Sport should be inclusive, but it must also be fair. We do not allow adults to enter events for children, so why have we been including males in female events? A competitive advantage arises in both cases.
Não devemos fingir que somos mulheres (para nós mesmos ou para qualquer outra pessoa), a fim de encontrar alívio para a disforia de gênero.
Starmer dare not answer the question for fear of upsetting the transgender thought police. For a group supposedly among the most marginalised, they wield remarkable power in this debate.
Gender ideology might not be a religion in the traditional sense but it is certainly a belief system. Gender identity — its principal dogma — is unprovable and unfalsifiable, yet we are expected to believe in it or keep quiet.
The concept – how we define men and women – is huge for society. It does not do it justice to roll it in into the BDMRR Bill, and open it up for such a brief consultation
There were arguments against but those who had prepared them were unable to deliver them. They were marooned in a Zoom waiting room listening to “heartfelt apologies” from Nick da Costa in the Chair.
Can children ever understand the consequences of puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones before they know what it means to be an adult? I don’t think they can
The bullying and harassment of Duffield has been ongoing since she expressed her view that ‘only women have a cervix’, and it has become a stain on the party
if people are allowed to just make up their answers, the data is useless, not only in respect of women, but also when it comes to meeting the needs of transsexuals
Transsexuals need to make it clear that angry mobs – on the streets or on social media – do not act in our name. What happened in Manchester was despicable, and we condemn it absolutely.
Bigotry is defined as the ‘obstinate or intolerant devotion to one’s own opinions and prejudices.’ The crowd displayed plenty of that
Simon Callow is right: Stonewall’s position on self-identification for trans people is ‘dangerously prescriptive’
Callow is right, Stonewall has indeed taken a ‘dangerously prescriptive position’. But, worse, it is a position that tramples over the rights of vulnerable groups.
From a teacher’s perspective this looks like Ofcom have decided not to pay for any more lessons but will still sit the end of year test. I wish them luck with that.
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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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