The Spectator Podcast: The Gender Dilemma

Oct 04, 2018, 06:24 PM

The debate over rights for transgender people rumbles on in the wake of proposed reforms to the Gender Recognition Act. Is there a so-called ‘trans orthodoxy’ shutting down debate on this issue (00:35)? Meanwhile, across the channel, French socialist Jean-Luc Mélenchon is aiming to unseat an increasing unpopular Emmanuel Macron. Does Mélenchon have a chance of becoming president (20:10)?

With Madeleine Kearns, India Willoughby, Olivier Tonneau, and Jonathan Miller.

Presented by Katy Balls.

Produced by Cindy Yu and Alastair Thomas.