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Trans women are not a threat to women. They are women.

The Scottish Greens are unique in our structure of leadership. We have two co-leaders, and at least one of them must be a woman. That means we could have two…
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I’m a cis woman and I’m tired of being misrepresented by transphobes

This week the Green Party leadership reaffirmed our commitment to equality and trans rights in a statement. Predictably much alarm and criticism followed both publicly, and sadly from some of…
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Outdated, absurd and degrading: time to change Northern Ireland’s abortion laws

By Ardfern (Own work) , via Wikimedia is taken for granted that we all can control what happens to our body. Women in Northern Ireland however do not have control…
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Seven Green policies to vote for in Northern Ireland on Thursday 5th May

Photo: The Green Party in Northern Ireland This Thursday, people in Northern Ireland will go to the polls to elect a new Assembly. They will have the chance to vote…
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Why do we celebrate International Women’s Day?

Photo: Sisters Uncut Alys Mumford is the Co-convenor of the Edinburgh Green Party and a list candidate for the Lothian region. She works at Engender, Scotland's feminist membership organisation. This…
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International Women’s Day: the one day in the year to celebrate women

A Soviet stamp from 1949, celebrating International Women's Day. Jemima Luanga, chair of Young Green Women of Colour, shares what International Women's Day, celebrated every year on 8th March, means…
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All liberation struggles are important – why the Green Party must embrace intersectionality

Photo: LGBTIQ Greens CW: Discussion of discrimination including transphobia It is an argument frequently made within the Green Party that we should focus far less on social issues and return to…
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Abortion: what do people think?

This post first appeared on Jim Jepps' blog While there are many Conservatives who are in favour of the current abortion time limits it seems that if you’re a cabinet…
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