The Belfast News Letter looks at similarities between the transgender guidelines for schools issued in Northern Ireland last year by the Education Authority, and the trans toolkit issued by Oxfordshire County Council which is facing potential legal challenge. Our spokeswoman Tracy Shaw told the News Letter that whilst Safe Schools Alliance is based in England, … Continue reading SSA UK spokeswoman Tracy Shaw on trans guidance for NI schools | Belfast News Letter
On the 6th February the Oxford Mail reported on the Judicial Review of Oxfordshire County Council's trans toolkit sought by 'Girl A'. SSA UK spokeswoman Tanya Carter said: "This [toolkit] is in direct opposition to all safeguarding protocols which recommend that single sex provision should be made for children over the age of eight when … Continue reading SSA UK supports Oxfordshire girl seeking judicial review of Trans Toolkit | Oxford Mail
The Telegraph reports on the Judicial Review being sought by a teenage girl against Oxfordshire County Council's trans toolkit, on the basis that it poses a risk to children. 'Girl A' said “The guidance makes me feel that my desire for privacy, dignity, safety and respect is wrong. It makes me feel sad, powerless and … Continue reading SSA UK supports teenage girl to launch Judicial Review | The Telegraph
As reported in the Sunday Times today, Safe Schools Alliance UK is supporting unprecedented legal action against Oxfordshire County Council (OCC), on the grounds that its use of the Trans Inclusion Toolkit for Schools 2019 is seriously flawed and poses a risk to children.This action is being brought by a parent, another parent on behalf … Continue reading SSA UK supports legal action against Oxfordshire County Council | The Sunday Times
Safe Schools Alliance have been interviewed for an article for the independent which discusses the misleading and unlawful guidance issued to single-sex schools by trans lobby groups. Unfortunately The Independent did not report in the article on what the law actually says. Exceptions in the Equality Act do permit schools to admit children of only … Continue reading SSA UK call upon the Equality and Human Rights Commission to provide clear guidance for schools and parents
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The Safe Schools Alliance and Click Off petition to Warwickshire County Council over their 'Respect Yourself' website was featured in Coventry Live on the 24th October. Please read the article here. Warwickshire CC have withdrawn the website for review. However they have not apologised for promoting pornography to children, nor explained how this content came … Continue reading Council sex education website which featured descriptions of extreme sexual acts ‘under review’ | Coventry Live
Please read The Times article here. More than 30 families with trans-identified children are to lobby the government and the NHS over the way that NHS Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) treats children. The Times reports that the parents are fighting 'what they call the automatic “affirmation” model that discourages professionals from questioning young people who … Continue reading Parents battle ‘state‑sponsored sterilisation’ of trans children | The Times
Refusal to use 'correct' pronouns will result in 'appropriate steps' being taken against children & teachers according to EHRC draft guidance for schools on trans pupils. Read The Spectator article here.
Please read the Sky News article here. We are saddened and angered by the lack of support offered to young people who become disillusioned with gender identity politics and seek detransition. The Equalities and Human Rights Commission must halt publication of guidance promoting an affirmation-only model for gender-questioning children. This is a national safeguarding scandal.