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https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/do-not-adjust-your-set-sexgender-and-public-policy-tickets-127833568645 JAN 23 “DO NOT ADJUST YOUR SET”: SEX,GENDER and PUBLIC POLICY. £15 – £25 Tickets Event Information This one day conference will explore transgender ideology, its recent extensive impact upon public policy. (ticket:Zoom with online Q&A ) About this Event James Kirkup a journalist wrote ’ During a Westminster career which began as a junior Commons researcher 25 years ago, I have never encountered a movement that has spread so swiftly and successfully, and has so fiercely rejected any challenge to its orthodoxy ..............The transgender movement has advanced through Britain’s institutions with extraordinary speed. The only thing more extraordinary than the rapid spread of this new orthodoxy is how little scrutiny it has faced and the aggressive intolerance directed towards those who question it.” This one day conference will explore transgender ideology and its recent extensive impact upon public policy. Historical, clinical, sociological and political aspects of its emergence will be covered by the contributors.(all proceeds will go to charities providing low cost or free psychotherapy). zoom will be sent closer to date of conference with live Q and A (zoom will be sent closer to date of conference with live Q and A) Do Not Adjust Your Set: Sex, Gender and Public Policy James Kirkup a journalist wrote ’ During a Westminster career which began as a junior Commons researcher 25 years ago, I have never encountered a movement that has spread so swiftly and successfully, and has so fiercely rejected any challenge to its orthodoxy ..............The transgender movement has advanced through Britain’s institutions with extraordinary speed. The only thing more extraordinary than the rapid 2 spread of this new orthodoxy is how little scrutiny it has faced and the aggressive intolerance directed towards those who question it.” This one day conference will explore transgender ideology and its recent extensive impact upon public policy. Historical, clinical, sociological and political aspects of its emergence will be covered by the contributors. 9-00 Welcoming remarks and introduction David Bell 9. 15 The Growth of Transgender as an Ideological Force This will examine the remarkable growth of the trans agenda from a number of perspectives Chair David Pilgrim a) contextual approach to evidence and research Dr Heather Brunskell Evans B) The art of persuasion Jennifer Bilek C) Institutional and professional capture Ms Julie Bindel 10-45 discussion 11-15 Philosophical and sociological perspectives Chair David Bell a) The Curate’s Egg of Identity Politics: A Critical Realist Examination Professor David Pilgrim b) A Socio- cultural perspective- Dr Michael Biggs 12- 15 Discussion 12-45 Break 1-15 Clinical Perspectives chair Dr David Bell a) Transgender in Children a Psychoanalytic Perspective Lisa Marchiano b) A Different model of clinical engagement with children suffering from gender dysphoria - Marcus Evans and Susan Evans 2-15 Discussion 2.45 Feminist perspectives Chair David Pilgrim a) Ideology and academia Professor Selina Todd b) Transgender and the erosion of woman’s rights : a perspective from India Ms Vaishnavi Sundar c) The personal and the political Ziggy Melamed 4-15 Discussion 4-45 Break 5-00 The significance of the Judicial Review Chair David Morgan Dr David Bell in Discussion with Sophie Kemp (legal expert in Public Law) 5-30 Final Plenary 6-00 Close

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