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Posts Tagged: Transgendered people
We give you divorce reform, abortion law in Northern Ireland, citizenship rights for three million Hong Kongers, and the rainbow flag.
Anand Menon: Our latest research finds that the Conservatives are divided on economics, but united on culture.
The Tories have an interest in a focus on values. Reports suggest that some in Downing Street are encouraging Johnson to launch a ‘war on woke’.
Radical: The BBC, Pink News and how, in reporting on the Gender Recognition Act, the media has shown shocking inaccuracy
Over the last few weeks, publications have routinely made errors in how they cover the GRA and JK Rowling. Readers must beware.
Emma Webb: Scotland’s new Hate Crime Bill imposes a new system of blasphemy. It urgently needs rejecting.
The legislation is aimed at stopping prejudice, but it can easily be used to silence debates on gender identity.
As a rule, the Conservatives are unclear about the politics of equality and identity. But there’s at least one Minister who isn’t.
Some of the simplest words in the English language have become points of contention when describing identity.
Two recent cases show how easy it is for such documentation to be challenged.
Rebecca Lowe: Truss’s policy speech on trans was an astonishing victory for common sense – and children’s rights
The Minister for Women and Equalities deserves support from all who care about their safety and wellbeing of children.
Victoria Hewson: The curious tale of Oxfordshire, a trans inclusion toolkit – and a High Court Review
The application by a 13-year-old schoolgirl could change the way in which schools and colleges apply guidance on gender identity.
With the Coronavirus engulfing parliamentary discussions, the legislation looks on hold for now.
Victoria Hewson: The law on gender and trans rights is confused and confusing – the Government must bring clarity
The culture wars over sex and gender are increasingly being played out in the courts, with insufficient regard for coherence or the intentions of legislation.
How the Conservatives are winning and Labour losing the working class – a pattern that the latter’s leadership candidates are set to repeat.
My lawyer friend Victoria Hewson and I have launched a small, non-funded campaign called ‘Radical’, aimed at fighting for truth and freedom in this arena.
Two different conceptions of it are widely held in the UK, representative and direct. In 2019, they collide.