Professionals should not be compelled to offer only ‘affirmation’ to young people looking for guidance.
Posts Tagged: Family and relationships
When it comes to helping working people, a tax cut to hand would be the cancellation of the Health and Social Care Levy.
Georgia L Gilholy: Porn is damaging our children, conniving with abusers and corrupting adults. Why won’t Ministers act?
Projecting sexual imagery as a form of entertainment can’t continue if we intend to remain a civilised society.
Siobhan Baillie: As Good Divorce Week draws to a close, how ministers can make it a reality for more families
The pandemic has put huge pressure on the courts, separated parents, and their children. Vital reforms are ready to go.
Mark Jenkinson: My Twitter monstering. I never thought that saying there are two biological sexes would cause such a stir.
I’m concerned that the Gender Conversion Therapy Bill will criminalise parents who don’t simply affirm their child’s chosen gender.
Helen Barnard: As the Conservatives’ annual conference looms into view, has the party forgotten families?
Ministers should grasp the nettle on living standards, reform childcare and encourage employers to help family life.
Tim Montgomerie: Lessons for ideology-free Johnson – and the Conservatives – in ideology-free Merkel’s legacy. And her party’s fate.
Political popularity appears to be broad and sustained but, when eventually it is exhausted, the falling away of support is dramatic.
Bim Afolami: Working from home means a radical culture shift – and it’s here to stay. Here are some of the consequences.
We know how difficult it was to lose millions of manufacturing jobs – let us beware of inadvertently accelerating the same process for services jobs.
Jackie Doyle-Price and Miriam Cates: The trans debate. Women are standing up for their rights, not declaring a culture war
We would invite Lord Herbert to meet some of the women’s groups, parents, gay and lesbian people, and sportswomen whose views differ from his.
After three by-elections and before tomorrow’s Covid announcement, here are five big challenges for Johnson
The further the act of leaving the EU recedes, the more 2019’s Tory voters will move on – as two recent by-elections reminded us.
The issue deeply affects hundreds of thousands of people a year, across every constituency, every local authority, every city and town.
Elliot Colburn: Disabled children and families have been hit hard by Covid. Now they must get the support they need.
We need specific, ring-fenced funding for them – which we on the Women and Equalities committee have been calling for.
Upper class professionals are imposing their preference for formal settings – bringing the trade-off of higher prices and fewer affordable providers.
Harry Benson: Sewell Report highlights the damage caused by family breakdown, but doesn’t offer solutions
It has a much bigger effect on outcomes than race, but the commissioners fail to acknowledge the importance of marriage in countering it.
Gary Powell: Ministers shouldn’t appease the LGBT+ lobby. It doesn’t speak for all gay people – certainly not for me.
Extreme gender ideology undermines cultural norms, scientific reality, the connection between motherhood and children, parental rights, and free speech.