University of Toronto psychology professor Jordan Peterson sparked a wave of controversy when he stated his public opposition to a new Canadian law governing the use of gender-neutral pronouns (Bill C-16) in a series of lectures on YouTube.
On Saturday morning, he debated Mary Bryson, a professor at the University of British Columbia, and Brenda Cossman, a law professor at the University of Toronto, about the implications of the new law for free speech, gender relations, and the rights of transgender people.
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Toronto Sun: Intense debate over free expression at U of T
Globe and Mail: University of Toronto professor defends right to use gender-specific pronouns
Calgary Herald: If gender identity debate at U of T was about free speech, then the battle is truly lost
University of Toronto's 'The Varsity': Timeline of the Jordan Peterson controversy