• Public Statement to the Women’s Equality Party

    November 19, 2017 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    The Women’s Equality Party (WEP) has informed me that three Party Members have alleged that my “conduct” on the BBC Radio 4 Programme the Moral Maze on 15th November 2017 has “promoted prejudice against the transgender community”. The Party is currently giving weight to this allegation. As a Spokesperson for the Policy on Violence Against…

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  • Transgender Children and Young People

    November 20, 2017 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Transgender Children and Young People Born in Your Own Body Editor(s): Heather Brunskell-Evans, Michele Moore Extract This book is a collection of essays about the current theory and practice of transgendering children. Essays are written against the grain of the popularised medical definition of ‘the transgender child’ as a young person whose ‘true’ gender lies in…

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  • Moral Maze, Defining Gender BBC Radio 4

    November 19, 2017 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Defining Gender Moral Maze The Church of England has issued its schools with advice on transphobic bullying, suggesting that boys should be free to dress up in tutus and tiaras, and girls allowed to wear tool-belts and superhero capes, in the spirit of exploring “who they might be”, without fear of stigma. The traditional view…

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  • Men’s right to access female bodies

    November 15, 2017 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    It’s time to stop using regressive evolutionary theory to justify men’s sexual objectification of women Even ‘good men’ continue to defend men’s right to access female bodies, using debunked evolutionary theory. A backlash against the #MeToo Campaign is running parallel with the campaign itself. Brendan O’Neill, editor of Spiked and fierce proponent of free speech,…

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  • Roundtable: Is the Harvey Weinstein scandal a tipping point?

    November 2, 2017 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Roundtable: TRT World Live Discussion topic: In the wrong hands, position and influence can be a very dangerous thing. Harvey Weinstein is accused of using his power to abuse and manipulate others and he’s not the only one. What will it take to stop it? I took part in a Roundtable TV discussion on 25th…

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  • Myth-Busting the Pornography Industry’s Propaganda

    October 18, 2017 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    ‘The Sexualized Body and the Medical Authority of Pornography’, Edited by Heather Brunskell-Evans (Cambridge Scholars), is an incredibly incisive analysis of how the porn industry shapes our culture, our bodies and our brains. Liberals like myself have been wont to defend the porn industry and its participants, seeing their art as a constitutionally protected form…

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