A social media storm broke out after a feminist conference in Oxford on 29 February asked Oxford University historian Selina Todd to hand over her two-minute opening address to a colleague, following threats by some speakers to boycott the event.
Todd is associated with Women’s Place UK, which was set up to oppose progressive reform of laws on transgender rights.
In a strange twist, WPUK types demanded the AWL immediately denounce the "disinvite". But none of us even knew about the event, let alone had involvement in it!
And our position on such things is clear: we support trans rights, but