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Trans teens are being killed while we debate nonexistent problems | Zoe O’Connell

Salman Rushdie’s uninformed views on gender reassignment surgery are a distraction from the real dangers: ignorance, hate and a lack of vital supportSalman Rushdie’s new novel apparently touches on gender identity. That’s all very well. But it’s a shame that when asked for his views on the subject he takes aim at a scenario that is, to all intents and purposes, imaginary. “I have quite strong views about the over-insistence on these issues,” he says, “particularly when you get down to very young people. If there’s a boy who likes...

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Published By: theguardian.com - Thursday, 12 October