“Those who “transition” seem to become stereotypical in their appearance – fuck-me shoes and birds’-nest hair for the boys; beards, muscles and tattoos for the girls. Think about a world inhabited just by transsexuals. It would look like the set of Grease.” (1) Experience from around the world, particularly in countries like Iran show that ” sex change surgery is modern-day aversion therapy treatment for homosexuals” (2) so it is clear then that “Sex-change surgery is unnecessary mutilation.” (3)
I have taken these quotes, not intentionally out of context, but to illustrate comments made by Julie Bindel: comments that enraged the trans* community – or more correctly, parts of the trans* community.
Subsequent to these comments, Julie Bindel did apologise, yet that seems to not be sufficient for the trans* movement. Julie has been forced to pull out of a debate on the porn industry at Manchester University because of the…
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