The Mail on Sunday reports here on the reaction from SSAUK and other parents and campaigners to a recent addition to the BBC Bitesize website, called 'How to be an ally to friends who've changed their pronouns.'The original version of the article - on the website and promoted via Twitter - showed a cartoon image … Continue reading The BBC and pronouns | Mail on Sunday
We receive many emails from parents asking us to check the resources that their children’s schools are using to teach Relationship and Sex Education (RSE) and Personal, Social, Health and Economic education (PSHE). We’ve been extremely concerned by some of these.The latest DfE guidance is very clear that if schools use external providers they must use … Continue reading New SSA UK guidance on Schools RSE and PSHE resources
The latest DfE guidelines on the teaching of RSE in schools state that external resources used by schools must be 'evidence-based and contains robust facts and statistics' and that 'materials which suggest that non-conformity to gender stereotypes should be seen as synonymous with having a different gender identity should not be used'. In the light … Continue reading Supporter success: genderbread resource
The Daily Mail reports on the Department for Education guidance which addresses the teaching of gender identity in schools and quotes Safe Schools Alliance. The Mail focuses on the harm of suggesting to children that they may be trans if they don't conform to gender stereotypes, and reports on the criticisms that have been levelled … Continue reading Teachers are told not to push tomboys to change their gender just because of the way they like to dress or play | Daily Mail
We welcome the release of new guidance relating to the teaching of Relationship and Sex Education (RSE) in schools from the Department for Education. We are pleased to see that our concerns have been taken on board and are beginning to be addressed. This guidance is largely in line with our own resources. This guidance … Continue reading SSA UK statement on new DfE guidance on teaching of RSE in schools
The Guardian reports on the Department for Education guidance released on the 24th September which addresses the teaching of gender identity in schools. It notes that 'The organisation Safe Schools Alliance said the guidance was “vindication of years of campaigning from” from groups like theirs.'
The Telegraph reports today on Safe Schools Alliance UK's response to the government announcement on the Gender Recognition Act reform, and the work that we still have to do.
We welcome the news that Liz Truss is not changing the Gender Recognition Act to a process that relies on Self ID. Self ID is an assault on safeguarding. We are delighted to have a minister who is prepared to stand up for the safety, dignity and privacy of women and girls and would like … Continue reading No self-id in the Gender Recognition Act
One of our supporters has written this review of the Australian children's TV mini-series 'First Day'. The latest Australian import currently being broadcast to our children, courtesy of CBBC, is ABC’s ‘First Day’, a mini-series about a 12- year old boy, Hannah Bradford, who unsuccessfully tries to hide his transgender status when he moves to … Continue reading Boiling viewers like a frog: A review of the BBC’s ‘First Day’
PRESS RELEASE: TEENAGE GIRL APPLIES FOR SECOND JUDICIAL REVIEW OF THE CPS We are delighted to be supporting a teenage girl as she applies for a Judicial Review against the Crown Prosecution Service. The girls believes that membership of the Stonewall Champions Scheme renders the CPS institutionally biased and has applied for the case to … Continue reading Teenager applies for Judicial Review to force the CPS to withdraw from the Stonewall ‘Diversity Champions’ Programme