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Keira Bell v Tavistock: Women’s Rights, Healthcare, and the Law

Poster from US 1970s women's campaign against forced sterilization

Keira Bell and the history of women’s rights, healthcare and the law In 1976 Loretta Ross sued and won a case against A. H. Robbins, the manufacturer of the contraceptive… Read More →

The Political Erasure of Sex

We are delighted to be supporting this important new work by Jane Clare Jones. We reproduce here the blurb from the Political Erasure of Sex website: “The Political Erasure of… Read More →

Joint Statement on the UK Government’s responsibility to uphold women’s sex-based rights

We welcome this week’s announcement by the Minister for Women and Equalities. We are pleased that she has struck a balance between improving the process for obtaining a Gender Recognition… Read More →

Making policies Equality Act compliant: Audrey Ludwig

Audrey Ludwig is a practising discrimination solicitor. Introduction This blog is loosely based on the talk I gave, with Julian Norman, at the WPUK Women’s Liberation Conference in February 2020.… Read More →

Standing on the shoulders of giantesses: working-class women suffragettes: Louise Raw

Louise Raw is a writer and historian with a particular interest in the less-told stories of British history: of women, the working class and BME people.   The Suffrage movement… Read More →

Sex and transgender status in American employment law – the Bostock case: Elizabeth Hungerford

Elizabeth Hungerford is a licensed, though non practicing, attorney in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She identifies as a feminist, lives as a lesbian, is a longtime observer and sometime commenter… Read More →