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Womens Rights Are Human Rights

Women’s Rights Are Human Rights Progressive folk should surely celebrate when a charity promotes the ‘human rights (as set out in the universal declaration of human rights and subsequent united nations conventions and declarations) of people whose experience of sex, gender, sexual orientation and/or sexuality does not align, in whole or in part, with dominant cultural ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Why were lesbians protesting at Pride?

  Why were lesbians protesting at Pride? Because the LGBT coalition leaves women behind Misogyny doesn’t vanish at the flicker of a rainbow. The LGBT campaign group Stonewall had harsh words for the annual Pride march through London, which took place on 7 July. The parade, said Stonewall, was too white; it would not be attending this year. ...

Lesbians Accused Of Hate Crimes For Objecting To Transgenderism At London Pride Festival

If lesbians marching in an LGBT Pride parade can be viewed as a dangerous threat requiring denunciation from authorities, what chance is there to have an honest conversation? London Mayor Sadiq Khan condemned an “anti-transgender group” for “hijacking” the July 7 London Pride parade. The mayor’s spokesperson told Pink News UK, “Pride is about celebrating difference ...

Lesbian Pride, Lesbian Protest

by Jo Bartosch Yesterday I counted the women on the 2018 Pride in London website, the actual women — not the diva drag queens. In a tableau of thirteen images, there was one with some women volunteers, that’s a worse male to female ratio than the House of Lords. Pride is no more than corporate willy-waving; a chance ...

How transgender identity self declaration erases women’s rights

Dr Heather Brunskell-Evans Discussion of the Gender Recognition Act at the Grand Central Glasgow Hotel on Wednesday 10th January 7-10pm From the Let’s Talk About Gender Series by Venice Allan [vlt_video_link title="How transgender identity self declaration erases women's rights: Heather Brunskell Evans" url="https://youtu.be/AbstRHdU72U" css=".vc_custom_1534500851183{background-color: #ededed !important;}"]

Ma Vie En Rose: Ruth Hunt’s Rose-Tinted Trans*Goggles and the anti-Woman Politics of Stonewall

by Miranda Yardley I first spoke with Stonewall’s Ruth Hunt just over three years ago when the organisation announced it would be engaging with the transgender community. This resulted in the forming of the Stonewall Trans Advisory Group, you know that motley crew of transgender tyrants, including the self-styled (styled as if it were 1973) answer ...