Scotland

A page for links to articles from or about what’s happening in Scotland. Articles about the SNP and other Scottish political parties can be seen on this page.

Transgender rapist Isla Bryson’s removal from Cornton Vale women’s prison must mean the end of Nicola Sturgeon’s policy of self-ID The Scotsman 28.01.23

Isla Bryson case: Trans rapist prison ban leaves governors open to legal action The Times 27.01.23

There’s a better way to treat trans prisoners Janice Turner in The Times 27.01.23

Nicola Sturgeon’s trans law in disarray after rapist climbdown The Times 26.01.23

Trans rapist Isla Bryson won’t stay in women’s prison, Nicola Sturgeon says The Times 26.01.23

Minister defiant over trans rapist Isla Bryson The Times 25.01.23

Isla Bryson’ and the madness of Scotland’s gender bill  Alex Massie in The Spectator 25.01.23

Revealed: Scotland has more transgender prisoners in women’s prisons than England and Wales combined as it emerges half of the inmates only began transitioning after they were convicted The Mail 25.01.23

The smirking rapist now sitting in a female prison proves our legal system has sacrificed vulnerable women at the shrine of trans rights Julie Bindel in The Mail 25.01.23

Trans woman accused of rape ‘is no predator’ The Times 24.01.23

Inside ‘care suite’ at Scottish women’s jail where transgender prisoners are kept with pregnant, vulnerable and mentally ill inmates and shower facilities are communal The Mail 25.01.23

Kemi Badenoch refuses to appear before MSPs over gender bill The Times 23.01.23

The Grooming of Holyrood Wings Over Scotland 23.01.23

The ‘anti-TERF’ misogyny that has contaminated the SNP The Herald 23.01.23

Police investigate ‘hate’ banners at trans rights rally in Glasgow The Times 22.01.23

Voters both sides of border oppose Scotland’s gender reform, poll shows The Times 21.01.23

Gender reform bill has betrayed lesbians — and will send them back into the closet The Times 19.01.23

Alleged rapist now in transition to be woman, court told The Times 19.01.23

The Times view on Scotland’s trans legislation: Identity Politics The Times 16.01.23

UK government blocks Scotland’s gender recognition reform bill The Times 16.01.23

Rishi Sunak preparing to block Scottish gender reform bill The Times 13.01.23

Sturgeon’s gender bill poses a problem for the Tories The Spectator 12.01.23

Scotland’s gender recognition reforms are a legislative mess Maya Forstater 09.01.23

Scots gender certificate ‘invalid’ south of border The Times 09.01.23

Westminster poised to intervene over gender bill assent The Times 07.01.23

One way or the other, gender recognition will end up in court Adam Tomkins in The Herald 04.01.23

Raise all of the flags Wings over Scotland 04.01.23

Angus MacNeil joins SNP civil war by branding Sturgeon’s trans reforms a ‘threat to women’ Scottish Daily Express

Send Nicola Sturgeon’s gender act to judicial review Ian McWhirter in The Times 27.12.22

Sturgeon turns her back on women The Critic 26.12.22

Gender reform bill shows that women don’t count The Sunday Times 25.12.22

Court battle looms for Scottish government with Westminster over gender self-ID bill The Sunday Times 25.12.22

No 10 threat to Scottish gender bill unites MSPs The Sunday Times 24.12.22

Joanna Cherry: Here’s why I couldn’t support gender reform bill The National 23.12.22

Nine Nationalists defy Nicola Sturgeon on gender reform in record revolt The Times 22.12.22

Cheers and shouts of ‘shame on you’ greet Scotland’s landmark gender bill The Times 22.12.22

Westminster threat to veto Scotland gender reform bill The Times 22.12.22

Only women are asked to put trans rights first in Scotland’s gender reform The Times 22.12.22

The Times view on gender self-identification: Collision Course The Times 22.12.22

‘Sturgeon out’ demand protesters at 1,000-strong parliament rally The Times 22.12.22

Scotland heads for clash with Westminster over gender recognition bill The Times 22.12.22

Scotland’s gender reform is a vote against reality UnHerd 21.12.22

Being a woman is not a ‘costume or a feeling’, Nicola Sturgeon warned The Telegraph 21.12.22

Joanna Cherry: SNP colleagues are afraid to speak out on gender reform laws The Independent 21.12.22

Sex, Gender, and the Scotland Act  UK Constitutional Law Association 21.12.22

Fight isn’t over, Rowling tells feminists holding vigil The Times 20.12.22

Gender debate suspended after MSPs are jeered The Times 20.12.22

Scotland’s messy Gender Recognition Act is a symptom of Holyrood’s weaknesses Stephen Daisley in The Spectator 20.12.22

Men do not understand risks of gender reform, says UN expert The Times 20.12.22

MSPs have wasted chance to protect women under gender bill The Times 19.12.22

Justify trans law reform, minister warns The Times 19.12.22

SNP trans reforms risk attracting sex offenders to Scotland, Jack McConnell The Sunday Times 18.12.22

Nicola Sturgeon v JK Rowling: the lightning rods in Scotland’s bitter gender war The Sunday Times 18.12.22

