Sheila Jeffreys on the book ‘Doublethink’ by Janice Raymond

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Sheila Jeffreys discusses Janice Raymond’s new book ‘Doublethink’ at the WHRC Feminist Question Time on 30 October 2021


Sheila Jeffreys on the translation of Gender Hurts into Spanish

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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.


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’

Sheila Jeffreys Autobiography

‘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 […]


The invention of gender dysphoria – November 2018

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Watch Sheila Jeffrey’s talk on the invention of gender dysphoria at We Need to Talk, November 2018 here.


Enforcing Men’s Sexual Rights in International Human Rights Law – June 2018

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Why International? Talk given at We Need to Talk, June 2018 “I am going to talk today about why it is important to think internationally when dealing with the threat posed by men’s crossdressing activism (commonly called the transgender rights movement) to women’s human rights. In the UK the feminist resistance has been growing exponentially […]


Sheila Jeffreys on neoliberalism, identity politics and the women’s lib movement – October 2016

“Feminism has suffered a significant loss in recent decades. The impact of “queer studies,” neoliberalism, and identity politics was substantial. Renowned radical feminist, Sheila Jeffreys, witnessed the move from “Women’s Studies” to “Gender Studies” in academia and saw feminist discourse and women’s culture built during the second wave eroded. Jeffreys joined the women’s movement in […]


Male privilege and women’s bathrooms – April 2016

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“North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) has become a whipping boy for the advocates of the latest round of the sexual revolution. The Human Rights Campaign has gathered a bunch of business owners to bully the governor in an attempt to get him to back down. “Your bigotry is bad for business,” is their mantra. […]


Transgender politics: are all ideas equal? November 2015

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Germaine Greer’s appearance at a UK University was almost stopped by a petition because of views she expressed about transgender people. Many disagree with statements she made during an appearance on the BBC’s Newsnight program this week, with some claiming her recent views on transgender people are misogynistic, controversial and transphobic. Should controversial views be […]


WORT interview with Thistle Pettersen – November 2014

Thistle Pettersen conducts a live interview with controversial feminist Sheila Jeffreys. Listen to the interview here.