Month: April 2021
Against a backdrop of active debate about women’s sex-based rights, this blog reviews the manifestos for the five parties represented in the last Scottish Parliament, as well as those...
28th April 2021
‘Long-Term Follow-Up of Transsexual Persons Undergoing Sex Reassignment Surgery: Cohort Study in Sweden’: A review of Dhejne et al’s findings on criminal convictions
Background In 2011 Dhejne et al. published a peer-reviewed academic paper setting out findings from a cohort study aimed at estimating the ‘mortality, morbidity, and criminal rate after surgical...
21st April 2021
For Women Scotland legal challenge to Gender Representation on Public Boards Act: putting the case in context
ForWomenScotland (FWS) announced earlier this week that they are seeking leave to appeal against the judgement in their case against the Scottish Government. Just as the Scottish Parliament went...
16th April 2021
The Herald on Sunday this week reported that “more than 300 scientists are calling for the Scottish Government … to resist attempts from campaigners to change the guidance or...
7th April 2021