Women’s Forum Australia welcomes launch of International Consortium on Female Sport
This week saw the global launch of the International Consortium on Female Sport “as the preeminent international lobby group to advocate for the preservation of the female sport category worldwide.”Read more
US strengthens women’s sport protections, while Aussie male swimmer rails against them
In a landmark ruling this week, a US federal court has rejected the Biden administration’s bid to redefine “sex” to include “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” in federal law.Read more
England Rugby looks to protect fairness & safety for female players. It’s time Australia stepped up.
“Slap to the face”: Former NCAA swimmer slams Lia Thomas’ ‘Woman of the Year’ nomination
Transgender male swimmer Lia Thomas (formerly William Thomas) has been nominated by the University of Pennsylvania for the prestigious NCAA Woman of the Year Award, prompting renewed backlash amongst athletes and commentators.Read more
Is the tide of gender ideology turning in the UK?
Things are looking up for women in the UK.Read more
Women’s Forum Australia launches report and petition asking MPs to protect women’s sport
We are excited to announce the release of our new report, A Fair Playing Field: Protecting Women’s Single-Sex Sport.Read more
FINA announces policy to protect integrity of women’s elite swimming competitions - Australian sports should follow their lead
FINA’s decisionRead more
The Science is in. We don’t need “more research” to prove legacy male advantage in sport
A growing chorus of female sporting greats and sports scientists are calling on authorities to provide clear leadership to resolve contention on the issue of trans inclusion in women’s sport. Australian Olympic gold medalist, Giaan Rooney, is the latest to speak up, joining Dawn Fraser, Emma McKeon and Emily Seebohm in opposing the current policies that favour trans inclusion to the detriment of women. Rooney points out that the controversy surrounding transgender eligibility will continue for as long as the rules remain unclear.Read more
Is the AFL a safe place for women?
Despite a considerable effort by the Australian Football League (AFL) to reform its culture in recent years following negative media reports of sexual assault and intimate partner abuse by players, the emergence of a number of damaging leaks and allegations have once again brought into question whether real reform has actually been achieved and the possibility that serious measures are needed.Read more