Science, Study & Work, Social Sciences , Smart Thinking, Non-Fiction
Paperback Published on: 05/05/2022
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Biological sex is no longer accepted as a basic fact of life. It is forbidden to admit that female people sometimes need protection and privacy from male ones. In an analysis that is at once expert, sympathetic and urgent, Helen Joyce offers an antidote to the chaos and cancelling.

  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications
  • ISBN: 9780861543724
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 26 mm

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Not the best place to start
I give every book that I'm given a fair chance, as I don't think it's right to review something otherwise, and it's pretty rare that I give a negative revi... READ MORE
Sarah Grace
Excellent introduction to sex and "gender" - clear and factual
Helen Joyce is an excellent journalist: she separates fact from opinion and gives the facts in a clear and compelling way. I read this in 2 sittings becaus... READ MORE
Una-Jane Winfield
Enlightening, thought provoking, left me with facts and clarity
The book is reasonable, methodical, sane, well written, throughly researched, brave and a balanced account of the gender ideology. Helen, till the last ful... READ MORE
Irfan Ali
hurtful and hateful
This book contains seemingly endless amounts of transphobic sputterings that root itself in 'Science'. contrary to Helen Joyce's hateful research, transgen... READ MORE
Stuart, Leamington Spa
Utter transphobic garbage
I don't know where to start. I brought this book hoping to educate myself of trans issues and was reassured by the positive reviews on the book and predomi... READ MORE
Amelia Tilley
Interesting and even handed analysis
A valuable contribution to the current debate
Ian Assersohn
Ryan Scott