Society & Culture

Opinion | How to Make Sense of the New L.G.B.T.Q. Culture War

Opinion | How to Make Sense of the New L.G.B.T.Q. Culture War

Where the gay rights movement emphasized biological realities (“born this way,” etc.) and bourgeois aspirations (to monogamy and marriage), today’s gender-identity advocates promote “wild claims” about the social-constructedness of sex differences and dismiss any contravening evidence as “violence.” This risks backlash, it endangers all the accommodations to transgender rights that …

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Pushing Buttons: gaming is culture – even Fortnite has something to say about society

Welcome to Pushing Buttons, the Guardian’s brand new gaming newsletter. If you’d like to receive it in your inbox every weeek, just pop your email in below – and check your inbox (and spam) for the confirmation email. Sign up for Pushing Buttons. I want to use this first issue …

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