Morality Plays: The Lessons of Forstater

Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 15 August 2022
Peter Daly
Doyle Clayton Solicitors
Issues covered: Diversity and Inclusion; Forstater v CGD

Maya Forstater was unlawfully discriminated against on the basis of her gender critical beliefs. The Judgment is in. 

Ms Forstater's successful appeal in 2021 established that gender critical women could be protected from discrimination. Her success in the Employment Tribunal establishes that they are so protected. This judgment is proof of concept. 

This is the third judgment that Maya Forstater has received in three years of litigation. The first judgment by EJ Tayler found that her gender critical beliefs were not worthy of respect in a democratic society and therefore dismissed her claim. The second judgment (“the EAT judgment”) overturned this and found that her gender

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Peter Daly
Doyle Clayton Solicitors

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