Social Theorist and Philosopher

feminist philosophy and the politics of the body

Open letter to Girlguiding published in Sunday Times

I signed a letter on girlguiding published in the Sunday Times on the 15th April 2018 as follows: “We are Leaders, parents, and women’s rights advocates who share a love of Girlguiding and the empowering female-only space it provides. The current transgender policy of Girlguiding UK (GGUK) compels units to accept boys who self-identify as girls for camping trips and …

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FiLiA meets CADFA

This is part one of a two part series from CADFA & FiLiA Listen To Part I   Listen To Part II   CADFA was formed to promote human rights and respect for international humanitarian law, and our main method has been to link people in order to build awareness and understanding and encourage people to be active in pursuit …

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Podcast: The Idea Of Trans Kids

Here is the Link to my recent Podcast Interview with Meghan Murphy of Feminist Current where I challenge the idea of ‘trans kids’. [mks_button size=”large” title=”feminist current” style=”squared” url=”” target=”_blank” bg_color=”#dd3333″ txt_color=”#FFFFFF” icon=”” icon_type=”” nofollow=”0″]  

Transgenderism, Queer Theory and the Degradation of Academic Debate

As co-editors of Transgender Children and Young People: Born in Your Own Body  we were surprised by Rachel Pain’s review of our book (The Times Higher Education Magazine, March 15, 2018). We have asked for a right of reply on the grounds of fairness and accuracy. The review contains a centrally significant inaccuracy as well as making misleading statements. Pain …

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Open Letter

As some people are aware, I was a Spokeswoman for the Women’s Equality Party’s (WEP) policy on Violence Against Women and Girls. As a result of my views expressed on the Moral Maze Radio 4 on November 15th, 2017 complaints were made by one or more party members, and I became the subject of a 3-month investigation. The Executive Committee …

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