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Sarah Pedersen and transgender people

Sarah Pedersen is professor of communications and media at Robert Gordon University.

Pedersen has researched toxic online community Mumsnet. 

“Women’s Sex-Based Rights: What Does (& Should) the Future Hold?” featured a distinguished panel of speakers including Julie Bindel, Rosa Freedman, Louise Moody, Sarah Pedersen, Lucy Hunter Blackburn, and Claire Heuchan.


Livingston, Eve (December 6, 2018). How an Online Forum for Moms Became a Toxic Hotbed of Transphobia. VICE

Pedersen S (2022). “It’s what the suffragettes would have wanted”: the construction of the suffragists and suffragettes on Mumsnet. Feminist Media Studies

Davidson, Gina (May 8, 2019). University debate on women’s rights branded ‘transphobic.’ The Scotsman

Pedersen, Sarah (June 5, 2019). [speech at Women’s Sex-Based Rights panel]

Pedersen, Sarah (February 18, 2022). The SNP won’t silence women. UnHerd

Reisz, Matthew (September 28, 2020). Books interview: Sarah Pedersen. Times Higher Education.




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