Articles for the September/October 2019 Magazine (Edition 107)

Thanks for all the positive comments about the most recent magazine. I’m now ready to accept contributions for the next edition, 107. Personal histories and accounts, short stories, summaries of research findings, news about events, book reviews, stage reviews, poetry, recipes, humour, photos, art-work. You name it and, if it’s related in any way to […]

Looking through the eyes of transgender employees

Sagrika Kukreja is doing a Masters degree in Human Resource Management and Organisational Analysis from King’s College London. The purpose of the research work is to study the experiences and the issues faced by the transgender employees at their respective workplaces. The second part of the study would involve the examination of the different strategies transgender employees […]

Vatican document on gender

The Congregation for Catholic Education has published a document titled: Male and Female He Created Them: Towards a path of dialogue on the question of gender theory in education. It is intended to be an instrument to “help guide Catholic contributions to the ongoing debate about human sexuality, and to address the challenges that emerge from gender ideology.” Unfortunately, it seems to have been written by people who know nothing about trans people other […]

Should trans people and trans people’s lives be represented positively in university course materials?

The answer is, of course, “Yes”. Sadly, however, according to an article in the Daily Telegraph on Saturday 8th June some academics feel that this would impede free speech and “create a chilling effect on campus.” Kathleen Stock is a professor at Sussex University who has stated that such a policy is “repressive”. Professor Stock […]