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LWD Submission to Government Conversion Therapy Consultation

  Labour Women’s Declaration working group submitted our response to the government’s Conversion Therapy Consultation on 22nd December 2021. We hope that if you are reading this before the closing date of 4th February 2022, you have either submitted your own response or will be doing so. You may find ideas in our document that

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Open letter in support of BBC News website publishing the article ‘We’re being pressured into sex by some trans women’

We understand that the journalist, Caroline Lowbridge, responsible for this excellent article deactivated her twitter account prior to publication, in anticipation of an extreme and hostile response. We are outraged that this is felt to be necessary for what is a thorough, well-researched and balanced piece of journalism which the BBC should be praised for

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Tottenham Dinosaurs roar their dismay at the words of their MP,  Shadow Justice Secretary David Lammy

Members of Tottenham Constituency Labour Party, including the Women’s Officer, Disability Officer, LGBT Officer and Secretary,  have written to their MP David Lammy to express their outrage at his recent public statements  equating women who campaign in support of the Party manifesto and Labour’s Equality Act’s sex-based rights with dinosaurs hoarding their rights. He has

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JOINING THE DOTS

LWD’s Working Group Statement on theLabour Party Green Paper ‘Ending Violence to Women & Girls’ Women are demanding action to stop the epidemic of rape, male violence and abuse targeted at women and girls. The Labour Party’s Green Paper outlining a strategy, whilst it acknowledges how overstretched and underfunded support services are, fails to address

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Defining ‘Shared Socialist Values’

In early February of this year, Labour Women Leading put out this invitation through their networks: “We are inviting any sister who would like to be considered as a candidate for the [Labour Party National Women’s Committee CLP] slate to let us know…LWL is working with sisters from other Labour left organisations (the Centre Left

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Free Speech for Women at a Free Speech Rally

#StopTheLabourLockout LWD signatory Esther Giles has been no platformed at a free speech rally  organised today by a coalition of left groups in support of suspended members. We are asking all those who support free speech to insist that Esther is reinstated as a speaker, and if this doesn’t happen to withdraw from the rally.

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LWD Responds to WESC Inquiry on GRA Reform

Members of Parliament on the House of Commons’ Women and Equalities Select Committee are currently holding an inquiry into reform of the Gender Recognition Act. According to the committee, the inquiry is designed to examine the government’s proposals for change to the gender recognition process, ‘gathering evidence on whether the proposed changes to GRA2004 are

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Open letter to Sir Keir Starmer MP

  Open letter to: Sir Keir Starmer MP, Leader of the Opposition Cc: Angela Rayner, Deputy Leader Marsha de Cordova, Shadow Secretary, Women and Equalities From: Labour Women’s Declaration  23rd November 2020 Dear Keir, OBJECTION TO YOUR TWEET OF INACCURATE AND OFFENSIVE VIDEO The Labour Women’s Declaration Working Group, on behalf of over 5000 Labour

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