Posts Tagged "sex education"

Dorries campaign update – attacks on abortion counselling and government cuts to services

This is the transcript of my talk that I gave at the Brighton Pro Choice meeting on 30 January 2011. It covers some of my previous blog posts so sorry for repetition, but this is hopefully a good update of the current campaign. Some of the below I need...

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Feminists celebrate failure of abstinence education for girls bill… and move on to the next fight

On Friday 20 January, I organised a demonstration against Tory MP Nadine Dorries’ Sex Education (required content) Bill 185, and announced a victory for the campaign mid way through the protest, to cheers from the crowd. It was reported that the Bill had suddenly been withdrawn from the parliamentary...

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Dorries’ attacks are founded on her capitalist, fundamentalist Christian, ideology

In May 2011 I read about Tory MP Nadine Dorries’ attack on sex education via a private member’s bill. She was proposing that girls (yes, just the girls) be given “information and advice on the benefits of abstinence from sexual activity” as part of their sex education. Let’s quickly...

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