(and the suffragettes) The idea for this post came from the YouTube channel of the Intelligence Squared debates that you can find here. I am gradually working my way through past debates. In an earlier post, I featured Jess Phillips making a fool of herself during the Intelligence Squared debate – Is Labour Unelectable? Through… Continue reading George Monbiot
The complex story of Emily Bridges Media feminists are feeling a little sorry for themselves over the threat posed to female athletes by competitors who were formerly male. The most recent of these cases in the UK is the cyclist Emily Bridges. In May 2021 Emily finished 43 out of 45 male riders in the… Continue reading Trans Athletes
A recent review of maternity care at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals has shown that it may have contributed to the death of over 200 babies and nine mothers. Commentators have rightly pointed to this as a failing of the National Health Service. However, in reviewing the subject and looking for root causes they might also… Continue reading Shrewsbury- A Feminist Scandal?