FWS in the Media

TV and Radio

Talk Radio, 03 July 2020

Scotland Tonight, STV, 20 February 2020

Scotland Tonight, STV, 24 May 2019

Scotland Tonight, STV, 04 March 2019 (audio only)


Woman’s Human Rights Campaign: GRA Reform in Scotland (Marion Calder), 24 August 2020


The National, 27 October 2020, “It is reckless to say that puberty-blocking drugs are safe and reversible”
(Letter in response to “The election of a trans woman for the SNP would be a huge victory”)

The Times, 22 October 2020, “Anger over trans woman on all-female SNP shortlist”

Scottish Legal News, 21 October 2020, “Permission granted for judicial review of act’s definition of ‘woman'”

The Spectator, 17 October 2020, “The SNP, trans rights and the war on women”

Scottish Daily Mail, 17 October 2020, “Gender Showdown”

The Scotsman, 16 October 2020, “Campaigners win judicial review over Scottish definition of ‘woman'”

The Scotsman, 16 October 2020, “Definition of a woman: Why feminist group For Women Scotland is asking Court of Session to intervene in row over gender recognition”

The National, 16 October 2020, “Scottish Government faces legal fight over ‘definition of woman'”

Sunday Mail, 06 September 2020, “Our women are living in fear of trans attacks”

Daily Record, 06 September 2020, “Women’s rights campaigners ‘living in fear of trans attack’ after vile abuse directed at group”

The Times, 30 August 2020, “Campaigners rage at Scottish Government plans to change ‘woman’ definition”

The Spectator, 28 August 2020, “The legal battle over how Scots define ‘woman'”

The Scotsman, 16 August 2020, “Jeane Freeman urged to intervene on NHS trans policies”

The Times, 15 August 2020, “School lavatory gender rules still in force after ministers rejected them”

The Times, 01 August 2020, “For Women Scotland: Feminists’ legal fight over gender rules”

The Spectator, 31 July 2020, “Is Scotland changing the law on gender by stealth?”

The Scotsman, 31 July 2020, “Feminism is not ‘right-wing’ and the word ‘woman’ is not discriminatory”

The Daily Mail, 29 July 2020, “Devil is in the Detail”

National Review, 12 June 2020, “J.K. Rowling vs. Woke Supremacy”

The National, 08 March 2020, “Women and Democracy: Scottish Parliament theme for IWD”

The National, 07 March 2020, “Campaigners opposed to GRA reform to protest Holyrood event”

Adverts in The Scotsman and the Metro, 06 March 2020

The Spectator, 29 February 2020, “Are women’s libraries still a safe space for women?”

Unherd, 22 January 2020, “Scotland’s Gender Recognition Act is a hostage to fortune”

The Herald, 17 January 2020, Advertisement:

The Christian Institute, 16 January 2020, “Trans research ‘insulting to breast cancer survivors’, says MSP”

rt.com, 06 January 2020, “UK High Court to rule if clinic can carry out gender reassignment on children as concerns over methods mount”

The Times, 28 December 2019, “Sharp rise in child cases at gender clinic”

The Times, 18 December 2019, “‘No evidence’ that men are using trans identity for sexual violence”

The Guardian, 17 December 2019, “Trans reforms will not diminish cis women’s rights, says Holyrood”

Daily Mail, 17 December 2019, “Scotland mulls law to end ‘nightmare’ rules for changing gender”

The Times, 06 December 2019, “SNP members ‘victims of LGBT campaign'”

The Herald, 30 September 2019, “Let us have a measured debate on the issue of transgender rights”
(Letter in response to “We must fight against the rolling back of trans rights”)

The Times, 27 September 2019, “Women’s services starved by trans funding, activists claim”

The National, 26 September, 2019, “Data experts ‘left out’ of discussions on GRA census questions”

The Scotsman, 03 September 2019, “Campaigners prepare for three-day protest over ‘major threat’ to trans rights”

The Scotsman, 01 September 2019, “Mixed sex loos in Scottish schools break regulations, warn campaigners”

The Scotsman, 11 August 2019, “Row over ‘woman’ hits boardroom equality bid”

Evening Times, 05 August 2019, “Tramway slammed as controversial toilets changed for religious event”

The Herald, 31 July 2019. Our letter in response to this article.

The Herald, 29 July 2019, “If any man can identify as a woman, women’s rights won’t really mean anything”:

Evening Times, 15 July 2019, “Tramway’s unisex loos at centre of row as police called”

The Scotsman, 23 June 2019, “Patrick Harvie accused of smear over claim parliament was ‘platform for transphobic hatred'”

The Telegraph, 20 June 2019, “SNP delay plans to allow Scots to self-identify gender amid party rebellion”

The Herald, 09 June 2019, “Abuse goes both ways”
(Letter in response to “Trans Scots suffering abuse in wake of GRA debate”)

The Scotsman, 08 June 2019, “Women in Scotland join forces to defend ‘threatened’ rights”

The Times, 02 June 2019, “Trans ideology is damaging children”

The Scotsman, 19 May 2019, “Canadian feminist Meghan Murphy ‘won’t be silenced’ in Scotland”

The Scotsman, 09 May 2019. Letter in response to Vic Valentine’s opinion piece:

The Times, 04 May 2019, “‘Transphobic’ blogger Meghan Murphy invited to Holyrood”

Evening Telegraph, 21 March 2019, “Dundee Trans Pride headliner dropped after alleged threat to ‘throat punch’ women’s group”

The Times, 21 March 2019, “Transgender singer cancels gig after calling for feminists to be punched”

The Times, 14 March 2019, “Letting criminals self-identify gender ‘putting women at risk'”

The Times, 25 February 2019, “Feminist festival targeted for ‘banning trans women'”

National Review, 07 February 2019, “This Week at the U.N.: Feminist Concern about Transgenderism is ‘Misplaced'”

The Times, 07 February 2019, “‘Non-binary’ sex option will not appear on the next census

The Times, 06 February 2019, “Top civil servant’s tweet leads to accusations of pro-trans bias”

Christian Today, 03 February 2019, “Scottish Government’s trans policy ignores impact on women and girls, say academics and activists”

The Guardian, 01 February 2019, “Scottish feminist group says transgender laws risk women’s rights”

The Herald, 30 January 2019, “Trans guidance for Scottish schools breaches 11 children’s rights, campaigners warn”

The Times, 26 January 2019, “Trans activists demand female rector quit Labour equalities post” (plus archived copy)

The National, 24 January 2019.  In response to Tim Hopkins, Equality Network’s letter. Original article by Shona Craven is here.

The Times, 24 January 2019, “Principal backs transgender students over ‘hurtful’ stickers” (plus archived copy)

The Herald, 19 January 2019, “Trans rights backlash: the Scottish-Canadian Connection”

Scottish Daily Mail, 20 December 2018, “Health staff told to call patients ‘they'”

The Times, 19 December 2018, “Don’t assumes people’s gender, NHS staff told”

The Times, 04 December 2018, “Feminists fight against gender choice in census”

The Sunday Times, 11 October 2018, (plus pdf copy):

The Herald on Sunday, 28 October 2018 (in response to Iain Macwhirter’s article):

Christian Post, 06 August 2018, “Scotland Schools to Instruct 5-Year-Olds: Your Gender is ‘What You Decide’ It to Be”

Metro, 05 July 2018, “Woman Beds Down as a Man in Hostel to Expose Sex Risks”

Inverness Courier, 26 June 2018, “Woman Identified as Man to get into Hostel Dorm”

Press and Journal, 22 June 2018, “Woman gets Key to Highland Hostel Dorm after Self-Identifying as a Man”