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

Government agencies paying thousands to become ‘Diversity Champions’ for Stonewall | The Telegraph

The Telegraph reports that Government agencies and public bodies are paying hundreds of thousands of pounds a year to become 'Diversity Champions' for Stonewall, an organisation which campaigns to remove single-sex spaces. The report notes that a teenage girl is seeking a judicial review against the participation of the Crown Prosecution Service in Stonewall's 'Diversity … Continue reading Government agencies paying thousands to become ‘Diversity Champions’ for Stonewall | The Telegraph

Anger as campaigners argue pupils should not be excluded for sexual assaults | Independent

The Independent reports on a campaign run by the organisation No More Exclusions, which asserts that even students who sexually assault fellow-pupils or teachers should not be excluded from school. SSA UK are very concerned by this. Our spokeswoman Tanya Carter makes the point that ‘You cannot ‘include’ one child at risk of many others … Continue reading Anger as campaigners argue pupils should not be excluded for sexual assaults | Independent

The BBC and pronouns | Mail on Sunday

The Mail on Sunday reports on the politics of pronouns. The newspaper discusses 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 … Continue reading The BBC and pronouns | Mail on Sunday

SSA UK guidance on Schools RSE and PSHE resources

PSHE / RSE safeguarding concerns Many parents have asked 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 the safeguarding failings in some of these.The latest DfE guidance is very clear that if schools … Continue reading SSA UK guidance on Schools RSE and PSHE resources

Supporter success: genderbread resource

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