Cervical screening rates have fallen to a 20-year low in England. Five million women are invited to screening each year in the UK yet one in four does not attend. Every year more than 3,200 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 890 die. However, Cancer Research UK has
Fair Play for Women supports the rights of ordinary trans people to live their lives freely and safely and for people with gender dysphoria to get the treatment they need. But we do not agree that we have to subvert our language or understanding of biology to achieve that. When women are
To whomever it may concern: RE: My Gender Identity Your gender identity isn’t the same as mine. Please respect this important piece of information. It is an objective fact. Whatever yours is, I can guarantee that it isn’t the same as mine. If gender identity is now the
Sexual reproduction requires two; a male and a female. The male sex organ is the penis and testes. The female sex organs are vagina, ovaries and womb. Humans have known and lived with that simple reality for thousands of years Sex is a binary. It’s pretty basic stuff. It really
Here is a selection of some of our best articles contributed by our supporters on what sex and gender really means to women: To whomever it may concern, RE: My Gender Identity Biological Sex Matters Masculine and feminine: we’re all genderqueer Being gender-divergent In a sexist
We have written a series of short posts to guide you through some of the basic concepts in feminism and to help explain why modern transgender theory is concerning for some women. tl:dr – The words gender and sex do not mean the same thing! Part 1 – What is
A quarter of pregnancies miscarry, and most miscarriages happen in public toilets. We wouldn’t need those safer spaces if the world outside the Ladies’ was fully accepting of women’s right to privacy & dignity, of our desire not to be stalked and groped, of our naturally unpolished looks and our hormonally-active bodies. But it isn’t. If we’re to be forced into sharing with males, they’re going to have to wise up and shut up.
The passing of a self-declaration law together with removal of Schedule 3 exceptions would see the current delicate balance of rights between ‘sex’ and ‘gender’ in the Equality Act overturned. Those confident that new legislation will not impact women’s rights should not fear discussion; the left must consider the impact of further changing how sex is defined.
Human genetics – sexual reproduction, chromosomes, how it works; genes, what can go wrong. Sexual development, disorders and gender identity! Masses of information, some guaranteed surprises, pictures, videos and loads of links. Clue yourself in.
“But what about intersex?” Human sexual dimorphism and the denial of biology. While transgender advocates debate the ever-changing meaning of ‘woman’ and ‘female’, Catherine explains why there is no third sex and intersex conditions don’t disprove the facts of sexual reproduction. This is important – welcome to Feminism 4!
Biological sex affects every part of us, down to the cellular level. The internet’s full of misinformed nonsense – and, worryingly, even medical science doesn’t know the half of it. Real physical differences between women and men are too far-reaching to cover in depth but I’ll try to be comprehensive. Part 1: structure. Skeleton, head, muscles.