Men’s Sexual Rights vs Women’s Sex-Based Rights – 15 May 2021

Download a full transcript of Sheila Jeffreys’ talk given at the WHRC Spanish language webinar on 15 May 2021 here. Mens’ sexual rights vs women’s sex-based rights

‘Body Art’ and Social Status: Cutting, Tattooing and Piercing from a Feminist Perspective

This article by Sheila Jeffreys, published in Feminism & Psychology vol. 10(4) 2000, analyses the developing industry of body modification, in which cutting, tattooing and piercing are carried out in studios for profit. It seeks to offer a feminist understanding of this industry which places it on a continuum of harmful cultural practices that include […]

Sheila Jeffreys on the translation of Gender Hurts into Spanish

Sheila Jeffreys gives a talk at the Spanish-language WHRC webinar led by Laura Lecuona and Ananda Castano to mark the translation of her book, Gender Hurts, into Spanish. Watch here.

Sheila Jeffreys on the social construction of gender and sexuality

Sheila Jeffreys on the social construction of gender and sexuality at WHRC Feminist Question Time on 27 March 2021. Watch here.

Overview of the Declaration on Women’s sex-based rights

Watch Sheila Jeffreys, co-founder of the Women’s Human Rights Campaign, give an overview of the Declaration on Women’s Sex-Based Rights at the WHRC CSW65 event on 20 March 2021 here.

Sheila Jeffreys and Linda Bellos discuss feminism and left/right politics

Watch Sheila Jeffreys and Linda Bellos discuss feminism and left v. right politics at WHRC Feminist Question Time on 16 December 2020 here.

The Bigger Picture – WHRC talk 21 November 2020

Listen to Sheila Jeffreys’ talk from the WHRC webinar 21 November 2020 on drag here.

AfterEllen review of ‘Trigger Warning’

‘Few women have influenced lesbian politics or feminist thought as much as Sheila Jeffreys. A pioneer the women’s liberation movement in the ‘70s and ‘80s, she’s a co-founder of Britain’s revolutionary feminist movement. By continuing to advocate radical feminist politics when they fell out of fashion in the ‘90s, Jeffreys helped pave the way for […]

WHRC Germany – The Importance of Challenging Men’s Cross-Dressing Behaviour and Drag

Sheila Jeffreys speaks at the WHRC Germany webinar on the importance of challenging men’s cross-dressing behaviour and drag on 11 October 2020. Watch the video here.

‘Trigger Warning: My Lesbian Feminist Life’ – book launch at WHRC webinar 5 September 2020

Trigger Warning: My Lesbian Feminist Life is both an engaging autobiography and a fascinating account of feminist history. From the heady days of the Women’s Liberation Movement through to the backlash against radical feminism as neoliberal laissez-faire attitudes took hold. Fast forward to the current re-examination of feminism in light of the #MeToo movement and […]