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Madeleine Kearns vs. transgender people

Madeleine Kearns is a conservative Scottish-American writer and anti-transgender acitivist.


Madeleine Janet “Maddy” Kearns was born on June 11, 1995. Kearns’ parent Mary Elizabeth Kearns (born 1961) is a solicitor who was involved in the Scottish Council of Human Bioethics. Kearns’ parent Hugh C. Kearns was born in 1967.

Kearns grew up in Linlithgow, near Glasgow. Kearns is a singer/songwriter who writes and performs music. Kearns has a sibling named Patrick. Kearns’ sibling Lily is also a musician who married Daniel Santorum, a child of US Senator Rick Santorum, in 2020.

Kearns earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of St Andrews in 2015, a postgraduate diploma from the University of Glasgow in 2016, and a master’s degree from New York University in 2018.

In 2023 Kearns married Nicholas Joseph “Nick” Tomaino (born March 9, 1998) in a Catholic ceremony. Tomaino is a former National Review colleague and an assistant editorial features editor for the Wall Street Journal opinion page.

Kearns was a staff writer at National Review and a visiting fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum. Kearns has appeared on Issues, Inc. and on the Megyn Kelly podcast.


Kearns, Madeleine (October 19, 2017). At university, it’s risky to ‘come out’ as Christian. Catholic Herald

Kearns, Madeleine (January 6, 2020). Has trans orthodoxy conquered the world? UnHerd


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