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Statement in response to the EHRC intervention

We are delighted to sign this joint statement welcoming the two recent responses of the EHRC –  to the Scottish Government’s proposals for  Gender Recognition Act reform and to the UK government’s Conversion Therapy Ban Consultation. “The Equality and Human Rights Commission’s response to the UK Government’s Consultation on conversion therapy and its letter to

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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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Conversion therapy consultation: LWD guidance

LWD guidance for conversion therapy consultation responses URGENT – DO THIS NOW Firstly, and most importantly, if you haven’t already done so, e-mail your MP as soon as possible using Sex Matters’ pro forma, to urge them to press pause on this consultation. THIS IS URGENT – don’t delay! Answering the consultation You can download

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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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Watch: LWD’s Labour conference meeting

Labour Women’s Declaration publishes videos of its public meeting during Labour conference   “Sex Matters in a Sexist Society: speaking out for women’s sex-based rights in sport, legislation, policy – and the Labour Party” Labour Women’s Declaration has called for Keir Starmer to meet for talks urgently, as the row over Labour’s muddled policies on

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Event: Sex matters in a sexist society

Public meeting co-hosted by Labour Women’s Declaration and Labour Peer David Triesman during Labour Party conference week Why does sex matter in a sexist society? Join us in Brighton on Tuesday 28 September 2021 from 6 to 9pm for an evening of talks and discussions on women’s sex-based rights with Labour politicians and activists. Hear

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