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Boys will be boys

“Boys will be boys” is a neat illustration of how many men deny responsibility for the unpleasant behaviour they exhibit towards women, how they minimise it and how they pass any blame or fault onto their targets for not having … Continue reading

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Why ManFriday?

Below is the full text of the speech made by ManFriday’s Media Officer at a Women’s Place UK meeting on 17th May 2018. My name is Hannah Clarke. I support the rights of women and girls. Men do not belong … Continue reading

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#ManFriday the 10th – Our very own art exhibition

Here’s a challenge for you. Can you pick out the people celebrated in public art exhibitions, supported by Labour, the Lib Dems, Plaid Cymru and the Women’s Equality Party,  and endorsed as candidates for election? For those who haven’t come … Continue reading

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The Problem with Gender Neutral Toilets

As more and more companies and organisations designate female toilets into gender neutral toilets (whilst leaving male toilets intact), the following paper by Dr Clara Greed, an expert in inclusive urban planning, explains why this is a problem for women. … Continue reading

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Self-ID and Driving Licences

I’ve frequently read on Twitter of claims that the proposed changes to the Gender Recognition Act will merely be an extension of the self-identification processes we already have for passports and driving licences. This was news to me. It was … Continue reading

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Mumsnet data breach

Many people will know by now that Mumsnet was hit by a data breach today in which a former intern published screenshots including Mumsnetters’ personal data. The intern, Emma Healey, described the screenshots as proof of the transphobia she felt … Continue reading

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What’s Going On After 6 Weeks of #ManFriday?

On #ManFriday the 6th, we look back at the week that was. We have now brought the issue of self-identification to the rails! The Caledonian Sleeper’s transgender policy allows male passengers who identify as women to use female-only compartments, which … Continue reading

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#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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