Kathleen Stock has resigned: 'The witch is dead'.
This is how the students of the University of Sussex, who had threatened the teacher and demanded her dismissal, celebrated her resignation. The decision was taken after "an absolutely horrible time for me and my family". Tiepid support from the university, while other academics attack her: her defence of sex against gender reinforces "the patriarchal status quo".
Kathleen Stock, the philosophy lecturer at the centre of a controversy over her views on gender identification and transgender rights, has announced her resignation from the University of Sussex. Stock's resignation comes three weeks after a protest by some students on the university's Brighton campus, which included posters and graffiti calling for her dismissal. Stock believes that gender identity matters no more than biological sex "when it comes to laws and policies" and that people [...]