‘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 […]


Book launch: “Trigger Warning – My Lesbian Feminist Life”

Sheila Jeffreys will be talking about her new book, autobiography “Trigger Warning: My Lesbian Feminist Life” on Saturday 5 September at 7pm Melbourne AEST/5pm London GMT at a webinar hosted by the Women’s Human Rights Campaign. Please register in advance for this webinar here. Trigger Warning: My Lesbian Feminist Life is both an engaging autobiography […]


Sheila Jeffreys speaks at WHRC Spanish language launch – 2 August 2020

Sheila Jeffreys spoke at the Spanish language launch of the WHRC Declaration on Women’s Sex-Based Rights on 2 August 2020. Watch Sheila’s speech here.


Men’s sexual rights vs women’s sex-based rights – WHRC webinar April 2020

Sheila Jeffreys talks about men’s sexual rights versus women’s sex-based rights at a Women’s Human Rights Campaign webinar on 18 April 2020. Watch the webinar here.


Cosmetic Surgery – discussion in South Korea

Watch Sheila Jeffrey’s discussion with feminists from South Korea on cosmetic surgery here.


Radical feminist debunks transgenderism – March 2019

“Sheila Jeffreys, an English radical feminist and author, has spent more than forty years fighting for women and girls’ sex-based rights. In 2014 she wrote a book Gender Hurts which controversially rejects the politics of transgenderism. Last week she was in New York with the Women’s Human Rights Campaign helping to launch the Declaration on Women’s […]


US Launch of the Women’s Human Rights Campaign – March 2019

Watch the live recording of the US launch of the Women’s Human Rights Campaign featuring Sheila Jeffreys, Maureen O’Hara and Heather Brunskell-Evans here.


The politics of the toilet: A feminist response to the campaign to ‘degender’ a women’s space

“This article is a feminist response to the campaigning activism and queer and transgender theory which promotes the ‘degendering’ of public toilets. This campaign originates in the demands of men who transgender to access women’s toilets. Activists argue that sex segregation of toilets is the result of nineteenth century moralism and is a discriminatory practice. […]


The Lesbian Revolution – October 2018

The Lesbian Revolution: lesbian feminism in the UK 1970-1990 Sheila Jeffreys FiLiA Salford, Greater Manchester October 2018   I am going to talk today about my new book The Lesbian Revolution: lesbian feminism in the UK 1970-1990. The book is a history of lesbian feminism, and I wrote it with two purposes. One was simply […]


So, why do we pander to the beauty industry again? 17 August 2017

High Heels, Low Status As a feminist who argues that beauty practices are harmful to women’s equality, I have been accused of being a killjoy who spoils the fun women get from crippling shoes, depilation, revealing clothing, makeup, figure-hugging dresses and short skirts. But the wearing of high heels, for instance, is not just a harmless […]