What Labour gets wrong about transwomen

Feb 19, 2020 by

by Debbie Hayton, UnHerd: The transgender crisis that has engulfed the Labour Party has now lurched into a new and previously unimaginable phase. When the hitherto unknown group, the Labour Campaign for Trans Rights (LCTR) launched its egregious manifesto last week, peak-lunacy seemed to have been reached. Following demands for compliance — including “pledge 4: Accept that trans women are women, trans men are men, and non-binary people are non-binary” — they condemned what they considered to...

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Pro-transgender UK politician claims children are ‘born without sex’ on live TV

Feb 19, 2020 by

by Paul Smeaton, LifeSite: A British politician has claimed on national television that children are “born without sex.” Dawn Butler, a Labour Party MP and Shadow Secretary of State for Women and Equalities, made the comment yesterday on the popular morning TV show Good Morning Britain (GMB) while discussing transgender issues. GMB presenter Richard Madeley asked Butler: “Do you think somebody that embraces transgender but nevertheless decides that there is a biological difference based...

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Transition as Treatment: The Best Studies Show the Worst Outcomes

Feb 17, 2020 by

by Paul Dirks, Public Discourse: A pattern begins to emerge as we survey some of the best and longest outcome studies on gender transition: the longer the studies and the better the methods, the more negative the results. The treatment for this particular disorder is severe: lifelong experimental medicalization, sterilization, and complete removal of healthy body parts—a treatment Dr. Ray Blanchard, one of the world’s foremost sexologists, calls “palliative.” In spite of its severity, however,...

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Transgender latest

Feb 17, 2020 by

More news and comment on transgender. New articles added regularly. Women don’t want ‘woke’ gender-neutral toilets, Tory peer claims, LBC News Ohio Court Orders Christian Professor To Use Trans Pronouns Or Lose His Job by Chad Felix Greene, The Federalist Time for NHS trusts to stop peddling transgender quackery by Carys Moseley, Christian Concern Speaking up for female eunuchs by Helen Joyce, Stanpoint Labour Leadership Candidates Clashing on Trans Issues from Guido Fawkes...

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Trans and transformation

Feb 15, 2020 by

from Christian Concern: This week, Christian Concern chief executive Andrea Williams hosted a fringe event at the Church of England’s General Synod on transgenderism and transformation, and how the Church can bring hope and healing to those who are suffering gender confusion. Testimony of transgender regret Christian Concern supporter Pete Benjamin shared his testimony of transgender regret, how events in his childhood had led him into gender confusion, including being introduced to drag...

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Selina Todd and the rise of academic mobs

Feb 15, 2020 by

by Joanna Williams, spiked: A female professor is invited to a university to speak about social class. This is bound to go down well with left-leaning academics who measure gender equality down to the nearest penny, right? Apparently not. Next month, Selina Todd is due to speak at the University of Kent as part of a series of public lectures organised by the School of English. In response, an open letter is now circulating, signed by academics and students from Kent and around the world,...

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