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UCL Cut Ties With Stonewall, Siding With Academic Board Over Votes of EDI, LGBTQ, Student and Union Groups.

On the 16th of December 2021, University College London announced that it did not intend to re-join the Stonewall Diversity Programme or make a submission regarding its workplace equality...

#LoveYourGender / #LoveMyGender Open Call for Artworks to Feature in the Feminist Gender Equality Network’s Social Media Campaign

We are looking for images (1-3 per submission) and brief captions (100 words max.) of work by trans and gender non-conforming artists that represent a wide range of lived experience in order to...

Gender Critical = Gender Conservative

Originally published on https://feministkilljoys.com/2021/10/31/gender-critical-gender-conservative/ reproduced with permission Content Warning: The following post includes a discussion of...

Statement of support for Professor Alison Phipps

The Gender Inclusion Network (GIN) would like to offer its full support to Professor Alison Phipps, following the publication of her name and photograph in an article by Gabriella Swerling in The...

Beyond Gender Wars and Institutional Panics: Recognising Gender Diversity in UK Higher Education

Originally Published by Sociological Studies Research University of Sheffield...

Feminist Gender Equality Network

The Feminist Gender Equality Network (FGEN), a major new global movement, dedicated to countering anti-trans propaganda at home and abroad, and spear-headed by academics in UK universities, was launched this week by Professor Sally Hines, Chair of Sociology at the University of Sheffield and Dr. Natacha Kennedy, Lecturer in Education at Goldsmiths, University of London

Join Today

Join FGEN today and start to help fight back against the transphobic narratives being spread through the media and beyond

“There is now a sense of outrage, within academia, at the complete misrepresentation of trans and gender-diversity related issues in the UK. The reality is that there is a broad consensus in favour of the inclusion of trans people in society, coupled with a richness of work exploring the complex meanings of gender and sex in the 21st century.

Professor Sally Hines

Co Chair, Feminist Gender Equality Network

Research Latest

Worthy of Respect

Originally Published by LSE Department of Gender Studies https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/gender/2021/11/03/worthy-of-respect/ by Jacob Breslow What does it mean, in the context of higher education and in the context of a sustained political and cultural attack on trans people...

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Podcast

Interview with Steph Richards

Steph Richards is the founder of https://www.stephsplace.uk a website dedicated to feminist transgender women in the UK. We discuss Steph’s involvement with FGEN, her views on feminism and transgender healthcare provision in the UK. 

Welcome to the FGEN Podcast

Our podcast hosts Violette and Vicky talk about the new FGEN Podcast. This is just the beginning, we have lots of great content coming very soon. Please subscribe via your favourite podcast platform and stay tuned for our first full episode later this month.

Conference

FGEN Conference 2022

Due to the industrial action calling for a boycott of Goldsmiths, we have decided to hold the conference elsewhere. We deliberately chose not to host the conference at UCL due to their decision to withdraw from Stonewall.

After much thought, we decided to avoid university venues altogether due to the possibility that there may also be HE wide UCU industrial action at this time.  

Press Statements

Statement of support for Professor Alison Phipps

The Gender Inclusion Network (GIN) would like to offer its full support to Professor Alison Phipps, following the publication of her name and photograph in an article by Gabriella Swerling in The Telegraph (05/11/2021 edition). Swerling explicitly uses this article to...

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