Ann Sinnott’s case against the EHRC dismissed

Today was the initial hearing in the crowdfunded case brought by Ann Sinnott against the EHRC – the organisation that is charged with upholding our human rights.

Ann had pointed out that the EHRC was misrepresenting the Equality Act in relation to single-sex provision by advising organisations – rape crisis centres, prisons, hostels, hospital wards – that they could only exclude men who identified as women in ‘exceptional’ cases. In other words, they could not automatically assume it would be legal to offer female-only services. Continue reading “Ann Sinnott’s case against the EHRC dismissed”