LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan yesterday took time out from doing nothing to stop acid attacks in order to promote International Non-Binary Day.
“All gender identities are valid,” the mayor tweeted as he encouraged Londoners who have not yet been stabbed or disfigured by an acid attack to become allies of non-binary people.
It remains to be seen whether being an ally means the Muslim mayor will take a couple of two-spirited gender queer transsexuals down to his local mosque for prayers on Friday.
Actually, since most of London’s two-spirited gender queer transsexuals are employed full time by the BBC and therefore not free on Friday, the Mayor will have to settle for escorting a couple of boring old run-of-the-mill non-binary types to the Mosque.
This raises the awkward question of which entrance they will use; the males only entrance or the inferior female’s entrance? Or is there a non-binary entrance? If all gender identities are valid, as the mayor insists, surely he has planned ahead.
But the better question is why Sadiq Khan is fixated on how everyone else identifies rather than concentrating his own efforts on identifying as a mayor with correct priorities – bins, buses, trains, police …
Instead, he comes across as an over-excited Maoist Young Guard chanting thought-terminating cliches, but waving a little pink & blue rather than red book.
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James Macpherson is a sought after international speaker with a background in journalism at the Courier Mail and Daily Telegraph. He previously pastored a significant church in Australia and South Africa. James' weekly Good Sauce podcast comes out every Tuesday. He also writes regularly for The Spectator.