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6 July 2022
Maya Forstater, fired for saying sex cannot be changed, wins in court: it was discrimination
Decisive for gender critical feminism around the world was the victory of Maya, a researcher who lost her job over a tweet in which she wrote that biological sex is immutable and that women have rights based on sex. Britain reaffirms the right to criticise gender identity: threats and accusations of transphobia are illegitimate. "A'further proof" says Forstater "that the wind is changing". The final ruling of the labour court also ordered the company that did not renew the contract of the researcher, co-founder of Sex Matters, to pay compensation. A triumph across the board
A year ago, June 2021, Feminist Post published an article on the case of Maya Forstater, the British researcher whose employment contract was not renewed by her employer for expressing critical views on the concept of gender identity and reaffirming the importance of women's gender-based rights. The article ended by reminding readers that Maya's case was not yet over and, although the appeal ruling of the [...]
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3 December 2021
New Forstater case in UK: lawyer sues Stonewall for 'inducing discrimination'
Allison Bailey was allegedly mobbed and discriminated against by her law firm for expressing her opposition to gender self-certification or self-id. A lesbian and founder of the LGBT Alliance, she sued the firm and Stonewall as well. Who, she is convinced, actively worked for her "punishment".
Stonewall will face a court case for encouraging the law firm where Allison Bailey, a lesbian lawyer, works to issue a disciplinary measure against her just because she had criticised transgender activists. The lawyer filed a discrimination complaint inspired by the case of Maya Forstater, the researcher at the Center for Global Development in London who lost her job for expressing her opposition to gender self-certification (see here). On 10 June, an appeals court ruled that Maya Forstater had [...].
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19 June 2021
Too fast, too tall, too strong. Analysis of Petrillo's performance in the men's category and then in the women's #O Olympics
A study by statistician Marco Alciator on an athlete's results before and after taking hormones and changing category from male to female - even if he is still a man at birth. As you can see, even with lowered testosterone levels for women, there is no contest. But the media rejoice at his easy victories
When someone questions the fairness of male-born athletes competing with women, they usually reply that their performance has deteriorated since the 'gender transition'. Apart from the fact that sports competitions are divided by gender according to the sexual difference of men's and women's bodies and not according to performance parameters, is it true that lowered testosterone levels would worsen the results of male athletes who say they 'feel like women'? [...]
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10 June 2021
Victory for Maya, for JK Rowling and for all of us!
Belief in the immutability of biological sex is an opinion protected by the European Convention on Human Rights. Maya Forstater and all gender critical feminism are entitled to freely express their thoughts. This ruling is a great victory for justice and women's rights.
The Court of Appeal of the Employment Tribunal in England issued its judgment in the Forstater case on 10 June today. The Court ruled that belief in the immutability of biological sex is a form of opinion protected by Article 9(1) of the European Convention on Human Rights. What had happened, and what will happen now to Maya Forstater? Let's take a step back. In 2019 Maya, a researcher at the Center for Global Development in London, expressed in a series of tweets some criticisms [...]
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23 May 2021
UK, Equality and Human Rights Commission closes Stonewall's relations with LGBT people
Human rights apply to everyone, not just LGBT people, starting with freedom of speech: the Equality Commission breaks with Stonewall and says no more censorship and single-mindedness. Another blow to transcult in Britain
In a letter to Sex Matters, Kishwer Falkner, chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), the UK's equal opportunities watchdog, said it had ended its relationship with Stonewall, the largest LGBT organisation. "As a publicly funded organisation, we have to make sure we make the best choices about our budget and we have recently reviewed all our agreements," said Falkner. For many years Stonewall has strongly influenced [...]
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28 April 2021
Sentence to be handed down to Maya Forstater, who was fired for saying that sex exists.
Maya Forstater, the tax consultant who lost her job two years ago for stating that men cannot become women, is expected to be sentenced in the appeal trial. Forstater insisted that her views were derived from 'material reality'. A brilliant researcher in the field of tax avoidance, the woman was not renewed in her contract two years ago by the London office of the Centre for Global Development on the grounds that she had used "offensive and exclusionary" language [...]
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