It comes as several Russell Group universities are training scholars on “cisgender privilege”, where people whose birth sex aligns with their current gender identity are said to enjoy structural advantages in British society.
In diversity training documents, Newcastle University tells staff: “Being cisgender comes with social privilege. That’s even for people who are socially disadvantaged in other ways.” Imperial College and LSE also remind lecturers to use their “cis” and “gender-straight privilege” to be trans allies.
The demands just keep increasing, don’t they? If privilege then the insistences upon reverse discrimination can’t be far behind….