I have been invited on YouTube channels, podcasts and radio shows, to talk about my new book, “TRANS: When Ideology Meets Reality”. The book has been reviewed in newspapers in the UK and the USA.


A Woman’s Place is keeping it real
July 13th 2021
Susanna Rustin in conversation with author Helen Joyce
In this live digital pre-launch event, Guardian journalist Susanna Rustin interviewed me about the book, why I wrote it and how it fits into a broader feminist resurgence

The Critic podcast: Debunking Trans ideology
July 13th 2021
Journalist Jo Bartosch interviewed me about the book, and in particular the ways in which transactivism harms young gay people

Free Speech Nation with Andrew Doyle
July 17th 2021
In this long and lively interview, Andrew Doyle and I went into detail on many aspects of gender-identity ideology, in particular the multiple definitions of “gender”

Sex Matters: Helen Joyce and Maya Forstater in Conversation
July 22nd 2021
The first-ever Sex Matters event, live online for Super Supporters and available to watch back for everyone

The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Podcast: Helen Joyce on Gender-Identity Ideology
July 22nd 2021
Activist and feminist campaigner Ayaan Hirsi Ali interviewed me about the book, the rapid rise of gender-identity ideology, the differences between America and Britain, and where I see this all going

Spiked Online Podcast: The trans war on reality
July 29th 2021
I joined the editor of Spiked, Brendan O’Neill, to discuss the totalitarian nature of trans ideology, the abuse experienced by “detransitioners”, and the logical and scientific reasons for excluding males from women’s sports, prisons and changing rooms

Knight Tube: Helen Joyce - Trans: When Ideology Meets Reality
July 29th 2021
Sceptic and atheist Stephen Knight interviewed me about the book, and why so many in the sceptic community have fallen hook, line and sinker for the fashionable, cult-like belief system that is gender-identity ideology

Savage Minds Podcast: Helen Joyce joins Julian Vigo to discuss Trans: When Ideology Meets Reality
July 29th 2021
Feminist author and journalist Julian Vigo and I went in-depth into some of the choices I made in my book regarding what to include and what to exclude, and the trickiest decision of all: why did I (sometimes) use pronouns of choice, rather than correctly sexing everyone?

The Mess We’re In: Extra Mess with Helen Joyce
August 1st 2021
Graham Linehan, Arty Morty, Helen Staniland and I discussed the reaction to the book, and what we all see coming next

Chicago’s Morning Answer
August 3rd 2021
This was a live interview on American talk radio regarding the book, with particular emphasis on what is going on in American schools

Benjamin Boyce: Calmversations with Helen Joyce
August 30th 2021
This is my third discussion with Boyce, and as always he found a new direction to take things, and new questions to ask in his ongoing search for a synthesis of the various strands of thinking about gender in the 21st century

The Same Drugs: Helen Joyce takes on gender identity in her new book, “Trans”
September 1st 2021
Canadian feminist campaigner Meghan Murphy and I discussed the origins of transsexualism, how we got to here, and why the assault on reality matters specifically to women

In Conversation: Helen Joyce and Iain Martin
September 10th 2021
Iain Martin, editor of Reaction, interviewed me about the impact of gender-identity ideology on British politics

Gender: A Wider Lens - Trans: A Conversation with Helen Joyce
September 17th 2021
Gender-critical therapists Stella O’Malley and Sasha Ayad went into depth in this podcast in so many ways. We talked about traditional cultures’ third genders, and how citing them as “trans” identities is a type of cultural colonialism. And we reflected on how America’s tendency to double down on bad policies bodes ill for women’s rights and children’s wellbeing, and the way in which, with luck, a grassroots feminist resurgence is bringing policy in Britain back onto a more sensible path

Subversive: Helen Joyce - The Trans Takeover
September 19th 2021
Writer and cultural critic Alex Kaschuta invited me on her podcast, “Subversive”, for a wide-ranging conversation that covered trans medicine, John Money and the tragic case of David Reimer, how the UK ended up as “TERF island”, the plight of “trans widows”, gender as performance or “sexed soul”, the huge difference between trans-identified males and trans-identified females, and much, much more

The Femsplainers Podcast - What if Mother Nature Used He/Him Pronouns?
September 21st 2021
Danielle Crittenden, the Femsplainer-in-chief, interviewed me about the trend to define sex by “gender identity” and not biology, and how that is leading to the erasure of women’s rights on many important fronts. We also explored why so few people dare challenge this radical redefinition of what it means to be a woman, or indeed man

