Publication Date: 15/07/2021 ISBN: 9780861540495 Category:

Trans

Helen Joyce

Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Publication Date: 15/07/2021 ISBN: 9780861540495 Category:
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‘There are few subjects which need treatment that is at once delicate, thoughtful and brave. Helen Joyce manages all of these things in Trans. Anyone looking to understand this most fraught of issues should start here.’ Douglas Murray, author of The Madness of Crowds

Gender identity ideology is about more than twitter storms and using the right pronouns. In just ten years, laws, company policies, school and university curricula, sport, medical protocols, and the media have been reshaped to privilege self-declared gender identity over biological sex.

People are being shamed and silenced for attempting to understand the consequences of redefining ‘man’ and ‘woman’. While compassion for transgender lives is well-intentioned, it is stifling much-needed inquiry into the significance of our bodies, particularly with regard to women’s rights, fairness in sport, same sex attraction and children’s development.

If we recommit to our liberal values of freedom of belief, freedom of speech and robust debate, we stand a chance of addressing what is at stake.

Publisher Review

'A frighteningly necessary book: well-written, thoroughly-researched, passionate and very brave.' -- Richard Dawkins 'A courageous, intelligent and important work, rooted in good science and common sense.' -- Jenni Murray 'A sane, humane book.' -- Daniel Dennett, author of Consciousness Explained 'Well-researched, compelling...a deeply compassionate reminder that there are real trade-offs to be made in human rights activism.' -- Ayaan Hirsi Ali 'There are few subjects which need treatment that is at once delicate, thoughtful and brave. Helen Joyce manages all of these things in Trans. Anyone looking to understand this most fraught of issues should start here.' -- Douglas Murray, author of The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Race, Identity 'This is the book every woman should read. It explains how we're being erased, how our arguments are being distorted, and the cost of standing up...Brilliant, coruscating, brave.' -- Joan Smith, author of Misogynies 'If anyone doubts that gender ideology poses a threat to all of us - including trans people - you really should read this book.' -- Simon Fanshawe, OBE, co-founder of Stonewall 'I've only ever wanted the research to come before the rule changes. Trans is thoroughly researched and extremely illuminating.' -- Sharron Davies

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