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Response: Staff Pride Network Statement on Sex Matters Letter

We have become aware of an article shared on the ‘Staff Pride Network’ (SPN) section of the University of Edinburgh official website, written in response to a recent letter written by Sex Matters to Baroness Kishwer Falkner, Chair of the EHRC asking for the EHRC to undertake a “Reindorf Review” for the higher education sector. […]

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Amendment for EUSA motion “Support for Student Sex Workers”

­­­BackgroundIn February 2014, Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA) Student Council passed a motion titled “Motion to support sex workers“. This motion declared support for the full decriminalisation of prostitution and pledged the following: 1. EUSA will put out a statement calling for the decriminalisation of sex work.  2. EUSA will contact sex workers’ rights organisations […]

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Response: ‘What is Transphobia?’ from Edinburgh University

We have become aware of an article on the University of Edinburgh’s official website in the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion section titled “What is transphobia?”. The article presents itself as an authoritative resource for students, and gives the impression that it is the settled, agreed position of the University. In fact it is a political […]