But some, perhaps many, Tory MPs have these tendencies – including one no less senior than the Prime Minister herself.
Posts Tagged: Transgendered people
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.
Graeme Archer: I’m a gay man – not “LGBTQ+”. Here’s why Tories mustn’t play the transgender identity politics game.
Why not define your race – it has much less genetic basis than gender, after all? Or your IQ, your disability status, your nationality?
Over time, proposals have either been denounced as politically correct nonsense, or embraced with an enthusiastic “me, too”-ism. Neither approach is exactly rigorous.