Win or lose, Laurel Hubbard should not be competing in women's sports
At issue here is more than a few gold medals. What's at stake, fully and in a very real way, is the definition of the word woman and the female body.
It is inconsistent to support the violation of the boundary between male and female as an identity that should be defended, and then grieve for the lost rights of people and children to have physical boundaries.
Prof. Haskell at Wilfrid Laurier University has been threatened with charges that will bring him before the Ontario Human Rights Commission for raising gender and race topics as open to debate.
Writers from either side of the political divide got together in The New York Times to denounce recent measures by GOP lawmakers to ban the teaching of critical race theory in American schools.
When the gender-rights movement first got under way, their activists depended on society's commitment to free speech and conscience rights at a time when their own demands were unpopular.