What is fair?

Another exchange with Alice Roberts:

I don’t seek to promote any ideology, just to make sure science isn’t misrepresented and misused to justify certain political ends. And biological essentialism is especially dangerous – having been used variously to excuse racist, homophobic and anti-trans ideology in the past.


Do you think it’s fair for transwomen to participate in female sports?

[an hour later] This is a very simple question. Did you miss it or are you ignoring it?

Here is Selina Soule. She used to win sprint races.

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Now she loses sprint races. Now she fails to qualify for junior championships. Because now she has to race against males.

These males. These males who believe they are females (whatever, knock yourselves out). These males who have been given space in those female races by people like you.



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