Truss is right on Stonewall, and fast becoming the unsung hero of Johnson’s Cabinet

Jun 4, 2021 by

by Hattie Turner, Conservative Home: Liz Truss, the Equalities Minister, is fast becoming the unsung hero of Boris Johnson’s Cabinet and this time, she’s taken on the issue no one wants to. It all links back to the organisation, Stonewall – which pledges to “stand for LBGTQ+ people everywhere“. Stonewall offers a paid membership to its “diversity champions” programme, which aims to ensure LGBTQ+ people are free to be themselves in the workplace. This sounds a thoroughly decent aim which I...

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Trans hegemony challenged

Jun 1, 2021 by

Stonewall’s support for an increasingly aggressive ‘trans rights’ agenda, including the no-platforming of dissenters from trans ideology, and the promotion of ideologically biased “diversity training”, is coming under fire as some leading institutions distance themselves. Have we reached peak LGBT, or is this a brief setback for the powerful lobby group? Most recent articles at the top: Raise a glass to Maya Forstater, by Joanna Williams, spiked: An appeal court...

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Liz Truss urges official withdrawal from Stonewall diversity scheme

May 31, 2021 by

By Eleni Courea, The Times: Liz Truss, the equalities minister, is pushing for all government departments to withdraw from Stonewall’s employment scheme following a row over transgender rights. Truss, also the international trade secretary, has told officials that she believes that government bodies should withdraw from the diversity champions scheme run by the equality group. Several organisations and bodies, including the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) and the employment dispute...

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This transgender ‘folly’ is going to collapse, just as eugenics did

May 31, 2021 by

by Paul McHugh and Matthew J. Franck, “This very, very complex thing is being over-simplified,” says a world expert on the transgender phenomenon. Matthew Franck: In Psychiatric Polarities, you and Phillip Slavney wrote that “mental life is dependent on the brain. … Yet mind and brain are not identical. Indeed, they are so different that the nature of their relationship is the fundamental mystery in psychiatry and the source of many of its conflicts.” Would it be fair to say that...

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Major public sector bodies quit Stonewall diversity training as trans rights row intensifies

May 30, 2021 by

by Jessica Steinman, The Daily Political Press: A number of high profile public sector employers are breaking ties with LGBT charity Stonewall amid growing concerns about their diversity training on transgender rights. Activists have warned of a “spate” of withdrawals from the Stonewall Diversity Champions program after the Equal Opportunities and Human Rights Commission, the Equality Oversight, failed to renew its membership on grounds of “value for money”. The Telegraph has learned of at...

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LGBT activists dismiss 60 Minutes exposé on detransitioning young transgenders as fearmongering

May 28, 2021 by

by Doug Mainwaring, LifeSite: An eye-opening CBS 60 Minutes report on young people who experienced regret and chose to detransition after being rushed by doctors and counselors into undergoing transgender hormonal and surgical treatments has met with a backlash from LGBT activists for attem`pting to tell the truth about an important medical issue. The existence of detransitioners – those who seek to reverse the ravages of transgender medical treatments – is an inconvenient truth for LGBT...

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