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Researcher defends tweets on trans rights at employment tribunal (The Guardian)
15 Nov 2019
BY INDEX ON CENSORSHIP

A researcher who lost her job at a charity after tweeting that transgender women cannot change their biological sex has said at an employment tribunal that she “does not harbour any ill-feeling” towards trans people.

Maya Forstater, 45, a tax expert, was a visiting fellow at the Centre for Global Development (CGD), an international thinktank that campaigns against poverty and inequality. Her contract at the organisation, which is based in Washington and London, was not renewed in March this year after a dispute over publicising her views on social media. Read in full

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