Julie Burchill Julie Burchill

The Transmaid’s Tale

Sex-selection, surrogacy, and the trans issue all point towards the return of female subservience

It’s generally agreed that sex-selection is a Bad Thing. In India and China, sons are favoured over daughters – but so are they in the USA, where the margin has only moved a few points since the 1940s; 38 per to 24 per cent then, 36 per cent to 28 per cent now.

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