• Womens Rights Are Human Rights

    May 9, 2019 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Women’s Rights Are Human Rights Progressive folk should surely celebrate when a charity promotes the ‘human rights (as set out in the universal declaration of human rights and subsequent united nations conventions and declarations) of people whose experience of sex, gender, sexual orientation and/or sexuality does not align, in whole or in part, with dominant…

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  • Declaration of Women’s Sex-Based Rights NYC March 2019

    April 18, 2019 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    featuring Dr. Sheila Jeffreys, Dr. Heather Brunskell-Evans, and Maureen O’Hara SUMMARY DECLARATION ON WOMEN’S SEX BASED RIGHTS The Declaration outlines current international laws and policies on women’s rights and how they are being threatened by organisations that are trying to change the definition of woman. It reaffirms existing women’s rights and suggests ways that states…

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  • In Conversation With Sheila Jeffreys

    April 2, 2019 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Sheila Jeffreys became a feminist activist in 1973, and a lesbian feminist in 1977. She is the author of 10 books on the history and politics of sexuality, and is a Professorial Fellow in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. She has been involved in many groups and campaigns against male…

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  • A Reply to Sally Hines

    April 1, 2019 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    A Reply to Sally Hines by Heather Brunskell-Evans, FiLiA Spokeswoman The representation of women’s bodies has been subject to masculinist authority for much of recorded history. Before the 19th century, religious leaders in the West informed women it was the lusty, disobedient Eve, not Adam, who was to blame for earthly sexual corruption. Since the…

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  • Haringey Resisters

    March 21, 2019 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Speaking at a Haringey Resisters event on February 12th 2019. Heather Brunskell-Evans is a social theorist and philosopher. Trustee of FiLia, a new feminist charity and Director of its Stop Violence against Women and Girls section. www.haringeyresisters.org

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  • Trans Activism vs Feminism (and the Wider World): Heather Brunskell-Evans in Conversation with Julian Vigo

    January 27, 2019 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    THE COTO CONVERSATION At Culture on the Offensive, one of the  goals is to showcase new conversations that have trouble being heard in the wider political discourse. Identitarian movements speaking on behalf of minorities and vulnerable groups are developing a reputation for attempting to stigmatise and prohibit many of these conversations. These prohibitions are done…

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