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Truth is the new Hate Speech
"During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." George Orwell Many of the posts on this blog have been written out of anger. This one is written more out of despair, which is why it's been the hardest one I've ever had to write. It's about transgenderism. That will probably be enough to stop many of those who've read and enjoyed this blog in the past from reading any further. It appears to be a topic that skeptics don't want to think deeply about and I can understand that – I didn't myself for a long time. Sometimes things need to impinge on one's personal life to make one sit up and take notice. This was the case for my husband – a respected and very active skeptic – whose interest in this topic only dates back to the events of 13 September 2017 at Speakers' Corner. But sometimes it's simply a matter of having one's eyes and mind open, seeing that harm is being done and wanting to do something about it. At the risk of sounding