FTM Transsexualism and Grief

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In “Pornography and Grief” Andrea Dworkin writes very powerfully about the impact upon her of having to look at so much pornography in order to write about it. The horror of the pain, destruction, and just pure run of the mill hatred towards women inspired grief in her (Dworkin, Letters from a War Zone, 1988). […]

Can human rights as a concept survive? NGOCSW66 – 20 March 2022

I am going to argue today that the inclusion of imagined identities such as ‘gender identity’ into human rights understandings and activism threatens the significance and integrity of the very idea of human rights. The Declaration on Women’s Sex-Based Rights that we are here to talk about today concerns the protection of women’s rights from […]

‘Lesbian Feminism’ – 28 November 2021

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Sheila Jeffreys gave a talk – ‘Lesbian Feminism Now and Then’ – to the 1st Andalusian Congress of Abolitionist Women on 28 November 2021. ‘Lesbian Feminism Now and Then Seville Conference 28 November 2021 Hello Sisters, It is a delight to be able to speak with you today. I am going to talk about where […]

‘Unpacking queer politics’ – a discussion with Sheila Jeffreys and Marian Rutigliano

Sheila Jeffreys and Marian Rutigliano discuss Sheila’s book, ‘Unpacking Queer Politics’ at WDI Radical Feminist Perspectives – 29 August 2021.

Sheila Jeffreys on Kate Millet’s ‘Sexual Politics’

Sheila Jeffreys discusses Kate Millett’s book ‘Sexual Politics‘ and Batya Weinbaum talks about the work of Shulamith Firestone at WDI Radical Feminist Perspectives – 18 July 2021

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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 […]

‘Trigger Warning: My Lesbian Feminist Life’ – book launch at WDI 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”

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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 WDI. Please register in advance for this webinar here. Trigger Warning: My Lesbian Feminist Life is both an engaging autobiography and a fascinating account […]

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

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

Theorising sexuality – Madrid October 2019

Watch Sheila Jeffrey’s talk on theorising sexuality, from Madrid in October 2019, here.