Ep#178 – Helen Joyce – Trans: When Ideology Meets Reality

This week on The Knight Tube, Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes author and journalist Helen Joyce (HJoyceGender). They discuss Helen’s new book ‘Trans: When Ideology Meets Reality’.

0:00 Intro
6:47 Start of Interview   
6:58 About Helen Joyce
8:13 How do you define yourself politically?
11:55 Why the focus on this issue?
14:54 Genuine concerns about transphobia
18:46 Is sex binary? How many genders are there?
21:17 What do you make of recent ‘transracial’ stories?
25:54 Did Helen get Richard Dawkins ‘cancelled’ by American Humanists?
33:38 How do we make this issue less partisan?
34:32 Religion, atheism and the ‘atheist movement’.
35:37 Reporting of violent crime and the data
40:58 How crime statistics are recorded by gender
46:43 Female only spaces and safety: PureGym and the Wi Spa controversy
52:35 Transwomen competing in women’s sports, Laurel Hubbard
57:55 Misgendering—consciously and by accident. What is expected?
1:01:48 Peer and social contagion.

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