It’s not whether “Sex Matters", but how
I stumbled on this piece by Cordelia Fine from a handful of years ago. It is characteristically brilliant and cuts through to my problem with "#SexMatters" as a rallying cry by anti trans campaigners.
It’s not that sex doesn’t matter. I think most of us agree it does. How could the material physicality of the human body in various ways not “Matter". The real question, is how does it matter?
It was extremely interesting to see in the article that Fine was responding mainly to attacks by Claire Lehmann, editor of Quillette Magazine, over…