Groups defending sex-based rights • Page 2
This is an overview of some of the groups defending sex-realism in the UK. They have been set up by individuals and collectives and are focused on different areas. Although a few have a handful of paid staff, they rely almost entirely on small donations and volunteers’ time.
Conservatives for Women
Group that campaigns to raise awareness about the prevalence and impact of gender-identity ideology across society. Focuses on raising awareness within the Conservative Party and seeks to influence the party’s political and policy response to gender ideology. Campaigns for: the integrity of science, free speech and open tolerant debate,...
Evidence-Based Social Work Alliance (EBSWA)
Coalition of practitioners, academics and students in the field of social work. Formed as a response to concerns about the impact of gender-identity theory in their field. Argues that social workers’ legal responsibilities to safeguard children are being put at risk by the lack of an evidence base for...
International alliance founded in 2021 by parents and clinicians seeking a rational approach to gender issues. Has expanded to include detransitioners, desisters and people unhappy with their own transition, as well as other professionals such as educators and journalists. Creates resources on gender issues and seeks a better approach...
Keep Prisons Single Sex
Established in 2020 to campaign for the sex-based rights of women in prison to single-sex accommodation and same-sex searching. Also campaigns for data on offending to be recorded by sex throughout the criminal justice system. Spokesperson is Kate Coleman. Email: [email protected]
Labour Women’s Declaration
Launched in November 2019 when 300 Labour members and supporters signed a seven-point Declaration setting out the sex-based rights required for women and girls to flourish. The Declaration has since been signed by thousands of Labour-voting supporters, including elected politicians (Peers, MPs, MSPs, Cllrs) and Constituency Chairs and women’s...
Collective of solicitors and barristers, some anonymous and some not. Blogs on subjects related to sex, gender and the law, offers expert commentary on legal developments and makes submissions to government consultations on proposals related to equality and human-rights law, setting out how those proposals will affect women. Email:...
The Lesbian Project
Founded in March 2023 to highlight and champion the experiences, insights and sensibilities of lesbians in all their diversity. Intended to give voice and influence to women whose stories are too often overlooked. Works to build a knowledge base about lesbian lives, promote sensible and evidence-based policy, and contribute...
Liberal Voice for Women
Grassroots group within the Liberal Democrats advocating for the rights and interests of women and girls. Seeks a reversal of the Lib Dems’ anti-women policies which prioritise self-identified gender over the material fact of sex, as well as culture change within the party towards freedom of belief and open...
Safe Schools Alliance
Focuses on children, specifically on safeguarding and the correct interpretation of the Equality Act. A group made up of parents and professionals that produces resources to support parents who seek to challenge harmful school materials and policies that prioritise sex self-ID over the privacy, safety and dignity of all...
Founded in 2021, a group of psychotherapists and counsellors who campaign to raise awareness of the negative impact of gender ideology on mental-health services, in particular for children with gender dysphoria. Work has focused on government proposals to ban “gender-identity conversion therapy” and on the Memorandum of Understanding on...
Trans Widows Voices
A trans widow is a woman (usually heterosexual) whose male partner or husband believes that they have a gender identity other than “man” or who cross-dresses. Often women also report having experienced that their husband or partner has autogynephilia (AGP). Women in this situation report feeling as if their...