Andrea James

BBC World airs transgender Intelligence Squared debate


Society and Gender Identities

As part of the BBC World News Identity season, Intelligence Squared Debate discusses the motion “Society Must Recognise Trans People’s Gender Identities”. Chaired by Simon Longstaff from the St JamesEthics Centre in front of an audience in Sydney, Australia. Arguing for the motion: Peter Hyndal, Director of Transformative Solutions, an organisation providing gender related policy advice and training, and Andrea James, a transgender advocate, writer, film producer and director based in Los Angeles. Arguing against the motion: John Haldane, Professor of Philosophy, St Andrew’s University, Scotland, and Bronwyn Winter, Associate Professor, University of Sydney.

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