The hounding of Rosie Duffield

Keir Starmer certainly does need to take clear and decisive action: but not against Rosie Duffield. He needs to rein in LGBT+ Labour before they take his party any further down a rabbit hole.

Will trans activists back down after this court verdict?

Transgender people have significant rights in the UK. We have our own protected characteristic — gender reassignment — but that covers us against less favourable treatment; it does not permit us to defame others and get away with it.


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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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