There is a foot-stamping petulance to the phrases “trans rights are human rights” and “trans women are women,” as though saying either makes it so.
Helen Dale discusses Brexit, the English Constitution, and the future of British politics.
Helen Dale won the Miles Franklin Award for her first novel, The Hand that Signed the Paper, and read law at Oxford and Edinburgh. Her most recent novel, Kingdom of the Wicked, has been shortlisted for the Prometheus Prize for science fiction. She writes for a number of outlets, including The Spectator, The Australian, Standpoint, and Quillette. She lives in London and is on Twitter @_HelenDale