Why Mermaids hit the rocks

The warning signs about Mermaids have been there for some time. Yet under Green’s leadership, the charity succeeded in winning over legions of high-profile admirers.

Trans ideology has split America

No state should be using drugs — with such profound consequences — to treat what is a mental health condition in children. But is that a reason to vote Republican rather than Democrat?


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Debbie Hayton

Physics teacher and trade unionist, originally from the north of England.

As a trans person I have written extensively about what it means to be trans, and how trans people can be accommodated in society without compromising the rights of other vulnerable groups.

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