UK plea to SNP to halt gender law Mail 17.12.22

Scotland must rebel against this oppressive gender ideology Julie Bindel in The Spectator 17.12.22

Former SNP minister Ash Regan: I had to vote with my conscience and resign over gender reform bill The Times 17.12.22

The Invalid Women Wings Over Scotland 16.12.22

Greta Thunberg backs students as ‘Adult Human Female’ showing blocked The National 16.12.22

An invitation to the editor of Edinburgh’s student paper James Kirkup in The Spectator 16.12.22

Universities face creep of self-censorship, minister says after ‘transphobic’ film cancelled The Telegraph 15.12.22

Trans activist bullies get screening of women’s rights documentary cancelled The Telegraph 15.12.22

Scottish court rules that sex is about paperwork, not biology Sex Matters 13.12.22

For Women Scotland lose legal case over definition of ‘woman’ The National 13.12.22

Rape Crisis stands by trans survivors after JK Rowling opens single-sex centre The Times 13.12.22

JK Rowling criticised for launching ‘discriminatory’ women-only service for sex abuse victims Independent 12.12.22

Objections to trans patients on women’s hospital wards ‘like racism’ The Times 11.12.22

The transgender prison experiment UNCOVERED: Male-to-female inmates in women’s cellblocks drive rising numbers of rapes and abuse on the new frontline in America’s culture wars Mail 09.12.22

Edinburgh University union criticised for blocking ‘transphobic’ feminist film The Times 09.12.22

SNP’s self-identity bill could ‘harm women’s rights in England’ The Times 09.12.22

NHS ‘has unquestioning approach’ to transition, says MSP The Times 01.12.22

Transgender expert dubbed the Snapchat Surgeon has his licence suspended after probe into facial feminisation op that left patient blind in one eye Mail 01.12.22

Six SNP rebels defy party again on gender issue The Times 01.12.22

Zero tolerance event bans talk of single sex spaces The Times 29.11.22

UN expert warns of ‘global risk’ from SNP gender bill The Times 28.11.22

Calls for rethink on gender ID after case of trans rapist Jessica Winfield The Times 23.11.22

SNP gender reforms ‘dangerous for women’, UN official warns The Times 23.11.22

‘Detransitioners’ who regret changing their genders will describe their ordeal as they warn Scottish parliament against approving Sturgeon’s controversial trans reform plans Mail 22.11.22

Law ‘must stop sex offenders abusing new gender recognition rules’ The Times 22.11.22

Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill: MSPs must ensure it does not change a person’s sex under Equality Act Maya Forstater in The Scotsman 22.11.22

Leaked Scottish Labour report warns of ‘grave’ concerns of female members on gender recognition bill Daily Record 21.11.22

Gender reforms will open doors for predators Alex Massie in The Times 19.11.22

Nicola Sturgeon’s gender law is another blow to women Janice Turner in The Times 18.11.22

Glasgow venue Civic House cancels booking for Education Not Indoctrination conference The Times 18.11.22

Trans prisoner attacks male inmate over jibes The Times 17.11.22

Women’s health clinics could be renamed to avoid upsetting trans patients The Times 16.11.22

Fast-track protocol for gender surgery to be put before Holyrood ministers The Times 16.11.22

Trans under-18s must wait twice as long for self-ID under Holyrood proposal The Times 16.11.22

Women’s health clinics could be renamed to avoid upsetting trans patients The Times 16.11.22

Scottish parliament apologises after suffragette scarf row BBC 15.11.22

Woman in suffragette colours asked to leave Holyrood committee room The Herald 15.11.22

Scottish hospitals warned over isolating transwomen The Times 13.11.22

The SNP assault on women’s rights shames Scotland The Herald 12.11.22

SNP MP in verbal attack on barrister is ‘a disgrace’ The Times 12.11.22

JK Rowling hits out at ‘First Feminist’ Sturgeon over trans laws The Times 11.11.22

Opponents of ‘shoddy’ gender laws vow to resist tweaks The Times 10.11.22

Holyrood’s definition of woman is unlawful, feminist activists claim The Times 10.11.22

Gender bill altered after SNP revolt The Times 09.11.22

Gender row breaks out as book trust issues new code The Times 08.11.22

Schools ‘safer than home’ for pupils to explore gender, says Glasgow trans councillor The Times 07.11.22

Trans bill needs scrutiny not political games The Times 06.11.22

SNP colleagues round on each other as trans row in Scotland deepens The Times 06.11.22

Gender recognition reform: SNP rebels force Sturgeon to back off The Times 05.11.22

Scotland: Alliance may bid to secure gender bill amendments The Times 05.11.22

SNP power pact with the Greens ‘shut down’ gender reform debate The Times 04.11.22

Gender clinic staff tried to blow whistle over safety The Times 03.11.22

Abusive flasher makes legal history by admitting offences as man and woman The Times  02.11.22

Scottish Labour and Conservatives urged to reveal how they will amend controversial gender reforms Express 02.11.22

Puberty blockers given to children ‘as young as NINE’ at Scotland’s Tavistock Centre Mail 01.11,22

