In one of the more disturbing hate crimes of recent times, a masked mob of vigilantes harassed a peaceful meeting convened to discuss transgender rights. These thugs verbally abused vulnerable trans people as they entered the venue, chanting “trans scum” and even throwing liquid over some of the terrified attendees. As the meeting went ahead the mob kept up their intimidatory tactics, continuing their hateful chanting while beating an aggressive tattoo on the venue’s windows so loud, those inside could barely hear themselves think, let alone listen to the speakers.
Forget the Supreme Court’s ruling on the prorogation of Parliament. The most important legal case of the year is scheduled for 20–21 November — and you’re invited!
The tumblr account “your fave is problematic” stopped posting years ago, yet the effects ripple on. For those thankfully unfamiliar with this tumblr, it was a place where reportedly six anonymous young people listed the transgressions and faults of celebrities. Unlike Heat magazine or the Daily Mail, however, the critiques were aimed not at celebrities’ diets or sartorial elegance, but at their wokeness credentials.
I am writing to you as Executive Director of Fair Cop, a human rights organisation comprised of serving and former police officers, barristers, lawyers and parliamentarians. We are committed to monitoring the actions of British police forces in relation to hate crime, hate incidents and free expression and, to this end, we have sought and been granted a Judicial Review at the High Court against both Humberside Police and The College of Policing, which will be heard in November.
by Sarah Phillimore
I have been a family law barrister since 1999 and the site administrator of the Child Protection Resource www.childprotectionresource.online since 2014.
Review follows Fair Cop campaign to defend freedom of expression enshrined in the ECHR
London, 6 August 2019 – The High Court has granted permission for a businessman and former police officer to challenge the National College of Policing’s guidance on ‘hate incidents’ against transgender people.
Guest blog by Jonathan Best
A small group of lesbians went into a Caffè Nero in Bradford yesterday. They were attending Bradford Pride and had a banner with them which read ‘lesbians don’t have penises’. Two policemen arrived. There’d been a report of a hate incident at Bradford Pride and they were investigating.
The only way to win a nuclear war is not to fight it. And the only way for transactivists to win the gender debate is to prevent it from ever taking place.
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