How LGBT Nonprofits and Their Billionaire Patrons Are Reshaping the World

Jul 28, 2020 by

by Jennifer Bilek, The American Conservative: Transgender ideology is being pushed on us by corporate interests through their philanthropic arms. In an August 2018 New Yorker article, Elizabeth Kolbert asks, “Are today’s donor classes solving problems or creating new ones?” Kolbert describes a form of charity that aims to not just help people but to improve them. This “improvement” aligns with the giver’s particular vision of what constitutes improvement, of course. And the people who need to...

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The BBC has quietly dropped four LGBT+ charities from an information page for transgender people seeking support.

Jul 28, 2020 by

by Vic Parsons, Pink News: The LGBT Foundation, Mermaids, The Gender Trust, and The Gender Identity Research and Education Society (GIRES) are all registered British charities that provide vital support and advice for trans, non-binary and gender-questioning people. As recently as June 29, they were all listed on a page on the BBC website called “Information and Support: Gender Identity”. Pages such as this are often linked to under BBC articles or videos covering topics people may need...

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Where does the British public stand on transgender rights?

Jul 24, 2020 by

by Matthew Smith, YouGov: Britons support the right of transgender people to use facilities for their chosen gender, but oppose making the legal transition process easier. Last week it was reported that the government was gearing up to make announcements on changes to the rules around how transgender people can self-identity. A recent YouGov poll for PinkNews showed that by 50% to 27% Britons believe that people should be allowed to self-identify as a gender different to the one they were...

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Tory MP calls on Govt not to weaken gender reassignment laws

Jul 23, 2020 by

from The Christian Institute: A Conservative MP has urged his party not to change the law on gender reassignment, and instead champion the fact that biological sex is real and a “fundamental building block of society”. Danny Kruger, who was formerly Boris Johnson’s political secretary, believes the politics surrounding sex and gender is “a minefield” at present, but that the Government should not be put off from clearly and compassionately asserting the truth. He said if anyone wishes to...

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An open letter to Liz Truss. We urge you to see through your commitment to protect single sex spaces

Jul 21, 2020 by

from Radical: Dear Liz, As you know, we’ve been thinking hard about sex and gender issues. We launched our Radical campaign last November, with the aim of searching out the truth, from a position committed to freedom, tolerance, and equal respect. As planned, we’ve engaged with people from across the political spectrum, and learned lots from researchers, activists, practitioners, and more. We’re writing to you now to share our latest thoughts, ahead of your expected announcement on the outcome...

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‘I should have been told to wait’: Woman treated with hormone blockers to reassign gender as a teenager takes NHS to court

Jul 19, 2020 by

by Ali Fortescue, Sky News: Keira Bell believes her transitioning process was rushed and the NHS should have “paid more attention” to her biological sex. A woman who was treated with hormone blockers to reassign her gender as a teenager is taking the NHS to court, saying she “should have been told to wait”. Keira Bell said the care she received for gender dysphoria, a condition where a person experiences distress due to a mismatch between their biological sex and their...

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