JK Rowling praises SNP’s Ash Regan for resigning over gender reform The Times 31.10.22

The SNP assault on women’s rights shames Scotland The Herald 31.10.22

Gender reform Scotland: Who else will have the courage to protect our children in our mixed up world? Susan Dalgety in The Scotsman 31.10.22

Trans child rapist – who identifies as a woman – is being segregated in a male jail due to risk posed to female inmates were they housed in women’s prison Mail 30.10.22

Out-of-touch first minister blindsided by the rebel MSPs The Sunday Times 30.10.22

‘Loophole’ allows hundreds of sex offenders to assume new identities

‘More trans people will move to liberal Scotland’ The Sunday Times 30.10.22

SNP rebels defy party over gender reform laws The Times 28.10.22

Gender identity clinics across Scotland secretly use extreme guidelines from controversial trans group The Telegraph 27.10.22

SNP MSPs will be whipped to vote in favour of gender recognition reforms The Scotsman 27.10.22

‘Sturgeon’s Tavistock’ clinic offers trans treatments not backed by ‘robust evidence’ The Telegraph 26.10.22

Youth charity reported over breast binders advice The Times 26.10.22

Scottish schools told to reject English guidance for trans children The Times 26.10.22

Scotland gender reform bill sacrifices right to safe spaces for inclusion The Times 23.10.22

MSPs want free vote on Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill The Times 22.10.22

Holyrood bill to fast-track gender recognition ‘ignores mental health risks’ The Times 20.10.22

Trans charity under investigation is still giving advice to Scottish pupils The Times 13.10.22

MSP pressured to ‘dissociate herself’ from staffers after ‘TERF beating’ tweet Scottish Daily Express 10.10.22

SNP equalities officer threatened to ‘beat the f*** out of terfs and transphobes’ in abusive tweets Daily Record 09.10.22

It’s time we stopped allowing lobby groups to drive the debate on gender Holyrood 09.10.22

Half of Scottish trans prisoners changed gender after convictions The Times 05.10.22

Gender Recognition Reform Bill protest at Scottish Parliament will see generations of women stand up for hard-won, sex-based rights Susan Dalgety in The Scotsman 01.10.22

Trans players in Scottish rugby are ‘putting women at risk of life-changing injuries Mail 22.09.22

Drop gender-specific terms, tour guides told The Times 24.09.22

Scotland’s Tavistock must fall Julie Bindel in Unherd 15.09.22

Truss may move to block gender reform in Scotland The Times 08.09.22

Patrick Harvie accused of ‘trivialising fascism’ at trans rally in Edinburgh Scottish Daily Express 06.09.22

SNP have ‘ignored evidence’ of bullying in schools due to gender guidance say teachers Scottish Daily Express 05.09.22

Gender reform is a dog’s breakfast, says policy expert The Times 02.09.22

Sandyford gender clinic seeks views from aggrieved patients The Times 24.08.22

Safeguards promised for Scottish children seeking to change gender The Times 23.08.22

Hundreds say they are ‘a believer in biology’ in Scottish census protest The Times 16.08.22

Robin Harper and Joanna Cherry condemn Sandyford children’s gender services The Times 15.08.22

Edinburgh University urged to review ‘dangerous’ policy on trans students The Times 14.08.22

Close down Sandyford gender clinic to children, says former patient The Times 06.08.22

Psychiatrist pleads to shut down Sandyford gender clinic in Glasgow The Times 03.08.22

Custody unit could house trans women The Times 01.08.22

Sturgeon’s silence over the Tavistock gender clinic’s closure fails our children The Times 01.08.22

Tavistock scandal: Calls for Scottish Sandyford service to close The Times 31.07.22

Scotland: GPs told to give trans hormones on request The Telegraph 22.07.22

SNP accused of flouting court ruling to define biological men as women The Telegraph 20.07.22

Primary pupils are being bullied and called transphobic for using wrong pronouns The Times 03.07.22

Scout Association faces backlash over new ‘trans fun’ badge for members as young as four years old which have been slammed as ‘inappropriate’ Mail 01.07.22

‘Farts’ – How women who question transgender ideology are described in Scottish Government training The Telegraph 30.06.22

People changing gender under new Scottish trans laws risk having status ignored in England The Times 29.06.22

Scotland warned not to follow Ireland’s ‘mistake’ with gender reforms that ‘eroded’ rights Express 23.06.22

Holyrood scrutiny of GRA reform bill condemned as a “sham” lbc 16.06.22

NHS Scotland apologises for saying eunuch should be gender identity The Times 16.06.22

Pull chain on unisex school loos, say activists The Times 12.06.22

Gender recognition act: MSPs only listening to one side, claims social scientist The Times 05.06.22

Trans-row opponents debate self-ID law at Holyrood The Times 01.06.22

SNP ministers fail to consider the impact of gender reforms on autistic young people Express 25.05.22

Majority tell Holyrood they oppose gender recognition reform The Times 24.05.22

Too young for tattoo is too young to change gender, says church The Times 22.05.22

Abolishing legal status of sex would rob women of sex-based rights and protections Susan Dalgety in The Scotsman 20.05.22

