‘H.R. 5 Is a Human Rights Violation’

At a hearing today before the US House Judiciary Committee on H.R. 5, the Equality Act, lesbian feminist, Julia Beck, said that the gender identity provisions of the bill are a violation of women’s human rights. Full video shown here, Ms. Beck’s opening statement is approx. 59 minutes in: https://youtu.be/cc3ezM5p6O8   "If the act passes in its current form as H.R. ...

Gudrun Young Successfully Defends Lesbian Feminist & Anti-Racist Campaigner Linda Bellos OBE in Private Prosecution

Linda Bellos OBE, a leading feminist and anti-racist campaigner, represented by Gudrun Young, appeared today in Westminster Magistrates Court to be informed that the private prosecution against her had been taken over by the CPS and discontinued. Linda Bellos faced an offence of using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour contrary to section 5 of ...

Declaration of no confidence in LGB movement leadership WOLF

The Lesbian Rights Alliance joins WOLF (Women's Liberation Front) in condeming the current state of operation of the gay liberation movement To: The political, civil society, foundation funding, and media leadership of the former gay liberation movement for same-sex attracted persons, sometimes now called the LGBTQ or the LGBTQIAPK movement, among other acronyms, and including, but ...

LRA Fact Sheet for GRA Reforms

Lesbian Rights Alliance Fact Sheet on the Gender Recognition Act Reforms The specific impacts on lesbians of the Gender Recognition Act reforms have been largely overlooked by other women’s groups. The Lesbian Rights Alliance has done a fact sheet showing what these impacts are and how much they will harm lesbians. Please use points in this fact sheet ...

Why is a A Male Rapist In a Woman’s Prison?

Julie Moss interviews Maria MacLachlan, who was attacked when trying to attend a meeting about proposed changes to the UK’s Gender Recognition Act. Watching footage in the news this week of a male person running into a crowd to swing a punch at a sixty year old woman, you might be forgiven for assuming this was ...

Trans Goldsmiths lecturer Natacha Kennedy behind smear campaign against academics

by Lucy Bannerman A transgender lecturer orchestrated a smear campaign against academics across the UK in which universities were described as dangerous and accused of “hate crime” if they refused to accept activists’ views that biological males can be women, it can be revealed. Read More The Times Transgender lecturer ‘orchestrated blacklist campaign’ against university academics who disagreed ...

Why are so many LGBT organizations caving to trans activists and losing lesbians?

Julie Bindel argues that fear and funding are the two primary reasons LGBT organizations are abandoning lesbians to cater to the demands of trans activists. Lesbian and gay organizations all over the country are failing lesbians. The growing alphabet soup — currently standing at LGBTQQIPA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Polyamorous, and Asexual) — ...

Fairplay For Women Info Library

The Fair Play For Women Library Fair Play For Women have compiled a library of information based on their analysis of the proposed Gender Recognition Act (2018) Reform. They have written extensively on key topics to provide an evidence-base for discussion. ducted our own investigations to obtain it and called for official figures to be provided ...

Enforcing men’s sexual rights in international human rights law

Sheila Jeffreys We Need to Talk Event June 2018 London Download PDF Why International? I am going to talk today about why it is important to think internationally when dealing with the threat posed by men’s crossdressing activism (commonly called the transgender rights movement) to women’s human rights. In the UK the feminist resistance has been growing exponentially ...

Female Autonomy vs Gender Identity A critical analysis of gender identity in CEDAW jurisprudence and the Yogyakarta Principles

By Tina Elaine Minkowitz Abstract This paper undertakes to address an emerging conflict between women’s human rights and gender identity rights, using tools provided by the human rights framework and by the Con-vention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and its associated jurisprudence. CEDAW jurisprudence is divided, with support for gender iden-tity ...

Lesbians are being excluded from the Vancouver Dyke March in the name of ‘inclusivity’

Lesbians are being harassed and bullied out of their own spaces and events by trans activists and their allies by Danielle Cormier We arrived at the 2018 Vancouver Dyke March in superhero costumes and t-shirts with the word “Lesbian” written overtop a drawing of a uterus shaped like a superhero crest.Having chosen “lesbian heroes” as our theme ...

Sex, Gender and Equal Rights SAGES

The Sex and Gender Ethics Society (SAGES) SAGES exist to promote evidence-based approaches to sex and gender in the U.K. We advocate for research based approaches to education, training and service development. Our primary aim is to ensure the protection of the equal rights of all individuals, regardless of sex or gender.Following the publication of the ...

Equality guidance to schools

Equality guidance to schools – sexism and homophobia A statement by the Lesbian Rights Alliance 1. Introduction In our view schools should not be supporting the concept of gender identity or encouraging or supporting children to feel or believe they have a gender identity which is different from their biological sex. The concept of gender identity encourages children ...

Reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004

The Gender Recognition Act 2004 The GRA legislation provides a mechanism to allow trans people to obtain recognition for all legal purposes to their preferred gender role (man/woman). There are 4 elements that require compliance to succeed in an application: 1. Been living permanently in their preferred gender role for at least 2 years, and, 2. Have been under medical supervision and assessed as having gender ...