The National misrepresents women’s rights campaigners

The National recently published a broadside against long-standing council member Sue Lent. We are pleased to note she has retained her seat in Plasnewydd despite this vicious attack on her reputation. Sue has also been supported by Labour Women’s Declaration.

Our organisation was mentioned several times in the article in ways which misrepresented us and our aims. We wrote to the editor, Gavin Thompson to ask him to correct this misstatement. Our letter, and our statement of support for Sue, has been posted here. Continue reading “The National misrepresents women’s rights campaigners”

We stand by Sue Lent

This week, The National published an article about Cardiff councillor Sue Lent.

The article is nothing more than a poorly written, spiteful hatchet job against a woman who has demonstrated over many years her commitment to standing up for the rights of women and girls and her dedication to public service.

We are not going to dignify the snide, sexist, bullying insinuations by repeating them.

We will, however, point out that understanding that biological sex is a material reality that is at the root of the discrimination, violence and oppression that women face all over the world is a legitimate and protected belief.

We stand by Sue Lent. Continue reading “We stand by Sue Lent”