Sir Michael Barber in free speech plea to stop university groupthink
Universities are guilty of groupthink and must do more to protect freedom of thought, the outgoing chairman of the Office for Students says.Sir Michael Barber, who was brought back to Downing Street
Schoolgirl, 15, launches High Court battle against the CPS
The teenager, referred to only as A, tried to bring a case to the High Court claiming that the CPS’ affiliation with LGBT charity Stonewall meant it could be biased.
The sinister attempts to silence gender critical academics | The Spectator
Academic freedom is vital in a functioning and healthy democracy. But when it comes to questioning and debating ideas around gender identity and sex, many of my colleagues in academia do not appear to agree. The latest glaring example of this came last week. An open letter, signed by over 600 of …
Ipswich MP: I worry about ‘creeping authoritarianism’ in policing of our speech
My colleagues and I from the Common Sense group of MPs in Parliament have been co-authoring a book on a number of issues we believe the...
Academics criticise awarding of an OBE to ‘anti-trans’ professor
A group of academics criticised the government’s decision to award an OBE to Kathleen Stock, a professor of philosophy at the University of Sussex, saying it honours her ‘transphobic’ rhetoric.
Girl seeks judicial review of Crown Prosecution Service transgender ‘bias’
The Crown Prosecution Service has “compromised its independence” with its support for Stonewall, the LGBT rights group, and risks bias in its approach to transgender issues, according to a legal
Girl seeks judicial review of Crown Prosecution Service transgender ‘bias’
The Crown Prosecution Service has “compromised its independence” with its support for Stonewall, the LGBT rights group, and risks bias in its approach to transgender issues, according to a legal
Author Abigail Shrier faces threats after warning of trans epidemic
When Abigail Shrier published a book warning of a “trans epidemic plaguing teenage girls”, she was naturally expecting some controversy. It is now at the centre of a furious debate over free speech
Change.org faces legal action after removing ‘hate speech’ petition that defended dictionary definition of ‘woman’
The site’s owners have been accused of breaching its own terms and conditions as well as infringing the right to freedom of speech
Rosie Duffield: ‘It feels like Gilead where women aren’t allowed to ask questions’
Rosie Duffield got a standing ovation in the House of Commons last year when she revealed her experiences of domestic abuse in a speech that left many of her colleagues in tears. The Labour MP for