Gender self-ID will offer a dangerous ‘invisibility cloak’ Maya Forstater in The Times 18.05.22

Bodies Are Not Inherently Male or Female And Other Untrue Modern Stories Alex Massie 18.05.22

Gender Reform Act may let criminals hide past The Times 17.05.22

Trans alliance fears right to object could lead to court cases The Times 14.05.22

Scottish Government cannot back up Lorna Slater’s ‘right wing group’ funding claims Daily Express 14.05.22

Fury as Nicola Sturgeon knocks back complaint against Lorna Slater’s trans views Scottish Dail Express 11.05.22

Trans status of recruits ‘must be disclosed to employers’ The Sunday Times 08.05.22

Joanna Cherry challenges Nicola Sturgeon to Gender Recognition Act debate The National 06.05.22

Alex Massie: Sturgeon is all wrong about women’s rights The Times 02.05.22

Defining what a woman is would harm trans people, says Nicola Sturgeon The Telegraph 02.05.22

Sturgeon stands firm in row over trans rights The Times 02.05.22

Student midwives at Napier University taught that men can get pregnant The Times 29.04.22

Scotland needs own child gender inquiry, claim GPs The Times 25.04.22

Alex Salmond blames trans activists after Aberdeen University talk cancelled The Times 24.04.22

Time for measured debate on role of GPs in helping children with gender dysphoria  Dr Angus McKellar and Dr Anthony Latham in The Scotsman 20.04.22

SNP-run Scottish Government told to ‘wake up’ to child trans health ‘scandal of our time’ Express 20.04.22

Time for measured debate on role of GPs in helping children with gender dysphoria  Dr Angus McKellar and Dr Anthony Latham in The Scotsman 20.04.22

SNP-run Scottish Government told to ‘wake up’ to child trans health ‘scandal of our time’ Express 20.04.22

Burrell Collection accused of ‘politicising’ exhibits in transgender row The Herald 17.04.22

Trans equality or a threat to women’s rights? The two sides put their case The Herald 16.04.22

Scottish Census row erupts as Scottish Government threatens to prosecute people who refuse to fill it out Express 14.04.22

‘Grossly offensive’ Scottish minister compares women’s rights activists to racists and anti-Semites The Telegraph 10.04.22

Scottish Tory queries Westminster policy on safe spaces for females The Times 07.04.22

Self-ID has made a sham of census, feminist group says The Times 06.04.22

Cis’ is an offensive term for women, feminists tell MSPs The Times 24.03.22

Feminist campaigners send Holyrood committee a bill for £420k after historic court win Scottish Daily Express 24.03.22

Humiliation for Nicola Sturgeon as women’s rights campaigners win gender court case and get awarded costs Scottish Daily Express 22.03.22

Modern-day Suffragettes protest against SNP’s ‘anti-women’ census in Edinburgh Scottish Daily Express 20.03.22

Parents told they can swap toddlers’ sex in Scottish census The Times 19.03.22

Women won’t wheesht The Critic 19.03.22

Revellers offered 51 gender choices to buy Riverside Festival tickets The Times 17.03.22

Scottish government’s Gender Recognition Reform: Why gender identity is a disaster for our children The Times 13.03.22

Our fears are about male abusers… Joanna Cherry in the New Statesman 08.03.22

Scottish government’s Gender Recognition Reform: Why gender identity is a disaster for our children The Times 13.03.22

Nicola Sturgeon rejects JK Rowling claim of gender reform threat to vulnerable women The Times 07.03.22

Day of reflection for Scots women in gender debate Gillian Bowditch in The Times 06.03.22

JK Rowling’s warning over Scotland’s gender bill The Herald 06.03.22

Self-ID law ‘not supported by all trans people’ says campaigner The Times 06.03.22

Gender Recognition Reform Bill: Predatory, abusive men like the paedophile who stole my soul will exploit proposed legislation Susan Dalgety 05.03.22

The SNP’s Gender Recognition Bill is a threat to women Jo Bartosch at Spiked 05.03.22

Scotland’s shame Stephanie Davis-Arai in The Critic 04.03.22

Tenfold increase in gender changes expected after self-identification law introduced The Times 04.03.22

Feminists threaten to sue government over gender recognition law The Times 02.03.22

The week Nicola Sturgeon abandoned women Telegraph 01.03.22

‘Wrong sort of lesbians’ blocked from debating SNP trans reforms The Telegraph 01.03.22

Making trans lives easier is a social, not legal, issue Alex Massie in The Times 27.02.22

Women don’t count in Scotland, but “biological sex” now validated in court FPF4 27.02.22

Rape charity ‘betrays women’ in Scotland The Times 27.02.22

SNP rebels call for a free vote as revolt looms over gender bill The Times 27.02.22

The Fair Play for women decision: battle lost, war won Gordon Dangerfield 25.02.22

Activists call for inquiry into rape crisis centre trans appointment The Times 23.02.22

Fair Play for Women loses census appeal Helen Saxby in The Critic 24.02.22

Activists call for inquiry into rape crisis centre trans appointment The Times 23.02.22

