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

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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.

Professor Sally Hines

Co Chair, Feminist Gender Equality Network

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Interview with Steph Richards

Steph Richards is the founder of https://www.stephsplace.uk a website dedicated to feminist transgender women in the UK. We discuss Steph’s involvement with FGEN, her views on feminism and transgender healthcare provision in the UK. 

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.

Press Statements

FGEN Conference to be 1 day Event – Saturday 2nd April Only

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...

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FGEN Conference Statement

Dear FGEN members, FGEN is an international network of feminist academics and others whose aims are wholly political in that we seek to oppose transphobia wherever it becomes apparent - whether in a university in Central London or on the prairies of the midwestern...

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FGEN Conference and UCU Strike Action Friday 1st April

A statement on behalf of FGEN’s conference team regarding the forthcoming conference, the first day of which falls on one of UCU days of industrial action. We are going ahead with the conference on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd  April. Members of the conference team are...

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