Data and statistics
Sex Matters response to Financial Conduct Authority consultation
Why the listing rules for diversity and inclusion should follow the law.
Sex matters in the City
19th October 2021
The Financial Conduct Authority is the regulator for the financial services sector in the UK. They are proposing to...
Fighting for the principle of collecting data on biological sex
27th June 2021
A guest post by MurrayBlackburnMackenzie. Scottish Parliament Public Petition: Call for signatures In early June MurrayBlackburnMackenzie (MBM) lodged a...
Truth and reconciliation
6th June 2021
How should the public sector leave the Stonewall Champions Scheme?
Time to #LeaveStonewall
29th May 2021
This is the letter we have sent to the CEOs of the 850 organisations that are members of the...
Sex, gender and medical data: a way forward
23rd March 2021
Susan Bewley, Margaret McCartney, Catherine Meads and Amy Rogers published an article in the British Medical Journal...
NHS: let’s talk about sex
20th March 2021
This tweet by Emma Parnell, Lead Service Designer at NHS Digital and the associated Medium post “Lets Talk About...
Sex (or gender?) as a hate crime: why the rush?
17th March 2021
The push to adopt a gender neutral definition of “misogyny” as a hate crime with amendment 87B to the...
Census guidance on the sex question ruled unlawful
10th March 2021
Census day is 21 March 2021. Yesterday, in a challenge brought by Fair Play For Women, the High Court...
Gender Markers in Passports: Internal review of existing arrangements and possible future options
Report by HM Passport Office, 2014
ONS reverses decision to ask clear sex question on the census
12th February 2021
The ONS has reversed its decision not to allow self-identified answers to the sex question in next month’s Census. On...
Swedish cohort study on sex reassignment
Long-Term Follow-Up of Transsexual Persons Undergoing Sex Reassignment Surgery: Cohort Study in SwedenDhejne C, Lichtenstein P, Boman M, Johansson ALV, Långström N, et al....
Woman’s Place UK
Woman’s Place UK was set up September 2017 to ensure women’s voices would be heard in the consultation on...
Open letter on the census
On December 15 2019, 80 of the UK’s leading social scientists wrote an open letter which was published in the Times: “As social...
The Political Erasure of Sex
Jane Claire Jones and Lucy MacKenzie (2020) Oxford University This report focuses on planned changes to the way that...