Archive: Women Bishops

Not into it: Gender gap stubbornly stays in place in Scottish independence debate

Why are women so against Scottish independence?

Women are significantly less likely to support Scottish independence than men. Why can't Salmond win them over?

Opinion Former Articles

  • BHA: ‘Holy Redundant’: Bishops in the House of Lords campaign back by popular demand

    The British Humanist Association has reactivated Holy Redundant campaign urging the public to email their MPs against continuing reserved places for bishops in the House of Lords following the Church of England’s 20th Nov 2012 vote to not to allow women to be bishops.

  • 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.

  • BHA supports renewed debate on Bishops in the Lords

    The British Humanist Association (BHA) has called today for the removal of the automatic right of Church of England bishops to sit in Parliament.

  • BHA: 'No legitimate reason to keep Bishops in the Lords'

    There is no legitimate reason to keep automatic places for Bishops in the House of Lords, and the government’s proposals to do so undermine equality and represent a religious privilege insupportable in today’s society, the British Humanist Association (BHA) will tell the Joint Committee taking evidence on the draft House of Lords Reform Bill.

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