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Freedom - the price of sexual liberation

23 Aug 2017

Chris Sugden, secretary of Grassroots Conservatives, reviews “The New Politics of Sex” by Stephen Baskerville.

In “The New Politics of Sex: the sexual revolution, civil liberties and the growth of government power” (Angelico Press, Ohio, 20… read more

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Huge rise in puberty-blocker drugs - "unwise" says Mary Douglas

30 Jul 2017

The Mail on Sunday reveals that more than 600 young people are undergoing treatment at the Gender Identity Development Service clinic at University College Hospital in London, and a further 200 at a clinic in Leeds. The MoS has been told th… read more

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The Tory Jacobins by Melanie Phillips

29 Jul 2017

The reason why conservatives on both sides of the Atlantic have lost their way so badly in recent years is that they never understood, and paid scant attention to, the culture wars. In Britain, this has now led some of them to come out as w… read more

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Libby Purves: We cannot have it both ways on gender equality

26 Jul 2017

There’s a big irony here. On the one hand, gender is seen as so vital to a person’s wellbeing that we carefully protect the dignity and rights of those who need to change physically.

On the other, we are cavalier about discarding and disre

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Gender Reassignment - lunatic proposals: Letter to Justine Greening

26 Jul 2017

Grassroots conservatives was invited by BBC Today to give a response on behalf of to the government’s intention to consult on making it easier to legally change gender.  In so doing, we made two points: (1) that changing one’s gender is a mread more

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