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Lesbian Visibility Week – Part 2

The lesbian battle against s. 28 For Lesbian Visibility Week here’s the second of our articles in which supporters of the Labour Women’s Declaration share their personal experiences of being a lesbian on the Left. Let me take you back to 1988, the year Section 28 of the Local Government Act received Royal Assent. Section

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Letter to Women and Equalities Minister Liz Truss

Under the banner of Women Uniting, Labour Women’s Declaration group has joined with all the other political party women’s pledge groups, plus Fair Play For Women and FiLiA, in signing a letter to the Minister for Women and Equalities, Liz Truss. It comes in response to a commitment she made, as part of giving evidence

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Lesbian Visibility Week – Part 1

How I joined the Labour Party For Lesbian Visibility Week here’s the first of two articles in which supporters of the Labour Women’s Declaration share their personal experiences of being a lesbian on the Left. The last thing on earth I was going to do was become a member of the Labour Party. They weren’t

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YouTube channel & website launch

We’ve been quietly working away behind the scenes, adding our previous articles and press releases to our new website, ahead of it ‘going live’ today. Not only that, but we’ve also set up a Labour Women’s Declaration YouTube Channel. Our first videos are from last month’s #ExpelMe Rally. Links to all these are below. (You

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Karen Ingala Smith rejected by Labour Party

In support of Karen Ingala Smith Karen Ingala Smith (pictured left) is the CEO of nia, a London-based domestic and sexual violence charity working to end violence against women and girls. She also founded and carries out the Counting Dead Women project – which records all the women in the UK killed through men’s violence.

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Scottish gender recognition reform bill consultation

The Scottish Government, back in December 2019, set out plans to amend the Gender Recognition Act in the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill . The proposals would allow any man to ‘self declare’ or ‘self identify’ himself to be a woman – and would not require any medical treatment or surgery, or even any change in

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#ExpelMe Rally – speeches

Defend me or expel me rally The #ExpelMe rally (on Mon 9th March 2020) was organised by London supporters of the Labour Women’s Declaration (LWD) and held in support of Woman’s Place UK (WPUK) and the LGB Alliance. The sold-out rally was attended by around 300 people and was a response to some of the

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