The Women's Equality Party is a new collaborative force in British politics uniting people of all genders, diverse ages, backgrounds, ethnicities, beliefs and experiences in the shared determination to see women enjoy the same rights and opportunities as men so that all can flourish.
WE are here to give voice to all those who share our belief that equality is better for everyone.
Meet your fellow supporters and campaigners below and tell us why you are WE.
The glass ceiling makes my blood boil. I've lost jobs due to my sexuality and my gender in the Armed Forces and the Private Sector. Boys will be Boys? Not in my world. No girl or woman should have to deal with what I have seen and been subjected too. The culture of our society needs to change, and I hope that the WEP is a vehicle for that to happen.
I've been fighting for LGBT equality for years and feel that L, B and T women are often just hanging on the coat-tails of gay men. I joined WE, not only to try and give L, B and T women a voice in this party, but also becase I feel L, B and T women will never achieve equality unless women in general do. I'm also fed up of women being treating as a minority group when we are the majority! WE can do this!
I am a professional who has worked in the public sector since 1988 and before that private sector. I have suffered from gender discrimination from School and throughout my early career in industry. I joined the fight in the eighties and have been involved with the fight for equal pay since 1985, at a national level via trade union input and as a management professional, since working in higher education. In the 80's I believed we got closer to closing the gap and since then it has widened and in a far more pernicious way. I work with advising organisations on pay and grading and reward and never cease to be horrified by the way in which the cards are stacked against women (let alone black and ethnic minority women) by the way work is perceived and valued. I dream of a world where men want to stand alongside women and help us achieve equality to make choices, the equality we have been denied for so very long.