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  • The Strange Case of the Male Mother

    The Strange Case of the Male Mother0

    Freddy McConnell, a “trans man” who became pregnant and gave birth, but legally became a man when the child was born, has been pursuing a legal challenge against the General Register Office as the administrator of the registration of births and deaths in England and Wales. This week he lost at the Court of Appeal

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  • Violence by Women Against Men Is Rising in the UK

    Violence by Women Against Men Is Rising in the UK0

    Domestic violence by women toward family members has risen twice as fast as those by men in the United Kingdom. According to statistics obtained by the Sunday Telegraph under freedom of information legislation, female perpetrators now account for 28 percent of cases of domestic violence – compared to 19 percent a decade ago.  In a disturbing column in The Telegraph Celia

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  • Is the Parenting Gig Just Too Much Work?

    Is the Parenting Gig Just Too Much Work?0

    Kate Lawler, a 39-year-old former reality TV star turned broadcaster in the UK and her 35-year-old fiancé have started a podcast for those conflicted about starting a family. It aims to break what they describe as the “taboo” about expressing a desire not to have children. A “light-hearted look at the highs and lows of parenting,” the podcast Maybe

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  • Gender-Neutral Dolls: Toying with Kids’ Sexuality

    Gender-Neutral Dolls: Toying with Kids’ Sexuality0

    Toy maker Mattel has launched a new range of gender neutral dolls on the market, and Telegraph writer Celia Walden has had an early preview. She tells us that she was prepared to “mask [her] horror at a creation that would surely only be a an extension of the warped gender narrative currently confusing young

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