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Letter to the Sun from trans activists

Below in full is the letter we wrote to the Sun in response to their front page on 12th June 2020, as well as a full list of signatories. You can read media coverage of the letter at: The Guardian Pink News Dear Victoria Newton, We write to you in shock and dismay at the abhorrent front page of today's Sun Newspaper (12/6/2020) in which you gave voice to JK Rowling’s abuser. Misogyny is a pervasive force and one that treats survivors and victims of Read more…

Scottish Trans Alliance response to today’s Sunday Times front page

Today (14th June 2020), the Sunday Times has reported that an unnamed UK Government source has leaked to them a draft of what the UK Government Minister for Women and Equalities, Liz Truss, apparently proposes to do to try to undermine trans equality. The report claims that Liz Truss will completely ignore the 70% of respondents to the UK Government Gender Recognition Act consultation who supported removing the intrusive medical evidence requirements for correcting a trans person's birth certificate. The Sunday Read more…

Response to UK Government Minister for Women and Equalities’ speech on trans rights

On Wednesday 22nd April, the UK Government Minister for Women and Equalities, Liz Truss, gave a speech to the UK Parliament Women and Equalities Select Committee. In her speech (https://www.gov.uk/…/minister-for-women-and-equalities-liz-…) she made the following statement about her views on trans issues: “The final point I’d like to make, Madam Chairman, in this initial part, is on the issue of the Gender Recognition Act. We’ve been doing a lot of work internally, making sure we’re in a position to respond to that consultation Read more…