Tag: Gender Recognition Reform

  • Press Conference: Protecting Female Sports

    The Scottish Parliament is currently considering legislation that will allow anyone over the age of 16 to change their sex in law. So any man who says he identifies...

  • Gender Recognition Reform Bill – links

    Handy page of links for the Gender Recognition (Scotland) Bill as it passes through Parliament. Pre-Committee stage: November 2017 First consultation: Consultation document I Organisational responses I Analysis of...

  • FWS evidence to Parliament – opening statement

    Despite a legal fiction enacted 18 years ago, outwith science fiction people cannot change sex. The Scottish Government claim to understand the difference between sex and gender, but have...

  • Gender Recognition Reform Bill – Survey

    We included a survey in our newsletter which ran from 27 March to 3 April 2022 to gather thoughts on some of the key points of the proposed reforms,...

  • Maggie Chapman Interview

    Maggie Chapman was interviewed on the podcast Ungagged! Talking Sense: with Maggie Chapman. An audio excerpt of the discussion about reform of the Gender Recognition Act (from 41:35 mins)...

  • Nicola Sturgeon Interview

    The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon seemed surprisingly ill-informed and bad-temped when interviewed yesterday on World at One, Radio 4. The audio of the interview is below, and a transcript...

  • FWS Statement on the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill

    This sexist Bill takes a wrecking ball to safeguards by giving any man a passport to self-declare they are a woman without checks or any need for medication, surgery...

  • Review of our #BinTheBill GRA Consultation Campaign

    On 17th December 2019 the Scottish Government announced the launch of a three month public consultation about changes to the Gender Recognition Act 2004. Powerful government funded transgender interest...

  • Consultation Guidance – Archive

    This page is a record of our campaign and guidance for the Scottish Government’s consultation on Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill, which ended on 17 March 2020.

  • Meeting with Scottish Government Officials

    We were very surprised to see the consultation paper that accompanies the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill state that a member of Forwomen.Scot had met with Scottish Government officials...