Minister Jo Johnson threatens to fine universities for not “allowing free speech” and the BBC uncritically wheels out Julie Bindel on Boxing day to support the Tory. Sam Hope explores the growing phenomenon of “free speech” authoritarianism
A media circus has blown up over a scuffle between trans and anti-trans activists at Speaker’s Corner. Sam Hope explores some context.
Annette Pryce examines why Bindel speaking at an LGBT History Month event is an insult to the community.
Karen Pollock explores how in asking a transphobic academic to comment on support for gender non-conforming children, ‘Metro’ highlights the rotten core of our current media.
No platforming is a hot topic, but what do we do when someone opposing one form of hate speech themselves uses hate speech against marginalised issues? Karen Pollock explores the thorny issues of free speech and a right to be heard. Is it true your enemies enemy is not your friend?
While newspaper and magazine columns dedicate pages to debate trans lives, Stephanie Farnsworth examines the issue and calls for a boycott. White, cis media feminists are doing everything they can to hold women back so […]