Day 2, 02/01/2020 More on…

A Twitter thread by @ariana_erbon

Day 2, 02/01/2020

More on child marriage:

https://www.girlsnotbrides.org/where-does-it-happen/

As soon as puberty hits and girls have their menarche, girls might be expelled from their homes during their periods or Read more

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If we want fair play…

A Twitter thread by @radicalhag

If we want fair play for both women and trans women, then it is time to confront the “trans women are women” mantra head-on, highlight why it is misogynistic Read more

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I was reading a book…

A Twitter thread by @radicalhag

I was reading a book on something completely unrelated to Big Gender (UFOs, actually🤔) which made a brilliant point about extremely polarised popular debates where only soundbites of the Read more

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This is why freedom of…

A Twitter thread by @radicalhag

This is why freedom of speech matters. I have no doubt whatsoever that women have the moral high ground in the trans debate; there’s *no* ethical basis for removing Read more

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Hmmm. I agree with a…

A Twitter thread by @radicalhag

Hmmm. I agree with a lot of this in that I value reason, empiricism and the scientific method. I also think our political classes have left a void (which Read more

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No, actually language which deprives…

A Twitter thread by @radicalhag

No, actually language which deprives women of a name for our class of *person* results in exactly the reduction to body parts that you claim to be against. We’re Read more

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Yes, I think this is…

A Twitter thread by @radicalhag

Yes, I think this is spot on. In the UK, trans people aren’t going to face eg employment discrimination because women are resisting conflating gender identity with sex.

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I’m a woman. I think…

A Twitter thread by @radicalhag

I’m a woman. I think “adult human female” is an excellent definition of ‘woman’.

It’s precise.

It’s dignified. I’m a fully human grown-up person with a female body.

It Read more

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Possibly it’s lack of sleep,…

A Twitter thread by @radicalhag

Possibly it’s lack of sleep, but I’ve got the giggles over all these people lecturing @jk_rowling on her ignorance of trans issues. She’s not ignorant. She’s just played them Read more

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Political classes and casual abusers…

A Twitter thread by @radicalhag

Political classes and casual abusers of women as bigots:

JKR’s tweets and the spectacular outpouring of vicious misogynistic abuse they provoked are here:

https://medium.com/@rebeccarc/j-k-rowling-and-the-trans-activists-a-story-in-screenshots-78e01dca68d

Her essay explaining her stance Read more

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How do these wokesters not…

A Twitter thread by @radicalhag

How do these wokesters not get that the only possible credible response here is a profound and heartfelt apology and a genuine change (like realising they have got this Read more

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I’m really tired of the…

A Twitter thread by @radicalhag

I’m really tired of the knee-jerk assumption that women standing up for our rights is “anti-trans”. We analyse gender identity ideology as being harmful to women, and where it Read more

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I really think feminism has…

A Twitter thread by @radicalhag

I really think feminism has gone from Second Wave to Swerf and Terf without much in between – that 3rd wave, trans-friendly ‘feminism’ has been part of the backlash, Read more

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Am I the only person…

A Twitter thread by @radicalhag

Am I the only person who wonders whether there is any sexism under the surface of human rights language, particularly in the light of organisations like Amnesty and the Read more

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I do so enjoy my…

A Twitter thread by @radicalhag

I do so enjoy my bed-time reading.

Mary Oliver’s poems. I read one a night and then I say my beads.

Mala beads – 108 of them. Om shri Read more

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My body matters more to…

A Twitter thread by @radicalhag

My body matters more to me than your identity. I want rights and spaces which I share with people with the same kind of sexed body. I don’t understand Read more

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Excellent thread on the current…

A Twitter thread by @radicalhag

Excellent thread on the current political snafu.

I think my political views align very closely to Jane’s. The glaring red warning light Read more

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So my second thread in…

A Twitter thread by @radicalhag

So my second thread in this short two part exercise is on language. There was some video floating around with a person in lipstick explaining pronouns, the required words, Read more

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