Police Scotland to review policy that allows male rapists to self-identify as women The Telegraph 21.02.22

Feminists say fight will go on after court win over gender self ID The Times 20.02.22

Fair Play for Women loses census appeal Helen Saxby in The Critic 24.02.22

Police Scotland to review policy that allows male rapists to self-identify as women The Telegraph 21.02.22

Trans people can ‘change sex’ when filling out census form, court rules The Times 18.02.22

Activists call for inquiry into rape crisis centre trans appointment The Times 23.02.22

Police Scotland to review policy that allows male rapists to self-identify as women The Telegraph 21.02.22

New trans laws in Scotland could open up ‘loophole’ for rest of UK The Times 13.02.22

SNP ready to make concessions on gender reforms ahead of May elections The Times 13.02.22

Gender Recognition Act reform: Scottish government must heed Equality and Human Rights Commission’s concerns – Murdo Fraser MSP The Scotsman 02.02.22

Your transgender advice turns definition of sex ‘on its head’, feminists warn Nicola Sturgeon The Telegraph 02.02.22

The Observer view on the EHRC decision on Scotland’s gender recognition reforms  30.01.22

Nicola Murray: Police pursue ‘thought crimes’ The Times 30.01.22

Police interview charity chief Nicola Murray after tweet ending referrals to Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre The Times 29.01.22

Watchdog’s census move heaps pressure on Nicola Sturgeon The Times 28.01.22

Asking about male inmates in women’s jails isn’t transphobic 27.01.22

UK equalities watchdog urges Scotland to pause gender recognition reforms Guardian 26.01.22

Ministers rapped over census and women’s rights Times 23.01.22

Christians ‘can’t express their gender reform views’ The Times 22.01.22

Police struggle to cope as new hate crime law leads to surge in reports The Times 21.01.22

Campaigners challenge right to self-identify The Times 20.01.22

Scots feel shut out of gender debate, says Kate Forbes The Times 18.01.22

The Blame Game Holyrood 16.01.22

Let children of 12 alter legal gender ‘without a delay’ in Scotland The Times 15.01.22

Scottish universities drop out of Stonewall equality league tables following ‘gender’ row The Telegraph 10.01.22

Self ID plan ‘will hit rape convictions’ The Sunday Times 09.01.22

Female prison staff ‘uneasy’ about intimate searches of trans inmates The Sunday Times 09.01.22

SNP accused of ignoring feminist and religious groups in gender reform talks The Telegraph 03.01.22

Trans prisoners ‘switch gender again’ once freed from women’s units The Times 01.01.22

St Andrews University principal calls for student tolerance on contentious issues The Times 30.12.21

SNP accused of ignoring feminist and religious groups in gender reform talks The Telegraph 03.01.22

Trans prisoners ‘switch gender again’ once freed from women’s units The Times 01.01.22

St Andrews University principal calls for student tolerance on contentious issues The Times 30.12.21

Plan to allow rapists to self-identify as women prompts victims’ fury Sunday Times 26.12.21

Gender reforms will cost you, SNP and Greens told The Times 20.12.21

Ministers face public backlash over gender recognition reform plans 19.12.21

Letting rape suspects self-identify as women has dangers, admits justice secretary The Times 16.12.21

Won’t somebody think of the rapists? Brendan O’Neill 15.12.21

Self-ID is a fantasy that hurts trans people The Times 15.12.21

Most Scots are opposed to gender self-ID, poll suggests The Times 14.12.21

‘Absurdity’ of police logging rapists as women The Times 13.12,21

Feminists challenge gender choice on census The Times 06.12.21

Schoolgirls rejecting mixed toilets over boys’ bad behaviour The Times 26.11.21

JK Rowling hails For Women Scotland in trans row The Times 24.11.21

Trans row ministers to explain why equality law was ignored in changing ‘woman’ definition The Herald 06.11.21

Majority say female spaces are not for trans women The Sunday Times 31.10.21

Using the threat of prosecution to silence one side of transgender debate runs contrary to free speech Susan Dalgety in The  Scotsman 30.10.21

Marion Millar’s case discontinued Sarah Phillimore in The Critic 28.10.21

Scottish prosecutors drop transphobia case against Marion Millar Guardian 28.10.21

 LGBT activists get word ‘mother’ axed from government policies

Neutral language in cervical smear campaign ‘risks effectiveness’ The Times 13.10.21

Professor Dame Anne Glover: First Minister is wrong to ignore the science on gender identity Holyrood 01.10.21

Teachers fear legal action over transgender pupil advice The Herald  25.09.21

Shelve controversial overhaul of gender recognition laws, Scottish Government urged The Telegraph 23.09.21

So, First Minister, do you think a woman is an adult human female? Iain McWhirter in The Herald 22.09.21

Scottish doctors approved breast removal for 51 trans teenagers The Times 21.09.21

Professor Dame Anne Glover: First Minister is wrong to ignore the science on gender identity Holyrood 01.10.21

Scottish doctors approved breast removal for 51 trans teenagers The Times 21.09.21

Positive reaction to street talk on gender reform #WomenVotingWithOurFeet 12.09.21

