The UK Gender Recognition Act of 2004 (UK)

The UK Gender Recognition Act of 2004 is one of the most anti-feminists pieces of legislation ever enacted.  It allows a man to decide he is a woman and live “as a woman,” gaining access to women-only spaces, by declaration that he suffers from “gender dysphoria,” defined as “the disorder variously referred to as gender dysphoria, gender identity disorder and transsexualism.

Sheila Jeffreys wrote an excellent critique of this law called They Know It When They See It: The UK Gender Recognition Act 2004.

The UK Gender Recognition Act 2004.

They Know It When They See It: The UK Gender Recognition Act 2004.

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