Gender Reform

Susan Smith at the Forth Valley Feminist 2023 Woman’s Festival

Susan Smith founded For Women Scot with Trina Budge and Marion Calder in 2018 in response to growing concern about how reforming the Gender Recognition Act to allow for self-identification of gender identity would affect women’s rights. For Women Scot has since grown to become one of the country’s most prominent women’s rights organisations. Susan …

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Lucy Hunter Blackburn at the Forth Valley Feminist 2023 Woman’s Festival

MurrayBlackburnMackenzie is a policy analysis collective founded in 2018 by Dr. Kath Murray, Lucy Hunter Blackburn, and Lisa Mackenzie, which has emerged as one of the pivotal organisations in Scotland’s fight to protect women’s rights. Lucy spoke about The Scottish Parliament and Women: Reflections on the GRR Bill at the Forth Valley Feminist 2023 Women’s Festival. One of …

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Jane McLenachan at the Forth Valley Feminist 2023 Woman’s Festival

Jane McLenachan was a social worker for 20 years, mainly in child protection, working in Scotland and England. She then spent 20 years in social work education, working in universities in England and Scotland before retiring in 2020. Jane discussed the influence of gender ideology on social work at the Forth Valley Feminist Women’s Festival …

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Eva Comrie at the Forth Valley Feminist Women’s Festival 2023

Eva Comrie was the introductory speaker at the opening session of the Forth Valley Feminist 2023 Women’s Conference. She is a lawyer, the national Equalities Convener at ALBA Party, and a one-legged woman who won’t wheesht! Eva recounted her apprehension in 2022 regarding the upcoming year. Although telling the truth in Scotland has become a revolutionary act, we …

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Susan Dalgety at the Forth Valley Feminist Women’s Festival 2023

Susan Dalgety spoke at the Forth Valley Feminist 2023 Women’s Festival about whether compromise is possible when it comes to Gender Reform. Susan is a Scotsman columnist, writer, former Labour councillor and a doting granny – she is angry at how so many politicians have let down our girls. Susan Dalgety’s talk was inspired by …

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