Ban urged on rape suspects ‘claiming they are women’ The Times 06.09.21

UK Green parties at war over Scots plan for self-ID Sunday Times 05.09.21

SNP out of step on trans law, says poll The Sunday Times  12.09.21

Forget independence, gender law is dividing line in Scots politics The Times 03.09.21

SNP-Green coalition moves to simplify trans self-identification The Times 03.09.21

Maidens back woman charged over tweets The Times 01.09.21

Court date finalised for Scots feminist charged with ‘hate crimeThe Herald 31.08.31

Scots feminist ‘hate crime’ case continued to consider human rights issues The Herald 31.08.31

Joanna Cherry wants people’s assembly on Gender Recognition Act The Times 28.08.21

Whose views count?  Losing sight of sex in the Police Scotland ‘Your Police’ survey Murray Blackburn Mackenzie 25.08.21

Pub ejects activist charged with transphobia The Times 23.08.21

“Is this the Scotland you want for your children?” Maria MacLachlan 22.08.21

Scottish government to legalise gender self-identification Sunday Times 22.08.21

Angry trans debate is a gift for real bigots The Times 19.08.21

Alex Salmond’s Alba party wades into gender debate controversy Herald 17.07.21

Ditch the gender books for four-year-olds, say women’s group The Sunday Times 15.08.21

Quality in education shouldn’t be a casualty of equality in schools Gillian Bowditch in The Sunday Times 15.08.21

Mridul Wadhwa, SACRO and the £1.4 million contract Glinner 13.08.21

Scottish Greens defend rape centre boss Mridul Wadhwa in ‘bigoted’ survivors row The Herald 13.08.21

Outcry over plan to educate ‘bigoted’ rape survivors about trans rights The Herald 12.08.21

“Reframe your trauma” Jo Bartosch 11.10.21

Scottish Women’s Aid have failed the Women’s Aid Network 11.10.21

Scottish four-year-olds can change gender at school without parents’ consent The Telegraph 11.08.21

Sturgeon ignores majority view on trans issues The Times 01.08.21

Man who threatened SNP MP Joanna Cherry sentenced The Herald 30.07.21

Joanna Cherry’s statement is incredible Glinner 30.07.21

Marion Millar and Scotland’s growing hostility to women Debbie Hayton in The Spectator 21.07.21

Show of support for ‘trans hate’ tweeter The Times 20.07.21

Women Won’t Wheesht: protesters in Glasgow Green are joined by comedy writer Graham Linehan The Herald 20.07.21

Dear Nicola Sturgeon, please read this plea from a sister feminist about the trans debate The Scotsman 16.07.21

Majority of Scottish Government civil servants say they’ll never add pronouns to their email signatures Holyrood.com 14.07.21

Feminists’ legal appeal against trans women being called women The Times 10.07.21

Scottish schools to ditch their ‘binary’ head boys and girls The Sunday Times 20.06.21

Free prosthetic breasts offered to trans students Sunday Times 13.06.21

Scotland: Health service ‘acting like Stasi’ with Pride pledge Sunday Times 13.06.21

Campaigner Marion Millar raises £30,000 for defence over ‘transphobic’ tweets The Times 07.06.21

Fundraiser block after cash pours in for feminist charged with hate crime The Sunday Times 06.06.21

Taking Pride Mandy Rhodes in Holyrood 04.06.21

Joanna Cherry: We must work to ensure equalities policies conform to the law The National 04.06.21

Activist Marion Millar charged with sending homophobic and transphobic tweets The Times 04.06.21

Scotland is in trouble if police are dragged into culture wars as SNP government stokes division Susan Dalgety 28.05.21

Are ‘controversial stickers’ really a matter for the police? Debbie Hayton 25.05.21

Kirkcaldy ‘controversial’ stickers:  No law broken after complaint of hate crime The Scotsman 24.05.21

I can’t sleep, says accountant Marion Millar in trans tweet row The Times 24.05.21

Protests over trans woman heading rape crisis centre The Times 19.05.21

Unlike Nicola Sturgeon, women like me did not choose their pronouns and we are not akin to racists for saying so – Susan Dalgety 23.04.21

Rape suspects can choose to self-identify as female The Times 17.04.21

Worry over trans reform widespread, survey shows The Times 11.04.21

NHS adviser to review hormone use on young The Times 04.04.21

Health board ‘misled young patients’ over puberty drug The Times 28.03.21

Definition of woman will include trans people to increase equality The Times 24.03.21

Feminists should fear the SNP’s hate crime bill Meghan Murphy in The Spectator 19.03.21

Saying that sex is binary risks criminal charge, group claims The Times 04.03.21

Women’s abuse charity ‘lost council contracts for excluding men’ The Times 27.02.21

Mandarin Leslie Evans faces sack over Salmond debacle The Sunday Times 21.02.21

Alex Massie: Sturgeon’s trans action puts her credit at risk The Sunday Times 31.01.21

Lack of equalities policy shocks SNP’s new convener Lynne Anderson The Times 06.02.21

Trans row at SNP meeting leaves MP in tears The Times 04.02.21

SNP warned by activists over trans rights censure The Sunday Times 31.01.20

Sturgeon is playing politics with her clumsy trans rights intervention The Spectator 28.01.21

