Articles about Sex Matters in the media, including coverage of Forstater v CGDE and others.
The Times by Catherine Baksi Victory for the Lionesses in the Euros at the weekend temporarily quelled the debate over what a woman is — they are footballers who win trophies for England. More widely, an employment tribunal published a ruling last week protecting free speech in the...
Newsweek by Maya Forstater
On July 6, I won a claim I had first brought to a U.K. employment tribunal three years ago; that I was unfairly discriminated against by my employer, and subsequently denied employment, because of my personal views about sex and gender.
‘Now other women are free to say what they believe’: researcher who lost her job over transgender tweets
Observer by Rachel Cook
After the landmark tribunal ruling in her favour last week, Maya Forstater reveals the toll the case took – and explains why it was worth it. A full 48 hours after she received the final judgment in her long-running employment tribunal, Maya Forstater still looks...
People Management by Yoana Cholteeva
A think tank researcher who lost her job after sharing views about trans people on social media was directly discriminated against, the latest tribunal has ruled. Following a series of tweets by Maya Forstater in 2019 suggesting that transgender women could not change their...
The Telegraph by Gabriella Swerling, Social and Religious Affairs Editor
JK Rowling has claimed that every woman who has been “harassed, silenced or bullied” for gender critical views is safer after a campaigner won an employment tribunal. The Harry Potter author made the comments after Maya Forstater, a 47-year-old...
The Times by Jawad Iqbal
No one should face the loss of their livelihood or have their reputation tarnished simply for expressing what they believe to be the truth. Yet that’s exactly what happened to Maya Forstater, a tax expert working at the think tank Centre for Global...
Spiked by Jo Bartosch
She took on gender ideology – and won. Rulings from employment tribunals rarely make the national news, let alone attract comment from global celebrities. But today’s announcement that tax consultant Maya Forstater has won her case against her employer, the Centre for Global Development...
Maya Forstater, whose job contract was not renewed after she tweeted in opposition to government proposals to reform the Gender Recognition Act, has won her appeal against an employment tribunal judgement. The Centre for Global Development did not renew Ms Forstater’s contract in March 2019 after she...
LBC by Emma Soteriou
A tax expert who lost out on a job after claiming people cannot change their biological sex has won three claims in a fresh employment tribunal following an appeal. Maya Forstater’s contract at the Centre for Global Development (CGD) was not renewed in March 2019...
Pink News by Maggie Baska
An employment tribunal unanimously ruled tax researcher Maya Forstater was directly discriminated against because of her ‘gender critical’ beliefs.
Maya Forstater has been at the centre of a high-profile legal battle to have so-called ‘gender critical’ views protected under equalities law. She...
Law Society Gazette by Michael Cross
A ‘gender-critical’ campaigner suffered direct discrimination by a non-governmental organisation when it decided not to offer her a contract of employment, an employment tribunal ruled today in a high-profile case. Employment experts said the ruling will clarify the law on what amounts...
The Times by Jonathan Ames, Legal Editor
A researcher faced discrimination and victimisation at work over her belief that men cannot become women, a tribunal has ruled. The landmark employment law decision today means that Maya Forstater — who thanked JK Rowling “for standing by me in...
Evening Standard by Isobel Frodsham
The tribunal was brought after the tax expert’s contract at the Centre for Global Development was not renewed in March 2019.
A woman who said people cannot change their biological sex was discriminated against by her employers, an employment tribunal has ruled. Tax expert Maya Forstater did not have her contract renewed after posting a series of tweets about gender and sex.
The Guardian by Haroon Siddique, legal affairs correspondent
A researcher who lost her job at a thinktank after tweeting that transgender women could not change their biological sex has won her claim that she was unfairly discriminated against because of her gender-critical beliefs.
Mail Online by PA MEDIA
A tax expert who lost out on a job after claiming people cannot change their biological sex has won three claims in a fresh employment tribunal following an appeal. Maya Forstater’s contract at the Centre for Global Development (CGD) was not renewed in March...