The honest answer is this one, there could be strong ageist argument that the racists could play. However reality is Question of Sport probably skews a very old crowd and could do with a refresh, bit like the Saturday Supplement crowd.
I think it's generally been accepted that she isn't a great writer (obviously better than most!) but she is a great storyteller.
I'm really not sure why she is so fussed about trans people, but I just don't get it in general.