Specifically for anti-Brexit politicians, the path to creating such a party lies firmly on what we think of as the Left;
Posts Tagged: Gender
Josephine Hemmens: Transgender discrimination is wrong. But righting it mustn’t put people born as women in danger.
This process is clearly open to abuse from violent males, many of whom will go to any lengths to reach their victims.
Rebecca Lowe: The Conservatives and women. The Tory electoral challenge has more to do with age than gender.
Rather than wasting time with forays into positive discrimination, the Conservatives should weight the merits of various forms of increased flexibility at work.
Her comments on gender reassignment treatments are mild and responsibly-phrased. But some are starting up the outrage bus.
Alex Morton: Too many Tory politicians say nothing worthwhile – because they have nothing worthwhile to say
What do our cliché-ridden rulers propose? Ending plastic cups, gender quotas for boardrooms and banning Tony the Tiger.
Daniel Hannan: Identity politics. It becomes impossible to avoid giving offence, because the offended keep changing the rules.
In an atmosphere when anyone can close down the conversation by saying “I feel uncomfortable”, rational discussion becomes impossible.
Ministers appear to have assumed gender self-identification would be an uncontroversial change – they were wrong
New polling shows levels of opposition to the Government’s proposed reform well above what many campaigners had expected, and across social and political divides.
“I understand that people enjoy righteous anger…but what’s alarming is the people who understand statistical distribution and who are going along with this.”
The Party has voluntarily released the data, to show it walks the walk, as well as talking the talk.
The old assumption that women were more likely to vote Conservative has been overturned – so the search is on for policies to restore it.
The sight of left-wing students lecturing white working class men about the shame they ought to feel for their ‘privilege’ is unlikely to win many votes.
Rebecca Lowe: I’d rather you didn’t go to watch strippers. But I don’t think the state should stop you.
Is there a going rate for such a job — which includes wearing a prescribed colour of underwear?
Labour’s internal battle over trans women and All-Women Shortlists suggests its strategy of identity politics is backfiring
There are electoral opportunities in binding whole groups to a party based on collective identity – but what happens when those groups come into conflict?
Rebecca Lowe Coulson: If gender, or even race, is a choice, what becomes of the fight against prejudice?
Much of the 20th century fight for liberation involved explaining that it was wrong to discriminate on the grounds of someone’s unchangeable nature.
Following on from the ‘biggest ever review’ into race inequality, policies that embrace workplace equality should be at the heart of Theresa May’s plans