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Tax expert Maya Forstater fired for saying trans women aren’t women (The Times, 5 May 2019)
05 May 2019
BY INDEX ON CENSORSHIP

An internationally renowned researcher on tax avoidance is believed to be the first person in Britain to lose her job for saying that transgender women are not women. Maya Forstater, 45, was told by her managers that she had used “offensive and exclusionary” language.

Index on Censorship CEO Jodie Ginsberg commented: “From what I have read of her writing, I cannot see that Maya has done anything wrong other than express an opinion that many feminists share — that there should be a public and open debate about the distinction between sex and gender.”

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