Prompted by a Canadian street activist “Billboard Chris” pinning on feminists the blame for transgender ideology, and attendant harms to children, I wanted to write something short about ‘gender’ to help bust a myth, in the hope that it will not take root and lead to misdirected retribution against feminists women. I also want to […]Read More On ‘gender’: put blame on mame, or was eve framed?
In my part of London, the foxes are bold. On Christmas evening the air was rent with eerily childlike screams as they waged their territorial battles in the back streets and gardens. Once, a neighbour was accosted by a fox which attempted to wrestle her carrier bag of groceries from her. You don’t mess with […]Read More On Jolyon Maugham and the Curious Case of the Fox in the Chicken Coop
Since Employment Judge Tayler’s decision in Maya Forstater’s Employment Tribunal case earlier this week, the parameters of the debate have shifted, bigtime. The kicker was that JK Rowling voiced her support on Twitter, to multiple millions of followers, catapulting Maya’s story onto the front page of national newspapers. Everyone is now talking about the unfairness […]Read More On #IStandWithMaya
I haven’t heard anyone use the word ‘mischief’ in everyday parlance for the last couple of decades (come to think of it, I haven’t heard anyone use the term ‘parlance’ either), but the world of law moves at glacial pace, and ‘mischief’ is still part of the lexicon. The slow pace of change brings a […]Read More On the mischief of Stonewall Law -#MayaForstaterCase2019
I hold no truck with conspiracy theories, but I understand their appeal to some people. The human mind seeks simple causes, goodies and baddies, reassurance that the universe is an orderly place. Although conspiracy theories are incomplete, and misleading, they represent an attempt to make sense of structural injustices which would otherwise defy explanation with […]Read More On ideological laundering – what they do in the shadows