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Coleman Hughes vs. transgender people

Coleman Hughes is an American writer and anti-transgender activist.


Coleman Cruz Hughes was born February 25, 1996 and grew up in Montclair, New Jersey. Hughes earned a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in 2020.

Like Glenn Loury, Thomas Chatterton Williams and John McWhorter, Hughes has gained a reputation for criticizing progressive views and policies around race.

Anti-transgender activism

Hughes has written for several anti-trans publications, including Quillette, The Spectator, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, National Review, Washington Examiner, Manhattan Institute’s City Journal, and Heterodox Academy.

Coleman hosts Conversations with Coleman, which is a major platform for other anti-transgender activists, including:

  • Niall Ferguson
  • Kmele Foster
  • Inaya Folarin Iman
  • Matt Taibbi
  • Michelle Telfer
  • Batya Ungar-Sargon
  • Chloé Valdary
  • Bret Weinstein
  • Thomas Chatterton Williams


Hughes, Coleman (May 2023). A case for color blindness. TED


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