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
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
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?
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
Did you know that JK Rowling’s and Harry Potter’s birthdays are coming up soon? Many of us have felt heartened and grateful for JK Rowling’s recent contributions to the discussion around gender ideology. Rowling shares a birthday with her beloved literary progeny – July 31. Harry Potter fans will recall that the boy wizard receives … Continue reading ‘It’s not hate to want debate’ – take action
On the 14th of June the supermarket Asda sent out an email to its customers announcing that it had partnered with the LGBT charity 'Diversity Role Models' to provide home learning packs for children. Several parents contacted us to raise concerns over the primary school pack, which linked to a video about acceptance containing the … Continue reading ‘Love has no age’: a letter to Asda
We sent this letter to J. K Rowling yesterday in support of her courageous stance on women's and children's rights. Dear JoWe are Safe Schools Alliance UK. We are writing to thank you for speaking out; it is very much appreciated, especially since you did so in full knowledge of the consequences you would face. We … Continue reading A letter to J.K. Rowling