Sarah Vine

The irony of the Hampstead ladies’ pond transgender row

The irony of the Hampstead ladies' pond transgender row
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How ironic that it should take an invasion of the female-only pond in Hampstead by trans women to make luvvies realise the implications of allowing any old Tom, Dick or Harry who self-identifies as female into women’s spaces. Those virtue-signalling ideals are all very well around your fashionable dinner tables, but remember: it’s real women in the real world — prisons, refuges and anywhere vulnerable women exist — who have to live with the consequences.

This is an extract from Sarah Vine's Diary, which appears in this week's Spectator