It would undermine the Conservative ideal of self-determination. Furthermore, it’s “equality of opportunity” that policies need to focus on.
The Women and Equalities Committee has been been captured by the self-ID campaign. So others should make their voices heard.
The sixth piece in a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
For a six-foot-three 20-stone former-men’s-team loose-half prop to turn up for trials at the local women’s rugby club is problematic.
From tech giants, to Conservatives’ own MPs, arguments over the Gender Recognition Act are far from over.
Equivalent reform is being pursued in Scotland; in combination with its hate speech bill, this would be dangerously authoritarian.
The serious consequences and abuse that too many – from JK Rowling on – have faced for discussing these issues are worrying and wrong.
From healthcare, to sex-specific concerns around bodily privacy and security, words matter.
Making GRCs making GRCs available on demand would destabilise all manner of legal structures, from equal pay to sex discrimination law to criminal law.
As a Party, we should hold out a helping hand to all those who still face the difficulties of daily life – who still cannot be their authentic selves.
To preserve it is to defend the grammar of our common life, and our society and legal order are founded on the truth as we understand it.
As regular readers of this column might expect, they’re not cheerful page-turners. But they may well change your life.
I urge Ministers to make one simple change to the Domestic Abuse Bill – to start the necessary recording of data of victims and survivors.
It’s single mothers like mine that are hardest hit by non-payment of the licence fee. If you ask me, that’s too high a price to pCome Dancing on free-to-view telly.
While barbers, beers and football are deemed priorities for reopening, female-dominated businesses, like nail salons, have been left in limbo.