An evening with Safe Schools Alliance

In October our spokeswomen Tanya Carter and Tracy Shaw spoke to Liberal Voice for Women, a special interest group of Liberal Democrat members and supporters, aiming to promote the interests of women and girls within the party. You can watch the event here: "Why 'Girls Only' is Important: An evening with Safe Schools Alliance UK". … Continue reading An evening with Safe Schools Alliance

Read Tanya Carter’s speech to the LGB Alliance conference

On the 21st October our spokeswoman Tanya Carter gave a speech at the first LGB Alliance conference. She explained who we are and what motivates us. You can read her speech below. My name is Tanya Carter, I’m one of the spokeswomen for Safe Schools Alliance. The well-being of children is what drives us. The … Continue reading Read Tanya Carter’s speech to the LGB Alliance conference

Girl Guiding and Asexuality

On the 28th October Girlguiding published posts on their social media celebrating 'Ace Week' in support of their 'asexual volunteers and members'. Girlguiding specifically stated on Twitter and on Facebook that they wanted to "raise awareness and understanding of the asexual community". The inevitable implication of this is that the organisation is encouraging leaders and … Continue reading Girl Guiding and Asexuality

Conversion Therapy: our view

We welcome this legal opinion from Jeremy Hyam QC on the government’s proposed legislative ban on conversion therapy and thank Transgender Trend and Keira Bell for sharing it. We believe that children with gender dysphoria deserve appropriate and evidence-based treatment and that those young people and their families need to be free to seek it. … Continue reading Conversion Therapy: our view

Write to the EHRC: you can make a difference

On the 16th October, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) announced that it will be publishing guidance in January 2022 to clarify the law around single-sex spaces in public buildings such as schools. Baroness Kishwer Falkner, the chair of the EHRC, told the BBC’s Woman’s Hour programme that she has received many complaints from … Continue reading Write to the EHRC: you can make a difference

Statement on the harassment of Kathleen Stock

We condemn the continued targeted harassment of Dr Kathleen Stock in the strongest possible terms. We consider that this terrorising of a female professor is driven by a hatred of women and is an outright assault on democracy. We welcome the initial response from The University of Sussex. They must make clear that they will … Continue reading Statement on the harassment of Kathleen Stock

Advice on social transitioning of trans-identified children

The Sunday Times revealed today that Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council in Wales has become the latest council to withdraw its 'trans toolkit' after a school used it to socially transition a child in their care without his parents' knowledge. You can read the full article on the Safe Schools Alliance Facebook page. Our … Continue reading Advice on social transitioning of trans-identified children