Transgender Advice Must Be Withdrawn

Ayrshire Alba has called since April 2022 for the withdrawal of the advice ‘Supporting Transgender Pupils In Schools ‘ This is why. In the light of the Gender Recognition Reform Bill of 22nd December, the need to withdraw this guidance has acquired new urgency. Let’s get one thing out of the way immediately: this is… Continue reading Transgender Advice Must Be Withdrawn

Julie Bindel’s Commentary on ‘Trans’ prisoners

Julie is a highly respected author and campaigner for Women’s Rights and Gay Rights. Her interview on GBNews is brilliant, because she goes straight to the heart of the issues and has such depth of knowledge. I find people like Julie deeply impressive: they have conviction in what what they are saying and don’t water… Continue reading Julie Bindel’s Commentary on ‘Trans’ prisoners

Dissent – in the spirit of Burns!

One of the signs of greatness in an artist’s output is their relevance to not only their own times, but future generations. Rabbie Burns is one such. Not only relevant to his own folks, but to cultures and peoples across the globe. An Ayrshire lad. Today’s Burns Day in Edinburgh marked the anniversary of the… Continue reading Dissent – in the spirit of Burns!

Should we rename the SNP?

Looking at their actions, not their words, leads us to an uncomfortable conclusion. Today the SNP again kicked the ball of Independence further down the road, to 2026. Then Scots can vote, not for Independence, but for a mandate for another referendum. Which has already been suppressed by the Supreme Court. Wings over Scotland puts… Continue reading Should we rename the SNP?

How likely are ‘TransWomen’ to be sex offenders?

Figures from an article on Wings Over Scotland, 10th January 22 One of the assumptions behind the SNP government refusing to accept amendments to the Gender Recognition Reform Bill of 22nd December was that they know better than anyone else what the risks posed by the bill were. They wouldn’t take the amendment from Conservative… Continue reading How likely are ‘TransWomen’ to be sex offenders?

Sturgeon Exposed

The Gender Recognition Reform Bill has been driven through the Scottish Parliament but at a heavy price for Nicola Sturgeon. The minor SNP rebellion solidified, and she now has a group within her parliamentary party with neither loyalty to her, nor anything to lose from further revolts. Those may be only a handful but they’ve… Continue reading Sturgeon Exposed

GRR Bill passes in Scottish Parliament

Despite strong opposition from campaigners for Women’s Rights, despite clear opinion polls against the bill, the SNP government yesterday passed the Gender Recognition Reform Bill. Amendments were ignored, the parliament worked well past midnight two nights running just to go through the motions, but the SNP and Greens were clearly determined to push this legislation… Continue reading GRR Bill passes in Scottish Parliament