Perfect experiments are almost impossible to design, if ethics are to be considered and spending is to be kept within reasonable limits. The peer-review process should guard against hasty conclusions, but it involves fallible humans who are likely to be more open to findings that build on what’s gone before.
Tag Archives: sex
Conflating sex and gender does not help to promote gay rights
Gender roles matter to people like right-wing politician Vicky Hartzler, who has voted down legislation to address violence against women and whose efforts to restrict gay rights are thwarted by the idea that a woman can become a man and a man can become a woman. But they also matter to many trans activists, whose motives – when scrutinised – are every bit as homophobic.
The case against Cliff Huxtable (and other fathers who take a prurient interest in their daughters’ lives)
He played a protector on TV but is alleged to have been a predator in real life … but are the differences between Bill Cosby and his creation Cliff Huxtable really so pronounced?