Archive: Gender And Sexuality

Trans issues are increasingly in the news, but policy changes are coming from the courts rather than parliament

Is the trans inquiry just a fig leaf?

Is the women's committee inquiry a reason to celebrate - or are trans people just being offered a chance to blow of steam?

Opinion Former Articles

  • Britain’s Sexual Revolution - a talk by Dr Matt Cook

    Galha, the LGBT section of the BHA presents a special meeting to mark the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia.

  • BHA: Homosexuality is not a problem to be ‘cured’ – conversion Church conference reaches London

    A touring conference programme titled 'The Lepers Amongst Us: Homosexuality and the Life of the Church' is due to go ahead in London today despite condemnation from community groups where the conference has been previously held, and criticism from professional organisations declaring conversion or reparative ‘therapies’, which seek to ‘cure’ gay people, as harmful.

  • ESRC: Myths of man-hating feminists make feminism unpopular

    Feminism was one of the most influential political movements in 20th century Western Europe. Yet, in the 21st century, the label 'feminist' is often forcefully rejected, particularly by young women. New research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) suggests that, in rejecting feminism, women are often seeking to position themselves within conventional norms of femininity and heterosexuality.

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