Tag: Maya Forstater
Is Maya Forstater the world’s foremost trans expert? The week in Trans 28/08/22
Unlike the first week of this trans media watch, which mostly centred around one story about JK Rowling, how she was the real victim...
What does the Maya Forstater tribunal mean for trans people? (Don’t worry!)
Before Maya Forstater's case a lot of things were up in the air and every single lawyer, legal expert and asshole with a website like myself was just guessing about how things would work or play out. That's sort of what law is in general. But now we actually have some definition on the playing field, we're starting to see the rules take shape and even despite a win; I don't think the gender criticals will be happy with the results once they set in.
Sajid Javid: “biological sex matters”, but does it?
Of course, sex matters - but is the view of sex that transphobes want to uphold as an avenue to do transphobia through worth protecting? No. Not in the slightest. Which is why even despite trans people being positioned as believing sex doesn't matter via their rhetoric, you will still find trans people on the front lines of so many of the causes we're told can only be fought for via a trans exclusionary, strict and rigid view of sex as a binary system.