Tag: Forstater v CGDE and others
The Forstater verdict has wider reach than you think
Róisín Michaux for Fourth Wave EU citizens could invoke their “Maya rights”, as the legal basis that allowed Maya Forstater to sue for discrimination in the UK applies throughout the EU.
‘Now other women are free to say what they believe’: researcher who lost her job over transgender tweets
Rachel Cook for The Observer
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...
Maya Forstater wins three claims in employment tribunal following trans row
Andrew Doyle talks to Maya Forstater on Free Speech Nation.
17:54 on YouTube.
Maya Forstater was discriminated against over gender-critical views, tribunal rules
Yoana Cholteeva for People Management
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...
What does the Forstater judgment mean for employers?
On 6th July 2022 an employment tribunal found that Maya Forstater had been directly discriminated against by the Center for Global Development because of her beliefs. This follows on from the precedent-setting judgment of the Employment Appeal Tribunal in June 2021, which found that the “gender critical” belief “that...
8th July 2022
JK Rowling says women making gender-critical claims safer after ‘free speech’ tribunal
Gabriella Swerling, Social and Religious Affairs Editor for The Telegraph
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...
Employers can’t compel staff to share their beliefs
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...
Maya Forstater has won a victory for reality
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 wins employment appeal tribunal
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...
Maya Forstater wins discrimination claims over trans tweets
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...
Judge rules Maya Forstater was discriminated against because of ‘gender-critical’ beliefs
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...
Campaigner was discriminated against over gender critical beliefs
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...
Gender fluidity critic Maya Forstater thanks Rowling after tribunal win
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...
Maya Forstater wins three claims in fresh employment tribunal
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.
Maya Forstater: Woman discriminated against over trans tweets, tribunal rules
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.
Maya Forstater was discriminated against over gender-critical beliefs, tribunal rules
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.