About this Episode

The Respondent
Episode 43: Debbie Hayton

In this episode, Greg hosts Debbie Hayton, a physics teacher, trade unionist, and journalist from England. She has been a local campaigner for trans rights since she transitioned from male to female in 2012. She continues to be a voice for the trans community on public policy, litigation, and proprietor of equal rights and fair treatment of not only trans people but everyone in Britain.

Greg and Debbie discuss the challenging decision of deciding to transition from a man to a woman, cycles of buying women's clothes, the impact of the internet in finding other like-minded people, social transitioning, surgical and hormonal transition, gender dysphoria, trans rights, women's rights, Debbie’s changing view of her own gender identity over time, controversial T-shirts, how should children with gender dysphoria be handled by their guardians, pronouns, and much more