I first became aware of how large an issue this had become about three years ago on Twitter. As a man, it wasn’t something I had seen much of before then. As someone who has always supported women’s rights I think I just assumed that this was no longer a campaigning issue but a matter of driving home the message at work and in politics.
Then I encountered the loathsome Dr Adrian Harrop bullying a woman who had had the temerity to stand up for her rights.
This introduced me to the delusional world of the trans activists, who I discovered were infiltrating every aspect of women’s lives.
I felt as a former psychiatrist and seasoned politician I should stand up and be counted.
I have argued with TRAs on Twitter and Facebook, organised a meeting in the House of Lords, joined groups of like minded people, contributed money to groups and encouraged others.
I left the Labour Party I had served for forty years. I’m not sure if that’s really a negative.
Lewis Moonie, Member House of Lords, former MP and government minister