Helen Joyce

Helen Joyce is a journalist at the Economist and a director at director the campaign group Sex Matters.

Has Cambridge abandoned debate?

My views on gender identity are well known. I believe that biology, rather than a person’s feelings, determines whether they count as a man or woman. My arguments support what many instinctively believe to be true. However, in academic circles, the idea that biology informs gender is far more contentious. So contentious that respected academics