Rowling faces backlash for supporting researcher dismissed for transphobia

Rowling faces backlash for supporting researcher dismissed for transphobia

JK Rowling is facing widespread criticism after tweeting support for a researcher who lost her job for stating that people cannot change their biological sex. The researcher, Maya Forstater, had been a visiting fellow at the Centre for Global Development, which declined to renew her contract. A judge this week upheld her dismissal, finding that her views of sexual identity were ’absolutist’.

Tom A
Tom A
I have no idea
I have no idea 5 months

people can't change their biological sex.

porcus 5 months

Faux outrage from people who think there are more than two genders.

atlas shrugged
atlas shrugged 5 months

So? Isn't everyone entitled to an opinion?

IvoryDove 5 months

Phobia "Irrational fear or hatred". So, it's "transphobia" to state an obvious truth? A male who has chemical and surgical treatments to look more like a woman will be just that... A man who's taken chemical and surgical treatments to look more like a woman. It's not irrational to state this obvious truth. The irrationality to think surgery or hormones will reverse the XX - XY reality.

Free lead for commies
Free lead for commies 5 months

I love when the left devours its "allies".

Roadhog 5 months

Live by the woke cult, die by the woke cult.

Hypnotica 5 months

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!! You made this monster radical leftists, and now its turned against you. Good luck not being devoured!

cledge fenrir
cledge fenrir 5 months

do you know how much money the surgical and pharmaceutical companies will lose if people knew you can't change your biological sex?

Ruth Cole
Ruth Cole 5 months

wow social science really doesnt like biological science.

npc8472 5 months

Pretty fukin sad and scary that people can be fired for stating facts. Thank you lunatic leftists....

CanadaIsAlreadyGreat 5 months

Gender is a biologically assigned quality that is binary. It's a fact we've know forever. How on earth is it possible for a scientist to be penilized for stating the obvious, and how on earth can we penalize someone for respecting someone's right to assert the obvious truth?

Dale 5 months

So what the judge and the critics are upset about is that the researcher was simply stating the truth aka absolutist, and not pandering to transgender fantasies. What a crock!

Interdimensional alien
Interdimensional alien 5 months

Denying science is bad...unless its science I don't like. Sorry biologists, you're just bigots pushing hate speech. Incredible how they can justify that mental gymnastics.

Vox Dexter
Vox Dexter 5 months

revolution devours its children

Rusty Shackleford
Rusty Shackleford 5 months

Men are not women

Coeus 5 months

So, pick your outrage. XX vs. XY, or Judge vs. Common Sense.

NPC #2
NPC #2 5 months

What? Isn't she right?

Seekster 5 months

Men cannot be women and women cannot be men. This is simply an inescapable fact of life. Damnit I hate having to defend JK Rowling.

Aight Bradley
Aight Bradley 5 months

She's right. No amount of plastic surgery and hormones will change your DNA.

Morbo 5 months

Yes her views were absolutist because their are no biological sexes other male or female. Post modernist/socialist brain washing has undermined the most basic definitions of reality. This is no accident, if they can make you say a man can be a woman, they can you make say 2+2=5.

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