This night I glued my hand to the ground of the Oxford Union debating chamber, carrying a t-shirt which stated “NO MORE DEAD TRANS KIDS”, in entrance of Kathleen Inventory throughout her discuss on the Union. Right here’s why I felt I needed to take this motion: pic.twitter.com/m4AC9AF8I9
— riz (they/them) (@rizpossnett) Could 30, 2023
Pupil and trans activist Riz Possnett glues her hand to the ground throughout Kathleen Inventory’s discuss on the College of Oxford debating society, the Oxford Union. Possnett wore a t-shirt studying, “No extra useless trans children,” and informed Oxford Mail, “My aim was merely to make sure anybody who heard Prof Inventory’s arguments additionally thought of the results of these views for trans folks, and notably trans youth.”
Previous to the occasion, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak known as for the College of Oxford to not enable a “small however vocal few to close down dialogue,” tweeting, “A free society requires free debate.”
We mustn’t enable a small however vocal few to close down dialogue. https://t.co/dMlcsIoxpY
— Rishi Sunak (@RishiSunak) Could 30, 2023
After a Channel 4 documentary known as Gender Wars aired earlier this week, that includes Inventory, sociology lecturer and writer of Radical Feminism Finn McKay tweeted that she wouldn’t have agreed to an interview had she identified Inventory can be included.
I used to be interviewed for the C4 ‘Gender Wars’ documentary that’s on tonight. I used to be informed it might function everybody equally & give context & nuance to quite a lot of completely different standpoints. Then after I noticed the preview it turned clear that it’s a movie on Kathleen Inventory.
— Dr Finn Mackay Grownup Human Queermale (@Finn_Mackay) Could 30, 2023