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    The extreme 'Lefties' are starting to wind me up. She was entitled to free speech and opinion so why should that cost her? Her comments below seem quite accurate, a sex change does not provide you with a womb or the means to control hormones that come natural to those with the x chromosome.

    Next thing they'll be pushing for changes in the law when people don't use the correct language. PC madness.



    BBC Radio 4 host Dame Jenni Murray has pulled out of an Oxford University talk amid a backlash over comments she made about transgender people.

    The Woman's Hour presenter was invited to speak at an event called Powerful British Women in History and Society.


    But the student union's LGBTQ Campaign said she had made "transphobic comments" in a 2017 newspaper article.


    The Oxford University History Society subsequently said she had cancelled her appearance "for personal reasons".


    Writing for the Sunday Times in March 2017, Dame Jenni said men who have transitioned should not claim to be "real women".


    She added that "it takes more than a sex change and make-up" to "lay claim to womanhood".


    'Not transphobic'


    The LGBTQ Campaign said her comments contribute to "the harassment, marginalisation, discrimination, and violence" faced by trans people.


    A statement said: "The decision to offer her a platform is not apolitical or neutral, especially when her views cause tangible harm to vulnerable members of our society."


    It called on the history society to publicly condemn her views or cancel the event.


    Dame Jenni, who has been contacted for comment, has previously said she was not "transphobic or anti-trans".


    She also said she believed trans people "should be treated with respect" and protected from "bullying and violence".

    source: Jenni Murray pulls out of Oxford talk amid trans row - BBC News
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    She was entitled to free speech and opinion so why should that cost her?
    Because people are equally entitled to judge somebody based on that free speech? Free speech is the ability to say things without fear of persecution from the government - it is not freedom to say what you like with no consequence.

    That said, I find the trans debate quite morally difficult to navigate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vwdan View Post
    That said, I find the trans debate quite morally difficult to navigate.
    Totally this for me as well but the lefties don't help themselves when it comes to trying and alter my thinking though.

    Same for vegans but not nearly as morally difficult.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vwdan View Post
    Because people are equally entitled to judge somebody based on that free speech? Free speech is the ability to say things without fear of persecution from the government - it is not freedom to say what you like with no consequence.

    That said, I find the trans debate quite morally difficult to navigate.
    They're doing more than exercising their right to free speech, they're trying to demonstrate she broke the law and charge her with a crime because, in their view, she did not recognise their sex. That's crossing a big fat line in my book.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scooterscot View Post
    They're doing more than exercising their right to free speech, they're trying to demonstrate she broke the law and charge her with a crime because, in their view, she did not recognise their sex. That's crossing a big fat line in my book.
    Ooooooohhhhhh! That's Stoutist that is!!

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