A Response To “Detransition, Desistance And Disinformation” by Julia Serano

An article was published recently on the subject of ‘transgender children’ by Julia Serano, entitled “Detransition, Desistance and Disinformation: A Guide For Understanding Transgender Children Debates.” As author of ‘Whipping Girl’ Serano is one of the most influential voices in trans activism so we felt it important to respond to the points made in this […]

UK Schools: Trans-Compulsory, Homophobia Optional?

Two schools stories were published last week on consecutive days, one from a gay teacher in, presumably, a state secondary school and the other reporting on new guidelines for the treatment of transgender pupils at boarding schools. On July 16 the Guardian Teacher Network, as part of their Secret Teacher series, published a piece entitled […]

Why Brighton Council Is Wrong

Brighton Council defended its “choose your gender” school registration form last week in terms which revealed their complete misunderstanding of parents’ concerns and provided┬ásome insight into the confused thinking behind these policies. In this statement, for example, Councillor Emma Daniel,┬áHead of Brighton Council Equalities Committee, completely misses the point: “We will review this to see […]