On September 29, 2019, Self-identified feminist journalist Meghan Murphy gave a talk about her feelings regarding transgender women and feminism. It drew strong criticism across Canada and head-scratching abroad. Murphy’s thesis is that transgender women are men because being transgender is “in fact” an impossibility and that transgender people put cisgender people at risk, with an especially vicious focus on transgender women. Her talk drew a small audience of 45 given in a Toronto public library branch, attracting an estimated 1,000 protesters who camped outside and read books by Trans authors, sparking widespread debate about where the line stands between … Continue reading Canadian Libraries And Universities Abdicating From Discrimination Responsibilities Enable It
It’s not the name calling that gets anti-transgender activists in trouble, it’s the harassment. It’s the incitement of hatred. It’s the acts of prohibited discrimination. Continue reading It’s the hatred and the harassment, stupid
During the BC Human Rights Tribunal hearing, I gave hours of testimony under oath including 4 1/2 hours under cross-examination. These are the excerpts from the ruling.
This is my voice. Continue reading My voice
A handy email from R. Franklin Carter compiled a list of coverage of the Oger BC Human Rights Tribunal decision finding Bill Whatcott guilty of violating section 7 of the BC Human Rights Code. R. Franklin Carter is Editor and … Continue reading Press Coverage: Oger v Whatcott Human Rights Decision
I recorded a video expressing my thoughts about the groundbreaking BC Human Rights Tribunal ruling that finally sets clear limits to our charter rights when it comes to hate propaganda against transgender persons. Continue reading The significance of the Oger v Whatcott ruling
BC tribunal rules that publishing flyers indicating an intention to discriminate on the basis of gender identity and likely to expose an individual and other transgender persons to hatred or contempt violates human rights law. Continue reading We won: Bill Whatcott found to have violated section 7 of BC Human Rights Code