Veteran broadcaster John Humphrys, 76, says the BBC is too sympathetic on transgender issues

Mail Online | 10/6/2019 | Raven Saunt For Mailonline
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Veteran broadcaster John Humphrys has accused the BBC of being sympathetic to transgender issues where he believes it should be detached.

The 76-year-old was speaking at the Cheltenham Literature Festival when he said that he believed the corporation was out of touch with public opinion.

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The former host of Radio 4’s Today programme said that he believed the BBC was looking 'through a particular lens'.

He added: 'If you take something like transgender, the [BBC bosses] mindset is such that we must kind of accept what the prevailing view is, except that their idea of the prevailing view and perhaps mine and some other people's might be slightly different.'

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He went on to say: 'I happen to believe, personally, that there are not an unlimited number of genders.

'I believe we...
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