@MForstater.”I don’t think I will ever fully be able to express how much her support meant to me and to so many women. She stood by me not just in victory, but also at my lowest point.

After rushing around sending press releases and and statements, it was when I read her tweet calling me a warrior that I started to cry.As well as high profile supporters, my case has been supported by thousands of ordinary people donating small amounts of money.

It has galvanised a grassroots movement to protect sex-based rights and freedom of speech. I have received thousands of messages and met thousands of men and women who tell me that single-sex spaces matter, and that they feel braver at work to speak up.In February 2021, I co-founded an organisation; a new think tank, Sex Matters, to campaign for clarity on sex in law and policy in the U.K.