This week I’m going to write about Matt Walsh’s new film, “What is a Woman?”, which I had intended to cover last week before being derailed. So I won’t do a full review, but instead simply say what I think I can add to an already rich discussion.
I’m sometimes asked why I don’t talk about people for whom transition was the best option. I give part of the answer in my book—that what I’m interested in isn’t trans people per se, it’s the notion that some men can “really be women” and vice versa, and its impact on society
I forgot to include the link to the audio edition of Issue 7 [https://soundcloud.com/user-242250287/joyce-activated-7/s-wfVGWPpAmM6?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing] in the email I circulated earlier. I also forgot to remind annual subscribers that to get a free signed copy of
Barrister Cathryn McGahey likened Allison Bailey’s sexual orientation—that of a female exclusively attracted to females—to the male sexism that holds women back in the workplace, and to the racism of the white supremacists who fought to sustain apartheid.
I had a plan for this week’s post and was about half-way through writing it yesterday, when I was derailed by the extraordinary evidence in Allison Bailey’s employment-tribunal hearing. So I set the original idea aside and started early this morning on a piece about that evidence—but
Bailey alleges that her chambers, Garden Court, together with the LGBTQ+ charity Stonewall, victimised her in various ways for her gender-critical beliefs, her lesbianism and her backing for the LGB Alliance, a new charity that focuses on advocacy for lesbian, gay and bisexual people...