Debbie Hayton Debbie Hayton

What this academic gets wrong about trans rights in Britain

A Trans Lives Matter flag is flown during a protest in London (Getty images)

The Keira Bell judgment, which said that children are unlikely to be able to give informed consent for taking puberty-blocking drugs, ‘puts trans people everywhere’ at risk. That’s the verdict of Grace Lavery, a professor of English, critical theory, and women’s studies at the University of California, Berkeley. From the other side of the Atlantic, Lavery described

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