Monthly Archives: March 2018

#ManFriday the 5th

#ManFriday the 5th falls on Good Friday, and as we want to stay on this rather nice moral high ground, we will be celebrating our 5th week of #randomactsofmanliness by sharing peace and love with all mankind. We will be … Continue reading

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5 Rather Educational Weeks

Tomorrow marks #ManFriday the 5th, and what a hectic 5 weeks it’s been. We’ve been variously: Steeling our brovaries for #randomactsofmanliness Lobbying our MPs and MSPs Writing to public organisations Swimming Testing out the perve-proofedness of the changing rooms in … Continue reading

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Swim England Consultation

Swim England are now reviewing their guidance on engaging trans people in swimming. Please take part! Email Swim England and ask to be included in the consultation. Every voice counts. “Change will not come if we wait for some other … Continue reading

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It’s Another #ManFriday!

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What is Man Friday?

Let’s start with this statement: I am not going to justify women having their own spaces. Thousands of women, some I know, most I don’t, fought the fight for women’s spaces before I was born so that I, and other women in the UK today, don’t have to. Thanks to them, women’s rights, protections, spaces, and services exist to facilitate women’s participation in social life by upholding and protecting our safety, privacy and dignity. Programs and offices reserved for women seek to redress systemic discrimination against women that puts us at a disadvantage compared to our male peers. Continue reading

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Two Women Went for A Swim

I joined ManFriday after watching Amy’s Mumsnet thread in real time, being really impressed by her imagination and bravery.  I loved the concept of highlighting the nonsense of self-ID by shining a light on how easy it was to abuse.  … Continue reading

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Rosie: My Story

You probably think I’m a little bit absurd, self-identifying as a man to make a point, going into men’s single sex spaces to make them feel uncomfortable, let me tell you the story of how I became a radical feminist … Continue reading

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