On ‘gender’: put blame on mame, or was eve framed?

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 […]

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On #IStandWithMaya

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 […]

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On ideological laundering – what they do in the shadows

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 […]

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