Nicola Sturgeon: ‘Silence is not an option’ on transphobia Herald 27.01.21

Surgeon refuses reassignment surgery for jailed transgender murderer The Times 25.01.21

Scots council referral for parents who ‘fail’ to support trans child The Sunday Times 24.01.21

Response: ‘What is Transphobia?’ from Edinburgh University XX Network 16.01.1

Edinburgh University article on transphobia sparks protest by women’s rights group The Scotsman 15.01.21

Questions on biological sex ‘are wiped from official data’ The Times 13.01.21

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde withdraws trans advice for female-only wards The Times 28.12.20

Prison service review of trans policies to launch next month The Scotsman 27.12.20

Protecting Speech that Offends: Theory and Practice MBM policy analysis 18.12.20

Scottish Greens MSP resigns claiming ‘intolerance’ over women and trans rights Guardian 18.12.20

Senior SNP member blasts ‘morally repugnant’ use of gender reforms for political profile boost Herald 16.12.20

Women in Scotland risk having their rights virtue-signalled away Jo Bartosch 14.12.20

A letter to the Scottish Green Party, the Scottish Liberal Democrats and the SNP
by Sarah Phillimore 13.12.20

MSPs overwhelmingly vote to replace gender with sex in rape support law The National 10.12.20

Hate crime bill: Saying trans women aren’t women could break the law The Times 24.11.20

New bill must not conflate sex and gender Herald 07.11.20

Campaigners rage at Scottish government plans to change ‘woman’ definition The Sunday Times 30.08.20

The legal battle over how Scots define ‘woman’ The Spectator 28.08.20

Jeane Freeman urged to intervene on NHS trans policies The Scotsman 16.08.20

School lavatory gender rules still in force after ministers rejected them The Times 15.08.20

Lawyers warn of ‘chilling effect’ on debate in hate crime law proposals The Times 06.08.20

For Women Scotland: Feminists’ legal fight over gender rules The Times 01.08.20

Scottish Government Faces Court Action for Redefining “Woman” to Include Men ForWomen.Scot 31.07.20

Feminism is not ‘right-wing’ and the word ‘woman’ is not discriminatory  Susan Dalgety in The Scotsman 31.07.20

Transforming the question Wings over Scotland 09.07.20

Proposed new law could make JK Rowling a criminal Herald 02.07.20

Abolishing women Wings Over Scotland 08.05.20

New trans rights row over ‘under the radar’ laws claim The National 08.05.20

Demands to change definition of who should qualify as a woman in Scots equality law The Scotsman 26.04.20

Gender recognition reforms to go on hold over coronavirus The National Scot 19.03.20

Bishops call on Nicola Sturgeon to halt gender law reform The Scotsman 18.03.20

Gender recognition act puts vulnerable in harm’s way The Times 17.03.20

SNP must get its act together on gender bill Jenny Mara Sunday Times 15.03.20

Our response to the Scottish GRA reform consultation Murray Blackburn McKenzie 16.03.20

SNP must get its act together on gender bill Jenny Mara Sunday Times 15.03.20

Why did evidence of women’s concerns get missed off the Scottish Government’s impact assessment for the Gender Recognition Reform Bill? Fair Play for Women 13.03.20

LONG, SLOW, DEMEANING, INTRUSIVE AND DISTRESSING or SWIFT, PROFESSIONAL AND RESPECTFUL?  Maya Forstater 11.03.20

Why a trans woman thinks self-ID is a mistake Julie Bindel 11.03.20

Does Nicola Sturgeon have a Plan B for resolving SNP gender row? Shona Craven 06.03.20

Transphobia row leaves Scottish poetry scene in turmoil Guardian 05.03.20

Count Women So Women Count forwomen.scot 07.03.20

Open letter in support of the Scottish poetry society Wild Woman Writing Club 04.03.20

Sturgeon urged to axe gender identity bill Sunday Times 01.03.20

SNP has ‘no mandate’ for sex self-declaration, campaigners claim The Scotsman 24.02.20

Scottish gender change reform to be passed before election The Times 22.02.20

Politicians need to stop blundering in the transgender debate by Gina Davidson Scotsman 21.02.20

The minister who politely refused to play the trans language game James Kirkup 11.02.20

Scottish legal move could create a ‘transgender Gretna Green’ The Sunday Times 09.02.20

MBM assessment of the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill 27.01.20

Scots trans law is threat to women, says ex-head of prison The Times 19.01.20

Transgender prisoners won’t get jail choice The Times 17.01.20

Campaign against gender reform changes launched, as MSPs raise concerns about trans prisoners The Scotsman 16.01.20

MSP calls for transgender prisoners to be barred from all-female prisons The Herald 16.01.20

Government should take closer look at gender law precedents The Herald 16.01.20

MSPs’ ‘frustration’ revealed over census sex questions The National 10.01.20

Joan McAlpine MSP calls trans rights research ‘insult to cancer patients’ The Times 09.01.20

Policy experts call gender reform a radical and risky change in the law The Scotsman 05.01.20

