Life changed significantly when my beautiful, industrious, caring daughter was born. She is a girl. She will be a woman. She will be a woman who requires same-sex care. No buts.
A 16-year-old girl can end up on an advisory board examining the issue of unhealthy relationships with 25-year-old men who say they identify as women.
In trying to be inclusive, it seemed sporting world had forgotten why sport is segregated in the first place.
Any confusion or attempt to muddy the waters in language makes it easier to justify including males in female-only spaces under the guise of inclusivity
This is where “transwomen are women” takes us. Policies across a wide range of services now prioritise the feelings of men who identify as trans over the privacy, dignity and safety of my aunt. And your aunt, your mother, your daughter, you.
While women in the 17th century were dodging accusations and death by being burned alive, women in the 20th century were fighting for more rights. The right to own property. For female public toilets. The right to vote. The right to equal pay. And now, in the 21st century, women are fighting to KEEP their rights.
Women are 51% of the population, with specific health needs, particular social care requirements and responsibilities, and are most affected by Covid-19 in economic terms. So what manifesto promises are the Scottish parties making to women?
I wasn’t always this way. But everything changed, from TWAW to no debate to gaslighting us to believe there’s no material difference between men and women. It’s forced teaming and I say no.
Every day I am educating women on their bodies and the wonder of what it is to be a woman. The only way this can be done is to adhere to the biological facts of what it is to be female.
Who cares if anyone feels the need to announce the words with which they’d like to be addressed? Because announcing your pronouns is enforced speech that coerces others.