Una Mullally: Let’s not get sucked into fighting culture wars over snowmen

Manufactured disputes undermine, demean and demonise real, positive causes

It’s much more gas to trivialise trans rights by talking about the gender of snowmen than address the actual discrimination faced by trans people. Photograph: iStock

It’s much more gas to trivialise trans rights by talking about the gender of snowmen than address the actual discrimination faced by trans people. Photograph: iStock

“You can’t say woman any more.” I was in a taxi the other day when the driver dropped this gem.

“Sorry, what?”

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