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#IStandWithSueLent

Labour Women’s Declaration stands with our Working Group member and  Cardiff Labour councillor Sue Lent in the face of  gutter journalism attacking her right to hold gender critical views. We call on Welsh Labour leaders to speak up in support of their longstanding friend and loyal comrade. In reply to their articles about Sue, we

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Respect My Sex If You Want My X

Jane Meagher, Labour candidate for Edinburgh City Council (Portobello and Craigmillar Ward) tells us that she’s had more emails on the subject of sex and gender identity than on all other issues put together. She’s given us permission to share her response here. On the doorstep, voters in this Scottish ward have been asking Jane

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Local Election Campaign – Respect My Sex

In corporations and councils, from parliament to playgrounds, the two sexes – man and woman, male and female – are being sidelined in language, law, policy and public spaces. Council Elections 5th May 2022 There are council elections taking place in many parts of the UK this May. Many local councillors will be standing for election.

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LWD Fact Sheets

LWD’s concerns about the Government’s proposals regarding conversion therapy are explained in this fact sheet. The core issue in efforts to reform the Gender Recognition Act is the establishment of legal self-identification. Our fact sheet outlines the potential difficulties with self-ID.

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LWD Response to WESC Inquiry into GRA Reform (Nov 2020)

Written evidence submitted  in November 2020 on behalf of Labour Women’s Declaration working group by Alice Bondi  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY i. The Scottish Government’s proposed Bill does not offer a suitable alternative to reforming the GRA [2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4] ii. Considerable problems arise through confusion of the terms ‘sex’ and ‘gender’ in the GRA [3.1,

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LWD Response to Labour Representation Committee statement of 13.08.21

The Labour Representation Committee (LRC) claims to be “preparing the labour movement for power”.  We are only too desperate to have a potential government that could make a real difference to the lives of all those so badly hurt by the policies of the Conservatives.  It was therefore surprising to find that LRC’s latest target

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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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#SixWords-For the word ‘person’ substitute ‘woman’

  Call to Action #SixWords – For the word ‘person’ substitute ‘woman’. “Giving birth is not like chairing a meeting. It cannot be done by a person of either sex.” It is beyond belief that it has taken governments 103 years to notice women in government may have babies. We are very pleased to see

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