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Dr Eva Poen Biography

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Dr Eva Poen is a university economics lecturer who has been accused of transphobia by feminist and LGBT students over a tweet in which she said ‘only female people menstruate’.

Furious undergraduates at the University of Exeter condemned Dr. Eva Poen accusing her of ‘openly singling out trans people’ in the posts.

The row erupted when Dr. Poen responded to a tweet by a Twitter user called ‘Lilo the Autistic Queer’ which read: ‘Not everyone who menstruates is female. Not everyone who is female menstruates. Let’s shift our language.’

The lecturer, who strongly denies accusations of transphobia, wrote back: ‘Only female people menstruate. Only female people go through menopause.’

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • University of Exeter lecturer Dr. Eva Poen has been accused of transphobia
  • Feminist and LGBT students criticized her for ‘only females menstruate’ tweet
  • Furious undergraduates said she was ‘openly singling out trans people’  

Dr Eva Poen Twitter

Dr Poen has been slammed on Twitter for her comments, with angry users saying she needs to be reported and reprimanded for ‘spreading vitriol’.

Twitter user ‘Roshi’ denounced the lecturer’s comments, insisting they ‘ARE attacks on the Transgender community and they should be condemned’.

‘Roshi’, who identifies as ‘she/her’, added: ‘Sometimes people need to be called out so that they can change. I’m explicitly not asking for her to be cancelled. But reprimanded and understand that she is actively harming people.’

The user later tweeted: ‘My goal is for her to stop spreading vitriol so that our trans+ community at Exeter don’t have to live in fear.’

Another twitter user ‘ru {she/her}’, who is a student at the university, tweeted: ‘Yo pals there’s a lecturer at my uni who is tweeting some pretty unsavoury, transphobic shit – if you have a min could you pls go and report her tweets.

‘Her handle in @/evapoen.’

Dr Poen has shown support for Maya Forstater, a researcher who lost her job at the Centre for Global Development (CGD) think tank after tweeting that transgender women cannot change their biological sex.

In her Twitter bio, Dr Poen describes herself as: ‘Female economist. Not cis. Not a manifestation of a universal existential condition.’

She insists there needs to an important debate about sex and gender and said: ‘I am a staunch supporter of academic freedom and freedom of expression. The accusations against me… are completely false.

‘There is an important political and academic debate to be had about sex and gender; we ought to be able to have this debate in a rigorous, robust, but also respectful manner.’

University Statement

A spokesperson for the University of Exeter said: ‘We support free speech within the law and expect people to conduct any debate with courtesy and respect for all.

‘We’re not going to comment on an individual but of course academic freedom and freedom of speech are fundamental to our university. In the pursuit of new knowledge, free and open debate is crucial.’