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Hollywood’s transrace hypocrisy

10 September 2020 2:30 am

It is an article of fashionable faith that genetic differences in sex are meaningless and malleable, but genetic differences in…

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Tom Wolf, king of distraction

15 August 2020 4:40 am

Cockburn’s old compadre, Trump campaign legal adviser Jenna Ellis, stirred up the internet mob again this week when she dared…

Halle Berry and the death of acting

9 July 2020 5:50 am

Quick bit of movie trivia: what do actors Felicity Huffman, Eddie Redmayne, Hillary Swank, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Glenn Close, Jeffrey…

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The Pride of Joy Reid

26 June 2020 7:21 am

Why isn’t MSNBC proud? The progressive cable network have been scratching their heads over who should fill the 7 p.m.…

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The conservative legal movement is dead

22 June 2020 12:18 am

Imagine if Sonia Sotomayor, once she got on the Supreme Court, started ruling like Clarence Thomas. I know, I know,…

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Why banking on judges is a poor strategy

16 June 2020 9:18 am

Monday’s Supreme Court decision in Bostock v. Clayton County was massively significant for two reasons. As a legal matter, the…

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Pete Buttigieg is a slightly less gay version of Obama

26 February 2020 4:22 am

On Valentine’s Day, Mayor Pete and his hus-bear Chasten managed to once again charm absolutely no one, barring a few…

Was this journalist sacked for saying ‘sex is binary’?

22 January 2020 10:35 pm

I write a lot about transgenderism. I do so for several reasons. Among them: because politicians still aren’t doing their…

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Hillary Clinton is right to question transgender orthodoxy

13 November 2019 2:56 am

Hillary Clinton’s BBC interview in London is making headlines mainly about Russia, but students of the debate about transgender rights…

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Trans rights, voter wrongs

5 November 2019 4:08 am

This article is in The Spectator’s November 2019 US edition. Subscribe here. Donald Trump will probably be reelected in 2020 – not…

Parents and children demonstrate against the No Outsiders programme at Parkfield School in Birmingham in March [Photo: Getty]

Should Muslim parents be allowed to challenge LGBT lessons?

19 October 2019 9:00 am

We saw two different worlds, or at least two different value systems, collide in the High Court in Birmingham this…

Meet the top cop who wants to police your pronouns

17 October 2019 5:12 am

What is the purpose of the police? Maybe your answer has something to do with “preventing crime” or “arresting criminals”.…

The curious reaction to a niqab-wearing homophobe

29 July 2019 9:05 pm

Are we allowed to criticise the niqab yet? This question crossed my mind as I watched that viral clip of…

Why I’m sick of Pride

6 July 2019 4:00 pm

Anyone else sick of the Pride flag? It’s everywhere. It flutters from virtually every building in central London. Town halls…

Why did no one think the premise of Mums Make Porn was questionable?

23 March 2019 9:00 am

What can parents do about the avalanche of pornography available to their children on tablet, phone and laptop? This question…

Identity issues

28 October 2017 9:00 am

It was always going to be difficult for Theresa May’s government to secure a legacy beyond Brexit. With the negotiations…

1967 and all that

29 July 2017 9:00 am

As you may have spotted, the BBC is marking the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of male homosexuality with an…

Heavy-handed

29 July 2017 9:00 am

Oliver Cotton is an RSC stalwart who looks like a man born to greatness. Google him. He has the fearless…

David Bowie once praised Hitler… but he was always changing his tune

16 January 2016 9:00 am

I was desperately worried that you hadn’t read or heard enough platitudinous drivel about David Bowie — and therefore felt…

The set's better than the characterisation: The Father at the Wyndham's reviewed

17 October 2015 9:00 am

The Father, set in a swish Paris apartment, has a beautifully spare and elegant set. The stage is framed by…

John Waters: ‘I’m a good uncle — I’ll get you an abortion, I’ll get you out of jail, I’ll take you to rehab.’

John Waters interview: ‘We can’t make fun of Bruce Jenner?’

11 July 2015 9:00 am

No one does transgression like the filmmaker John Waters. Jasper Rees talks to him about political correctness, post-ops and pubes

The march of the new political correctness

7 February 2015 9:00 am

Twenty-first century political correctness isn’t benign: it’s creepy and all too keen on witch-hunts

An A-to-Z guide to the new PC

7 February 2015 9:00 am

Anyone who thought political correctness had croaked, joining neon leg warmers, mullets and MC Hammer in the graveyard of bad…