An analysis of a Fair Play For Women crowdfund


The TERF group Fair Play For Women (FPFW) has seen considerable press attention after placing an ad in the Metro claiming that reform of the Gender Recognition Act (GRA) would place (cis) women and girls in danger. This nonsense claim has been debunked at length many times in the past and will not be the subject of this post. Instead, I will be discussing claims about the funding of TERF groups, using data scraped from a FPFW crowdfund page as a case study.

Trans inclusive feminists such as Casey Explosion and Zoe Stavri have raised some interesting questions in relation to this, pointing out the considerable cost of placing a full colour, whole page ad in the Metro (around £45,000) and questioning where the funding for this relatively opaque group comes from.

Edit: Shortly after publishing this, a commenter on Twitter pointed out that the quoted cost for the ad…

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