The UCU (the union representing UK academics) recently debated a motion titled 'Academic freedom to discuss sex and gender'. The motion was defeated by 80 votes to 72...
Yes, pensions are important, but academic freedom is more important, #ucu members. Future desisters will hold universities accountable for failing them so badly
This is very disturbing. Solidarity with my UK colleagues and friends.
An account of the defeat of the motion on academic freedom at UCU congress #UCU2019. The motion fell narrowly, with a large number of abstentions 'indicating either fear or deep confusion'
"University Union in UK rejects academic freedom for gender critcial feminists" — This is why I’m starting a new, non-partisan union that stands up for free speech. Follow for updates. Gender critical feminists welcome.
University Union in UK rejects academic freedom for gender critical feminists