The problems we address, how we do this, and why you should support us, alongside our goals for the next three years.
It has been a busy year of publications and petitions, press and politics. Campaigners for sex-based rights have made some significant gains in shifting the debate. But in the last days of the year the Scottish Parliament voted for self-ID and a court ruled that biological sex has been...
23rd December 2022
The Sex Matters team is just back from a fantastic time at FiLiA, Europe’s largest feminist conference. But Sex Matters is not a feminist organisation. We simply subscribe to the radical notion that women are human beings, with full human rights. We also attended the LGB Alliance. But Sex...
27th October 2022
A year ago today Maya Forstater won a critical judgment in the Employment Appeal Tribunal, establishing that gender-critical beliefs are “worthy of respect in a democratic society”. The judgment had many implications: Employers should not refuse to employ someone because they have expressed gender-critical views online. Organisations should recognise...
10th June 2022
Sex Matters is delighted to announce that Helen Joyce, author of Trans: When Ideology Meets Reality, is joining the organisation as Director of Advocacy.
1st April 2022
We’re excited to welcome a panel of exceptional women and men who will share their experience and expertise in fields ranging from sport, politics, academia, law and the creative arts to business, healthcare and campaigning.
25th January 2022
Naomi Cunningham, employment and discrimination barrister and Chair of Sex Matters, has received a prestigious industry accolade, in part for her outstanding work in the debate on sex and gender, in The Lawyer’s annual “Hot 100”.
17th January 2022
What a year it has been! Sex Matters launched in March, and we now have a dedicated board, a small paid team, over 1,000 regular supporters whose donations make our work possible, dozens of volunteers, and a brand and media presence. We are grateful to everyone who has donated...
14th December 2021
Today, after two years of legal battles, Sex Matters co-founder Maya Forstater achieved a landmark legal ruling that looks set to change the direction of the sex and gender debates in the UK, and provide legal protection for gender-critical people against discrimination and harassment. Mr Justice Choudhury overturned an...
10th June 2021
A launch message from Rebecca Bull, Naomi Cunningham, Maya Forstater and Emma Hilton.
21st February 2021