Posts in Transgender
'Transgender Ideology' is Today's Anti-Feminist Backlash

Thain Parnell, radical feminist writer and activist, exposes 'trans-activism' as the latest counter-movement against feminism. Read her article, “Feminism has been co-opted but it won't last,” originally posted on Medium. Throughout history, when great gains are made by feminists in the pursuit of women's rights and liberation, a blacklash movement strikes back – often co-opting the term 'feminism'. The practice and ideology of 'trangenderism' is simply the latest form of anti-feminist activism (a.k.a. men's rights activism). We OBJECT.

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TransgenderHannah Harrison
Beard Removal on the NHS: A Hairy Issue

Men who declare themselves to be 'transwomen' get laser-hair removal funded by the NHS – they don't even have to 'get the snip' first (or at all). The treatment received by 'transwomen' is a cut above that offered to women. An NHS Senior Consultant speaks out anonymously – public discussion of this hairy issue runs the risk of being accused of 'transphobia'. Let's not allow this to become the perm.

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TransgenderHannah Harrison
'Gender' Self-ID: Listen to Female Survivors

The female survivors of male-inflicted rape, sexual abuse and sexual violence need FEMALE-ONLY spaces and services for recovery. A rape crisis centre in Brighton is already operating ‘gender’ self-ID policy. This may be partially attributed to desperation for funding and unlawful victimisation under the Equality Act. Last week, Harry and Meghan (the Duke and Duchess of Sussex) visited the centre, but did they seek to listen to the female survivors excluded from this service? Please listen to female survivors and amplify their voices in your reply to the GRA Reform consultation (Deadline: 19th October).

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GRA Consultation - Fill in YOUR Protected Characteristics

Respond to the Government Consultation on Reform of the GRA before 11pm 19th October 2018. The consultation wrongly ONLY asks ‘trans’ respondents about their protected characteristics (under the Equality Act 2010). We recommend that, even if you are not ‘trans’, you fill in YOUR protected characteristics and give YOUR opinion on the proposed law changes.

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TransgenderHannah Harrison
Lesbian Pride Manchester 2018

OBJECT and The Society for the Preservation of Accurate Pride Heritage provided a pro-lesbian presence at Manchester Pride parade 2018. We OBJECT to lesbian erasure and to the threats and harms of ‘transgender’ ideology on the lesbian community. We support the right of lesbians to accurately define themselves as biologically female homosexuals.

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'TERF WARS' WORKSHOP

Members of OBJECT covertly attended an event called 'TERF WARS,' held at the 'Freedom Press Bookshop' in East London. Speakers vilified feminists who challenge 'transgender' ideology, proclaiming that “TERFs are like mould; they smell and they spread.”

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Born in the wrong body?

Relationship therapist and coach Caroline Franssen describes possible reasons for why someone may feel that they were 'born in the wrong body' and desire to 'change sex'. She advises exploring these issues in depth before considering life-changing surgery and medicalisation.

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