Maya ForstaterOn average & at the extremes there are differences between the sexes
youtube.com/watch?v=nzqxjx…@HeatherEHeying sets it out clearly.
It is not necessary to pretend that there are no population level differences between men and women in order to seek a fairer & better society
The below letter was submitted today (31 July 2020) to the BBC on behalf of the UK’s leading LGBTQ+ organisations. We are calling, in one voice, for a full and transparent explanation as to why trans organisations were removed from the BBC’s former...
Maya ForstaterStonewall, Mermaids etc...complaining that BBC removed Mermaids, Gender Trust (long defunct) & GIRES from its Action Line website
Demanding an explanation.
I think an explanation is fair enough. BBC must have some criteria for this service?
There’s a lot of chat around about pronouns right now. Specifically, ‘preferred’ pronouns. By which is usually meant, the pronouns a person would prefer.
Maya ForstaterNames for the sexes work like this. You can tell yourself that "women" & "female" are different things
But if you read a news report (or analysis) about someone referred to as "she" you will find it hard to recognise they are in fact male.
Given the moral authority that many progressives assign to the lessons of “lived experience,” it seems counterintuitive that they are the ones now strenuously downplaying the scourge of cancel culture. No less a progressive icon than Alexandria...
International development organisations are in the habit of saying “gender” when they mean “sex”. They use it as a polite euphemism, and…
Maya Forstater. @actionaiduk had a policy that sex does not exist
Then they tried to say the policy does not exist
Does their integrity exist?
Maya ForstaterWhen you adopt a policy that denies the reality it sets you off down a pathway in which you have to gaslight people to doubt their own perceptions
@ActionAidUK are telling us that it is our “inaccurate perception" that they should take responsiblity.
Matt Taibbi is an old school journalist beating all the odds in the modern era. He has long been a correspondent for Rolling Stone magazine. Bret and Matt di...
Maya ForstaterIf you don't listen to @BretWeinstein you should.
He is an evolutionary theorist who sees systems in big-picture, and was at Evergreen College a canary-in-the-coal-mine for what happens when good institutions go bad