Read Hansard’s transcription of the debate or our summary. There will be a debate on our petition on Monday 12th June. Here is an update on the things you can do to support the campaign. Share our video on Twitter and Facebook. Write to your MP If you haven’t written to...
1st June 2023
Friday 16th June 7pm to 11pm SOLD OUT! If you bought a ticket, please check your inbox for an email from [email protected] which has all the details about the venue. Sex Matters is coming to Edinburgh! We promised we’d hold an event in the constituency that got the most...
9th May 2023
Last October, Sex Matters launched a petition asking the government to amend the Equality Act 2010 in order to make clear what the protected characteristic of sex actually means. We think it should mean biological sex – male or female; the personal characteristic that is recorded on newborns’ birth...
6th April 2023
Our petition now has over 70,000 signatures, and those who have signed it will know that the Chair of the Petitions Committee has written to the Government calling for an initial response by Wednesday 18th January. We have also written to the Minister, Kemi Badenoch, asking for a response....
16th January 2023
The Equality Act 2010 protects everyone’s rights and covers everything from schools to hospitals, pubs to sports, and everybody’s workplace. It includes protection against sex-discrimination, and allows single-sex services. But on 13th December a judge in Scotland pronounced that Equality Act does not recognise biological sex as a protected...
16th December 2022
After just three days we were over a quarter of the way to the 100,000 signatures needed to prompt a parliamentary debate. We’ve now got more than 40,000 signatures. Thank you to everyone who has already signed the Make the Equality Act Clear Petition. Every signature helps! If everyone...
5th November 2022