Drawing on Sally's past and current research on gender diversity, recognition and social change, the talk will consider both the gains and the losses in understandings and practices of gender fluidity in the contemporary UK. The talk speaks to the current tide in the...
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.
Professor Sally Hines, University of Sheffield
PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR A PhD RESEARCH PROJECT: ‘What are you afraid of?’ Supporting transgender and non-binary film workers in the UK industry.
Are you trans or non-binary? Do you make films, videos, moving image art, videography, TikToks, YouTube videos...? Are you a professional member of a film production crew? A student of film or media? An enthusiast? This project asks: ‘are there filmmaking cultures in...
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.
FGEN Statement on Suella Braverman’s advice to schools regarding trans children
FGEN is appalled by Suella Braverman's misinterpretation of the Equality Act in relation to trans children. This is an attempt by the Conservative Party to implement a Section 28 for trans children. Trans children deserve protection from bullying and abuse, just like...
Trans Tales for Toxic Times
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...
FGEN Statement on FINA Trans policy update
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...