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Transgender

Martyrs of the new religion

If transgenderism is a postmodern quasi-religion, then today* is its most holy day

November 20th is TDoR, the Transgender Day of Remembrance. If transgenderism is a postmodern quasi-religion, then today is its most holy day. Across the country, people will huddle around lighted candles to remember people that they never knew. There will be solemn words and readings of lists of foreign names. Plymouth University even advertise an hour-long “Service”.

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GRA Reform

Europe’s war on sex

A new ruling on trans rights could erase women completely

The United Kingdom may have left the EU, but we remain members of the entirely separate Council of Europe. The two organisations are easily confused — and no wonder. The similarly named European Council is an EU institution, though I suspect few would be able to distinguish the European Parliament (EU) from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

The Council of Europe is the older and larger of the two organisations. Founded in 1949, it now comprises 47 members: every European country with the exception of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kosovo and the Vatican City. On paper, it purports to have three core values: democracy, the rule of law and human rights. But in recent years it has found a new cause: the promotion of gender identity ideology across the continent.

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