Call to action: Support Swansea feminists

As part of our continued support for Swansea University’s Feminist Society (please see blog dated Jan 15th for full details), we urge as many of you as possible to send letters to the University’s Vice Chancellor, Student Union’s CEO, Student Union’s President and Students’ Union Student Voice Coordinator.

If you are short on time, these letters can be the same for all of them. We want VOLUME. We want to show the University that women’s feminist voices will not be silenced, curtailed or banned.

If you are or have been a student (of Swansea Uni or other), work in academia or are involved in University life in any other way then please make this point. Continue reading “Call to action: Support Swansea feminists”

On freedom of speech, and the right to hold gender-critical beliefs

A statement from Swansea University Feminist Society

Swansea University Feminist Society would like to thank everyone who has reached out in support of us, our Society, and our right to free speech and the legal protection of philosophical beliefs. In particular, we want to thank Merched Cymru, Wales Women’s Rights Network, Dr Jane Clare Jones, Jo Phoenix, Swansea & Gower ReSisters, and many many others, including those who refuse to be bullied or harassed for merely stating their beliefs and political position on such ongoing and incredibly relevant issues as self-ID laws, and same sex prisons. Continue reading “On freedom of speech, and the right to hold gender-critical beliefs”