BBC Pride activists demand right to vet transgender news stories on Radio 4’s Today programme after host Justin Webb clashed with Pink News CEO over Stonewall’s stance on single-sex spaces

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Last night, Toby Young, of the Free Speech Union, said: “It’s extremely alarming that a group of LGBT activists within the BBC think they can dictate how Stonewall is covered by the Corporation. There is a bust of George Orwell outside the BBC’s headquarters with the quote, “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” The BBC would do well to remind its Pride Board of those words.”

Sanchez Manning, The Mail on Sunday, 27th June 2021.