Statement In Support Of Heather Brunskell-Evans

Heather Brunskell-Evans is a highly-respected feminist academic who has worked tirelessly to draw attention to the issue of violence against women and girls. She is a respected writer, campaigner and speaker on the harms of pornography and the sex industry. She is also editor (along with Michele Moore) and contributor to Transgender Children and Young People […]

Schools Resource Pack

Transgender schools guidance produced by transgender and LGBT organisations promotes a new ‘affirmation’ and social transition model which has been shown to increase persistence of gender dysphoria in children. The model fails to take into account the various reasons for childhood cross-sex identity, which can range from perfectly normal developmental exploration, through difficult family dynamics […]

Relationships and Sex Education Guidance

The Department for Education (DfE) has issued a call for evidence on updating Relationships and Sex Education guidance as well as Personal, Social, Health and Economic education (PSHE) for primary and secondary schools in England. *PLEASE RESPOND TO THIS SURVEY!* It is very important that the DfE is made aware of opposition to the teaching of […]

Transformation Street

Series One, Episode One of Transformation Street aired last night on ITV is the latest in the media’s current fixation with normalising sex-change for a new generation. The plinky plonky music and the playing of ‘Natural Woman’ during vaginoplasty surgery for a man set the cheerful tone of a documentary which follows several patients through gender […]

2017 Round-Up. Happy New Year!

As we approach 2018 and the planned government consultation on the Gender Recognition Act, which is likely to take place early in the New Year, we look back on the year 2017 in the UK. There is reason for optimism, despite what often seems to be a juggernaut of changes happening socially and culturally preceding […]

Born in Your Own Body – New Book On Transgender Children and Young People

Transgender Children and Young People: Born in Your Own Body is an important new book edited by Heather Brunskell-Evans and Michele Moore and published by Cambridge Scholars. It brings together a diverse selection of writers, all concerned about the current trend to medically transition children and adolescents. Each author – parents, academics, activists, professionals, an […]

Our thanks to FiLiA

Our response to FiLiA’s statement in support of a woman’s right to speak. [email protected] To everyone at FiLiA, We would like to express our gratitude to you for your statement in support of a woman’s right to speak, and specifically in support of Heather Brunskell-Evans for urging caution around the transitioning of children on BBC […]

We must not change the meaning of the words ‘boys’ and ‘girls’

Yet more advice to schools to stop using the words ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ has been issued, this time from Natasha Devon, a former government mental health adviser. According to Devon it is “important for ‘heteronormative assumption’ not to filter down into language and behaviour in schools.” She explained: “To give you an example, I never […]