Censorship of comments by The Spectator

The UK edition (unlike the Australian edition) of The Spectator, to which I subscribe, has long been feminist-compliant. Julie Bindel has writes 50+ articles for them over the years, full of complete nonsense on a number of issues including domestic violence. Followers of this blog may recall that the feminist editrix of the UK edition refused to accept a print edition advert stating facts about DV which have been known to researchers, and anyone with an interest in the subject, for decades. We were prepared to seek the money (£7,000+) through a crowdfunder. It would have been published in just one (weekly) edition. Open letters to the overall editor, Fraser Nelson, remain unanswered to this day.

For the new edition (10 June) of The Spectator one of their regular columnists, Rod Liddle, penned an interesting piece titled What terfs get wrong. I posted some comments, almost identical to those I posted recently on a SubStack article by Professor Matt Goodwin, for which he thanked me (publicly, in the comments stream).

My comments automatically went to the moderator(s) who duly trashed them. The screensaves of my comments, and my later request (also trashed) to the moderator(s) to email me their reasoning for the deletion, are here. I shall now have the pleasure of sending them a link to this blog piece.

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