trans rights

How the BBC was captured by trans ideology

2 July 2022 4:24 pm

During Pride month this year a banner has been emblazoned across the BBC’s internal staff website used by every single…

Ricky Gervais is guilty of blasphemy

28 May 2022 2:00 am

I have long thought that if Life of Brian came out today, it wouldn’t be Christians kicking up a fuss…

Why should I be 'cancelled' for arguing that biological sex is real?

30 December 2021 6:28 am

‘I just get the impression she hates men’, said a wound-licking James Max, on TalkRADIO, after he interviewed me on Wednesday.…

Why the targeting of J.K.Rowling is so terrifying

23 November 2021 8:40 am

I know from bitter experience that you don’t have to be a best-selling author to be hounded by the trans…

Un-cancel Terry Gilliam!

3 November 2021 8:55 am

I am starting to wonder if the world of arts and culture is staffed, in large part if not exclusively,…

No, Keir, trans women like me do not have cervixes

27 September 2021 7:05 pm

Andrew Marr’s question was simple and straightforward, ‘[Is] someone who thinks that only women have a cervix welcome in the…

Jess Phillips and the assault on biology

18 July 2021 6:35 pm

Jess Phillips thinks that transwomen — like me — are not female, but we should be treated as women. She…

Justin Trudeau isn't the progressive leader he thinks he is

10 July 2021 7:20 pm

It came as no surprise to me to see activists ‘celebrating’ Canada Day by setting fire to churches and toppling…

The SNP's transphobia muddle

23 February 2021 9:32 pm

For a party so devoted to trans rights, it seems strange that the SNP is less than forthcoming over its…

Does the SNP really want to copy Norway's gender revolution?

16 February 2021 9:30 pm

Five years ago, in June 2016, Norway allowed anyone to change their legal gender. Legislative Decree 71 was everything that…

Biden's trans rights agenda is bad news for women and girls

22 January 2021 1:36 am

Joe Biden has wasted little time grabbing rights from women and girls across America. On day one, he signed an Executive Order…

'We're all members of the Stasi now': Irvine Welsh interviewed

31 October 2020 9:00 am

The arts are everywhere under attack from those who claim offence, writes Nina Power. Irvine Welsh steps into the fray with a documentary on the new censorship

Smart, funny and beautifully imagined: RSC’s The Boy in the Dress reviewed

7 December 2019 9:00 am

David Walliams is one of the biggest-selling children’s authors in the world (having shifted some 25 million copies in more…


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…

Joan Collins: why I love London taxi drivers

26 October 2019 9:00 am

Percy and I have seen quite a few movies recently and enjoyed many of them, which is rare. But the…