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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 ...

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 ...

Transgender activists and the real war on women

A dispatch from the new front line in free speech by Judith Green How hard is it for women to talk freely about sex, gender and the law? Not very, I used to think. I’d heard about a few no-platforming incidents on campuses, where speakers including Germaine Greer were blocked from appearing because of their views. ...

Even a party for women won’t take on trans lobby

By Janice Turner On Tuesday I attended a meeting on the Gender Recognition Act by a group called A Woman’s Place. The venue wasn’t announced until that morning as trans activists had disrupted previous events. But 400 women turned up on an Arctic night, galvanised by moves to allow men who self-identify as women into female ...

Gender identity: What do legal changes have to do with women’s rights?

Trans activists have welcomed moves from the government to "streamline and de-medicalise the process" of changing legal gender. But some women are worried about the potential impact on their own legal rights. Today, anyone who wants to legally change their gender in the UK has to apply for a Gender Recognition Certificate (GRC). Many don't though, ...