• Pink Hearts In Blue Bodies

    December 11, 2018 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Pink Hearts In Blue Bodies: The Children On The Operating Table Can a 15-year-old truly predict the consequences their teenage attempt to sex-transition will have on their future adult selves? The Swedish government proposes to introduce a new law allowing 15 to 18-year-old minors to undergo genital surgery if they so wish, and if the procedure has been…

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  • The Ministry of Trans Truth

    December 7, 2018 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    The language of transgenderism is designed to silence dissent. I’m fascinated by the way that concepts apparently arise from nowhere, take hold in the popular imagination, then become naturalised and beyond question. One such idea is that individuals can be ‘born in the wrong body’, so that men can be women. Since there is no…

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  • A neoliberal concept of freedom has allowed gender identity ideology to take hold

    December 2, 2018 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    The neoliberal concept of freedom has opened up a space where a patriarchal authoritarianism, exemplified by gender identity politics, has been able to take root and thrive. Neoliberalism is the political philosophy (of the left and the right) that was developed in the West during the 1980s as populist “common-sense.” It has several problems: 1)…

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