Britain’s moral panic over the trans “threat” is often promoted by people who see themselves as liberals. But their transphobia echoes the same reactionary themes long used to demonize minorities.
Fran Amery is a senior lecturer in politics at the University of Bath. She is author of Beyond Pro-Life and Pro-Choice: The Changing Politics of Abortion in Britain. Her research addresses contemporary feminist politics, particularly in the context of struggles for reproductive justice and LGBTQ+ rights.