Pushing back women’s rights in Wales

Welsh Government have commenced consultation on its LGBTQ+ Action Plan. They have issued the draft plan to much fanfare and have commissioned Stonewall Cymru, the leading Welsh LGBTQ+ NGO, to pull together ‘queer’ perspectives. So far so good one might think. But of course, anyone paying attention, any politician with their finger on the pulse, knows that it is not as simple as that. Politicians can no longer pretend that there is only one point of view that matters when it comes to ‘queer’ voices; that of Stonewall. The terrain is fraught with increasing numbers of people, especially women and lesbian and gay people themselves, raising serious concerns about Stonewall’s approach. Continue reading “Pushing back women’s rights in Wales”