Category Archives: Gender

The rise and rise of transgenderism

As I was writing the headline for this piece I went to write the word ‘debate’ and then changed my mind. No one is really debating this issue. The Economist ran a series of viewpoints on transgender issues but I didn’t see a viewpoint that actually

The defects of believers

I try to make it a habit of reading several websites that have no love for religion in general or Christianity in particular. They love scientific studies because you know science is good, religion is bad. They really love studies that take a shot at

The pay gap

Most people will be aware of the pay gap – the difference between the median pay of men and that of women. In the UK it seems like a significant gap. The ONS preferred headline figure is the difference in income between the median man

Sexuality 3.0 – more freedom, less licence

As a child of the 1980s & 90s I grew up in a culture that saw Christian values and morals as hopelessly out of touch and old-fashioned. The issue of my day was the ridiculous notion of no-sex-before-marriage. Then came the increasingly affirming attitudes towards same-sex relationships

When it comes to gender everyone is confused

To even the most casual observer the western world is in a flux when it comes to understanding gender and no-one seems to have a clear idea about what this present time means or where we are heading into the future. And if you look

The Transgender debate: readings

I’ve written numerous times about the new front-line for progressives in Western society as they champion the right to be able to change your gender. As it’s a completely unheard of social experiment in world history whose outcome is totally unknown it’s worth tracking. It reveals the underlying

Male and female He googled them

At the beginning of August one of the world’s most famous and powerful companies was caught up in an almighty row over the Almighty’s design blueprint. Google found itself fighting about what it means to be male and female (and how it goes about hiring men