The serious consequences and abuse that too many – from JK Rowling on – have faced for discussing these issues are worrying and wrong.
Three candidates lose out as the Party fights back in the tug of war between the centre and local associations.
Alicia Kearns joins Joe Robertson and Bob Seely in the island contest.
Plus: shortlists for Middlesbrough South and Wakefield; and, new selections and nominations in key target seats across the country.
Shortlists for Enfield North, Bishop Auckland, Darlington, York Central, Tynemouth, Hyndburn and Great Grimsby, and partial shortlists for Tatton and Chelmsford.