What’s Current: NHS ‘gaslighting’ patients over placing trans-identified males in female-only wards

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  • NHS trust are “gaslighting” women over transgender inclusion policies who request single-sex spaces, and comparing them to “racists” who need “to improve their attitudes,” according to a whistleblower, who claims at least two women have been sexually assaulted by a male patient who identified as a woman.
  • Sussex University defended one of its professors against harassment by a group called “Anti-Terf Sussex,” which put up posters calling for the firing of Professor Kathleen Stock.
  • The BBC has become the latest organization to ditch a Diversity Champions scheme provided by LGBTQ+ charity Stonewall.
  • Rape crisis centers in Ireland received over 13,000 calls in 2020, with some survivors waiting as long as a year to see a sexual trauma counselor. Nine out of 10 people contacting the helplines (91 per cent) were women or girls.
  • Only eight of the U.K.’s top 100 companies have women as CEOs, despite the number of women on Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 boards being at an all-time high.
Genevieve Gluck

Genevieve Gluck is a writer and advocate for women's sex-based rights and creator of Women's Voices, an audio library dedicated to bringing awareness to feminist texts and speeches.