Coleman Hughes: Demystifying Gender Dysphoria with Helen Joyce
September 24th 2021
Brilliant young American thinker Coleman Hughes, who remembers the early signs of the gender-identity revolution from his teens, asks me the questions about what is going on that he’s been waiting to ask since he was 16


The Evening Standard: A tour de force
July 12th 2021
This painstaking book is a must-read for anyone looking for a deeper understanding of trans activism, says Stella O’Malley

The Times Book of the Week: Women exist! The facts of biology trump ideology
July 16th 2021
This rigorous and brave book nails the absurd idea that sex is just a “social construct”, says David Aaronovitch

The Telegraph: Toddlers transitioning, male rapists in women's prisons: this is the book you need to read about trans activism
July 18th 2021
Helen Joyce’s new book, Trans, is a jaw-dropping look at a world gone mad, says Kathleen Stock

The Guardian: Trans by Helen Joyce; Material Girls by Kathleen Stock
July 18th 2021
Two weighty books on the debate around gender-critical feminism and transgender rights strike different tones, says Gaby Hinsliff

The New York Times: Trans Rights and Gender Identity – by Jesse Singal
September 7th 2021
Singal, a journalist who has done more than almost any other to cover trans issues intelligently and thoroughly, writes: “There is a difference between believing in ‘trans rights’ and believing in ‘gender-identity ideology’. That’s the subtly important distinction that fuels Helen Joyce’s ‘Trans: When Ideology Meets Reality’, a book that offers an intelligent, thorough rejoinder to an idea that has swept across much of the liberal world seemingly overnight.”

New Statesman: How to talk about trans rights
September 15th 2021
“How to talk about trans rights: two new books reveal the fault line running through the gender identity debate”. This is a joint book review of “Trans” and Shon Faye’s “The Transgender Issue”, by Sophie McBain. McBain really didn’t like “TRANS”, describing my tone as “harsh”, “insensitive” and “unfortunate”, and recommending that anyone who finds it at all convincing immediately reads Faye’s book.


Interview: Helen Joyce, author of “Trans: When Ideology Meets Reality”
September 1st 2021
Genevieve Gluck, the creator of the “Women’s Voices” podcast, asks me about the notion that biological sex is a social construct, the smear campaign against me and the powerful lobbying effort that has pushed gender-identity ideology onto the political agenda in many countries with unprecedented speed

“Someone Has to Be the Someone”: An Interview with Helen Joyce, by Jane Clare Jones, The Radical Notion
Issue 4,  Summer 2021
The feminist philosopher and founding editor of the feminist quarterly had a wide-ranging conversation with me about the impact of gender-identity ideology on feminism, the sidelining of embodied reality and reification of gender as an identity, the medical scandal of paediatric transitioning and much more

An instalment of Baroness Emma Nicholson’s weekly webinar for parliamentarians
September 24th 2021
Lady Nicholson has been working for some months to open MPs’ eyes, and the eyes of members of the House of Lords, to the harms of gender-identity ideology for women and children. I took part in this session, along with Sonia Appleby, Kellie-Jay Keen (Posie Parker) and Graham Linehan

New Statesman: Women are in a bigger fight than the suffragettes
September 29th 2021 (updated October 1st 2021 3:13pm)
“’Women are in a bigger fight than the suffragettes’: Helen Joyce on the trans debate. The bestselling author on why ‘gender-critical’ feminists shouldn't be vilified.” In this interview with New Statesman staff writer Harry Lambert, I was given some space to explain my ideas without misrepresentation. It was commissioned to provide some balance to the one-sided review of my book with Shon Faye’s, by Sophie McBain, two weeks earlier

Fringe meeting called by Baroness Emma Nicholson at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester
October 3rd 2021
Journalist Julia Hartley Brewer interviewed me about my book for an audience of attendees, including MPs, Tory campaigners and others

The Electric Agora
October 15th 2021
My interview with Daniel Kaufman, editor of the online philosophy magazine EA, about the history of transgenderism, how we got to a position where man and woman have become dematerialised identities, the use of postmodernist deconstruction in transactivist discourse, and my predictions for both Britain and America

Keep talking podcast, an interview with Dan Riley
October 29th2021
In my interview with Dan Riley we discussed the sterilisation of children, the cultural incentives that encourage kids to question their sex, the regret that many have after surgery. Why female-only spaces matter and the public shaming of those who disagree with the activist ideology.