On Monday, I went to a meeting in London. I have set out, four times in the last two days, to do a write up. Each time, I went into high-energy, high-speed mode, and ended up with half a dozen pages of what was mostly a rant aimed at my CLP, and other organisations that claim to know the meaning of solidarity.
If you’re a Labour Party member – have you taken a motion to your CLP about Self-ID or anything related to GRA? That’s how party policy will get changed. There was no such motion at last years LP conference, nor at the Women’s Conference in Telford.
Feminist and Gender Critical opinions are really not anti-trans. – A guest post by Diane Jones
I’ve always liked Eastbourne – but thought of it as a gentle sort of place, for walking and thinking. I now have it filed under words like ‘exciting’, ‘friendly’ and – yes, ‘socialist’.
30 years on – a story and a song – are you sitting comfortably…?
It’s been a year since Maria McLachlan was attacked. This guest post by Paula Boulton is an example of the journey many of us have been on in the last 12 months… KG
I don’t normally go in for this refutation lark but there is a thread on Facebook, on a personal but public page of a fellow member of our local Labour Party, which is getting sufficient attention that I think its worth saying my piece.
For over 100 years – actually, probably for over a thousand – women have been fighting for equal rights in most societies around the world. That experience means that women already active in such campaigns have a natural affinity for other disadvantaged groups when they stand up for their own rights. So where did what appears to be a ‘women’s rights v trans rights’ stance come from?
Like many women recently, I’ve just seen my life implode. This, surprisingly perhaps, is a good thing.
Oh alright then, if no-one else will – here’s my blog going all lavatorial again…