Why is JK Rowling speaking out now on sex and gender debate? | Books | The Guardian – comments please
Those supportive of transgender law reform – which has also been put on hold by the UK government – argue that anxiety around single sex-spaces relates to women’s understandable lack of faith in how seriously violence against them is dealt with. Organisations such as Rape Crisis Scotland and Women’s Aid Scotland have operated trans-inclusive policies with few reported problems. Transgender groups point out that they still make up only 0.6% of the population and that “the amount of obsession over where we pee is disproportionate to the likelihood of bumping into one of us”.