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
Annette Pryce examines the impact of the anti trans rhetoric in the press and what teachers really think about changes to the Gender Recognition Act.
Queerness Curator Sam Hope demonstrates why the feminist anti-trans lobby are doing Patriarchy’s work for it, and makes some radical suggestions for ways forward.
Karen Pollock takes issue with the latest gutter press article about trans young people.
In a guest post for human rights month, Douglas Robertson explores the growing awareness of trans rights in popular consciousness – and how it’s time for cis people to pick a side.
The problem of comparing self-promoting white people doing blackface with the millions of trans people worldwide is explored by Sam Hope.
A media circus has blown up over a scuffle between trans and anti-trans activists at Speaker’s Corner. Sam Hope explores some context.
Guest writer Chay Brown, an activist from the National Union of Teachers, responds to the assertions that the reforms to the gender recognition act are in contradiction to the rights of others.
Annette Pryce discusses the use of a well known phrase.
Annette Pryce analyses the progress of the trade union movement in light of some negative reactions to the reform of the Gender Recognition Act.