Write to your Councillor for Children’s Services

In light of the recent High Court judgement that children under 16 should not be prescribed puberty blockers, we are encouraging parents and carers to write to whoever is in charge of Children's Services at their own county council. Please ask them to make sure that their trans policies and schools guidance are in line … Continue reading Write to your Councillor for Children’s Services

Tavistock Gender Identity Development Service for children rated inadequate

A national problem The Care Quality Commission inspection report into the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust Gender Identity Service has found it to be ‘inadequate’. It is a truly shocking read. It has identified multiple areas of concern. We are appalled at the spin that this is just about waiting times. It is not. … Continue reading Tavistock Gender Identity Development Service for children rated inadequate

Submission to the Women and Equalities Select Committee inquiry on reforms to the Gender Recognition Act

In October 2020, the Women and Equalities Select Committee (WESC) launched an inquiry relating to the 2018 government consultation on the Gender Recognition Act. The results of the GRA consultation had been announced the previous month. WESC published a call for evidence with a focus on two areas: the Government’s response to the GRA consultation, … Continue reading Submission to the Women and Equalities Select Committee inquiry on reforms to the Gender Recognition Act

CPS hate crime schools guidance permanently withdrawn | Judicial Review

Guidance withdrawn Today we were very pleased to learn that the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has permanently withdrawn its LGBT+ Bullying and Hate Crime Guidance for Schools. We had very serious concerns about the impact of this hate crime guidance on girls' ability to stand up for their rights in schools. We are delighted that … Continue reading CPS hate crime schools guidance permanently withdrawn | Judicial Review

Crowdfunding: mothers and feminist women continue doing what they always have | Reuters report

This Thomson Reuters article on crowdfunding needed two journalists to ‘investigate’ why it is that British women are raising money to protect their sex-based rights. What did they find? Yes – that ordinary women in Britain feel that their rights are being undermined and their children placed at risk by agenda-driven lobby groups. That they … Continue reading Crowdfunding: mothers and feminist women continue doing what they always have | Reuters report

Hate crime legislation – free speech & safeguarding

Safe Schools Alliance were interviewed recently by Civitas: Institute for the Study of Civil Society about hate crime legislation for their latest report Policing Hate: Have we abandoned freedom and equality? Writing for the independent Westminster think tank, Joanna Williams explores the history, current context and impact of hate crime legislation. By drawing upon interviews … Continue reading Hate crime legislation – free speech & safeguarding

‘When Mum becomes Dad’ review: where are all the adults?

This review of the programme ‘When Mum Becomes Dad’, part of a series called 'My Life' on CBBC and now available on the BBC iPlayer, has been written by one of our supporters The BBC is at it again. Not to be outdone by ABC and its Orwell-esque style of propaganda delivery, it has decided … Continue reading ‘When Mum becomes Dad’ review: where are all the adults?

Keira Bell statement on High Court ruling

Keira Bell won her case yesterday against the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust over the way in which they obtain consent to treat children suffering from gender dysphoria: her victory means that puberty blockers will no longer be prescribed to children without a court order. Keira made this statement outside court and has given permission … Continue reading Keira Bell statement on High Court ruling

High Court ruling that children should not be given puberty blockers: SSAUK statement

We welcome today's landmark ruling on the case of Keira Bell and Mrs A versus The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, regarding whether or not children are able to give informed consent to “puberty blockers”.The court found that "There will be enormous difficulties in a child under 16... deciding whether to consent to the … Continue reading High Court ruling that children should not be given puberty blockers: SSAUK statement