In connection with the Media and Cultural Representation stream of FGEN, Dr Charlotte Galpin is leading a project at the University of Birmingham entitled ‘At the digital margins? Researching and communicating marginalisation in online political engagement’. The...
FGEN are proud signatories of an open letter by the LGBTQ+ Inclusive Medical Education Alliance (LIMA) to the General Medical Council & the Medical Schools Council, calling for LGBTQ+ healthcare to be included in the UK medical undergraduate curriculum (through inclusion in Outcomes for Graduates and the content assessed in the Medical Licensing Assessment. Signatories to the letter include medical students, doctors, allied healthcare professionals and students, medical educators, activists, LGBTQ+ and feminist organisations and the public.
Click here to read and add your signature to LIMA’s letter
Feminist Gender Equality Network
The Feminist Gender Equality Network (FGEN), a major new global movement, dedicated to countering anti-trans propaganda at home and abroad, and spear-headed by academics in UK universities, was launched this week by Professor Sally Hines, Chair of Sociology at the University of Sheffield and Dr. Natacha Kennedy, Lecturer in Education at Goldsmiths, University of London
Join FGEN today and start to help fight back against the transphobic narratives being spread through the media and beyond
“There is now a sense of outrage, within academia, at the complete misrepresentation of trans and gender-diversity related issues in the UK. The reality is that there is a broad consensus in favour of the inclusion of trans people in society, coupled with a richness of work exploring the complex meanings of gender and sex in the 21st century.
UCL Cut Ties With Stonewall, Siding With Academic Board Over Votes of EDI, LGBTQ, Student and Union Groups.
On the 16th of December 2021, University College London announced that it did not intend to re-join the Stonewall Diversity Programme or make a submission regarding its workplace equality index. The UCL Board and University Management Committee claimed that...
Welcome to the FGEN Podcast
Our podcast hosts Violette and Vicky talk about the new FGEN Podcast. This is just the beginning, we have lots of great content coming very soon. Please subscribe via your favourite podcast platform and stay tuned for our first full episode later this month.
'Living Gender in Diverse Times' Feminist and Gender Network First Annual Conference
FGENs first conference ‘Living Gender in Diverse Times’ brings Network members and international keynote speakers in trans, gender and sexuality studies together over two days to share ideas and work to forge future collaborations.
London, 23rd July 2022, 5-9pm: Celebrating gender diversity and the creativity of trans and non-binary artists in a day of workshops, film screenings and live performances curated by Cas Bradbeer, in a collaboration between the FGEN Visual Culture Stream (Feminist...
We are both saddened and angered by FINA's recently published policy update. Regardless of intent, this sends the message that trans and non-binary people, already marginalised across all sports, are not welcome in swimming or other aquatic sports. While the new...
Dear FGEN members, A brief conference update for you. In response to changing circumstances, the FGEN conference will now be a one-day conference and take place on Saturday 2 April. For reasons that we respect, some speakers have written to FGEN to withdraw from the...