Society needs to change to make girls comfortable in their bodies Shona Craven 04.01.20

Opinion: We need more clarity on gender rights debate from Scottish Government The Scotsman 01.01.20

Academics criticise Scotland’s 2021 census for allowing sex to be self-identified The Scotsman 26.12.19

Scottish government announces draft consultation Gender Recognition Act bill Transgender Trend 22.12.19

How Britain ‘woke’ up in 2019 – and what we saw wasn’t nice Ian McWhirter 22.12.19

Scotland: Minister admits some trans rights reforms may have gone too far, as consultation launched on gender Herald 17.12.19

The Times view on the risks of gender self-identification: The Gender Trap The Times 10.12.19

Scottish schools transgender event cancelled amid fears for speakers’ safety The Scotsman 02.12.19

Only third of Scots back gender change at 16 The Sunday Times 01.12.19

In dispute over trans rights, feminists must have free speech The Scotsman 16.11.19

History teaches us that predatory men will abuse trans rights The Scotsman 15.11.19

Women’s rights declaration sparks accusations of discrimination The Scotsman 06.11.19

Women represent half the population but we are still waiting for fundamental change Holyrood.com 04.11.19

SNP women’s group hit out at ‘smear’ of member after she said trans activists were an ‘evil, dangerous cult’ The Scotsman 28.10.19

Academics urge MSPs not to change Census sex question Herald 20.09.19

Lucy Hunter Blackburn: Sex question should stick to birth certificate The Scotsman 14.09.19

Report says trans lobbying groups ‘captured’ public policy, putting women and girls at risk Herald 29.07.19

There has been a lack of due diligence and scrutiny in policy-making in the field of gender identity Letter from Susan Smith of For Women, Scotland 31.07.18

Losing sight of women’s rights: the unregulated introduction of gender self-identification as a case study of policy capture in Scotland Kath Murray and Lucy Hunter Blackburn Edinburgh University Press July 2019

Catriona Stewart: Trans rights questions in Yaniv male genitals waxing case must be answered in Scotland Herald 26.07.19

SNP concerned gender laws are ‘vote‑killer’ The Sunday Times 30.06.19

Feminists celebrate U-turn on self-identification in Scotland as women’s prisons review trans policy Women’s rights activists hope the victory will trigger a rethink in England and Wales The Sunday Times 30.06.19

Guest blog: How you do politics 23.06.19

Holyrood’s trans rights pause is a good thing Spectator 22.06.19

The fight by women has just begun and Scotland is at the forefront WPUK 20.06.19

Gender law delayed for more consultation on impact on women Scotsman 20.06.19

Nicola Sturgeon vows to keep women safe in transgender law change The Times 19.06.19

Joan McAlpine accuses government over third sex option on census The Times 13.06.19

Trans questions on the Scottish census must not be at women’s expense Joan McAlpine 13.06.19

Cross-party support among MSPs for women’s right to debate safe spaces Scotsman 11.06.19

‘Sinister’ warning after Green MSP’s meeting apology The Sunday Times 09.06.19

Poll: Women in Scotland want to retain single-sex facilities The Scotsman 05.06.19

University debate on women’s rights branded ‘transphobic’ The Scotsman 08.05.19

Transphobic’ blogger Meghan Murphy invited to Holyrood The Times 04.05.19

Politicians urge Scottish Government not to ‘rush’ gender change bill The Scotsman 23.04.19

Female rights must be respected Susan Sinclair 22.04.19

Transsexuals tell MSPs that act changes could have ‘horrific’ impact on women The Scotsman 22.04.19

Politicians urge Scottish Government not to ‘rush’ gender change bill The Scotsman 23.04.19

Transsexuals tell MSPs that act changes could have ‘horrific’ impact on women The Scotsman 22.04.19

Trans-gender politics puts very basis of feminism at risk Susan Dalgety 20.04.19

Reforming the Gender Recognition Act must not abolish the biological meaning of sex Ian McWhirter 18.04.19

Transgender suspects able to ‘skew’ crime statistics The Scotsman 16.03.19

Get over it – cis women are just on the wrong side of history Iain McWhirter Sunday Herald 17.02.19

Suicide fears from Scottish Council on Human Bioethics over changing gender The Sunday Times10.02.19

Legal bid to allow Scots to choose sex in census will be rejected Herald 07.02.19

Scottish feminist group says transgender laws risk women’s rights Guardian 01.02.19

Trans guidance for Scottish schools breaches 11 children’s rights, campaigners warn Herald 30.01.19

Women ‘need more say’ on gender reform The Times 29.01.19

Trans rights backlash: the Scottish-Canadian connection Shona Craven 19.01.19

Call for gender ID question in next Scottish census The Times 09.12.18

Scottish Government is “changing what it means to be female” with census bill, academics warn Herald 05.12.18

Feminists fight against gender choice in Scottish census The Times 04.12.18

Census Bill to change question on Sex to Gender Identity Scottish Women 01.12.18

Let’s have a more open debate on transgender rights Iain Macwhirter 28.11.18

Scotland set to be first country in UK to recognise third gender Scotsman 23.11.18

 

 

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