Ethical veganism is an ethical belief protected by law.
As Maya Forstater found out, blokes are blokes and blokes aren’t birds is not an ethical belief protected by law.
Odd old world, eh?
The judge Robin Postle ruled that ethical veganism qualifies as a philosophical belief under the Equality Act 2010 by satisfying several tests – including that it is worthy of respect in a democratic society, not incompatible with human dignity and not conflicting with the fundamental rights of others.
It’s the first of those three tests which sells the pass. Because who defines what is worthy?