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Articles about Sex Matters in the media, including coverage of Forstater v CGDE and others.
I don’t think Sex Equality was meant to allow men to shower with girls
Maya Forstater for the Express
Maya Forstater starts petition which calls on the Government to clarify the Equality Act to make clear that "sex" means biological sex.
MPs to consider gender petition backed by JK Rowling
Richard Wheeler for
A petition backed by JK Rowling calling for the Westminster government to clarify equality legislation will be considered in parliament after it received more than 100,000 signatures.
JK Rowling-backed petition for Government to make clear that ‘sex means biological sex, not sex as modified by gender recognition certificate’ in Equality Act will be considered for debate in Parliament
Madeleine Ross for Mail Online
A petition backed by JK Rowling calling for changes to be made to the Equality Act will be considered for debate in Parliament. The Harry Potter author was among those to support the proposal which seeks to 'make it clear' that 'sex' and 'gender reassignment'...
A petition to sign on International Women’s Day: stop trans rights activists taking advantage of ambiguous wording in the Equality Act
Maya Forstater for The Daily Sceptic
The Equality Act is important because it sets the rules which allow single-sex services (including both specialist and everyday services), schools, associations, charities and sports.
Lesbian groups are being banned from female-only spaces in bid to include men who identify as women, report claims
Sanchez Manning for Mail Online
An article about our report Lesbians without liberty.
• Gay women said to be meeting in secret to stop events being 'invaded by men'
• Research featured women's testimonies in survey about single-sex spaces
Rishi Sunak facing ‘big backlash’ over trans conversion therapy ban
Daniel Martin for The Telegraph
Maya Forstater and Sex Matters are quoted at length.
Maths teacher accused of misgendering pupil on religious grounds
Jessica Murray, Midlands correspondent for The Guardian
Maya Forstater gave evidence in support of Joshua Sutcliffe, the teacher, and is quoted here.
Tampons offered in men’s toilets at Labour-run Welsh Parliament
Ewan Somerville for The Telegraph
Helen Joyce is quoted and Sex Matters mentioned.
Gender critical author HELEN JOYCE accuses her son’s prestigious sixth form of risking safety by allowing trans pupils to use girls’ toilets and play for female teams
Helen Joyce for Mail Online
Government regulations say that schools must avoid indoctrination. Helen Joyce claims how her son's sixth form college in Cambridge fell short.
UK Athletics claims law change needed to ban trans women from female events
Sean Ingle for The Guardian
Sex Matters is quoted.
UKA wants to have female-born and open categories; Ian Beattie says equality laws prevent change at present
Experience of a cinema goes against the streams
Janice Turner for The Times
Sex Matters is mentioned in the section ‘He or she?’
Three of four transwomen athletes drop out of IOC study
Martyn Ziegler & Craig Lord for The Times
Sex Matters’ Emma Hilton is quoted.
Three of the four elite transwomen athletes who were taking part in a research study led by Joanna Harper of the University of Loughborough and funded by the IOC have dropped out of the programme.
Trans law is a ‘magic key’ for predators
Mark McLaughlin for The Times
Sex Matters Chair Naomi Cunningham is the legal expert quoted.
A legal expert has warned Scotland’s controversial gender laws will provide men “who cross-dress for erotic purposes” with a “magic certificate” to access women’s spaces.
Minister defiant over trans rapist Isla Bryson
Mark McLaughlin for The Times
Maya Forstater is extensively quoted. The article was later revised.
The Scottish justice secretary has refused to stop the imprisonment of rapists in women’s prisons after a party colleague accused a double sex offender of “gaming the system”.
Stonewall ‘eroding’ gender pay gap monitoring among civil servants
Ewan Somerville for The TelegraphMaya Forstater is quoted. Six government departments among employers urged to check inequalities by self-identified gender, according to charity’s training scheme.
What’s causing the trans explosion?
Helen Joyce talks with stand-up comedians Konstantin Kisin (@konstantinkisin) and Francis Foster (@francisjfoster) of Triggernometry.
1:03:38 on YouTube.