It's Not A Zero Sum Game
Jan 22, 2019
'The freedom to be, or become, a gender'
[W]hat does not change is the importance, even the centrality, of gender in any individual’s sense of self. -- Baroness Hale, P...
Jan 10, 2019
First, catch your hare: on biological explanations for differences in sex roles
‘A knife is a weapon or a tool according to whether you use it for disembowelling your enemy or for chopping parsley’ Elaine Morgan...
Nov 20, 2018
It's always about toilets. It's never about toilets.
When I was in fifth grade, we had a debate during ‘social hour’ (a weekly lesson with our main teacher, usually dedicated to discussing top...
Mar 16, 2018
What's in a word? Why I don't care and neither should you
Last night I attended an excellent panel discussion organised by the redoubtable Woman’s Place UK , on the subject of the proposed ch...
Feb 15, 2017
How do they know who to kill?
A video is doing the rounds, in which a white person with a lifetime of male socialisation behind them – in other words, someone at the ...
Nov 4, 2016
"TERF" was always going to go mainstream
So, Glamour went there. It printed a piece in which women are called "TERF". It was inevitable that the word "TERF" ...
Jan 28, 2016
The Olympics, Maria Miller, and sleeping under bridges
Let me just say at the outset: I don't really care about sports all that much. I don't watch it, much less play it. The only ...
Jan 6, 2016
What the Cologne mass sexual assault tells us about culture - our own
One of the only times I physically intervened between a man and the woman he was assaulting was in Munich. A young man had made a remark to...
Jun 13, 2015
This evening I’ve been thinking about Jen. I met her when we were both 17, as part of a Roots program – a summer trip to Israel for US...
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